₹10 crore - ₹100 lakh
*Ex-showroom price in Delhi
Skoda Citigo • Price, Variants & Specifications
The Czech car manufacturer, Skoda Auto, usually caters to the luxury vehicle consumers. But, with the unveiling of its hatchback, the Skoda Citigo, in the home market, the company has made its intentions clear. Perfectly designed as a city-car, the Citigo is expected to be zippier on the Indian roads. Considered to take on the upcoming Volkswagen Up, the Skoda Citigo is rumourd to be priced in the range of Rs.3-5 lakhs.
Skoda Citigo Variants
Engine and performance
Skoda Citigo is expected to be powered by a 1 L three cylinder petrol engine capable of putting out a maximum power of 59bhp and a top torque of 95 lb/ft. The same 1L MPI variant that churns out 73 bhp and 95 lb/ft of torque gives another option. As for the base model, the engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission and the high end models come fitted with automatic gear box. Low emissions and decent mileage are the highlights of this model. The highly advanced engine offers better performance, high acceleration and a top speed of 164 kmph.
The bonnet has got a sedan-like look and the grille curves slightly in the middle to accommodate the impressive Skoda logo. The finned chrome grille and the peculiar xenon headlamps are characteristic of Skoda. The bumpers, door handles and door mirrors are body-colored. The fog-lamps on both the sides of the air intake grille ensure safety in inclement weather conditions. Large body colored bumper in the rear assumes prominence. Rear wiper is a sure thing and defogger is expected to be incorporated. Skoda Citigo sports a vertically placed tail lamps and the windshield is rectangular in shape. The wheel base measuring 2420 mm is long.
The Skoda Citigo is cleverly designed. There is style as well as comfort inside. The car comes in two variants- the 3door and 5 door. In the three-door version, there is an Easy Entry System that allows easy access to the rear seats. There is ample space inside for comfortable journey and the interior boasts of several storage compartments, cup holders and multimedia system. The car also comes with a portable navigation system with a five inch touch screen, fitted to the dashboard. This system provides blue-tooth connectivity and infotainment system.
Features and specifications
The Skoda Citigo is equipped with advanced safety features. The car boasts of ABS, ESP, starts/stop system, brake energy recuperation and low rolling resistance tires. Head Thorax side bags are integrated to protect the head of the front passengers. The Low Range Radar Sensor locates hindrance in front and brakes automatically if the car is moving under 30 km/h. Parking sensors, fog-lamps, traction control and rear seat belts with tensioners are among other features that enhances the safety of the passengers.
As for Skoda Citigo, the mantra is maximum quality, high performance and attractive pricing.