Updated: 26/07/12 : 10:33:24
Skoda Ireland has launched a brand new entrant to the small car market, retailing from just €9,995.
Citigo is available in three- and five-door alternatives, with two petrol engine options including 1.0-litre 60bhp and 75bhp power units with fuel economy from 4.5l/100km.
VRT and Road Tax falls into band 'A', thanks to emissions of just 105g/km. ESP and side Head Thorax airbags are fitted as standard.
Skoda Ireland has created a finance option for Citigo called PCP Solutions.
This package provides customers with an attractive 1.99% APR over three years, which also includes three years' servicing, warranty and roadside assist from €99 per month.
Manual transmissions are the norm in this segment, however SKODA is confident it can grow sales with its new automatic transmission.
For just €750 customers can avail of the new ASG five-speed automatic transmission that also has the benefit of sequential gear changing.
Commenting, Raymond Leddy, Head of Marketing, Skoda Ireland, said: "The Citigo has already won several motoring awards across Europe and is really going to shake up the small car market here in Ireland. From a financial perspective, the Citigo ticks all the boxes."