It would seem Skoda are going from strength to strength and the news that they will introduce a new crossover model planned for 2018 Skoda Fabia SUV. It would seem that Skoda has developed a taste for producing the smaller type SUV with prior models holding their own in their particular class.
The planned 2018 edition to the Czech’s outfit confirms that Skoda are reducing the size of their SUV each edition they introduce and although not a lot is known for certain it would seem on the grapevine that this is planned to be the smallest yet.
A spokesman for the company confirmed this and stated that after the success of the Kodiak and the Yeti they are working hard to develop a more compact sportier model. The Fabia planned for 2018 is set to rival VW T-Cross, the Seat Arona, and the Nissan Juke, all of which will already be on the market come to the Fabia release date.
2018 Skoda Fabia SUV – Appearance of Exterior and Interior
The new 2018 Skoda Fabia SUV is thought to be heading back in time in terms of its looks. The stylish and visually pleasing appearance is one of old crossed with a modern sporty feel. The designers are looking to play on emotion one would feel here and their aim was to take Skoda back to being Skoda except with numerous awards covering all aspects of vehicles.
The plans are to introduce the model with a number of different trim options, with a planned estate and upgraded Monti Carlo edition. The head lights will run smooth with the bumper making a clean design, the arches over the wheels slant. It is sure to catch the eye, and there is a definitive line running through the centre of the Skoda Fabia SUV 2018 adding to the visual aesthetics.
The interior looks set to follow standard Skoda layout despite being similar to the seat and the Nissan layout. I would expect if I was a customer a modern layout with the Skoda hallmarks. Those being simple and practical interior features, although well made solid workmanship. It’s expected that it will include a fully digitised centre panel infotainment system, keeping up to speed with the competition.
2018 Skoda Fabia SUV – Modifications in the Engine
As usual, 2018 Skoda Fabia SUV look set to introduce engine sizes to suit most starting with the 1.0 and ranging to the 1.4-liters. The Czechs claim to have completely redesigned the engine creating more responsiveness and more power.
The option may well include a turbocharged engine for those wanting a bit more power under their hood, whilst the Diesel version 3 cylinder engine will have a choice of power options in the 90 ps and the 105 ps version.
Not built to be the supercar that 2018 Skoda Fabia SUV drivers may want to see. One day, however, you know it is going to be reliable.
Based on the 1.0-liter version the 0-60 speed is set at around 15.7 seconds and the top end speed is around the 99 mph mark. The three cylinders mean it’s no race winner. However, is reliable and economical as ever with the Czech outfit TSI engines provide solid performance. The new 1.2 TSI engine is a turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine. Perfect for drivers wanting engine flexibility, whatever the situation.
We haven’t got a predecessor to judge this 2018 Skoda Fabia SUV on however as discussed its following in the lines of the crossover already in production in the Kodiak and the Yeti. Designed to be smaller and more compact it also takes aspects from its competition in the Nissan and VW, clever by Skoda to take their competitors best aspects and improve on them.
2018 Skoda Fabia SUV – Release Date and How Much will Cost?
With little known about the release or the exact date, we can only inform the eagerly anticipating public. That it will be the back end of 2018. Due to be released with a price band of that of current superminis. But they have planned it to undercut the similar Skoda Kodiak. Therefore you are looking at a starting price of around $13.000
In summary, it would seem to the keen motorists eye that Skoda has played it safe with this 2018 Skoda Fabia SUV. They would be right in some extents. We should expect the same reliable workmanship, the solid interior, and proper solid and sturdy materials. The 2018 Skoda Fabia SUV is built to last both shell and engine.
The Czechs, however, have moved on in turn of design and vehicle type, realising the opportunity available in the cross-over and small SUV market. They have pulled it off or so it would seem with a classy looking, dependable car. That is fuel economical as well as economical on the pocket, in my opinion, the better option should you opt for a small sporty SUV.