‘Nobody is born perfect, but if you drive a Skoda, you’re pretty close. This goes without saying in India as well. Skoda cars are a symbol of eliteness in India. The rides from the German manufacturer ooze out luxury and reliability. The first Skoda car to ever come to our shores was the Octavia which came in 2002 and since then has gained popularity amongst the Indian masses. Let’s have a look at 10 such reasons that make the elite class of India fall in love with Skoda cars again and again.
For the love of German Engineering
Germans are known for building the automotive industry in the world. The country pioneers in the automotive field and Skoda is one such flag bearer of the German technology. German engineering is known for its precision manufacturing with utmost quality. Indians do love Skoda cars, all thanks to the German tech that has played a pivoting role in the development of the company across nations. Skoda’s simply clever approach makes it one of the best selling premium car companies in the country.
Skoda Cars are Feature-Loaded to the maximum
With the ultimate engineered cars, the company puts on a great effort to make sure that its customers experience everything that they have dreamt of. Skoda cars are feature-loaded up to the brim. This does add to the cost of the car, but everything is justified once you take a look at the long list of features, be it the comfort features or the safety features, you forget the spent money and just enjoy the lavish cars.
Skoda cars are Safe
German engineering at play again! Skoda cars are meant to be luxurious as well as safe for its occupants. And most of the cars from the German carmaker are highly capable of providing utmost safety to the passengers. With features such as airbags, ABS with EBD, hill ascent and descent, cruise control and much more, Skoda cars make sure that the safety is not an issue while driving.
Skoda Octavia vRS (enough said!)
The vRS version of Skoda’s first car, the Octavia, is one of the most sought after cars in India, especially amongst the modification enthusiasts. Skoda Octavia vRS was launched in India back in 2005. It was a real powerhouse with over 190hp of power and 280Nm of torque at disposal. Automotive enthusiasts all around the country have been modifying the beast to ooze out more. At the time of its launch, there was no car in India that could match the aura of this car.
Take a look: 10 Beautifully Modified Skoda Octavia in India
Skoda stands for Simple and Clean looks
Elegance lies in being simple and yet elite. Skoda cars have an optimum design with nothing overdone. This makes India’s elite class fall more for the Skoda cars as simplicity does prove to be elegant with these cars. And with elite looks does come a class that a very few of the manufacturers can match.
Skoda cars are greatly Reliable
German engineering is a synonym for reliability and Skoda resonates the same. These cars are highly reliable, be it the engine or the interiors, Skoda can never disappoint on the basis of reliability. This is one of the reasons that the service for Skoda cars is known to be a bit expensive. With such minute details kept in mind, there is a lot that goes into a Skoda car which demands the utmost care.
Skoda’s legendary build quality
There are some cars that lose their zeal after crossing a certain life span. But this is not at all the case for Skoda cars. These cars are built to last. Clocking 1,00,000kms on the odometer is a puny task for these cars, all thanks to the ultimate engineering that goes into building these machines. And with such a great build quality, Skoda returns a great value in the second-hand market too.
Skoda’s upmarket road presence
With everything focused on making the Skoda cars one of the best premium cars in the country, there rises a need of an upmarket road presence. Skoda does not at all misses at this. Skoda cars are known to have one of the best presence.
Skoda’s loyal customer base
Once a Skoda’s customer is always a Skoda’s customer. There is no way you can part a loyal customer from this company. The company focuses on making every individual’s experience memorable which in turn gives them loyal customers. Ask a Skoda owner for advice on buying a new car. He or she will definitely suggest you go for a Skoda.
Skoda’s lineup of powerful engines
With the advent of the BS6 era, companies have shifted to a new generation of engines. Skoda has also got a great line up of engines. The company offers best in the segment 1.0-litre TSI petrol engine which can churn out 108hp of power and 175Nm of torque. Skoda is still known for its 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine which is known it one of the most powerful at the time it was launched.
So these are the reasons why Indians love Skoda cars. What do you think? Let us know in the comments section below!