New Citroën C4 Cactus vs Skoda Octavia
Citroën has reinvented the C4 Cactus as an oddball family hatchback. That means it now faces the class-leading Skoda Octavia...
Buying and owning
Costs, equipment, reliability, safety and security
Not many buyers will choose to pay for either car in cash, but if you do, the Cactus will leave a significantly smaller dent in your bank account. Not only is its list price lower, but dealers are also offering hefty discounts that make the Octavia look relatively expensive.
In addition, the Cactus will be the cheaper car to run over three years, taking into account all the bills you’re likely to face, such as depreciation, servicing, fuel and insurance.