Skoda has finally launched the Slavia in the Indian market at a starting price of Rs 10.69 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi. It competes with rivals like fifth-gen Honda City, Hyundai Verna and Maruti Ciaz. Skoda Slavia is available with two petrol motors - 1.0L TSI and 1.5L TSI and in this article, we compare the mileage of this recently launched sedan with its rivals. Let's have a look!
|Specification||Skoda Slavia||Honda City||Hyundai Verna||Maruti Ciaz|
|Engine||1.0L TSI / 1.5L TSI||1.5L||1.5L / 1.0L||1.5L|
|Maximum Power||114 bhp / 148 bhp||119 bhp||113 bhp / 118 bhp||103 bhp|
|Maximum Torque||178 Nm / 250 Nm||145 Nm||144 Nm / 172 Nm||138 Nm|
|Manual Transmission||6-speed MT||6-speed MT||6-speed MT - 1.5L||5-speed MT|
|Automatic Transmission||6-speed AT||CVT||IVT - 1.5L / 7-speed DCT - 1.0L||4-speed AT|
|Fuel Efficiency||1.0L TSI - 19.47 kmpl - MT / 18.07 kmpl - AT |
1.5L TSI - 18.72 kmpl - MT / 18.41 kmpl
|17.8 kmpl - MT / 18.4 kmpl - CVT||17.7 kmpl - MT / 18.45 kmpl - IVT / 19.2 kmpl - DCT||20.65 kmpl - MT / 20.04 kmpl - AT|
As can be seen, Skoda Slavia is the most efficient sedan after the Maruti Ciaz. The 1.0L petrol motor of the Slavia produces 114 bhp of power on tap with a peak torque of 178 Nm. It is paired to a 6-speed stick shift as well with an optional 6-speed automatic gearbox. The ARAI certified mileage of this engine sticks to 19.47 kmpl for the manual and 18.07 kmpl for the 6-speed auto.
The most powerful 1.5L TSI motor generates 148 bhp of power on tap with a peak torque of 250 Nm. This motor also gets a 6-speed manual transmission as standard whereas a 7-speed DSG for the auto. The ARAI certified mileage of the 1.5L TSI sticks to 18.72 kmpl for the manual and 18.41 kmpl for the auto.
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Skoda Slavia is made available in three variants - Active, Ambition and Style. The latter is the top of the line variant that is offered with an optional electric sunroof too. Feature-wise, Slavia is equipped with ventilated seats at the front, 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, wireless charging, cruise control, automatic climate control, rear AC vents and a class leading boot space of 521 litres.
Safety equipment on the Slavia include ABS with EBD, electronic stability control, six airbags, electronic differential system, hill hold assist, a tyre pressure monitoring system, a rearview camera and more.
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