Production of the new 2015 Skoda Fabia Combi Estate has started at Škoda’s mother plant in Mladá Boleslav. The all-new third generation Fabia Estate scores even higher on space, functionality and eco-friendliness. Also, the model comes equipped with modern features such as the new MirrorLink and SmartGate technology. The new Fabia Combi will go on sale in home market in January 2015, while its UK launch will happen in March.
“The production launch of the new ŠKODA Fabia Estate is a key element of our comprehensive model campaign,” said ŠKODA Board Member for Production and Logistics, Michael Oeljeklaus. “As the best-selling vehicle in its segment, the Fabia Estate is a pillar of the ŠKODA growth strategy. With its outstanding features, it has everything to attract new consumer groups for both the model and the brand.”
The new Fabia Combi will go on sale just some weeks after the launch of the its hatchback sibling. The manufacturer has undertaken extensive modernization at its Mladá Boleslav plant, such as introducing a new, modern facility to configure new assistance systems, and renewing areas of the paint shop, for production of the new Fabia.
The new Fabia Estate is high on space and can seat up to five passengers in adequate comfort. At 530 litres (1395 litres with rear seat folded), it has the largest boot capacity in its segment. The new Fabia Estate comes with high-tech safety, comfort and infotainment systems from higher vehicle classes, including the MirrorLink technology, which displays smartphone apps, such as sat-nav, on the infotainment system screen. Also new is the SmartGate function. The new Fabia Combi Estate consumes up to 17% less fuel than the outgoing model. The new Fabia Estate GreenLine is the most economical variant, with estimated consumption of 91.1mpg combined and CO2 emissions of only 82 g/km.
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