From its hometown of Bratislava, Skoda is a reasonable priced car which allows the driver excellent driving experience, its passenger’s complete comfort and safety measurements for the entire aura of the car. Its record sales in 2011 gives additional motivation for the manufacturers which tend to increase their quality as their customers tend to increase theirs.
Family is definitely a word that can describe the Skoda Citigo 5-door automobile. Its dimensions (1.65 meters wide, 3.56 meters long and 1.48 meters high) present a merger of comfort and compatibility. The boot volume is 251 liters, which is the biggest outside the Volkswagen Group, and the interior’s width is 1.36 meters with foldable back seats completing the luggage volume to a total of 959 liters.
Stylish, starting from the front, the Skoda Citigo is the first one to carry the new logo, which is quite remarkable. Continuing the “sightseeing” tour from the logo, the grill is chrome-framed slat with molded headlight; the large glass surface and clean contours are impressive for the body layout.
Clever, is the word which can perfectly describe the layout of the cabin; bicolor dashboard, many storage options like storage nets on the back rests of the front seats, multimedia and cup holders, the bag hook on the glove compartment opening mechanism.
The Skoda Citigo 5-door has received five stars on the Euro NCAP crash test. Those stars are earned with head-and-thorax airbags available on the front seats; brand new “City Safe Drive” braking assistant activating at speeds below 20 kph; safety highlight, laser sensor capable of detecting an impending crash; subsequent automatic brake reduction, capable of reducing the impact or preventing it; with the Seat Mii and VW up!, the Skoda Citigo is the only car with emergency breaking function in the subcompact segment.
The driving experience is enabled with 2 available engines: 1.0 liter (999 cu cm) engine with an output of 44 kW/60 hp, and 1.0 liter (999 cu cm) engine with 55 kW/75 hp. 4.1 l/100 is the average fuel consumption with 96 g/km of CO2 emissions. Fuel efficiency is part of the engine’s and transmission design for the needs of urban streets, meaning that the engine can reach optimal temperature in short amount of time and result in economical work condition.
Modern, is the word that best describes the ‘Move&Fun” mobile multifunctional system. Developed with Navigon, navigation system specialist from Germany, what the “Move&Fun” do is combine navigation system, information, a hands-free phone and entertainment (a media player). Apart from showing you the right way, it will display important vehicle data (like parking sensor signals and onboard computer information); “car” menu area giving all the relevant information regarding, trip time, range, consumption data and speed; ‘navigation’ menu containing maps of 37 countries; ‘media’ menu with CD/MP3 player, radio, micro SD card reader, iPod or iPhone via Bluetooth; ‘telephone’ menu with hands-free function.
There are many other words that can describe the Skoda Citigo 5-door. Actions speak louder than words, but it seems that words and actions go along quite fine when driving the Skoda Citigo.