Skoda has announced the smallest vehicle in its model range. Citigo is brand's new model will make its debut in its domestic market, the Czech Republic, before the end of this year, with the UK and other European countries following at the beginning of summer 2012.

The dimensions are just 3560mm long, 1650mm wide and 1480mm high. It is perfect for city driving, especially with its superbly efficient engine.

The Citigo is powered by a three-cylinder 1.0 liter engine with either 60PS (44 kW) or 75PS (55 kW). Both versions make 95Nm of torque and are mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.

The fuel consumption is impressively low with figures of 67.3mpg and 65.7mpg respectively and emissions of just 97g and 99g CO2/km, respectively.

The engines and the transmission have been designed to provide optimum economy in cities and their surroundings. Reaching the operating temperature even on short distances, the engines are highly economical.

2012 Skoda Citigo

Technical specifications

Engine 1.0 MPI/60PS 1.0 MPI/75PS
Cylinders 3 3
Displacement [cm3] 999 999
Max. engine performance/revs [kW at rpm] 44/5000–6000 55/6200
Max. torque/revs [Nm at rpm] 95/3000–4300 95/3000–4300
Transmission manual 5-speed manual 5-speed
Length/width/height [mm] 3563/1641/1478 3563/1641/1478
Wheel base [mm] 2420 2420
Track front/rear [mm] 1428/1424 1428/1424
Wheels 5J×14" 5J×14"
Tyres 165/70 R14 165/70 R14
Storage capacity/with rear seat backrests folded down [l] 251/951 251/951
Width of front/rear seats [mm] 1417/1389 1417/1389
Headroom in front/rear seats [mm] 993/947 993/947
Drag coefficient cw 0,33 0,33
Kerb weight – incl. driver* [kg] 929 929
Payload – incl. driver* [kg] 436 436
Maximum speed [mph] 99 106
Acceleration 0–62mph [secs] 13.9 12.7
Consumption – combined (1999/100/EC) [mpg] 62.8 60.1
CO2 emissions [g/km] 105 108

Skoda Citigo (2012) - picture 1 of 2
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Source: Skoda