Skoda Auto, the Czech Republic-based car maker that is controlled and managed by the Volkswagen group, is irrefutably one of the most promising and relied-upon automobile companies in India. As a matter of fact, Skoda Auto India currently has 4 models under its belt namely Skoda Superb, Skoda Laura , Skoda Fabia and the lately manifested Skoda Yeti. Skoda Auto India, a fully owned subsidiary of Skoda Auto a.s. has made another noticeable attempt to offer its customers a value experience. The car maker recently geared-up to expand its market further, as it introduced four new versions of its very popular Skoda Fabia in the Indian market.
The new variants have been subjected to modification, in accordance with the current trend prevailing in the market and the feedback of its customers in India. The new designs of the Fabia would strive to satiate the customer needs by providing an enhanced value experience. Skoda has rolled-out four attractive and upgraded variants namely Fabia Active and Fabia Ambition, which are available in both petrol and diesel engine options, while the Active Plus and Ambition Plus are the packaged versions. These versions offer the opportunity to explore a wide range of new features, along with the standard ones.
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The accessories affixed to the latest variants are expected to entice the buyers in India, as they will have varied options to choose from. It is important to note that all the variants, except one variant of Fabia Elegance, offers 1.2 litre engine, generating a power of 74 hp. One of the petrol engine versions of Elegance is backed by a 1.6 litre engine that churns out a power of 103hp.
Skoda Fabia Active offers features like lower glove box cover, rear interior roof handles and all-new three spoke steering wheel. On the other hand, the Ambition will be affixed with heat-protect tint glasses in addition to rear roof handles and three spoke steering wheel. The Fabia Elegance group would display features like 15” alloy wheels, rear windscreen heater, rear windscreen wiper et al. The packaged version, that is the Active Plus, features front electrically adjustable windows, rear electrically adjustable windows, comfort opening and closing windows, among others.
The second packaged version known as Ambition Plus allows access to plethora of options, such as remote control with two foldable keys, remote control locking and unlocking of doors and boot lid. In addition, it is also equipped with rear electrically adjustable windows, comfort opening and closing windows and remote control opening and closing of windows.
All the launched versions of Fabia carry decent price tags, keeping in mind the new and unique features it is offering to the buyers, along with the standard class, sophistication and grace that represent Skoda Fabia. The Active variant is available within the price range of Rs. 4.39 lakhs to Rs. 5.66 lakhs, while the Fabia Ambition would be launched in the price range of Rs.4.85 lakhs to Rs 6.07 lakhs. The existing Fabia Elegance is available within the range of Rs 5.79 lakhs to 6.83 lakhs.
Thus, Skoda Auto India, with a network of 73 Dealerships and 8 Boutique showrooms across the country, does not seem to be in a mood to settle down, owing to the laurels earned previously, as its expansion spree continues undeterred.