What diesel Estate should I choose between a Toyota Auris, Honda Civic and Skoda Octavia?

I'm dwelling between getting several diesel cars. What is the best choice: the 2015 Toyota Auris Estate 1.6 diesel, 2015 Honda Civic Tourer 1.6 diesel or 2015 Skoda Octavia Estate 1.6 diesel. What is your advice?

Asked on 23 March 2017 by Deyan

Answered by Honest John
The Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC has the best engine. The Auris has BMW's N47D16 engine that can have timing chain tensioner problems. The Octavia has VAG's EA288 belt cam diesel that emits particularly low NOx but regenerates its DPF a lot.
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