Citroen eC3 vs Skoda Octavia

Should you buy Citroen eC3 or Skoda Octavia? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Citroen eC3 price starts at Rs 11.50 Lakh ex-showroom for Live (Electric) and Skoda Octavia price starts Rs 27.35 Lakh ex-showroom for Style (Petrol). eC3 has - (Electric top model) engine, while Octavia has 1984 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the eC3 has a mileage of - (Electric top model)> and the Octavia has a mileage of 15.81 kmpl (Petrol top model).

eC3 Vs Octavia

Key HighlightsCitroen eC3Skoda Octavia
PriceRs.13,04,516*Rs.35,15,601#
Mileage (city)--
Fuel TypeElectricPetrol
Engine(cc)01984
TransmissionAutomaticAutomatic
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Citroen eC3 vs Skoda Octavia Comparison

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    Citroen eC3
    Citroen eC3
    Rs12.43 Lakh*
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    Skoda Octavia
    Skoda Octavia
    Rs30.45 Lakh*
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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.13,04,516*
Rs.35,15,601#
Offers & DiscountNoNo
User Rating
3.9
Based on 6 Reviews
4.1
Based on 50 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.24,839
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Rs.67,201
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Insurance
Rs.49,086
eC3 Insurance
Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
-
Rs.11,820
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
-
2.0 L TSI Petrol Engine
Displacement (cc)
-
1984
No Of Cylinder
Fast ChargingYes
-
Battery Capacity
29.2 kWh
-
Motor Type
Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor
-
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
56.22bhp
187.74bhp@4180-6000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
143nm
320nm@1500-3990rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
-
4
Fuel Supply System
-
direct injection
Turbo Charger
-
Yes
Range
320
-
Battery Type
Lithium-Ion
-
Charging Time ( A.C)
10Hrs 30mins
-
Charging Time (D.C)
57min
-
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
Single Speed
7-speed DSG
Mild HybridNo
-
Drive TypeNo
Clutch TypeNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Electric
Petrol
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
-
15.81 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
Not Available (Litres)
50.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
ZEV
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)
107
No
Drag CoefficientNoNo
Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut with Coil Spring
MacPherson suspension
Rear Suspension
Rear Twist Beam with Coil Spring
Multilink suspension, one longitudinal and three transverse arms
Steering Type
Electric
Electric
Steering Column
Tilt
Tilt and Telescopic
Steering Gear Type
-
Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)
4.98
5.2
Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Drum
Disc
Top Speed (Kmph)
107
-
Emission Norm Compliance
ZEV
BS VI
Tyre Size
195/65 R15
205/55 R17
Tyre Type
Tubeless Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
15
-
Alloy Wheel Size
-
17
0-60kmph
6.8
-
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
3981
4689
Width (mm)
1733
1829
Height (mm)
1604
1469
Ground Clearance Laden (mm)
-
106
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
-
137
Wheel Base (mm)
2540
2680
Front Tread (mm)
1496
-
Rear Tread (mm)
1500
-
Kerb Weight (kg)
1316
1459
Grossweight (kg)
1716
2017
Rear Headroom (mm)
-
970
verified
Front Headroom (mm)
-
1040
verified
Front Shoulder Room (mm)
-
1468
verified
Rear Shoulder Room (mm)
-
1444
verified
Seating Capacity
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
315
600
No. of Doors
5
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Power Boot
-
Yes
Automatic Climate Control
-
2 Zone
Air Quality ControlYesYes
Remote Trunk Opener
-
Yes
Remote Engine Start/Stop
-
Yes
Low Fuel Warning Light
-
Yes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading Lamp
-
Yes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Adjustable Headrest
-
Yes
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
-
Yes
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
-
Yes
Cup Holders Front
-
Yes
Cup Holders Rear
-
Yes
Rear AC Vents
-
Yes
Seat Lumbar Support
-
Yes
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise Control
-
Yes
Parking Sensors
Rear
Front & Rear
Foldable Rear Seat
Bench Folding
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card Entry
-
Yes
Engine Start Stop Button
-
Yes
Glove Box Cooling
-
Yes
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front Door
Voice Control
-
Yes
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles
