The new Skoda Citigo has gone on sale from £7,630, for the entry-level three-door model, with five-door cars £350 more.
The Citigo is targeted at younger drivers, families who need a second car and older motorists with an active lifestyle.
Importantly the Citigo has been award a five-star NCAP safety rating – adult occupancy 89%, child occupancy 80%, Pedestrian 46% and Safety Assist 86%, which is quite impressive for a city car.
The Skoda Citigo is powered by a 1.0 litre petrol engine with a choice of two power outputs 60 or 75PS, and the option of GreenTech fuel-saving technologies which include stop/start and brake energy recuperation. There is the option of an automatic transmission on selected models – otherwise it is a five-speed manual gearbox as standard.
Depending on the model the Citigo has an official combined fuel figure of 68.9mpg and CO2 emissions as low as 96g/km.
There is a choice of trim starting with the base ‘S’, ‘SE’ and then the top of the range Elegance – there is a wide range factory and dealer-fit options. Including the option of a dashboard-mounted touch-screen Personal Infotainment Device (PID) that provides Bluetooth telephone connectivity and satellite navigation.
The Skoda Citigo is now available from you local Skoda Dealer - The Citigo can be bought through ŠKODA Finance's flexible ‘Solutions' Personal Contract Plan (PCP). There are a number of packages which have been created to suit every pocket, and include three years' servicing for free. This means you could drive away a brand new ŠKODA Citigo from as little as £75 per month, subject to status.Published 2 June 2012