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Skoda Rapid Spaceback arrives in January

Prices start from £14,340

Skoda’s new compact family hatchback arrives in the UK in January 2014. It will be available in three trim levels the S, SE and the Elegance, prices start from £14,340 for this new range.

The new Skoda Rapid Spaceback is offered with a range engines comprising of three petrol and two diesel units. Power outputs range from 86PS to 122PS, with customers being able to choose between manual and advanced DSG automatic transmissions. The Rapid line-up will also include a GreenLine version with CO2 emissions of just 99g/km; more details for the Rapid Spaceback GreenLine will be confirmed in the near future.

Specification is extremely generous across all the trim levels, the ‘S’ includes 15" "Dakara" steel wheels, daylight running lights, electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors, front electric windows, manual air conditioning, radio swing with CD player, and remote central door locking. The ‘SE’ is priced from £15,480, this model includes 15” ‘Carme’ alloy wheels, tinted glass, telephone connection Bluetooth GSM II, cruise control, rear electric windows plus acoustic rear parking sensors. The ‘Elegance’ trim adds 16” Dione alloy wheels, aluminium look inserts, chrome interior surrounds, climate control air conditioning, cornering front fog lights, front and rear floor mats, and maxi-dot trip computer. Prices for the ‘Elegance’ trim start from £16,640.

Large Panoramic Glass Roof 

The Rapid Spaceback boasts a striking exterior design with a practical interior and advanced engine range, the new Rapid Spaceback introduces a dynamic new dimension to the ŠKODA range. The second model in the Rapid range, it sets sector standards for interior space and offers exceptional practicality thanks to its 415-litre boot. The Rapid Spaceback also comes with an array of personalisation options that allow buyers to tailor the car to their own tastes. Among the styling options are a large panoramic glass roof and extended tailgate glass, both of which give the Rapid Spaceback a unique appearance.

The new Skoda Rapid Spaceback will join Skoda’s award winning seven car line-up that comprises of the Citigo, Fabia, Rapid, Octavia, Superb, Yeti and Roomster. The last six months have been the most successful in the history of Skoda UK. Between January and June of this year Skoda has achieved more than 32,000 new car registrations and received more than fifteen major awards. There is no doubt the new Rapid Spaceback will bring Skoda more success.