-
Yes
USB Charger
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Central Console Armrest
-
Yes
Tailgate Ajar
-
Yes
Hands-Free Tailgate
-
Yes
Luggage Hook And NetYes
-
Additional Features
Front Windscreen Wipers Intermittent, Co-Driver Side Sun Visor with Vanity Mirror, Parcel Shelf, Smartphone Charger Wire Guide on Instrument Panel, USB Port Front 1 + Rear 2 Fast Charger, Eco/Power Drive Mode Indicator
Lights-on acoustic signal, Two foldable roof handles, in the front and rear, Rear seat centre armrest with foldable cup holder, Height adjustable front centre armrest, Virtual boot lid release pedal, Remote control closing of door mirrors, Remote control opening and closing of windows, Remote control locking and unlocking of doors and boot lid, Electrically controlled opening and closing of 5th door, Two foldable hooks in luggage compartment, 6+4 load anchoring points in luggage compartment, Mobile phone pockets on the backs of the front seats, Height-adjustable three-point seatbelts at front, Three-point seatbelts at rear, Three height adjustable head restraints at rear, 12-way electrically adjustable front seats with lumbar support and prograable memory functions, Rear seat centre armrest with through-loading
Memory Function Seats
-
Front
One Touch Operating Power Window
All
All
Drive Modes
2
-
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable Steering
-
Yes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Interior
Tachometer
-
Yes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather Seats
-
Yes
Fabric UpholsteryYesNo
Leather Steering Wheel
-
Yes
Glove Compartment
-
Yes
Digital ClockYesYes
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
-
Front
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYes
-
Dual Tone Dashboard
-
Yes
Additional Features
Interior Environment Single Tone Black, AC Knobs Satin Chrome Accents, Parking brake Lever Tip Satin Chrome, Insider Door Handles Satin Chrome, High Gloss Black - AC Vents surround (Side),eToggle surround, Front & Rear Integrated Headrest, Instrument Panel Deco (Anodized Grey/Anodized Orange)(Deco colour depends on exterior body/roof colour), Satin Chrome Accents IP, AC Vents Inner Part, Steering wheel, Smartphone Storage Rear Console, Digital Cluster, Drivable Range, Battery Regeneration Indicator, Bag Support Hooks in Boot (3s), Battery State Of Charge (%), Front Roof Lamp
Piano Black décor on dashboard, Chrome trim around Virtual Cockpit, Chrome trim on front central air conditioning vents, Chrome interior door handles, Chrome front door sill trims with 'OCTAVIA' inscription,Alu pedals,LED ambient lighting,Suedia Beige leather upholstery,Suedia Beige finish on dashboard with stitching,Textile floor mats, Diffused footwell LED lighting front and rear, Jumbo box – storage compartment under front centre armrest, Felt lined storage compartments in the front and rear doors, Storage pockets on backrests of front seats, Rear parcel shelf, Storage compartment under steering wheel, Ticket holder on A pillar, Roll-up sun visors for rear windows and rear windscreen, Cargoelements, Adjustable rear air conditioning vents, Rear AC vents under front seats, Automatic LED illumination of driver and passenger vanity mirrors, LED reading lights at front and rear, Storage compartments in the front and rear centre console, Wet case in both front doors, Easy opening bottle holder in front centre console
Exterior
Available ColorsZesty OrangeZesty Orange With Platinum GreyPolar White With Zesty OrangePlatinum GreySteel Gray With Platinum GreyZesty Orange With Polar White Platinum Gray With Poler WhitePolar White With Platinum GreySteel Grey With Zesty OrangePolar White+8 MoreeC3 ColorsBrilliant SilverLava BlueMagic BlackGraphite GreyCandy WhiteOctavia Colors
Body Type
Adjustable Headlights
-
Yes
Fog Lights Front
-
Yes
Fog Lights Rear
-
Yes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
-
Yes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorYesNo
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
-
Yes
Rain Sensing Wiper
-
Yes
Rear Window Defogger
-
Yes
Wheel CoversYesNo
Alloy WheelsNoYes
Power AntennaNoNo
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
-
Yes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome Grille
-
Yes
Chrome Garnish
-
Yes
Dual Tone Body Colour
Optional
-
Halogen HeadlampsYesNo
Cornering Foglamps
-
Yes
Roof RailYes
-
Lighting
DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps,LED Fog Lights,Cornering Fog lights
Trunk Opener
-
Smart
LED DRLsYesYes
LED Headlights
-
Yes
LED Taillights
-
Yes
LED Fog Lamps
-
Yes
Additional Features
