VW Golf GTD v BMW 120d v Skoda Octavia vRS: DRAG RACE

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Who's ready for a hot hatch drag race?! We've got the new VW Golf GTD going up against the Octavia vRS \u0026 the BMW 120d!

Now we know what you're thinking... And yes, you're right, they're all diesels. But wait! Just because they're diesel doesn't mean this won't make for an interesting drag race. Just check out how evenly matched these three competitors are...

First up we've got Mat in the GTD. It's powered by a 2-litre turbocharged diesel, which can produce 200hp \u0026 400Nm. As for the Octavia vRS? Well, it's also powered by a 2-litre turbocharged diesel, and just like the GTD, it can put down 200hp \u0026 400Nm!

And last up we have the BMW. It's also powered by a 2-litre turbocharged diesel, and while it matches the others on producing 400Nm of torque, it's oh-so slightly down on power, at 190hp.

So there's no denying they're pretty evenly matched, especially when you consider they're all FWD, they all weigh around 1,500kg, and they all cost around £32,000! But can you guess which will come out on top? You'll have to keep watching to find out!

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  1. carwow

    carwowPrije 28 dana

    Should we film another diesel drag race? If so, share your dream line-up below!

  2. Lukas Durajka

    Lukas DurajkaPrije 14 sati

    Try one-liters drag race

  3. Puiu Sebi

    Puiu SebiPrije 7 dana

    @265justy I think ,,eat" is an overstatement, but I do agree with you. It would win😄

  4. 265justy

    265justyPrije 7 dana

    New Holland vs John Deere vs Massey Ferguson..

  5. 265justy

    265justyPrije 7 dana

    @Puiu Sebi Mazda 6 would eat them all.

  6. 265justy

    265justyPrije 7 dana

    @aaron FD RX7 would obliterate them.... An all Mazda lineup.... Bring in an MPS..

  7. Shyir

    ShyirPrije 13 sati

    "I'm winning something." As if he isn't most often sat in the fastest himself...ehhehehe

  8. Mayank Maximum

    Mayank MaximumPrije dan

    Desi battle

  9. Jay Dee

    Jay DeePrije dan

    Matt - more of these “normal cars” please!!!

  10. Martin

    MartinPrije 2 dana

    Nice video and very pleasing to see from an owner of a GTD in Kings Red. However, how stock was the GTD that VW supplied? The reason I ask is that according to the current brochure, you cannot (and never have been able to) get a GTD in Lime Yellow in the UK!

  11. Yahya Hany

    Yahya HanyPrije 6 dana

    Kia stinger gt2 please!!!

  12. Matt Hammond

    Matt HammondPrije 8 dana

    I have the VRS The reaction times for the Skoda driver are dog shit. On purpose?

  13. Lucian Claudiu Stefan

    Lucian Claudiu StefanPrije 8 dana

    Love the diesel drag race haha ! NICE

  14. koneser wędlin

    koneser wędlinPrije 8 dana

    three , two , one -this time its best part.

  15. Doreen Campervan

    Doreen CampervanPrije 10 dana

    Remember when you revved a diesel and black smoke was the result? Modern diesels are great.

  16. jake Stevens

    jake StevensPrije 10 dana

    As a design I think the BMW is an absolute dog’s dinner.

  17. Fly with TB500

    Fly with TB500Prije 11 dana

    Volkswagen does deliver

  18. Precious Njamela

    Precious NjamelaPrije 12 dana

    its fine outside

  19. Dreka Channel

    Dreka ChannelPrije 13 dana

    is it just me or do some of you think what the world has come like started with horses as vehicles and now we have basicly boxes with nice engines and wheels its just amazing

  20. Dreka Channel

    Dreka ChannelPrije 13 dana

    i just saw a yellow GTD same time i was like 0-0 IS THAT HIM

  21. Bionic Rusty

    Bionic RustyPrije 13 dana

    So it turns out that a Skoda is a more ‘Ultimate Driving Machine’ than a BMW. Who’d a thunk it?


