Skoda is boosting the appeal of its Roomster mini MPV by adding £1,500 in extra equipment.
Concentrating on the mid-range model, Skoda is adding the ‘Family Pack’ for free. This includes a panoramic sunroof, rear parking sensors, metallic paint, tinted windows, and electric windows at the rear in addition to those already included at the front.
Skoda claims it picked the Roomster 2 specification as it is ‘a popular family choice’. Standard equipment includes those electric front windows, alloy wheels, air conditioning, electric heated mirrors, and remote locking. It also features six airbags.
Prices for the Roomster 2 start at £11,630 for the 1.4 petrol. Opt for the £12,600 1.4 diesel and you’ll be getting a car that emits just 135g/km CO2, and officially averages 62.8mpg in mixed motoring – not bad for such versatile family transport.
Skoda drops Fabia Sport
Elsewhere in the Skoda line up, the Fabia Sport has been lowered.
Sadly, we don’t mean in price. In fact, the Sport has gone up by as much as £290, with the cheapest model costing £10,880.
For that you get a new set of springs, which reduce the Fabia’s ride height by 15mm for ‘sportier poise’. No mention of it actually improving the handling, though.
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