Skoda Superb Review

By Nishanth   |  May 31, 2013

Overview

Skoda introduces the Superb that brings a 7-Star experience with its superior styling and innovative engineering. The Superb is escorted to the Indian car market with great expectations. The old Superb made a good impression in India with its magnificent performance and style. The latest version will follow the legacy of Skoda. The Superb’s striking exterior style with distinctive interior features offer a strong visual emotion. Intelligent styling lines and a bold appearance define the unique nature of this car.

Skoda Superb Review


Skoda Superb Performance Review

Powertrain & Performance

Superb is available in petrol and diesel engine option. The 1.8 litre turbocharged petrol engine generates 158 bhp @ 4500-6200 rpm and 2.0 litre turbocharged diesel engine churns out 138 bhp @ 4200 rpm.

The 1.8-litre engine comes with options of 6-speed manual transmission and 7-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic manual gear changing. The diesel engine sports a 6-speed automatic gearbox with Tiptronic manual gear changing. The Superb also comes with a well-tuned front and rear suspension.

Skoda Superb Build, Styling Review

Build & Styling

The philosophy behind Skoda’s designs is clearly reflected with a new front radiator that is enhanced with chrome detailing adding a vintage-type look to the car. The all Superb gets stylish 16-inch alloy wheels. Other attractive features like an outside rear view mirror with indicators, electric sunroof, automatic shut boot lid, and automatic rain sensing windshield wipers come as standard on the Superb.

The interior gets upgraded with Ivory Nappa leather upholstery and a 12-way electrically adjustable driver seat with programmable memory. The music creates magic whilst driving with Skoda’s audio player and amazing 6.5-inch LCD colour touch screen. The dual-zone climatronic and automatic air circulation with air quality sensors ensures an optimum environment within the cabin regardless of the weather outside. The rich comfort and convenience features of the Superb pampers like no other. The Skoda Superb gets the best of safety and security features such as 8-airbags including side rear airbags, ABS with electronic brake force distribution, anti-slip regulation (ASR), traction control system, electronic stability system, tyre pressure monitoring, and engine immobiliser with floating code.

 

Pros and Cons

  • Pros


    12-Way Electrically Adjustable Driver’s Seat. 16-Inch Alloy Wheels. Cruise Control.
  • Cons


    Awkward styling and jittery ride.