Skoda set to shake small car market

SKODA Ireland has launched a brand new entrant to the small car market. Retailing from just €9,995 the Citigo is available for test drive at Michael Shaw Car Sales, Longford and Burns Car Sales, Sligo.

SKODA Ireland has launched a brand new entrant to the small car market. Retailing from just €9,995 the Citigo is available for test drive at Michael Shaw Car Sales, Longford and Burns Car Sales, Sligo.

The Citigo is available in 3 and 5-door alternatives with two petrol engine options including 1.0 Litre 60bhp and 75bhp power units with fuel economy from 4.5l/100km. VRT and Road Tax falls into Band-A with emissions of just 105g/km.

With ESP and side Head Thorax airbags fitted as standard the new Citigo is one of the safest cars in its class achieving a 5-star rating from the EuroNCAP.Marking Skoda’s entry into the small car market, Skoda has created an attractive finance option for Citigo called PCP Solutions. This package provides customers with an attractive 1.99% APR over 3-years which also includes 3-years servicing, warranty and roadside assist from €99 per month.Manual transmissions are the norm in this segment however Skoda is confident they can grow sales with their new automatic transmission. For just €750 customers can avail of their new ASG 5-speed automatic transmission that also has the benefit of sequential gear changing.Satellite Navigation is also rare in this segment however all models come equipped with a mobile-sat-nav docking station as standard.