Front Panel Brand Emblems Chevron (Chrome), Front Grill Matte Black, Body Coloured Front & Rear Bumpers, Side Turn Indicators on Fender, Body Side Sill Panel, Sash Tape A/B Pillar, Sash Tape C Pillar(With Dual Tone Only), Body Coloured Outside Door Handles, Outside Door Mirrors High Glossy Black, Wheel Arch Cladding, Roof Rails Glossy Black, Dual Tone Roof, Signature LED Day Time Running Lights
Boarding spot lamps (OSRVM), Front doors ŠKODA welcome logo projection, Driver side external mirror and rear windscreen defogger with timer, Automatically diing interior mirror and driver side external rear view mirror , Rear fog light, High level third brake LED light, LED tail lights with crystalline elements and dynamic turn indicators, Adaptive front LED headlamps with crystalline elements and LED turn indicators, Body colour - bumpers, external mirrors housing and door handles, 'Laurin & Klement' inscription on front fenders, Chrome trim on lower air dam in front bumper, Chrome side window frames, Chrome surround for radiator grille, Pulsar Black Alloy wheels, LED taillights with crystalline elements and dynamic turn indicator
Tyre Size
195/65 R15
205/55 R17
Tyre Type
Tubeless Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
15
-
Alloy Wheel Size
-
17
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake Assist
-
Yes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door Locks
-
Yes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft Alarm
-
Yes
No Of Airbags
-
8
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag Front
-
Yes
Side Airbag Rear
-
Yes
Day Night Rear View Mirror
-
Auto
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
-
Yes
Halogen HeadlampsYesNo
Rear Seat Belts
-
Yes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Door Ajar WarningYesYes
Adjustable Seats
-
Yes
Tyre Pressure Monitor
-
Yes
Engine Immobilizer
-
Yes
Crash Sensor
-
Yes
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
-
Yes
Engine Check Warning
-
Yes
EBDYesYes
Electronic Stability Control
-
Yes
Advance Safety Features
-
IBUZZ FATIGUE ALERT, Emergency triangle in the luggage compartment, Dual-tone warning horn, Two Isofix child-seat preparations on outer rear seats, Underbody protective cover and Rough Road Package, Curtain airbags, EDS (Electronic Differential Lock), ASR (Anti Slip Regulation). MKB (Multi Collision Brake),HBA (Hydraulic Brake Assist),Electromechanical parking brake with Auto Hold Function,Fuel supply cut-off in a crash,Engine iobiliser with floating code system with central locking controls on front centre console,Anti Theft Alarm with interior Monitoring, Rear view camera with washer and dynamic guidelines, Door-open indicator, Central infotainment system with proximity sensor and touch slider for volume control, Hands-free Parking, Parktronic speaker at front and rear, Front seatbelts reminder warning light with acoustic signal, Child-proof rear window and door locking
Rear Camera
-
Yes
Anti Pinch Power Windows
-
All
Speed AlertYes
-
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Isofix Child Seat Mounts
-
Yes
Hill Assist
-
Yes
Entertainment & Communication
Radio
-
Yes
Mirror Link
-
Yes
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudio
-
Yes
Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
10.23
10
Connectivity
,Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,Mirror Link
Android AutoYesYes
Apple Car PlayYesYes
Number Of Speaker
4
8
Additional Features
Steering Wheel with Audio and Phone Controls, MyCitroen Connect, C BUDDY Personal Assistant Application
12V power socket in the luggage compartment, 1 C-Type USB charger in IRVM, 2 C-Type USB chargers in front and rear center console, SmartLink(MirrorLink, Android auto, apple car play), MyŠKODA ConnectED, ŠKODA audio player with 25.4 cm LCD TFT colour display and touchscreen controls, GSM telephone preparation with Bluetooth
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    Citroen eC3

    • Easy to drive for first-time car buyers
    • Spacious and practical cabin
    • Best driving range in its segment

    Skoda Octavia

    • Impressive balance of ride and handling
    • Powerful engine
    • Interior fit and finish, and quality
    • Super practical boot and cabin

    Citroen eC3

    • Does not provide an exciting driving experience
    • Some basic features like powered ORVMs missing
    • Huge premium over the standard C3

    Skoda Octavia

    • Price
    • Missing some premium features like a sunroof and ventilated seats
    • Lack of autonomous safety features
    • No diesel powertrain on offer

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Citroen eC3 price starts at Rs 11.50 Lakh & Skoda Octavia price starts at Rs 27.35 Lakh in New Delhi. Citroen eC3 is cheaper between these two cars.
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