People have different choices in cars. Indeed they tend to prefer hatchbacks over sedans. Infact I researched about the term “Hatchback” and found out that it was coined in 1930’s and practically this type of body design was available in 1970. Hatchback configurations maybe either three door or two door.
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Skoda Fabia – Most popular hatchback of 2012
In this post I have gone a step forward and reviewing a hatchback called the “Skoda Fabia”. Indeed I am doing this so because Hatchbacks have finally found the niche and acceptance in the Indian market and are widely popular on the Indian shores too.
Skodia Fabia was available in 1.2 and 1.6 litre petrol and diesel versions. In all there are 12 variants, 6 each of petrol and diesel.
Top and Base Model Features
The top end Fabia petrol comes loaded with ABS, EBC and dual rate brake assist and front airbags. Apart from that the Audio has AUX input and multi function display. It has a 1598 cc.
The base end Fabia petrol has the usual steel wheels and wheel cover. The base model boasts of 1198 cc engine.
Mileage – 1.2 V/S 1.6 cc petrol engines
The 1.2 cc engine delivers a mileage of 16.4 kmpl whereas the 1.6 cc engine delivers comparatively low mileage of just 14.8 kmpl.
1.2 cc diesel engine
The diesel variant of Fabia is quite efficient and has a respectable mileage of 20.9 kmpl.
Power Output – Skoda Fabia
The 1.2 litre engine power output is 75 Bhp at 5400 rpm when the torque is 110 Nm at 3750 rpm. As compared to the 1.2 litre engine, the 1.6 litre engine is super efficient and power output is 105 Bhp of maximum power at 2550 rpm and 153 Nm of torque at 3800 rpm.
Interiors of Fabia
The availability of Steering adjustment, power windows, center locking, tinted windows, excellent audio system and various other features makes Fabia interior rich.
Pricing of Skoda Fabia
The prices of Skoda Fabia ranges from 4.46 lakh and goes upwards to 7.25 lakh.