Skoda Citigo 2017 Latest car
Skoda updates the Citigo, a 3.60 m long tourism that was presented in 2012 and receives changes in the appearance of the body and equipment. The range of motors remains unchanged. Available from spring of 2017 with bodies of three or five doors.
The offer of engines, all of three cylinders and 1.0 liters, is formed by two of gasoline and one of natural gas. The power does not change but the electronics have been reset and, according to Skoda, their response is now more energetic because the maximum torque is kept constant for more revolutions. The gasoline engines have 60 and 75 horsepower and both have an average approved consumption of 4.1 l / 100 km. The natural gas gives 68 horses.
The exterior changes affect the overall length of the body, which is 34 mm longer (before it measured 3.56 m). The new bonnet, front and rear bumpers, headlights, grille and front fog lamps, which can now optionally have curved lighting function. New 15-inch dark gray wheels are also available out of standard equipment for the Style level.
Škoda says that there is no change in the interior range or the size of the trunk, which retains its capacity of 251 liters. If the backs are lowered, in the Citigo remains a volume of load of 951 liters. If we do not try it, the Impressions of the interior that we publish when we conducted it after its launch can be useful to who needs to have a detailed idea of its characteristics.
There are two new designs available for instrumentation and two different sound systems (Blues and Swing), with connection for USB and SD cards, six speakers, bluetooth and connectivity with iOS and Android. Using a holder specifically designed to place the mobile phone, it can be used for navigation, as for example in the Fiat 500.
Through the Move & Fun application (which was previously available), information and entertainment content can be accessed and aspects related to driving efficiency or fuel consumption can be monitored from the mobile device. Optionally the Citigo can have multifunction steering wheel, automatic climate control, a multifunction display and rain sensor for the windshield wipers.
There are four levels of equipment available: Easy, Active, Ambition and Style; As well as two special editions whose equipment and decoration are specific: Citigo MONTE CARLO and Citigo Fun. Some options offered are headlights obscured from the Ambition level or a decorative package with which the ceiling and the mirrors can be painted in white or Black for Style and Ambition levels. The Kiwi green body color is also new in the range.
As safety equipment, Skoda only says that the new Citigo can be equipped with an emergency brake booster with obstacle detection in the city (operated by a laser detector located at the top of the moon at speeds between 5 and 30 km / h), Something that was already available in the Citigo of 2012. In the next Motor Show of Geneva we will know more details of the car.