|Engine||1.4L PD TDI I-3||Power Window|
|Max Torque||155 Nm@1600-2800 rpm||Power Steering|
|Max. Power||70 bhp@4000 rpm||Air Conditioner|
|Transmission||5-Speed Manual||CD Player|
Skoda Fabia India
Skoda Fabia is the first entrant from the premium car maker in the entry level segment in India. Skoda Fabia comes in petrol and diesel variants. The Skoda Fabia has been the toast of the audience with its stylish looks and great quality. Since its inception in 2008, the Skoda Fabia has been on the sales chart with over 15 lakh units sold in Europe and other countries. Currently the car is available with three engine options.
Skoda Fabia Exteriors
Skoda Fabia exterior has sporty design with sleek chrome finished vertical fins which makes it impressive at the first sight. The front bumpers are wide and that makes its exterior masculine. The lights and the tyres add to the sporty image of the car. To add more comfort to your Fabia experience, there are electronic controlled opening and closing of the windows. The design of the car makes it class apart from its peers. The alloy wheels with wide tyres boost the overall appeal. The logo on the bonnet of the car exhibits its brand value. The new signature grille is also seen on the new Laura and Superb.
Skoda Fabia Engine
The Skoda Fabia has three engine variants. The petrol variant comes in a1.2-litre and 1.6-litre while a 1.2-litre engine runs in the diesel as well. The 1.2 MPI motor is an in-line, liquid cooling system, 12V DOHC, transverse in front engine with three cylinders. It has a displacement of 1198 cc which delivers a maximum power of 75 bhp at 5400 rpm with a maximum torque of 110 Nm at 3750 rpm. The 1.6 L engine with four cylinders is an in-line, liquid cooling system, 16V DOHC, transverse in front engine with three cylinders. It has a displacement of 1598 cc which delivers a maximum power of 105 bhp at 5250 rpm with a maximum torque of 153 Nm at 3800 rpm. The 1.2 TDI CR turbocharged engine with three cylinders is an in-line, liquid cooling system, 12V DOHC, transverse in front. It has a displacement of 1199 cc which delivers a maximum power of 75 bhp at 4200 rpm with a maximum torque of 180 Nm at 2000 rpm.
Skoda Fabia Interiors
The interiors of Skoda Fabia have an impressive dual tone design for a lavish feel. The Fabia’s upright shape lends it spacious, comfortable interiors that can easily seat five and a big boot. The front seats are wider, with generous legroom. Seat height is adjustable. Dash layout is simple and the trim feels robust but it looks basic when compared to its rivals. The hatchback boot is easy to access, and is deep enough to swallow a couple of suitcases. The seats are supportive and the driving position adjusts to fit anyone. The driver’s information display has also been redesigned, the central screen now featuring a gear-change indicator, which makes a significant contribution to higher fuel economy.
Skoda Fabia Safety Features
The Fabia seats are adjustable with front and rear head restraints to reduce the chances of injury to the neck in the eventuality of a collision. Its anti-glare interior rear view mirror makes sure you have a safe drive. The rear-windscreen is equipped with a defogger with timer, washer and wiper that increases visibility. Its remote control locking and unlocking of doors ensures your car is always safe. The Skoda Fabia is equipped with the Dual Rate Brake Assist, in addition to the Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS). The Fabia provides dual front airbags that keep passengers safe in case of accidents. The multi-reflector fog lamps in the Skoda Fabia is made of clear glass and maximises visibility in the most adverse weather conditions. The Fabia is equipped with the engine immobilizer.
Skoda Fabia Colors
Skoda Fabia Ride and Handling
Steering feel is much like the current-generation Polo, accurate and with good feedback. It is so compact that you can drive it and park it with utmost ease in the most congested areas. The car's handling characteristics are well-balanced and neutral. However when compared to supermini standards, controlling the car on tight turns sometimes become difficult. The suspension is tuned brilliantly to provide a perfect balance between handling and good ride quality. The result is a comfortable ride, but corresponding levels of roll through the corners.
