Skoda has released pricing details of its newest Citigo, one of the most anticipated new-vehicle launches in the United Kingdom. This is the company's first entry in the fast-emerging city automobile segment. the automaker claims that this model delivers remarkable interior space, agile road manners and a new benchmark in technical superiority, all packaged in the Citigo's contemporary design, appealing to a variety of new car buyers.
Moreover, the vehicle has already received a five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP. The Citigo is only 3,563 mm long, and is offered in either five-door or three-door body styles. It accommodates four people and has 251 liter of boot behind. When the back seats are folded down, the boot space increased to a class-leading 951 liters on the three-door model and 959 liters on the five-door variant. The Citigo features all the core values for which Skoda has become popular -- engineering excellence with a human touch.
It offers a variety of inventive storage solutions as well as a document and photo holder, a glove compartment with an attached bag hook and other clever features. Furthermore, it is the first ŠKODA model to feature the revised 'winged arrow' logo of the brand. The vehicle is run by a single three-cylinder 1.0-litre petrol powerplant with either 60PS or 75PS.
It generates the most fuel-efficient and cleanest drive possible with carbon dioxide emissions ranging from only 96 to 105g/km. Fuel economy is as high as 68.9 mpg. The entry-level Citigo S models offer a comprehensive list of standard equipment such as Head/Thorax airbags, power steering, height-adjustable steering wheel, preparation for portable infotainment device (PID), daytime driving lights, 14-inch steel wheels and CD player with aux input.
The S trim is available for as low as £7,630 for the three-door variant and £7,980 for the five-door version. The mid-level Citigo SE features electric front windows, ESP, body colored door mirrors and handles, air-conditioning and remote central locking as standard. The SE trim has a starting price of £8,530 for the three-door variant and £8,880 for the five-door unit.
The flagship trim line of Citigo is the Elegance, which offers heated and electrically adjustable door mirrors, heated front seats, 14-inch alloy wheels, front fog lamps and leather steering wheel as standard features. Prices for this flagship trim line start at £9,470 for the three-door variant and £9,820 for the five-door version.