The facelifted Skoda Fabia is labelled from £11,160, a £650 cost arise over a effusive model.
The same operation of specs will seem as a pre-facelift version, with S during a bottom and Monte Carlo and Colour Edition cars during a top, nonetheless pricing for a latter dual will come later. Currently, a range-topping Fabia is the £17,950 1.0 TSI SE L estate.
Leading a updates of a Fabia, that was initial denounced in facelifted form at the Geneva engine show, is a dismissal of a diesel choice from a car’s engine lineup – a usually engines accessible are 1.0-litre three-cylinder engines, with between 59 and 109bhp. The 1.4-litre diesel from a stream Fabia will no longer be an option, post-facelift.
The dual higher-powered engines are particulate filter-equipped TSI units, while a reduce energy engines are naturally-aspirated MPI engines. The highest-power engine can be versed with a seven-speed DSG involuntary gearbox.
Skoda claims that a petrol engines are as spare and inexpensive to run as their diesel counterparts, hence a petrol-only engine options. Diesels typically sell in distant smaller numbers in a supermini segment, so delayed sales has also shabby a decision. 98% of Fabia sales are now petrol, while only 2% are diesels.
Higher-spec record has trickled down from Skoda’s incomparable models into a Fabia, that now includes a blind mark monitor, back trade warning complement (which alerts a motorist of coming trade when reversing) and involuntary high lamp assistance.
In further to a tweaked front-end pattern and tech, a new Fabia gets a rested interior, with two-tone seats and new interior strips. The instrument cluster has been redesigned, and Skoda’s signature ‘Simply Clever’ facilities have been updated, including a tyre step abyss dimensions apparatus integrated into a filler-cap-stowed ice scraper. The Fabia estate gets an LED flame in a boot, while both cars are accessible with rear-seat USB ports.
The infotainment complement has been given a boost – it’s now a 6.5in complement with Apple Carplay and Android Auto integrated, as good as real-time tour information when versed with sat-nav.
The Fabia is Skoda’s second-best-seller in a UK, with 19,275 purebred in a UK final year, compared with 20,493 Octavias.
UK deliveries are set to be a few weeks after than European deliveries; first business will accept their cars in September.
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