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Pricing for the new ˇSkoda Fabia Combi, presented alongside the new Fabia at the Paris Motor show in September and which will launch in Ireland on February 9 next, has been announced. The entry price to the Fabia Combi is €15,495 for the 1.0-litre, 75bhp Active. The direct price comparison over the new Fabia hatch model remains at €700.

Since its debut back in 2000, over 3.4 million Fabia vehicles have been sold worldwide with 1.1 million in the Combi range. ˇSkoda, having traditionally held the number one slot in this segment in both Ireland and Europe, plans to continue this trend with the new third generation model.

The new Fabia’s style echoes that of other models in the ˇSKODA range and hints at the future direction of the ˇSKODA Brand.

Compared to its predecessor the new Fabia Combi is in fact longer by 10mm and more impressively 90mm wider which helps the Fabia Combi to achieve class leading luggage capacity of 530 litres, 200 litres more than the hatch (also class leading).

The exterior style is enhanced by reducing the height by a full 31mm and in conjunction with new with of the vehicle has improved both styling proportions and road handling.

In addition to cosmetic changes the Fabia Combi receives a completely new line-up of petrol and diesel engines coupled to manual and DSG transmissions.

The entry to the range is the petrol 1.0-litre MPI, 75bhp with turbo charged 1.2-litre TSI 90bhp and 110bhp also in the offering.

The new Fabia is derived from the coveted MQP platform from the Volkswagen Group resulting in exceptional driving dynamics and efficiencies.

The Fabia is in fact 55kg lighter than its forerunner and that contributes to CO2 and Fuel Efficiency savings of up to 17% in the entry petrol offering.

The most fuel efficient diesel delivers on average 3.4 l/100km (83 mpg).


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