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Skoda Superb Test Review

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Car tested: 2012 Superb Elegance 2.0 TDi AT

Price OTR Rs. 27,87,527/-

The Skoda Superb dates all the way back to 1934, the CZech automaker first the vehicle. At that time the measured an insane 5700 mm in (which is the same as today s Ghost). It featured an 8-cylinder (the only Skoda to feature so many cylinders date). In 1949, the Skoda was pulled off the market and in 2001, the aegis of Volkswagen, the Superb was resurrected.

The current Superb is in its generation today and was launched in Skoda has launched a cheaper variant, which is the same as the Elegance (sans a few features). We the Superb to find out how it fares out in the

Exteriors – The Skoda Superb striking in its overall form. The three-dimensional form of the front and the chrome trimmings give it a and solid look. The contoured of the bonnet extend to the headlamps the elongated roof of the car blends the radius of the C-pillars. Chrome around the windows flows a three-dimensional element at the C-pillar. The plate holder is not integrated in the cover but instead is positioned down on the bumper.

The two-part tail lamps one half integrated into the wings and the other integrated the boot cover. These form a C-shaped light at The Skoda Superb is mounted on to wheels and the long length of car it look like a limousine viewed from the side.

the design is very subtle yet

Interiors – The Skoda Superb is on the Volkswagen Group A5 (PQ46) which gives it immense dimensions. The dashboard is well out and features high quality The two-tone dash features colour at the top and beige at the bottom wood in between.

The 3-spoke wheel feels great to while buttons on the steering help you to control the audio and cruise control of the car. The use of and wood has been done so that you immediately feel you are in a more expensive car.

The air works very well and the screen system is easy to The system can be used for navigation and can be with your phone as A 6-CD changer is present in the variant while the Ambition features a single CD player. The lights give the Skoda a sense of luxury in the night and the to detail is truly note A sunroof is present as well, the Nappa Ivory leather feels rich and premium.

There is leather everywhere, from the seats to the steering gear shift knob and brake lever. The scuff adorn the Superb badge.

The are very supportive and offer comfort to the passengers. The front are 12-way electrically adjustable seats and thus finding the comfortable seating position is a But its not the front seats that are the s forte. Step inside the seat and you are in the lap of comfort and luxury.

is acres of leg room and there is so space that even the of occupants will feel at The head room is not the most though, due to the rather high of the rear seats. But the angle of shoulder room and thigh are almost perfect and give you the of a limousine. There are plenty of AC for rear passengers (including one on the B-pillars), which ensure you are chilled out.


The rear and rear windscreen of the Skoda posses retractable screens and is even a leather-wrapped handle for the branded umbrella which with a one-touch operation.

The twin door opening of the door gives the Superb s alot of practicality. The 565-liters can swallow anything you throw at it.

Handling and Braking – You would the Skoda Superb to be oriented a comfortable ride than handling but its the other way round. The s suspension has been stiffened gives the vehicle tremendous speed stability. You seldom the speeds you are doing and the Superb the occupants very little of the outside. Handling is very for a car of this size and the Superb is to respond to steering inputs, with confidence.

Featuring a steering system, the Superb s is predictable and you can have some fun by sharply into corners well contained body

The ride quality of the car could be though and the Superb feels a bit and noisy. The suspension does some of the undulations on the road but not unsettle passengers badly. quality is flat at best and it improves as the speedometer goes Featuring an array of systems ABS, EBD, TCS, HBA (Hydraulic Brake Assistant), the s brakes are nothing short of

Brake bite is excellent and so is the capabilities of the car but we would have better feel from the pedal. Skoda has altered the clearance for Indian roads and it up by 20 mm to 158 mm. This ensures that don t trouble the under-body of the Superb.

– The Skoda Superb is powered by a 4-cylinder, turbocharged diesel which produces 140 PS of peak at 4200 RPM and 320 Nm of peak torque 1750-2500 RPM. The engine is to a 6-speed DSG transmission with manual gear changing This engine is a slightly but settles down as speeds up.

There is some lag lower the revv range, which into a quick burst of once the turbo spools up. 0 100 comes up in a shade below 13 while the top speed is in the region of 190

The 2.0-litre CR diesel engine is but the Superb is not light by any means a weight of 1608 kgs hampering to a certain extent. The diesel provides strong mid range and with decent top end rush. The DSG is smooth and shifts gears

But you really need to mash the for it to downshift to the desired cog in D mode. however changes once you are in S The lack of paddle shifts is surprising and one needs to manually gears through the Tiptronic to really enjoy the Superb. claim a mileage of 17.2 (ARAI figures) but one can expect to 9 km/l in city driving

The Superb features HHC (Hill Control), which holds the for 2 seconds on declines before backwards. The company also tyre pressure monitoring which is a useful feature.

– The Skoda Superb offers leading space, high interiors and good performance its petrol and diesel engines. The quality might not be carpet and the styling might not be dramatic but the offers tremendous value of to the buyers. With the launch of a Ambition variant priced at Rs.

lakhs (on-road, Mumbai) for the 1.8 TSI MT, the will appeal to more There is little doubt this Skoda is indeed Superb.

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Skoda Superb Specifications

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* 1968cc, 16V, Turbocharged,

* Power: 140 PS @ 4200 RPM

* Torque: 320 Nm @ 2500 RPM

* Transmission: 6-speed

* Top Speed: 190 kmph

* 0-100kmph: 13 seconds

* Fuel 9 kmpl (City), 12 kmpl

* Fuel Type: Diesel

* McPherson suspension with triangular links and torsion (Front), Multi-element axle, one longitudinal and three transverse with torsion stabiliser

* Tires: 205/55/16 Tubeless

* Brakes: Hydraulic dual-diagonal braking system vacuum with Dual Rate ABS, EBD, HBA, HHC

* ABS, EBD, TCS, ASR, TPM, 8 Airbags, Distance Control

Skoda Dimensions

* Overall length x x height: 4838 mm X 1817 mm X mm

* Wheelbase: 2761 mm

* Ground 158 mm

* Turning Radius 5.4 m

* Boot 565 liters, 1700 liters rear seats folded)

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