2020 Skoda Spaceback; Concept, Specs, & Pictures
The new generation of the Skoda Spaceback, Called 2020 Skoda Spaceback is one of the next most important bets of the Czech Auto Company. Here you have the most up-to-date information on a model that wants to position itself firmly in the C segment of the compact.
The 2020 Skoda Spaceback will be a key car for the new business strategy of the Czech firm of the Volkswagen Group. In this new release that will become reality in 2019, will bet even more to give this car a compact car format of the C segment, so it would enter fully to compete with other rivals of proven quality as the Renault Mégane, the Ford Focus, the Seat Leon, the Opel Astra, the VW Golf, the Kia Ceed and the Hyundai i30, among others.
2020 Skoda Spaceback Platform
However, the technical basis from which the new Skoda Spaceback will start – other sources of information indicate that it could even change its official name – will remain the common platform MQB A0 for small cars, that is, the same one on which they are structured the new Seat Ibiza, VW Polo, and Audi A1.
With the new repositioning of the 2020 Skoda Spaceback, in the Czech firm are aware that the sales of Rapid could decrease, even considering its disappearance. We must remember that to date the Skoda Spaceback and the four-door Skoda Rapid were mechanically and technically similar cars, except for the type of body that differentiated them. Similarly, some of the most responsible for Skoda want to make clear the new format of their vehicles, so much are aware that to date there has been some confusion in the market, at least from the aesthetic point of view between the Rapid and the Octavia, the latter, a sedan of greater size and with a totally different technical platform.
2020 Skoda Spaceback Redesign
According to the latest information that Autopista.es has been able to compile, the 2020 Skoda Spaceback will grow in size to offer a length greater than 4.30 meters. For its part, the wheelbase will also be greater and will be above the current 2.60 meters. With these new dimensions data, the space available in the interior will also improve both for the occupants and for the cargo volume in the boot. Despite its larger size, we can advance that its total weight in front of the scale could be reduced between 50 and 100 kg, according to versions.
In terms of design, it is expected that the 2020 Skoda Spaceback offers a more sporty aesthetic, with a larger front grille, more accentuated sidelines, new headlights and rear optical groups and several types of color combination for the bodywork.
The interior of the 2020 Skoda Spaceback will also feature outstanding novelties, by betting on a greater modernity with the presence of the Virtual Cockpit digital instrumentation that the cars of the Volkswagen Group will be wearing little by little.
From the mechanical point of view, there will be room for several alternatives in your offer. In gasoline, the 1.0 TSI three-cylinder in power levels of 95 and 115 hp, plus a more powerful and evolved 1.5 TSi Evo with disconnection of cylinders with two possible power levels (130 and 150 hp). In Diesel, the available options would be the new evolutions of the 1.6 TDI and 2.0 TDI engines. Finally, it is expected that some bi-fuel version of gasoline and CNG (compressed natural gas) can also boost the future Skoda Spaceback 2020.