Skoda Octavia fails “moose” test

The moose test allows you to understand the car’s capabilities when avoiding sudden obstacles on the road at high speed. Official tests of this kind are not conducted, but the specialists at test cars all the time.

The Skoda Octavia Combi RS could not avoid the obstacle at a speed of 77 km/h. It was a front-wheel drive car with a 245 hp hybrid power plant. and 400 Nm, as well as adaptive suspension. The car was fitted with Bridgestone Turanza tires.

Octavia could only pass the test at a speed of 70 km / h. As speed increased, the car wouldn’t fit in the corners and slammed into cones. Testers tend to blame the tires in part. noted that of all vehicles tested with Bridgestone Turanza tyres, none passed the 77 km/h test. The best result was achieved at a speed of 75 km/h.

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