The ŠKODA Superb Combi has been announced as Fleet Car Estate of the Year at the presentation of the second annual Motorcheck.ie Fleet Car Awards 2013.
Over two days, 27 shortlisted cars from 7 categories were assessed by an expert adjudication panel. Marks were awarded for the car’s styling, quality, engine and driving performance, equipment levels, safety, residuals and running costs.
ŠKODA aims to sell 5,000 cars in 2013 with the Superb model range expected to account for 19% of this.
Accepting the award, Robert Guy, Head of Sales, ŠKODA said “We are delighted that the ŠKODA Superb has been recognised this year, as the estate car of choice within the fleet sector. The Superb Combi is one of the roomiest cars in this segment combining class-leading rear seat leg room with 633-litres of luggage space, expanding to 1,865-litres with the seats folded”.
Guy added, “The Superb range, available in both two- and four-wheel drive, is competitively priced with entry models starting from €25,510. “To add to this, we have just launched an exciting new offer for selected Superb models which is available until 31st May. The offer upgrades selected Superb models to include a free built in satellite navigation system, 3 years free servicing and 1 years free road tax. Together with ŠKODA Finance which is available from 3.9%APR, the ŠKODA Superb is a highly affordable executive car,” added Guy.
The Superb has generous equipment levels with items such as dual–zone climate control, leather combination interiors, colour touch screen sound systems, Bluetooth phone connection and cruise control offered as standard from the middle of the range Ambition model.