Compare Passat, Teana, Superb and Suggest the Best Car

Effectively speaking since both Skoda and Volkswagen belong to Volkswagen group companies, there could be lot of sharing among there cars. However, VW group has managed to beautifully create necessary distance between the Passat and Superb. In comparison Teana loses out as it's a petrol car, which currently is not the flavour of the month of Indian car buyers 

Between Passat, Superb and Teana which is the best car?

Compare Passat, Teana, Superb and Suggest the Best Car

We are comparing automatic transmission cars of all these models.

Out of your three choices Nissan Teena is a petrol vehicle. It's a 2.5 Litre engine, bound to be a gas guzzlers, therefore we would like to avoid it.

Between Superb and Passat, it's the superb that sells more numbers than the Passat. One can see the same on-road too as Superb's are far more visible than the Passat. So we are in effect comparing only the Passat and Superb.

With an ARAI mileage of 17.16 KMPL for Superb and just 12.69 Kmpl of Passat, on fuel efficiency Superb can be rated better.

Even though both Passat and Superb have a 2 litre diesel engines under their hood, it's the Passat with 170 Ps peak power (30 Ps more than Superb) and 350 Nm Torque (30 NM more than Superb) would be better in terms of car performance. No wonder the efficiency numbers of Superb are far superior than the Passat, after all the engine is producing lower performance numbers. Passat does a 0-60 Kmph in just 3.8 secs Vs Superb which takes 5.38 secs, even the 0-100 Kmph of Passat at 8.73 secs Vs Superb's 11.78 secs is much faster. Superb with 1593 Kg kerb weight is 38 Kg heavier than Passat, even this adds to the cars poor performance.  So if you are looking for a great performer and are slightly less worried about your pocket depth, drive home the Passat. No wonder Superb gets a 7/10 on performance vs Passat scoring 8/10 on performance.

Superb with an overall length of 4838 mm is 69 mm longer than Passat, and at 2761 mm wheelbase it offers 50mm more cabin space than Passat, however, shoulder room measured by overall car width and headroom measured by cars height are almost equal in both cars. On comfort Superb scores 9/10 Vs  Passat scoring 8/10.

Both cars to say the least are feature loaded. Passat's biggest feature is its self parking feature, wherein all the driver has to do is to control accelerator and braking, the car does the rest. As a matter of fact the parking assist of Passat can park it with just 40 mm space on either side of the car. However, Superb comes with acoustic warning  and parktronic display on central infotainment screen. Superb comes with Cruise control which Passat does not offer. However, both cars offers steering mounted paddle shifters. Both cars also come with leather seats, sunroof and rear seat electrically controlled blinds. Superb front seats are 12 way adjustable with 4 way lumbar support adjustments and 3 memory settings for driver seat. In comparison Passat comes with just 6 way adjustable front seats with no memory functions.

Superb comes with Skoda audio player with Touchscreen Controls, 6.5 inch LCD TFT Colour Display, Integrated Six CD Changer, Auxiliary Audio Input for Portable Media Players, SD/MMC Data Card Reader. in comparison, Passat comes with RCD 510 Touch Screen Music System with MP3 Player including 6 CD Changer and Inbuilt SD Card Reader, Aux-in and USB Adapter. Both cars comes with 8 speakers and steering mounted audio controls.

All in all its the Superb which is far more loaded, more comfortable and easy on pocket in terms of fuel efficiency. However, if you love driving rather than being driven, then it's the Passat, however, for those being driven and habituated to luxury, then it's got to be the Superb.

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