Force Gurkha vs Skoda Octavia Comparison

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    Force Gurkha
    Force Gurkha
    Rs14.49 Lakh*
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    Skoda Octavia
    Skoda Octavia
    Rs29.85 Lakh*
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Force Gurkha vs Skoda Octavia

Should you buy Force Gurkha 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. Force Gurkha price starts at Rs 14.49 Lakh ex-showroom for 2.6 Diesel (Diesel) and Skoda Octavia price starts Rs 26.85 Lakh ex-showroom for Style (Petrol). Gurkha has 2596 cc (Diesel top model) engine, while Octavia has 1984 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the Gurkha has a mileage of - (Diesel top model)> and the Octavia has a mileage of 15.81 kmpl (Petrol top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.17,36,960*
Rs.34,46,910#
Offers & DiscountNoNo
User Rating
4.3
Based on 31 Reviews
4.6
Based on 24 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.33,054
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Rs.65,918
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Insurance
Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
-
Rs.15,721
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
FM 2.6 CR CD
2.0 L TSI Petrol Engine
Displacement (cc)
2596
1984
No Of Cylinder
Fast ChargingNo
-
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
89.84bhp@3200rpm
187.74bhp@4180-6000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
250Nm@1400-2400rpm
320nm@1500-3990rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Turbo Charger
-
Yes
Transmission Type
Manual
Automatic
Gear Box
5 Speed
7-speed DSG
Mild HybridNo
-
Drive TypeNo
Clutch TypeNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Diesel
Petrol
Mileage (City)No
11.0 kmpl
verified
Mileage (ARAI)
-
15.81 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
63.0 (Litres)
50.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)NoNo
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
Independent double wishbone with coil spring
MacPherson suspension
Rear Suspension
Multi-link with Pan hard rod & Coil Spring
Multilink suspension, one longitudinal and three transverse arms
Steering Type
power
Electric
Steering Column
Tilt & Telescopic
Tilt and Telescopic
Steering Gear Type
-
Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)
5.65
5.2
Front Brake Type
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type
Drum
Ventilated Disc
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
245/70 R16
205/55 R17
Tyre Type
Radial, Tubeless
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
16
-
Alloy Wheel Size
-
17
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4116
4689
Width (mm)
1812
1829
Height (mm)
2075
1469
Ground Clearance Laden (mm)
-
106
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
-
137
Wheel Base (mm)
2400
2680
Kerb Weight (kg)
-
1459
Grossweight (kg)
-
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
4
5
Boot Space (Litres)
500
600
No. of Doors
3
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows Rear
-
Yes
Power Boot
-
Yes
Automatic Climate Control
-
2 Zone
Remote Trunk Opener
-
Yes
Low Fuel Warning Light
-
Yes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Vanity Mirror
-
Yes
Rear Reading Lamp
-
Yes
Rear Seat Headrest
-
Yes
Adjustable Headrest
-
Yes
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
-
Yes
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
-
Yes
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders Rear
-
Yes
Rear AC Vents
-
Yes
Seat Lumbar Support
-
Yes
Multifunction Steering Wheel
-
Yes
Cruise Control
-
Yes
Parking Sensors
Rear
Front & Rear
Foldable Rear Seat
-
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card Entry
-
Yes
Engine Start Stop Button
-
Yes
Glove Box Cooling
-
Yes
Bottle Holder
-
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
Lane Change IndicatorYes
-
Additional Features
Captain seats with Arm rest for 2nd row passengers,Multi direction AC vents,12V Accessories Socket in Dashboard,Dual USB Socket on Dashboard,Dual USB Socket for 2nd row Passengers,ond row passengers entry from rear,Variable Speed Intermittent wiper,Interior light diming
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
Memory Function Seats
-
Front
One Touch Operating Power Window
-
All
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess Entry
-
Yes
Interior
TachometerYesYes
Electronic Multi Tripmeter
-
Yes
Leather Seats
-
Yes
Fabric UpholsteryYesNo
Leather Steering Wheel
-
Yes
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital Clock
-
Yes
Digital Odometer
-
Yes
Electric Adjustable Seats
-
Front
Dual Tone Dashboard
-
Yes
Additional Features
Door Trims with Dark Grey Theme,Floor console with Bottle holders,Moulded Floor Mat,Seat Upholstery with Dark Grey Theme,Total Cabin space 3900 L
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
Exterior
Available ColorsRedWhiteOrangeGreengreyGurkha ColorsBrilliant SilverLava BlueMagic BlackCandy WhiteMaple BrownOctavia Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
Fog Lights Rear
-
Yes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
-
Yes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View Mirror
-
No
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
-
Yes
Rain Sensing Wiper
-
Yes
Rear Window Defogger
-
Yes
Wheel Covers
-
No
Alloy Wheels
-
Yes
Power Antenna
-
No
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
-
Yes
Integrated Antenna
-
Yes
Chrome Grille
-
Yes
Chrome Garnish
-
Yes
Halogen Headlamps
-
No
Cornering HeadlampsYes
-
Cornering Foglamps
-
Yes
Lighting
LED Headlights,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 HeadlightsYesYes
LED Taillights
-
Yes
LED Fog Lamps
-
Yes
Additional Features
Air Intake snorkel
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
Tyre Size
245/70 R16
205/55 R17
Tyre Type
Radial, Tubeless
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
16
-
Alloy Wheel Size
-
17
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake Assist
-
Yes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety Locks
-
Yes
Anti Theft Alarm
-
Yes
No Of Airbags
2
8
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag Front
-
Yes
Side Airbag Rear
-
Yes
Day Night Rear View Mirror
-
Auto
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Halogen Headlamps
-
No
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt Warning
-
Yes
Door Ajar Warning
-
Yes
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
Crash Sensor
-
Yes
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
-
Yes
Engine Check Warning
-
Yes
EBDYesYes
Electronic Stability Control
-
Yes
Advance Safety Features
Water Wading capacity 700, Gradeability 35 Degree - 4X4 Mode
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
Follow Me Home HeadlampsYes
-
Rear Camera
-
Yes
Anti Pinch Power Windows
-
All
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Isofix Child Seat Mounts
-
Yes
Hill Assist
-
Yes
Entertainment & Communication
RadioYesYes
Mirror Link
-
Yes
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
Wireless Phone Charging
-
Yes
USB And Auxiliary InputYes
-
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
7 inch
10
Connectivity
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,Mirror Link
Android AutoYesYes
Apple Car PlayYesYes
Number Of Speaker
4
11
Additional Features
-
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)
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    Force Gurkha

    • Looks intimidating on the road
    • Off-road capability
    • Now offers creature comforts like touchscreen, power windows and USB chargers
    • Ride comfort over bad roads
    • Commanding driving position

    Skoda Octavia

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

    Force Gurkha

    • No automatic on offer
    • Cabin feels dated
    • Rear seats get lap belts
    • High-speed stability

    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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