The Skoda Slavia is a subcompact sedan (B-segment) manufactured by Skoda primarily for the Indian market. It was introduced in November 2021 and will be produced in 2022. Built on the MQB A0 IN platform adapted for India, the vehicle is based on the Volkswagen Virtus sedan. The Slavia replaced the Volkswagen Polo-based Rapid. The Slavia was introduced on 18 November 2021. Compared to the preceding Rapid, the Slavia is 128 mm (5.0 in) longer, 53 mm (2.1 in) wider, 20 mm (0.8 in) taller with a 98 mm (3.9 in) longer wheelbase. It is built with a localisation level of 95 percent. In 1895, the founding fathers Václav Laurin and Václav Klement started their business by repairing bicycles in Mladá Boleslav. Soon after, they designed their own, successfully marketing them under the brand name Slavia from 1896.

Petrol: 999 cc, Inline-3 cylinder, Dual VVT, Variable Oil Pump, Direct injection, Volkswagen EA211 TSI engine, 114 HP Power, 178 Nm Torque, 19 kmpl (Manual), 18 kmpl (Automatic) Average, 45 litre Fuel Tank, AQ250 6-speed Torque Converter Automatic or MQ200 6-speed Manual Transmission, 1215 kg Kerb weight

Petrol: 1498 cc, Inline-4 cylinder, Direct Injection, Variable Oil Pump, Volkswagen EA211 Evo TSI engine with Active Cylinder Technology, 147 HP Power, 250 Nm Torque, 18 kmpl Average, 45 litre Fuel Tank, DQ200 7-speed Direct Shift DSG Automatic or MQ281 6-speed Manual Transmission, 1278 kg Kerb weight

5 Colours: Crystal Blue, Tornado Red, Carbon Steel, Silver, White

4 Variants: Active, Ambition, Style Non Sunroof, Style

3 Upholsteries: Fabric, Black Fabric steps woven, Black leather/leatherette

3 Wheels: 15 inch Steel, 16 inch Lynx Alloy, 16 inch Ving Alloy

Price range: Rs. 10.69 lakh – Rs. 17.79 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)

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