Skoda Fabia, the fourth generation is even more spacious

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The fourth generation of the Skoda Fabia is ready to arrive on the market, with an important load of innovations starting from the platform on which it is built, namely the MQB-A0 of the Volkswagen Group already used by the latest versions of the Polo and the Ibiza. The use of this base made it possible to develop the most spacious car in the B segment, even in the face of a length increased up to 4.11 meters, which are only 17 cm less than the Golf, with which it shares the volume of the luggage compartment. : 380 liters. It soon becomes clear, therefore, that for the Bohemian House this is a very important model “The Fabia embodies the values ​​of our brand like no other model. The latest generation has everything it takes to continue the success of the previous ones. It offers more space of competitors, perfect connectivity, advanced assistance systems and an emotional design, ”said Thomas Schäfer, CEO of Skoda.

In this regard, the front and rear LED lights stand out on the outside, while inside there is a symmetrical dashboard that highlights in the large central display of the 9.2 “infotainment, which is connected, has a wide range of online services and can be connected to the smartphone without the need for cables. It is set between the horizontal decorative strips for which you can choose between six different graphics. The induction charging plate, the digital instrumentation are also available as an option 10.25 “and a sound system with amplifier and subwoofer. Speaking of safety, there are up to 9 airbags and among the ADAS the Travel assistant (adaptive cruise control + crosia maintenance) and the Park Assistant stand out. As for the engines, the 1.0 3-cylinder is available in four versions: two naturally aspirated 65 and 80 bhp and two direct injection turbochargers with 95 and 100 bhp.

All engines have a 5-speed manual gearbox and only the most powerful has 6 gears or the 7-speed DSG as an option. Average consumption is very interesting, all in the order of 20 km with one liter (WLTP approval), also thanks to the particularly favorable Cx of 0.28. With the optional fuel tank, 50 instead of 40 liters, the Fabia can travel up to 900 km on a full tank. Finally, here too there are the traditional “simply clever” solutions of all Skodas, from the folding front passenger backrest to the various equipped storage compartments. At the launch on the Italian market, scheduled for autumn, the Ambition and Style trim levels will be available, to which the sporty Monte Carlo variant will later be added.

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