    SKILLEDYTPrije 14 dana

    This is RS not vRS. Its just an emblem

  23. Keith Cunningham

    Keith CunninghamPrije 14 dana

    Keep these diesel drag races going. Preferably at short piers until they’re all gone so people with diesels won’t keep telling us why lower fuel costs have anything to do with driving cars. I’m pretty sure my local will serve me urine for free but I’ll stick to the beer.

  24. James Bradley

    James BradleyPrije 14 dana

    Are you sure the golf got that for the economy 😏

  25. Marko Blažić

    Marko BlažićPrije 14 dana

    190hp vs 200hp? 🧐🤮🤮

  26. Ronald Raygun

    Ronald RaygunPrije 14 dana

    All tragic poser cars. Buy a petrol. Cheapskates. Who spends 40k on a car to save a few pennies on fuel. Clowns

  27. pascal

    pascalPrije 14 dana

    incridible how much it´s triggering me if someone calls it vRS instead of RS how its actual name is xd

  28. J Lo

    J LoPrije 15 dana

    These cars are expensive! A golf for 32Gs??? 32!!! A golf? Wow!

  29. E - MEKS ANlKPE

    E - MEKS ANlKPEPrije 15 dana

    POOR from the BMW. Shocking. 32k to be embarrassed like this? No thanks.

  30. Žluna Zelená

    Žluna ZelenáPrije 15 dana

    VW boss: watches the rolling race next day in work: who programmed the ECU in škoda octavia?!?? Someone: me. VW Boss: " YOU ARE FIRED"!!!!!!

  31. SydneyPhotography2019

    SydneyPhotography2019Prije 15 dana

    Oooh Skoda

  32. Diego Brown

    Diego BrownPrije 15 dana

    Bmw does not have 190hp but less… I have the 190hp and tested . it has got 182hp in best conditions and many owner that tested their same car say the same

  33. Shithappenswhenu

    ShithappenswhenuPrije 16 dana

    last years drag race the vrs did quarter mile in 14.3 So the sedan/limo version would of won this. Last year you had it versus a gti..,why always against skoda?

  34. אליאור אזולאי

    אליאור אזולאיPrije 16 dana

    Drag race to Renault Clio 5!!

  35. raymond valdez

    raymond valdezPrije 17 dana

    The wonderful saxophone atypically fancy because olive happily wail forenenst a striped llama. synonymous, lovely russia

  36. SlickR

    SlickRPrije 17 dana

    Skoda looks the best though, that BMW 1 is a terrible car overall, looks bad, drives bad, performs bad and has the worst economy.

  37. Jack Lappin

    Jack LappinPrije 17 dana

    More like this please 👍 Would be good to see a A250d - C250d - 328i - GTD

  38. Pablo Sancho

    Pablo SanchoPrije 17 dana

    I need a Lotus in this channel!!

  39. YFS3 King

    YFS3 KingPrije 17 dana

    How you putting a 120d against the cars should’ve just used a regular Skoda octavia and a normal vw tdi

  40. Maurits

    MauritsPrije 15 dana

    Fuck off They have the same weight, horsepower and price… you can’t have it more fair

  41. Krrizz Krozz

    Krrizz KrozzPrije 17 dana

    VW ❤️

  42. Abdel Dk

    Abdel DkPrije 18 dana

    Where is de class A

  43. samuel wh

    samuel whPrije 18 dana

    The VW and the Škoda engines sound like a petrol engine, the bmw does sounds like a diesel 😅😅

  44. Ferris Gopaul

    Ferris GopaulPrije 18 dana

    It's how you said you're actually winning something 😄🤣 Victory times 2 🤣🤣🤣

  45. Emre Yildiz

    Emre YildizPrije 18 dana

    Quality of bmw is going way down since its fw drive... how sad

  46. Joshua Newton-Key

    Joshua Newton-KeyPrije 19 dana

    I wish we were so spoiled for choice in the US

  47. Mark Woolman

    Mark WoolmanPrije 19 dana

    I'd like to see a full review on the Golf GTD. Looks impressive.

  48. ClAudiu Todor

    ClAudiu TodorPrije 19 dana

    Rigged against the Skoda. Did you not find a estate version in UK?

