Skoda Fabia SUV (the symbol of the new model of the Czech company) follow the example of older brothers and try to please the critics, customers who abused subkompatnye crossovers for lack of practicality – little space, a little! Skoda, part sizes – a master of his craft: Octavia compact liftbek clearly outgrown its competitors, and the flagship Superb torn between the D-class in the "business". Therefore, the future SUV brand will be an attractive proposition for those who are tired of the crowding raised subcompact hatch.
As for the platform, it is still unknown what will be the basis Fabia SUV. Earlier it was reported that the new Polo will be built based on the Fabia, so, most likely, "trolley" to perform cross MQB-A0, which has a unit power plant, electric power steering mechanism, as well as the electrician of modular MQB architecture; parameters such as clearance, the size of the wheelbase and track may vary depending on the model.
Will the Fabia SUV all-wheel drive? Probably not. The percentage of customers who chose the all-wheel drive Nissan Juke, was so small that Renault did not even offer a 4×4 version of Captur.
The official name for the subcompact crossover Skoda yet, but there are two applications from the company's name «Aratan» and «Airon» in the Patent Office. There is also a «Polar» Among the possible names.
Recall that the Skoda Fabia SUV, which will appear in the lineup in 2018, will compete not only with the Nissan Juke and Renault Captur, but also with the "brothers" in the concern: "SUV," the VW based on the Polo and Seat Arona. Last, as stated at the premiere of the updated of Leon, will debut in the coming months.