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    Skoda Superb 2020 vs Competition | Price, Engine & Dimension Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 30 May 2020

    The new Superb’s prices, engine specs and dimensions have been revealed, but how does it hold up against the competition? We find out.

     


     Skoda-Superb-vs-Rivals

    Skoda India launched the 2020 Superb with prices starting from Rs 29.99 lakh ex-showroom. It rivals the Toyota Camry in the premium sedan segment. Here are the prices of Superb and Camry.

    Skoda Superb vs Rivals | Price Comparison

    PREMIUM SEDANS | PETROL AUTOMATIC | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM | JUNE 2020

    Skoda Superb

    Toyota Camry

    Sportline

    ₹29,99,000

    Camry Hybrid

    ₹3788,000

    L&K

    ₹32,99,000

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    2020 Skoda Superb is available in 2 variants -- Sportsline and Laurin & Klement. It is now the most affordable car in its segment. Its entry-level variant of the Superb is priced at Rs 29.99 lakh. Toyota Camry, priced at Rs 37.88 lakh, is the more expensive car.

    Skoda Superb 2.0L vs Rivals | Engine Comparison

    PREMIUM SEDAN SEGMENT

    PETROL ENGINE SPECS

     

    Skoda Superb

    Toyota Camry

    Displacement

    1984 cc

    2487 cc

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    Capacity

    2.0L

    2.5L

    Maximum Power

    190PS @ 4200-6000rpm

    178PS @ 5700rpm 

    (Total Max Output 218PS)

    Maximum Torque

    320Nm@ 1450-4200rpm

    221Nm@ 3600-5200rpm

    Transmission

    7-Speed DCT

    CVT

    Claimed FE

    15.10kmpl

    19.16kmpl


    The Skoda Superb is available with a 2.0L petrol engine with a 7-speed DCT type automatic transmission. The power and torque output of this engine is 190PS and 320Nm, respectively.

    • Toyota Camry’s 2.5-litre engine produces 218PS of power. It is the most powerful engine in the segment, having 38PS more power than Superb.
    • Superb’s 2.0-litre engine produces 320Nm of torque. It has the best torque figures in the segment.
    • With the automatic transmission, Toyota Camry has the best fuel-efficiency figure of 19.16kmpl. Superb returns a claimed fuel efficiency of 15.10kmpl.

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    Superb's engine offers the best torque in this segment, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Toyota Camry. If you're looking for a car with low running cost, then Camry will be better since it’s the most fuel-efficient car in this segment.

    Skoda Superb vs Rivals | Dimension Comparison

    PREMIUM SEDAN SEGMENT

    DIMENSION COMPARISON

     

    Skoda

    Superb

    Difference 

    Toyota

    Camry

    Length

    4869mm

    16mm

    4885mm

    Width

    1864mm

    24mm

    1840mm

    Height

    1469mm

    14mm

    1455mm

    Wheelbase

    2841mm

    16mm

    2825mm

    Boot Space

    625-lt

    38-lt

    587-lt

    Ground Clearance

    156mm

    4mm

    160mm

    Fuel Tank

    66-lt

    16-lt

    50-lt

    Tyre Size

    215/55 R17

     

    235/45 R18


    Skoda Superb is 4869mm long, 1864mm wide and 1469mm tall. A wider body normally results in better shoulder room inside the car while a higher roof makes it easier to get in and out of the car. Skoda Superb rides on a wheelbase measuring 2841mm. The wheelbase is the distance between the centre of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase usually results in better legroom.

    • Toyota Camry is longer than the Superb by 16mm.
    • Superb is wider than Camry by 24mm.
    • Superb is taller than Camry by 14mm.
    • Skoda Superb has the longest wheelbase in the segment. Its wheelbase is longer than the Camry’s by 16mm.
    • Superb has 38-litres more boot space than the Camry.
    • Camry has the best ground clearance in the segment.

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    In terms of dimensions, Superb occupied a larger area compared to the Camry.

    Between the Superb and Camry, Superb is more affordable by around Rs 8 lakh. Since it gets a lot of equipment and its engine is also considerably powerful, it is the more sensible car to buy.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he’s mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He’s usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars’ editorial team. 

    Twitter handle: @lakshya_khanna



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