For the first time ever, ŠKODA offers a
compact car which combines ŠKODA’s good practical qualities with the
hatchback shape. With its dynamically fresh design, the ŠKODA Rapid
Spaceback is set to address younger
customer segments. Rapid
Spaceback offers the largest legroom (64 millimeters) and the largest
headroom (980 millimeters) in its segment. Likewise, the trunk volumes
are among the
best figures in the segment, measuring 415 liters or 1,381 liters when
the rear bench is folded down.
With its clean, elegant design, this ŠKODA compact SUV is just perfect for city driving, which is underscored by surefooted on-road handling and excellent variability of the interior with a VarioFlex rear seat system. The wide range of available engines, transmissions and optional equipment also enables a Yeti to be “custom tailored”.
Rugged styling features make it clear that Yeti Outdoor feels most at home outside the paved roads. And hand in hand with the adventurous looks comes also the Haldex 5 four-wheel drive. The wide range of available engines, transmissions and optional equipment also enables a Yeti to be “custom tailored”.
Buying a new car is nearly always a compromise between form and
function, style and practicality, quality and cost. The all-new ŠKODA Superb
Combi is an exception to this rule. With a 660-litre boot, the stylish estate
version of our flagship model has the largest boot in the entire class. 31
additional ‘Simply Clever’ features have been specifically designed to
make your life easier. The array of assistance systems available will not only
make travelling safer, but also give you the comfort you and your passengers
would expect from a world-class vehicle. Superior handling, performance and efficiency,
coupled with the latest technological advances ensure that buying a new car is
no longer about making compromises.
› Best February of all time: ŠKODA global deliveries increase to 81,200 vehicles (+ 3.1%) › Double-digit growth rates in Central and Eastern Europe (+ 12.9% and + 13.3%), India (+ 12.8%) and Israel (+ 19.8%)› ŠKODA presents six new models at the Geneva Motor Show
Mladá Boleslav, 13 March 2017 – ŠKODA continues along the path of growth in 2017. The Czech car manufacturer delivered 81,200 vehicles to customers worldwide in February; 3.1% more than in the same period last year (February 2016: 78,800). ŠKODA sold more cars than any February in its history. The Czech manufacturer achieved double-digit growth in Central and Eastern Europe (+ 12.9% and + 13.3%), India (+ 12.8%) and Israel (+ 19.8%), among others.
"We are delighted with our strong start to 2017. We expect the market launch of the OCTAVIA product upgrade as well as the new KODIAQ to create further momentum," says Werner Eichhorn, ŠKODA Board Member for Sales and Marketing.At the Geneva Motor Show, ŠKODA is currently presenting the new KODIAQ SPORTLINE and KODIAQ SCOUT, as well as the model revisions of the ŠKODA OCTAVIA, RAPID and CITIGO.In Western Europe, deliveries to customers rose by 7.0% in February to 34,800 vehicles (February 2016: 32,500). With 12,600 vehicles, Germany remains the strongest single European market (February 2016: 12,100 vehicles, +4.5%). ŠKODA recorded double-digit growth rates in the UK (3,400 vehicles, +23.6%), Italy (2,200 vehicles + 20.1%), Belgium (2 000 vehicles, +27.1%) and Austria (1,900 vehicles, +64.7%).In Central Europe, ŠKODA achieved an increase of 12.9% with 17,400 cars (February 2016: 15,400 vehicles). Deliveries on the home market of the Czech Republic rose by 8.8% to 8,200 vehicles, in Poland (5,700 vehicles, + 16.3%), Slovakia (1,700 vehicles, +15.4%), Slovenia (600 vehicles, +22.6%) and Croatia (300 vehicles; +46.9%), also rose in double figures.In Eastern Europe, excluding Russia, ŠKODA achieved a year-on-year increase of 13.3% with 2,800 vehicles delivered (February 2016: 2,500 vehicles). In the same period, 400 customers in Ukraine received their new ŠKODA – an increase of 93.9% (February 2016: 200 vehicles). The number of deliveries increased significantly in Bosnia (200 vehicles, + 55.7%), Bulgaria (200 vehicles, +17.5%) and the Baltic States (600 vehicles, + 22.9%). In Russia, ŠKODA achieved an increase of 4.6% with 4,300 vehicles (February 2016: 4,100 vehicles).In China – the brand’s largest market worldwide – ŠKODA handed over the keys to 15,000 new vehicles (February 2016: 18,500 vehicles; -18.8%). Deliveries overseas increased by 98% to a total of 2,500 vehicles.At the Geneva Motor Show, ŠKODA is presenting several new highlights. These include the ŠKODA KODIAQ SCOUT and ŠKODA KODIAQ SPORTLINE alongside the extensively upgraded ŠKODA OCTAVIA as well as the sporty spearhead ŠKODA OCTAVIA RS 245 and the ŠKODA OCTAVIA SCOUT with a rugged off-road look. In addition, the upgraded ŠKODA models RAPID and RAPID SPACEBACK, and Citigo are on show.ŠKODA deliveries to customers in February 2017 (in units, rounded off, by model; +/- in percent compared to February 2016):ŠKODA OCTAVIA (28,600; -8.6%)ŠKODA FABIA (16,700, + 15.2%)ŠKODA RAPID (15,000, + 12.1%)ŠKODA SUPERB (10,900, + 17.1%)ŠKODA KODIAQ (1,300; + 100.0%)ŠKODA YETI (6,300, -15.7%)ŠKODA CITIGO (only sold in Europe: 2,300, -16.4%)
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