Skoda lifts the Fabia

Mlada Boleslav (Czech Republic), 18. January 2018

Lack of success you can not blame the Skoda Fabia: the current Generation, which came to the end of 2014, have been sold more than 500.000 vehicles. However, the Fabia has to stay on the Ball, especially as the group puts its own competition such as the new editions of Seat Ibiza and VW Polo on the fur. So there is a Facelift, which is based on the Geneva auto salon 2018 (8. to 18. March), makes its debut.

Not a MQB in the Fabia

Unlike the already-mentioned Seat Ibiza and VW Polo, the Skoda Fabia is not based on the modular transverse Toolkit (MQB), but on a Mix of various platforms of the Volkswagen group. An Excess of assistance systems, or the "Active Info Display" are not to be expected for the Facelift. However, the should not expect the usually price-sensitive and pragmatic Fabia customers also mandatory.

Modified Face

On the first image of the Facelift Fabia with a new front design is visible, confirmed an optional equipment with LED headlamps and LED tail lamps. Skoda announces the addition of new "Simply Clever"solutions. In the dimensions it is likely to remain for a length of 3.99 meters, the Combi (a Fabia-specialty) measures 4.26 meters. In 2017, the Fabia received the 1.0 TSI with 95, respectively, 110 HP. Analogously to Ibiza and Polo, the base gasoline engine fed with a Liter displacement and 65 HP, there is 75 HP. The 1.4 TDI is expected to rise to 95 and 115 HP, if it will also give the Skoda Fabia a natural gas Turbo with 90 HP, is still open.(rh)