Skoda Citigo coming to India soon!

Published: 22nd December 2011
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The Czech brand Skoda is all set to launch popular small car Skoda Citigo in India very soon! Skoda Citigo is the first small car from Skoda Auto which is based on the Volkswagen Up. In terms of technology, build quality and price the new Skoda Citigo will settle into the A-Segment and B Segment of Skoda cars. By the summer of next year this popular small car will be available in European market and by the end of next year or before it will hit the Indian roads in competitive and affordable price range.



In Indian market Skoda Auto will launch the five door version of Skoda Citigo Price that is expected to be displayed at the upcoming Auto Expo 2012 in New Delhi in the month of January. Already the Czech auto giant has a premium hatchback its Indian stable with name of Skoda Fabia which is doing but the company seeks to enhance its small car portfolio in the Indian auto market. So, it is planing to launch the Skoda Citigo in India by the mid of next year. So far, the company has not announced Skoda Citigo price for the Indian auto market but is expected to fall in the range of Rs. 4.50 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh at ex-showroom.



In this expected price range, Skoda Citigo may take on rivals like Ford Figo, Maruti Swift, Hyundai i20, Volkswagen Polo etc. The new Skoda Citigo will be available only in petrol model which is expected to be powered by a 1.0 MPI, 3 cylinder engine that has displacement of 999cc. This small engine of the car is expected to generate maximum power of 44PS at 5000-6000 rpm and peak torque of 95Nm at 3000-4300 rpm. The small engine will be mated with a 5 speed manual gearbox. The new Skoda Citigo mileage is expected around 20 kmpl.



The new Skoda Citigo is fully based on popular small car, Volkswagen Up which proves after watching Skoda Citigo pictures. The new Skoda Citigo features and specifications are also expected more luxurious than Volkswagen Up so, we can say it a premium hatchback. The speculated comfort and safety features of the popular Skoda small car are body coloured bumpers, ORVM indicator, xenon headlamps, rear wiper, trip meter, rear defogger, headlamp washer, parking sensors, rear AC vent, steering adjustment, traction control, ABS with EBD, 2 DIN music system, AC, power windows, tinted glass, remote central locking, remote fuel filler, sun roof, auto headlamp etc.



The expected Skoda Citigo variants are the two like three doors and five doors. In Indian auto market the company will launch the five door model. The new Skoda Citigo dimensions for India abound five door model are more big than 3 door model which has seating capacity of 4 to 5 passenger. So, due to good dimensional area, innovative comfort and safety features, impressive mileage and competitive price range the new Skoda small car is expected value for money in the Indian auto market.



Last month, Skoda Auto India has also launched the re-freshed version for its popular hatchback Skoda Fabia which is doing well. Meanwhile, India based some of another car makers have also launched their new car models like Nissan Sunny, new Tata Indica Vista, Force One, New Maruti Swift, New Volkswagen Jetta, New Honda Jazz, Toyota Etios Liva, Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Beat diesel, Audi A6, Tata Aria 4x2, new Tata Indica Xeta, Honda Brio, Mahindra XUV 500 etc.





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