Skoda Fabia Specifications
Skoda Fabia has overall length of 4000mm, width 1642mm and 1522mm of height with a larger wheelbase of 2465mm. The car has a ground clearance of 158mm.
Skoda Fabia Ex-Showroom Price
The Skoda Fabia price is around Rs 4.35 lakhs to approximately Rs 6.69 lakhs. The following are the prices of new Skoda Fabia –INR ex showroom New Delhi.
|1.2 MPI||1.2 TDI||1.6 MPI|
Skoda Fabia Models
Skoda Fabia Petrol Classic: The base level petrol variant is loaded with an air conditioner & air quality control, Power steering & adjustable/Tilt steering. Cup holders are present on the rear as well as on the front side of this variant, remote Trunk/boot lid & fuel lid opener. For safety purposes Driver Air bags are also present, CD player with speakers on the front & rear side of the car with central locking make the car worth to purchase. 45 liter fuel tank capacity, adjustable seats supported with rear seat head rest. There is lamp in the rear luggage compartment and rear studying lamp. Height adjustable seat belts. Electronic Multi tripmeter & digital odometer with low fuel warning lights.
Skoda Fabia Petrol Ambiente: This model is the same as the petrol classic variant but with power windows on the front side, front passenger air bags & vanity mirrors. With body colored bumpers, door handles, tailgate handles & outside rear view mirror makes this car best in this range.
Skoda Fabia Petrol Elegance: Has all the ingredients of the gasoline Classic & Ambiente variants but with power window on the front & rear side, alloy wheels, ABS (anti lock brake system), tachometer, digital clock & outside temperature display along with Front & rear fog lamps.
Skoda Fabia 1.6 Petrol Elegance: Has all the features of the Petrol Elegance variant, except the power mill.
Skoda Fabia Diesel Classic: The entry level Skoda Fabia Diesel variant comes with a 1.2L, TDI CR Diesel Engine and rest of the features are same as the Petrol Classic.
Skoda Fabia Diesel Ambiente: With 1.2L, TDI CR Diesel Engine and rest of the features are same as Petrol Ambiente.
Skoda Fabia Diesel Elegance: With 1.2L, TDI CR Diesel Engine and rest of the features are same as Petrol Elegance.
Skoda Fabia Competitors
Skoda Fabia vs Honda Jazz: Honda Jazz is more comfortable than the Skoda Fabia and has better interiors. The Fabia gives a better mileage and is easy to drive in the cities. Honda Jazz is more powerful than the Fabia.
Skoda Fabia vs Hyundai i20: Hyundai i20 is the robust car over the Skoda Fabia. The i20 interiors are far better than the Skoda Fabia. The Hyundai i20 gives more mileage than the Skoda Fabia.
Skoda Fabia vs Maruti Swift: Skoda Fabia beats the Swift in terms of the ride and handling and has a good road presence than the Swift. Skoda Fabia comes with better features and technology. Swift is available at a better price than the Fabia.
Skoda Fabia Awards
Serbian Car of the Year 2007
2010 The Caravan Club Fabia: Class Winner under £16,000
2007 Top Gear: Owner Satisfaction Top Ten: 4th Place
2007 Scottish Group of Motoring Writers: Small Car of the Year
2006 Auto Express: Driver Power 5th place
2005 Auto Express: Driver Power 7th place
Car of the Year 2009, the Compact Car of the Year and the Best Active Small Car of the Year in India.
In Germany it won a Fleet Award 2009.
Expo Silesia Poland 2009 -first place in the 1st Controlled Eco-Rally.
Awards in China in 2009 - the Annual Safety Model of the A0-Class cars.
Skoda Fabia Mileage
The Skoda Fabia gives excellent fuel efficiency and the diesel variant of the car delivers 14.1 km/litre within the city while on the highway it delivers 18.5 km/litre. The petrol variant of the car delivers 14.7 km/litre on highway.
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