  49. qopoy dnon

    qopoy dnonPrije 20 dana

    I love how Matt tries to act surprised in the race when he already knows he's in the fastest car

  50. senpai toast

    senpai toastPrije 20 dana

    And the 1 series is still hideous!

  51. NACHO

    NACHOPrije 20 dana

    Not the same equipament bmw is basic and not the sport model like golf or skoda

  52. Daniil_spb

    Daniil_spbPrije 20 dana

    Ваг сила, бмв магила)

  53. Gid Nild

    Gid NildPrije 20 dana

    Or where there were diesel ⛽ hot hatches n estate hot hatches


    DJ LEONIDAPrije 20 dana

    Matt is cheating

  55. MTB MATT85

    MTB MATT85Prije 21 dan

    These diesels will depreciate like stones. People rave about fuel economy but always forget about the facts: service is more regular, diesel particulate filter replenish is expensive and mandatory, when you floor it they actually aren’t economical, they sound rough, handle like bags of shit due to the weight of the engine, and the resale value of diesels is getting worse. Diesel tax is set to come in in the next 12 months. I wouldn’t touch a diesel hot hatch, it’s false economy.

  56. Scott Jacob

    Scott JacobPrije 21 dan

    Bmw diesels are crap!! Hahaha VW rules! TDI BABY

  57. AlDin

    AlDinPrije 21 dan

    Skodaaa ❤️

  58. Smescharius

    SmeschariusPrije 21 dan


  59. Stratos p

    Stratos pPrije 21 dan

    Skoda what a shitty brand

  60. dcoog anml

    dcoog anmlPrije 22 dana

    “Did I have him? Course I had him! I SMASHED him!” I like that guy! Lmao

  61. Oskar Jaworski

    Oskar JaworskiPrije 22 dana

    Emocje jak na rybach...

  62. Richard Oide

    Richard OidePrije 22 dana

    I own a mk3 Octavia vrs manual 169kw fwd

  63. dcoog anml

    dcoog anmlPrije 22 dana

    Where’s the 180d

  64. Al Polad

    Al PoladPrije 22 dana

    Fastest: Golf Slowest: BMW Best looking: Skoda Best sounding: BMW Worst Economy even tho it didn't even win anything: BMW

  65. Vlvd

    VlvdPrije 22 dana

    BMW F40 is the baddest BMW ever, FWD, bad transmission, my 120d F21 with the same Motor, but DPF off and AGR off runs very good

  66. Martin S.

    Martin S.Prije 22 dana

    Lol Golf gtd and skoda vrs vs normal 120d. Funny but normal 2,0l skoda and golf 110kw and bmw 140kw. Bullshit drag race.

  67. Ciprian Ion

    Ciprian IonPrije 22 dana

    The driver in the Skoda he wears a mask alone in his car.....🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️

  68. Bouazza zerigat Mohamed ilies

    Bouazza zerigat Mohamed iliesPrije 22 dana

    Ga3 les algériens rahom hna 😂😂

  69. Emre Ayar

    Emre AyarPrije 22 dana

    The 120d has also a Launch Control function. Every BMW with the Gearshiftpaddles has Launch control. 😁

  70. MAD MATT

    MAD MATTPrije 22 dana

    Fwd 120d bmw for those who cant drive

  71. MAD MATT

    MAD MATTPrije 22 dana

    Fwd that's not a proper bmw

  72. Kamal Junior

    Kamal JuniorPrije 22 dana

    race q7 v12 tdi

  73. PEdro Caratas

    PEdro CaratasPrije 22 dana

    why u run in wet road ......

