You would assume that it took us a while to accept the fact that there will be no more antiquated Skoda Fabia before the arrival of the station wagon version of the Škoda Fabia.  However, nothing could be farther from the probity; the Skoda Fabia is quietly a couple of decades older now!  In that case, lets cheers to its victory of completing the 20 years of winning the hearts of countless fans.

It did came to India and the silver color Fabia Combi was displayed at Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai in 2008 to get public interest. Sadly it didn’t got the response, car went unnoticed at the event and Skoda decided to never launch it. So today if you still see a Fabia Combi roaming around in India, remember it’s a very rare car and probably the only model in India. Sorry Skoda, we failed you!

Started back its tough journey 20 years ago, with gaining the title of “Car of the Year 2001”, the first generation Fabia Combi has won multiple of hearts and hence accepted for being the best small station wagon cars,  giving a lot of space and trunk capacity as well from 426 to 1,225 liters.

However, there was a time when the total expansion of the body was only 4.22 meters, but now, the core values ​​have definitely boosted in consequent ages. Fabia Combi has now become a successful face and a companion as well especially among young generations.

Does that excite you in any way?  We will instantly brief and discuss the Skoda Fabia history with you.

Fabia Combi first generation (2000 to 2006): 574,600 units of cars

With the total production of at least 1.5 million units, including the Praktik commercial vehicle variant, Fabia Combi has a part of 34 percent of all Fabias manufactured in the three generations.  In addition to that, the Fabia Combi has proven its utility with modern technologies, advanced engines, and various equipment as well.  It also contributes to special model variants, for instance, for fans with a robust off-road appearance, sporty looks, etc.

It is not a thing to be skipped, perhaps worth mentioning on its special birthday.  The initial creation of the Škoda Fabia Combi (marking between 2000 to 2006) won over millions of hearts while offering standard tools and an assorted variety of advanced alternatives such as valuable equipment, climate control, parking sensors,, Six powertrains, cruise control, etc.

Moreover, if we would discuss the drive systems, four petrol engines with 1.4 and 2.0 liters and power from 60 HP to 115 HP were made available along with two 1.9-liter diesel engines with 64 HP or 100 HP.  We also have the chance to enjoy the comfort of Tin panels in the related color, which substituted the rear side windows, and the trunk space could be located through the tailgate or rear door.

Fabia Combi second generation (2007 to 2013): 513,400 units of cars

Talking about the new Scout and Scoutline model of Škoda as the Fabia Combi model, which arrived to bang on the floor from the second generation (2007 to 2013).  It came with 16-inch alloy standard wheels, Gray, and the silver plastic trim on the rear and the front, as well as featuring a muscular look.  Even the engines produce the power to the front wheels via manual 5-speed transmissions or 6-speed, which is automatic.

Thus, it is just a go for the travel enthusiasts with a somewhat larger ground allowance that was also available on appeal.

However, in the current third-generation Fabia Combi, this variant is called Scoutline and has some same advancements such as an ingenious front spoiler and strong, matt rear bumper with silver trim, matte black wheel arch trim.  Adding more to it, this special variant has a front-wheel-drive with all engines available in this range.

In terms of appearance, the Škoda Fabia Combi also has a sporty look, especially in an RS version.  The combination of letters describing “Rally Sport” to the Combi version and the hatchback model as well.  Due to its 1.4 TSI engine, the main highlight is a unique RS sporty look, also offering astonishing driving dynamics.  The alliance of mechanical and turbocharger provides 180 HP.  The Monte Carlo models also reflect the brand’s history in the rally segment.  They have a sporty exterior with a predominantly black interior and in the current model with integrated headrests, a leather steering wheel, and fashionable embellishing accessories.

Fabia Combi third generation (2014 to date): 382,900 units of cars

With the continuous growth and celebrating a revolution in terms of expansion, Fabia Combi has offered a trunk capacity of at least 426 liters, which could be expanded to 1,225 liters.  The base volume raised to 480 liters with the introduction of the second generation, and thus this completely makes us believe that this level can be otherwise only seen in compact vehicles.  After the introduction of the third generation in 2014 and finally establishing the Fabia model as a vehicle for covering lengthier distances, the volume has again expanded by 50 liters to 530 liters.

Prompt Summary of Fabia Combi models-

Fabia Combi first generation (2000 to 2006): 574,600 units of cars

Fabia Combi second generation (2007 to 2013): 513,400 units of cars

Fabia Combi third generation (2014 to date): 382,900 units of cars

Siddhika Prajapati

Siddhika Prajapati

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