Skoda is outlining to release a compact crossover based upon its smaller sized Fabia. This brand-new model will sit listed below the new Skoda Karoq and share a platform with the soon-to-be-revealed VW T-Cross and SEAT Arona mini SUVs. Images thanks to Chinese site Autohome appear to verify Skoda’s plans for the new model, shown below in our exclusive render.
These shots clearly reveal absolutely nothing about the car’s styling however let us see how Skoda’s planning to position the model. It’ll be the Czech kind’s 4th SUV, following in the footsteps of the outgoing Yeti, the larger Kodiaq and the just recently announced Koruq– shown above as the ‘Model K’. It’ll be smaller than the upcoming Yeti replacement, matching VW’s lineup of the T-Cross, Tiguan and the upcoming Touareg.
2018 Skoda Fabia SUV Styling
We’re not expecting any excellent surprises on the styling front. The front ought to bring an advancement of the design language discovered on the Kodiaq, modified for a smaller bundle. This indicates the 2018 Skoda Fabia SUV could utilize comparable faceted LED headlights that echo Czech crystal items and easy however good-looking styling lines to divide the bodywork.
2018 Skoda Fabia SUV Interior
The cabin is expected to follow conventions set out by existing Skoda models so will have a simple but well-built interior. The centre console will be controlled by a touchscreen infotainment system but whether the digital dials seen in other VW Group cars will feature stays to be seen.
It’s thought to be more practical than the VW or SEAT models that’ll share its platform, nevertheless, fulfilling Skoda’s position as the sensible one of the three brands. A blocky body and anticipated five-door-only design suggest 4 adults should fit in convenience with sufficient boot area to swallow a minimum of a weekend’s worth of luggage.
2018 Skoda Fabia SUV Price and Release Date
The brand-new 2018 Skoda Fabia SUV will cost a bit more than its supermini brother or sister however less than the brand-new Karoq– this suggests entry-level models could cost from around ₤ 13,000. The dripped image suggests this brand-new Fabia SUV is due to make its public launching sometime in 2018.