  74. christopher mietton

    christopher miettonPrije 22 dana

    Amazing how gay people can buy those cars it looks shit ! The engine is diesel ! And they will loose money so quick

  75. C GG

    C GGPrije 22 dana

    Gtd Stage 1 safe

  76. Ferdin Askerov

    Ferdin AskerovPrije 22 dana

    Mat please drive Mercedes for the next competition

  77. Rushika

    RushikaPrije 22 dana

    A drag race without Yianni is like a chicken pie without chicken 🤪

  78. Kashisvr

    KashisvrPrije 23 dana

    Where’s the 180d

  79. Krzychu 1592

    Krzychu 1592Prije 23 dana

    Problem is that vw gives extra hp to his cars and bmw not, probably vw cars have around 225 hp and bmw maybe 195

  80. Renato Henrique

    Renato HenriquePrije 23 dana

    VAG rules

  81. jorge san martin

    jorge san martinPrije 23 dana

    yes i love volkswagen golf gtd💓💓😥😥😥

  82. Gaming Norwegian

    Gaming NorwegianPrije 23 dana

    That BMW is very slow... Like what the heck...

  83. Marko Polo

    Marko PoloPrije 23 dana

    That Bmw diesel sounded like a bag of nails when revving compared to the VW engines on external shots!

  84. Tghy Ffhy

    Tghy FfhyPrije 23 dana

    On paper I would have had the bmw. No launch control messed it

  85. dripz _x1

    dripz _x1Prije 23 dana

    My dad has that exact Skoda and if you put it in sport mode it sounds way better. Idk why they didn’t do that

  86. Maciej Pniewski

    Maciej PniewskiPrije 23 dana

    carwow, it is not Octavia "vRS" it is Octavia "RS". There is no such model as "vRS" [facepalm]

  87. superofca

    superofcaPrije 23 dana

    I wonder if the 4x4 Octavia would be faster than Golf

  88. Mr_mustache

    Mr_mustachePrije 23 dana

    BMW fan (aka me): Noooooo your Skoda cant win from a BMW This video: haha Skoda goes brrrrrr

  89. Tom Forrest

    Tom ForrestPrije 23 dana

    those prices are insane £33k for a diesel golf!? ffs

  90. Can Ateş

    Can AteşPrije 23 dana

    Hey Matt 2.0 TDi 240 ps passat vs other d class car race pls

  91. IlCrash1993

    IlCrash1993Prije 24 dana

    Can you do a "GTI vs GTD vs GTE"?

  92. Andy

    AndyPrije 24 dana

    2 hatchbacks vs a combi...yea nah,seems legit when it comes to carwow🤔😅

  93. David Mc Donnell

    David Mc DonnellPrije 24 dana

    Them fwd BMWs are sad a real let down

  94. Tube You

    Tube YouPrije 24 dana

    Hi Mat I have Audi A3 TDi 2.0 230BHP Can I come for drag race? 🙂

  95. speedypetey999

    speedypetey999Prije 24 dana

    ...thats assuming the vw trip computer isn't lying, vw wouldn't lie would they 👀

  96. vasilisad

    vasilisadPrije 24 dana

    BMW M5 CS please

  97. powergic

    powergicPrije 24 dana

    Me loves diesel...

  98. José Pelaio

    José PelaioPrije 24 dana

    That 120d might be the ugliest bmw of 2021

  99. Polico Paul

    Polico PaulPrije 24 dana

    i would love to se some cars under 100HP

  100. Stuart Carson

    Stuart CarsonPrije 24 dana

    Amazed to say, I would buy the Skoda.

  101. Polico Paul

    Polico PaulPrije 24 dana

    hot hatches?those are kombi.like a big truck

  102. Diesel Orava

    Diesel OravaPrije 24 dana

    You allways know the results.. just look what car Matt's drive..

  103. M

    MPrije 24 dana

    "Racemodels" against a normal 120d.

  104. Jörg Schuster

    Jörg SchusterPrije 24 dana

    BMW Lachnummer, tja, mit Heckantrieb wäre das nicht passiert. Looser. BMW laughing stock, well, that wouldn't have happened with rear-wheel drive. UGLY Car!

  105. thesleeper90

    thesleeper90Prije 24 dana

    Comment for the Octavia driver: Cars have cabin filters!

  106. kurttug

    kurttugPrije 24 dana

    Matt I'm sorry but you make these drag races boring by always sitting in the quickest car.

  107. nyombi sidney

    nyombi sidneyPrije 24 dana

    Volkswagen Golf GTD, thumbs up