Skoda is all set to enter into small segment cars. The much anticipated and current talk of the town is the all new Skoda Citigo. The marvelous venture will be seen rolling over the roads by the festive Diwali season. Coping up with the glitz and glamour of the festival, the Citigo will match the grandeur and charm of the ambience. Skoda has placed the new hatch on grounds, leveling and giving a tough rivalry to the Volkswagen UP, both having the same platform and technology.
Petrol engine (3 doors) 1998cc, Manual, Petrol, 11.0 - 15.4 kmpl
Petrol engine (5 doors) 1998cc, Manual, Petrol, 11.0 - 15.4 kmpl
Mileage, Average and Fuel Economy
The Citigo has been equipped with a petrol engine which is likely to give good mileage as per the past records of the Skoda cars. According to the engine specifications the car will give decent mileage of 11 kmpl in the city and will boost up to 15.4 kmpl on the highways. The CO2 emission varies from 105 to 108 g/km. The accurate details regarding the efficiency will be revealed once the car hits the market.
The Citigo has been equipped with a petrol engine which is expected to give good mileage as per the past records of the Skoda cars. The engine in a three door Citigo will be capable of generating the power output of 44 kW/60 BHP and top torque of 95 Nm. On the other hand the same 1.0L MPI will churn out the power of 55 kW/75 BHP and torque of 95 Nm in five door hatchback. The CO2 emission varies from 105 to 108 g/km. The accurate details regarding the efficiency will be revealed once the car hits the market.
Citigo cars might be considered among one of the most attractive hatchbacks on Indian roads upon its launch. Its signature Skoda radiator grille comes with chrome finish, while the attractive headlamps define the sporty character of the Czech models. The fog lamps are integrated into the body-coloured bumpers while its alloy wheels add substance to the body. The B-pillar smoothly follows the same angle at which its bonnet rises from the front. The car has Length 3560mm, Width 1650mm, Height 1480mm and with a wheelbase of 2420mm. The ground clearance of this car is also praise able. It has great boot space of 251mm. The Citigo is mastered with amazing looks with fine grille; ample of chrome along with peculiar headlamps gives a distinct picture. The various features include xenon headlamps, rear wiper, trip meter, rear defogger, headlamp washer, sun roof and auto headlamp. The rear side is dominated by large and elevated body color bumpers. Unlike most hatchbacks in India which house a round or horizontal tail lights, Skoda Citigo will have vertically placed tail lamps. The rear windshield is rectangular and is small is length.
Skoda Citigo interiors are ergonomically designed and very comfortable. The car has a comfortable sitting capacity of 5 passengers including the driver. The driver seat is adjustable and 3 spoke powered steering wheel helps to handle the car easily. The car also is installed with automatic AC with sufficient vents for much needed cool cabin atmosphere. Apart from that CD/MP3 player with four speakers that enrich the inside comfort level. The seats have been arranged to provide you the comfortable journey. The interiors of Honda Brio are very attractive with irresistible look and this head turner is sure to attract the car lovers in just a glance. Huge Leg room on the back side has been provided for comfortable riding for rear passengers as well. As far as comfort is concerned it is loaded with features like Power Steering, Front Power Windows and digital clock are available as standard on the Citigo
Skoda Citigo has tubeless radial tyres which are puncture resistant to give you a hassle free journey. The car has a good wheelbase. The ground clearance of this car is pretty good.
Braking and Handling
A unique braking system is incorporated in the car. The Braking system in the Skoda Citigo is expected to have front disk and rear drum brake. The disc brakes become more effective with Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with EBD. For better handling and comfort, advanced suspensions are fitted in this car.
Handling and Safety
Safety is naturally assured in all Skoda vehicles and Citigo is no exception. For the very first time, a Skoda car features a Head-Thorax side air-bag technology, which has been designed specially by Skoda engineers. This provides protection to front seat passengers from fatal head injuries. 'City Safe Drive' is another unique safety feature, which sets another precedent for cars of this segment. This brake assistance system automatically activates at speeds lower than 30 kilometer per hour. This system is assimilated with laser sensors that are programmed to initiate emergency brakes in possible collision scenario. Seat belts, fog lamps, rear defogger and wiper are also included in the car.