Auto India has announced the showcase of the all-new premium mid-size sedan,
Slavia at its showrooms across India. Customers can get a personal experience
with the car, along with a detailed immersion of the product features. While
pre-bookings are already underway, the test-drives and customer deliveries will
commence in early March 2022, post the price announcement.
Hollis, Brand Director, Skoda Auto India, said, “The Slavia is the second jewel
for Skoda Auto India under the 2.0 project. This sedan will strengthen our
position in this dynamic market, and also re-energise and revive the premium
mid-size sedan segment. With the Slavia, we are confident of putting the love
back into sedans. This gorgeous car is now just one step away for our
customers. This occasion is momentous also because the Slavia name is the
advent of a new legacy for Skoda Auto, in India, and also on a global scale.”
Slavia is Skoda Auto India’s second vehicle based on made-for-India MQB-A0-IN
platform after the Kushaq SUV introduced in July 2021. Powered by a 1.0 litre
3-cylinder turbopetrol and a 1.5-litre 4-cylinder turbopetrol making 85kW
(115ps) and 110kW (150PS) respectively, the Slavia will also come with a choice
of a 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic and 7-speed DSG transmissions.
1752mm, the Skoda Slavia is the widest car in its premium mid-size sedan
segment providing class-leading space and comfort for five in its generous
cabin. The Slavia also leads its class in terms of boot space with a capacity
of 521 litres. The rear seats are not only abundant with space but also looks
after the comfort and convenience of the rear passengers with dual AC vents and
dual USB ports to charge personal devices.
the inside, the front is accentuated with a dashboard lined with circular AC
vents. Taking centre-stage in the dash is a 25.4 cms (10-inch) touchscreen for
all infotainment and navigation needs. With SmartLink technology and by
downloading the MySkoda app onto the phone, the system allows for complete
integration with the phone and customised preferences, media, entertainment and
offline navigation in areas with poor connectivity. Moreover, the touchscreen
also has a design element running under it serving two purposes. It is a
reflection of the Skoda grille outside and also acts as a rest for the wrist,
making it ergonomic, convenient and safe for the user to operate the
for passenger safety, the Slavia features six airbags, Anti-Lock Brakes,
Electronic Stability Control, Multi-Collision Brake among others. Enhancing
safety for younger passengers are ISOFIX anchors and tether point anchors in
rear seats. Further improving cabin quality is the Aircare function that
filters outside air coming into the cabin.
safety elements continue outside with features like automatic headlights,
rain-sensing wipers and air pressure sensors in the tyres enhancing visibility
and safety irrespective of road conditions and weather.