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Skoda Superb Combi 2015 – 2016
Some say that station wagon vehicles yield to sedans in terms of ergonomics and comfort. Skoda challenges stereotypes: its new Superb Combi looks amazing as outside, so inside, granting drivers with an unmatched driving excitement and setting benchmarks for the competition. If you’re still hesitating whether wagon-like car can satisfy your family needs, do not miss a chance to look through Skoda Superb Combi 2015-2016 review.
Bodywork & Dimensions
Unlike the majority of station wagons, Superb Combi boasts a dynamic and sporty exterior design. Besides, the model is distinguished by a note of passion – a feature that is an attribute of truly unique solutions. In contrast to Superb sedan, this mid-size estate unit is a 5-door solution with a large rear doorway & an aerodynamic splashboard over the trunk door.
Skoda has implemented a new MQB technology within its new Superb Combi. It resulted in the extension of the wheelbase by 80 mm – to 2.841 mm. At the same time, the track width has extended to 1.572 mm (rear) and 1.584 mm (front). This provided for more elbow room for the driver and the passenger (+3.9 cm) as well as for rear passengers (+7.0 cm). The length of the model makes up 4.85 m.
The front overhang has lost 61 mm. Special attention has been paid to the trunk. Its minimal volume has been enlarged by 27 L, making up 660 L in total (on standard rear seats fixture). Yet, it’s possible to add some extra volume to the trunk (up to 1950 L) by folding the rear seats.
In addition, the car has at hand an enlarged clearance, a dynamic chassis control, a plastic protection for body parts, new wheelarches, an updated bumper, and a metallic shield for the bottom.
Skoda Superb Combi stands out from the competitors by plenty of room for all passengers. The headroom has been considerably enlarged, providing for 995 mm in the front and 1001 mm in the rear. The kneeroom makes up 157 mm – twice as much as other competitors.
The saloon finish is all about soft plastic. As far as infotainment is concerned, the model comes equipped with SmartGate system; it enables the creation of wireless high-speed networks between the car and the smartphone/tablet (SmartLink option).
Skoda Superb Combi 2015-2016 review is sure to supply you with accurate techspecs. Hence, the vehicle is available in diverse modifications – with front-wheel or all-wheel drive, diesel or gasoline engines. Gasoline versions offer another options to choose: either an 1.4 L engine with 125/150 horsepower, an 1.8 L engine with 180 horsepower or 2.0 L engine with 220/280 horsepower. In turn, diesel modifications are introduced either by an 1.6 L engine with 120 horsepower or an 2.0 L engine with 110/150/190 horsepower.
It should be underlined that the integration of EU6 gear types resulted in the addition of more power and the reduction of fuel consumption by 30%. Besides, Skoda might develop a hybrid version of this station wagon.
Similarly, the customers are free to choose between modifications with 6-speed/7-speed manual or automatic transmission.
Delivery & Pricing
Skoda Superb Combi will be shipped with a variety of useful facilities. Some of them are: start/stop system, energy restoration on braking function, differential lockup electric imitation option, XDS+ system, etc.
Finally, it goes without saying that retail prices vary, depending upon the trim line and underhood contents. For instance, gasoline versions equipped with 1.4 L TSI ACTAmbition (150 horsepower) start at 28.290 euro; diesel versions with 2.0 L TDIAmbition, front-wheel and 6-speed gearbox cost 34.290 euro; the most expensive all-wheel modifications with 2.0 TDI (190 horsepower) start at 42.050 euro.
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