ŠKODA Fabia second-generation
Second generation of the popular small car a hit since 2007. Production in the Czech Republic, India, Russia and China. 3,253,817 ŠKODA Fabias sold since 1999
– best-selling ŠKODA model after the Octavia. Small car, great success: ŠKODA has just produced the 1,500,000th second-generation ŠKODA Fabia. The jubilee vehicle, a Fabia 1.2 TDI, rolled off the production line today at the main factory in Mladá Boleslav. The current generation Fabia has delighted customers on international markets since 2007. The ŠKODA Fabia celebrated its sales debut in 1999. Having sold 3,253,817 first and second generation Fabias to date, the small car is the Czech car manufacturer’s best-selling model, after the ŠKODA Octavia with 3,984,821 sales worldwide.
“The ŠKODA Fabia has been of crucial importance to the success of the ŠKODA brand,” says ŠKODA CEO Prof. Dr. h.c. Winfried Vahland. “Producing 1.5 million vehicles since 2007 is proof of the outstanding development of the Fabia and indicates how well the customers perceive the current generation. In Europe and other international markets, the Fabia is our best-selling model after the Octavia and a cornerstone of our growth.”
The ŠKODA Fabia was launched in 1999 as the brand’s third new model. 1,788,063 of the first generation were produced over a period of eight years. Production started on the second generation in 2007, firstly as a hatchback and then, in 2008, also as a Combi. An exact total of 3,253,817 ŠKODA Fabias (both generations) were delivered to customers between 1999 and August 2013.
Since its launch in 1999, the ŠKODA Fabia has been a ŠKODA in the truest sense: lots of space combined with compact external dimensions, a host of practical solutions and low fuel consumption. Sophisticated technology and excellent value for money make the Fabia one of the most popular small cars in its class.
With four versions and attractive special models, the ŠKODA Fabia boasts tremendous versatility. The Fabia is available on European markets as a hatchback, Combi, the adventurous Fabia Scout and the sporty Fabia RS. A very environmentally friendly GreenLine version is also available. The ŠKODA Fabia GreenLine runs on only 3.4 l/100 km, with corresponding CO2-emissions of only 88 g/km. ŠKODA additionally offer fantastic special editions of the small car, such as the Fabia Monte Carlo and Fabia Combi Monte Carlo, which pay tribute to ŠKODA’S 112-year successful history in motorsports.
Keyword Motorsport: The ŠKODA Fabia is also the basis for one of the most successful rally cars of recent years: the ŠKODA Fabia Super 2000. The Czech car manufacturer has achieved great success in international rallies with this car: ŠKODA won titles in 2012 for both the brand and driver with the Fabia Super 2000 at the IRC, also winning the European Rally Championship, the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) as well as six national championships. The ŠKODA Fabia Super 2000 is doing extremely well in the current season at the European rally championship and the APRC.