Premium limousine market is increasing at a fast rate on domestic shores. The premium limousine buyers are now keen to opt for brands like Volkswagen, Skoda, Audi, BMW, Toyota and Honda for acquiring an ultimate luxury limousine. Limousines like Skoda Superb, Volkswagen Passat, Honda Accord, BMW 3 Series and Audi A4 are the best sellers in the domestic market. For the premium saloon enthusiasts we have brought a comparison overview of Skoda Superb vs New Volkswagen Passat vs New Honda Accord.
The gorgeous luxury saloon, Skoda Superb possesses excellent dynamics that can turn heads. The exteriors of Skoda Superb are enchanted by Exterior chrome package, 17 inches/ 16 inches alloy wheels, Turn indicators on ORVMs, Boot lid spoiler, Polished exhaust tail pipes etc.
The new Passat has been trimmed with more adorable and more exciting exteriors that are poised of Electric slide/tilt sun-roof, Bi-Xenon headlamps with cornering lights, LED day time running lines, Chrome plated strips on windows, Chrome strip on boot lid etc.
New Honda Accord is more attractive than its ancestors, as it comes enchanted with features like Electric sun-roof, Front chrome grille, Trunk spoiler, Alloy wheels, Body colored ORVMs with turn indicators, Glass antenna, Front and rear fog lamps, Hood damper etc.
Interiors of Skoda Superb are mated with premium nappa leather upholstery. The interiors of the Skoda Superb include; Leather steering wheel, Wooden garnish on instrument cluster, Leather gear knob, Power lumbar support etc.
The new Volkswagen Passat is one step ahead of Skoda Superb and Honda Accord in terms of interiors. The new Passat has flawless crafting and quality, color coordinated panels and clearly designed instrument. The instrument cluster has been trimmed with premium leather and wooden garnish. The seats are mated with premium leather quality that leaves a long lasting impression the passengers.
The new Honda Accord has capacious cabins than Skoda Superb and Volkswagen Passat, that avail the passenger with more leg-room and shoulder space. The rear seat of this car can easily accommodate three passengers. Moreover, beige interiors and premium leather upholstery with wooden trims make this car more impressive from inside.
Engine and Specifications:-
Skoda Superb is available in 3 engine variants, i.e., 1.8 liter petrol, 2.0 liter diesel and 3.6 liter petrol engine options. The 1.8 liter petrol variant of superb can churn maximum power of 160 PS at 4,000 rpm, whereas, its 3.6 liter variant has caliber to churn 141.4 PS at 4,000 rpm. The 2.0 liter diesel engine variant of Superb can churn maximum output of 260 PS at 4,000 rpm and peak torque of 35 kgm at 1,750 rpm.
The new Passat is available in 2.0 liter diesel engine options. The efficient 2.0 liter 4 cylinder CRDi diesel engine of this luxury saloon can churn maximum output of 170 PS at 4200 rpm and peak torque of 350 Nm at 1750 ~ 2500 rpm.
New Honda Accord is available in 2.4 liter and 3.5 liter petrol engine options. The 2.4 liter i-vtec petrol engine has caliber to churn maximum power of 180 PS at 6500 rpm and maximum torque of 222 PS at 4300 rpm, whereas, the 3.5 liter petrol variant of this car can churn maximum power of 275 PS at 6200 rpm and maximum torque of 339 Nm at 5000 rpm.
Skoda Superb is boosted with some amazing features like Turning headlamps, Bluetooth Connectivity, Tilt and telescopic steering wheel, 12 way adjustable driver’s seat with 3 memorized settings, Front and rear cup holders, Cruise control, Rear seat centre arm-rest, Traction control, Stability control, Anti-lock Braking System with EBD and Brake Assist, Parking Sensors, 565 liter large cargo volume etc.
The classy, New Passat is nowhere behind in terms of features. The auto-grand Volkswagen has poised New Passat with features like Multi way adjustable driver and passenger seats, Cruise control, Parking Sensors, Automatic parking, Tilt and telescopic steering wheel, Sun-roof, Anti-lock Braking System with EBD and Brake Assist, Self leveling headlamps, Reverse guide camera etc.
New Honda Accord comes loaded with features like Electronic Sun-roof, Power lumbar support, Tilt and telescopic steering wheel, Map light with sun-glass box, Outside temperature gauge, Rear seat centre arm-rest with trunk through, Rear AC vents, Vehicle Stability Assist, ABS with EBD and BA, Cruise Control etc.
The 1.8 liter petrol variant of Skoda Superb delivers mileage of 9 kmpl in city conditions and 13 kmpl on highways, whereas, its 3.6 liter powerful petrol engine can toss mileage of 6 kmpl in city conditions and 9 kmpl on highways. The 2.0 liter diesel engine variant of this car can churn mileage of 11 kmpl in city conditions and 14 kmpl on highways.
The 2.0 liter diesel engine of new Passat delivers mileage of 11 kmpl in city conditions and 13.5 kmpl on highways.
The 2.4 liter petrol engine of New Accord delivers mileage of 8 kmpl in city conditions and 11 kmpl on highways, whereas, its 3.5 liter petrol engine delivers mileage of 7 kmpl in city conditions and 9 kmpl on highways.
Skoda Superb is tagged in the lucrative price bracket of Rs 18 lakh – Rs 26.67 lakh whereas Volkswagen Passat is up for grabs for a price range of Rs 22.45 lakh – Rs 27.74 lakh. Honda Accord comes for a steep price between Rs 20.28 lakh – Rs 27.37 lakh
We rate Skoda Superb to be a better car with its aggressive pricing and charming looks. Honda Accord is the next in the standing with VW Passat at the end of the table.
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