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Skoda Octavia fuel consumption

Of all Skoda Octavia modifications produced from 1996 to 2021 real fuel consumption according to user ratings is approximately 17% higher compared to advertised consumption. For petrol engines real consumption is in average 13% higher, but for diesel engines is approximately 20% higher. Starting from 1997 Skoda Octavia average difference between actual owner-reported fuel consumption and stated consumption was less than industry average, at 2000 it was similar to average, at 2008 difference became less than industry average and finally at 2021 difference between owner-reported and advertised fuel economy became slightly above industry average. Of course, it should be noted that the gap between advertised and actual fuel economy changed quite significantly across the entire automotive industry during this period. For more details, see the table below.

Year-to-year deviations of actual owner-reported average fuel consumption from advertised values

YearGasoline carsDiesel cars
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1997+3%insignificant+3%-
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1998+3%insignificant+4%+3%
1999+3%insignificant+5%+4%
2000+4%+3% +5%+6%
2001+5%+5% +6%+7%
2002+6%+5% +7%+7%
2003+6%+5% +8%+9%
2004+7%+6% +9%+10%
2005+8%+7% +10%+11%
2006+9%+8% +11%+12%
2007+11%+8% +12%+11%
2008+12%+8% +13%+11%
2009+14%+8% +14%+9%
2010+16%+8% +16%+5%
2011+19%+8% +19%+5%
2012+21%+8% +23%+5%
2013+23%+15% +27%+21%
2014+26%+24% +30%+38%
2015+27%+24% +33%+38%
2016+28%+24% +36%+38%
2017+28%+24% +38%+33%
2018+28%+23% +39%+30%
2019+28%+24% +37%+35%
2020+27%+28% +36%+48%
2021+26%+28% +37%+48%

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User-reported fuel consumption may not accurately represent all users' experiences due to variables such as driving conditions, driving style, technical condition of the vehicle, and other circumstances. Thus, it should not be relied upon as a representative indicator.