We have discovered the price for the latest Škoda Citigo, and it is friendlier to your bank balance than the closest competitors VW up! and the SEAT
Mii in the small car segment.
The Appearance and Promises
For all the automobile lovers and especially Škoda aficionados out there, the price announcement for Citigo was one of the most
awaited ones in UK for the year 2012. The automobile industry is a step closer to the launch of this much-anticipated model with this declaration
Škoda’s debut level endeavor in the rapidly expanding small car segment assures a lissome drive on the roads, remarkable interiors in terms of space
and aesthetics and is sure to set new standards in technical superiority. This leading brand’s Citigo seems like a complete package in terms of
looks and functionality. It’s all set to entice a modern city car buyer.
lays stress on overall security and tyre safety. And the brand has already proved its integrity by earning five stars on this front from the
eminent Euro NCAP.
At a decent £7,630 for the three-door basic model, the basic Citigo is all set to overpower the Seat Mii and the VW UP! by £215 and £365
respectively. This model, Citigo S comes with a standard, manual 5-speed gear system, 14-inch of wheels with sturdy steel, airbags for the head
and the thorax, a state-of-the-art CD player, one auxiliary port and a 54bhp, 1.0 litre, tri-cylinder petrol-propelled engine. You will need to shell
out £350 more for a basic five-door Citigo!
Next in line to impress one and all is the mid-range Citigo SE, which is an excellent example of cost vs. benefits. It is the best among the
range for the value it provides for the basic price of £8,530 for a 3-door model and £8,880 if you need two extra doors!! The appealing look due to the
mirrors and handles in the same color as that of the body, the centralized locking via remote, the super-efficient air-conditioning and electrically
operable front windows, is all worth the price. Also, the SE comes with enhanced standards of safety.
The flagship model of the Škoda Citigo range, Elegance, boasts of 14-inch alloy wheels, fog-aiding lamps in the front, efficient
heating for the electrically regulated mirrors and the front seats and a steering wheel spruced up with chic leather. Elegance will be launched
with Skoda’s GreenTec wrap up, which will make this option of Citigo dearer by £350-£410 than other trimmer versions. The GreenTec
package comes with efficient start and stop function, advanced braking system, tyres with lower resistance to rolling and a compact ride height. Due to
all these features, Elegance will impart a great 68.9mpg and will give out a low CO2 at 96g/km.
Another exceptional feature includes Skoda’s advanced infotainment device called a PID which will serve as a handy personal computer, an
efficient navigation unit, a multi-media device and Bluetooth connector to the car owner. The Elegance will be all yours for a price of £9,470
for the 3-way entry version and £9,820 for a 5-door model.
The Skoda Citigo will hit the retail market in June this year.