engine that belts out 141bhp and 320Nm of torque. All the trim lines come in choices of 6-speed manual and automatic transmission gearbox. The diesel variant of Skoda Octavia gives ARAI certified mileage of 20.6kmpl which is neck to neck with Renault Fluence.
In terms of pricing both the vehicles are competitively priced in the market. Renault Fluence comes at a starting price of INR 13.99 lakhs while the Skoda Octavia comes with a starting price tag of INR 13.95 lakhs and the top-end model costs INR 19.45 lakhs, (all priced ex-showroom, New Delhi). Skoda Octavia is a new nameplate with bunch of exciting features and several variants in the line-up while new Renault Fluence is also a capable car with lot of strong points and poises itself as a worthy alternative up against the Octavia.