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Skoda’s Fabia Offered at a Bargain Price
Compared to the Super MINI segment, the Skoda Fabia by far offers more cars with fresh and timeless designs. The Skoda’s key strategy is to offer an “extra bit of car” at prices similar to those offered by its competitors. This is also one of the reasons why Fabia owners just love their cars because of its chic style, reliability, intelligent electronics, exceptional safety standards and affordable price.
The Fabia vRS has a lot more to offer, thanks to the Freeborn Skoda in Southampton for the really great deals that they offer. Customers who are to order a 07 plate in March will receive a discount of £880 and will be paying just £11,495 instead of the regular price.
Normally the vRS - a high performing five-door hatchback with sporting lines and a 130hp lag-free turbo diesel engine - would cost £12,375. The thing that buyers like about the vRS is its smooth engine you wouldn’t know it’s not petrol-fuelled until it came to topping up the tank.
This vehicle revs a power close to 130 mph and can accelerate from 0 to 62mph in just 9.5 seconds and still achieves an impressive 53.3 mpg. Although the Fabia looks compact at the outside, its interior is a different story. The Fabia is one of the largest cars in its class and offers an extensive head and legroom without sacrificing the boot space. The Fabia is a great vehicle whether it’s in the form of a hatchback, estate or saloon it is the ultimate travel companion.
The clean external lines found on the outside of the car continue inside where quality and layout are notable. The cabin exudes eloquent design with its soft materials and spacious room. Its split rear folding seat provides plenty of room as a fact even a Fabia hatchback is capable of holding asset of skis. The hatchback has 1,016 liters of storage and with the seats upright still provides 260 liters of storage capacity.
Skoda offers the Fabia to provide its customers to make their lives easier and simpler. The clever yet simple features of the Fabia such as a folding hook to hang shopping bags in the luggage compartment prevent purchases from falling out or spilling. Such a simple concept if you are to think about it but no other retailers was able to provide it except Skoda.
Fabia also boasts of its high safety standards which includes driver and front passenger airbags, ABS anti-lock braking, power steering, height-and reach-adjustable steering wheel and a height adjustable driver’s seat.
The vRS is also offered in hatchback body style only with 1.9 TDI PD 130bhp diesel engine. It is based on the Ambiente trim level and distinct from other Fabias due to its remarkable specification which includes:
• Electronic chassis systems including traction control
• Lowered suspension
• Chrome exhaust
• 16in alloy wheels
• Six-speed manual transmission
• Chrome gearknob and doorlocks
• vRS pedal cluster
• Sports seats with vRS upholstery
• Sports badging
Other practical features that come as standard include:
• Trip computer
• Electric front windows
• Body-coloured door mirrors
• Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
• Remote central locking
• Symphony radio/single CD with eight speakers
• Adjustable dashboard illumination
• Front fog lights
• Front reading light.
Skoda in Czech language means “damage”. Although it is an awkward name for an automobile company but it didn’t hinders the automaker from becoming the leading automobile manufacturer in Czech Republic. It became a subsidiary of Volkswagen Group in 1991. The German automaker’s acquisition of the Skoda has helped it to become a global force in the industry. Volkswagen is the largest German automaker and ranked fourth in the world next to GM, Toyota and Ford. VW is famous for its top-of-the-line automobiles and popular brand of auto parts such Volkswagen CV Boot.
About the Author: Growing up with three brothers, Natalie Anderson became exposed early to the world of automobiles. This 29-year-old account manager now dreams of having her very own top-of-the-line vintage car.