The Skoda Fabia has been produced since 1999, B- segment of the Czech manufacturer Skoda Auto. It is the successor to the Skoda Felicia, which was discontinued in 2001. The Fabia was the hatchback, estate and living bodies at launch, since 2007, the second generation is available in hatchback and wagon versions. It is based on the platform of the Volkswagen Polo Mk4 is based.
The first generation Skoda Fabia was officially presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 1999 and production of this model started in October the same year. The estate version Fabia Combi was introduced in September 2000 at the Paris Motor Show. It was the first model to the Volkswagen Group A04 platform, which it. Along with the Volkswagen Polo and SEAT Ibiza Mk4 Use Part of the success of the Fabia is the fact that all mechanical parts are developed by or in conjunction with Volkswagen, but are in a package that is priced to undercut other models of the Volkswagen Group offered. The only trace of non- VW Skoda Fabia in the motor 8v “MPI” 1.0 and 1.4, the modifications to the engine itself are left Skoda 1.3, and were used in the pre-Volkswagen Skoda Estelle as favorite.
In 2005, the Skoda Fabia facelift, with changed front fog lights and grille, slightly different rear lights, new steering wheel and revised specification levels. The VRS had also changed its final drive ratio. More importantly, the Council (55 kW) 1.4 petrol offered the Sport model with 75 HP with a manual transmission. This engine was fast, the 1.2 HTP, which is not as powerful an engine speed is indeed much freer, abandoned as a supporter. The sport also has its specification for seat belts and sunset privacy glass from the B pillar back are changed. The Fabia range shown at the Geneva Motor Show in 2006 had minor specification revisions. These include a center rear headrest, a safety belt three central points and four additional exterior colors. The 1.4 16v 75 HP (55 kW) petrol engine was replaced by a stronger 1.4 16V 80 HP (59 kW) engine.
The term is used by Skoda MPI to differentiate from 16v models and FSI engines. The PS (55 kW) version of the 1.4 16v 75 paired only on four -speed automatic transmission with the Volkswagen fuzzy logic operation until the addition of earlier Sport models, which combined with a manual transmission. The 1.4 8v was dropped in 2003 because they did not meet the requirements of future emissions. Its performance is heavily hampered by its old OHV design. Fabia ‘s overall performance and consumption fall behind other city cars and small family cars, as it is larger and heavier. However, the 1.2 HTP engine was developed specifically for the Fabia and offers better performance and fuel economy, and was later used in the actual Volkswagen Polo for its high recognition.
The Skoda Fabia was available in three trim levels: Classic, Comfort and Elegance. Later in life Fabia Comfort mid-size model fell for the name Ambiente to meet up with the rest of the range fittings. Other models available during the life of the vehicle include Ambient SE, Blackline, Silverline, Sport, Bohemia and VRS. Various safety features and minor changes were made over time. Easy and Junior models are in the Eastern European markets where budgets are lower selling. Some of these Fabias NOT painted bumpers or glove boxes. Is also sold in these markets, the Fabia practice, a panel van version of the Fabia with the rear windows and seats removed. A less powerful version of the 1.4 MPI with only 60 HP (44 kW), also sold in Eastern Europe. The decline of this engine was weaker than the car, fought to change weight. Except as flat surfaces fought for more than 30mpg.
Introduced in 2003, the Skoda Fabia VRS, while not the first diesel hot hatch, was the first exclusively diesel hot hatch, corresponds to no fuel. The engine is the engine of 1.9 liter Volkswagen Group pump – nozzle direct injection turbo diesel engine that produces 130 metric horsepower and 310 NM at 1,900 RPM, with a manual gearbox six speeds. It was the “Diesel Car of the Year 2003 ‘ at the Scottish Car of the Year Awards. Also falls in a low tax rate band in the UK, which further increases their cost advantages over their peers.
Official figures state 0 to 100 km/h in 9.6 seconds, but several motoring magazines and websites have measured faster times. The acceleration in the running times are 50-70 mph in 5.6 seconds faster than the BMW 330i which takes 6.0 seconds. 20-40 mph in 2.4 seconds is as quick as the Lotus Elise 111R. Better than 6.2 L/100 km still reach the Fabia VRS. If driven carefully some drivers have experienced MPG rates over long periods of 65-70 mpg. The Fabia VRS has a top speed of 128 miles per hour.
The second generation Skoda Fabia was officially launched at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2007 launched sold from April 2007. It still uses the PQ24 platform. However, the car is a bit larger than its predecessor and has styling cues from the new Roomster leisure activity vehicle. The exterior of the two cars, Roomster and Skoda Fabia were designed simultaneously to create the synergies Ingenlath Thomas and Peter Wouda.
The estate variant was officially announced in August 2007 and was presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2007. Compared to the first generation of the new Combi is 7 mm longer, 46 mm higher and the boat grown by 54 liters. The engine portfolio is the same as the sedan, without a 1.2 44 kW. In 2011, the Skoda Rapid in India was launched a four-door sedan with the same front-end design of the second generation Fabia, but more based on the new platform PQ25. It refers to the 2010 Volkswagen Vento in India developed. Essentially a three-volume version of the Volkswagen Polo Mk5 Skoda India is produced exclusively for the Indian market.