New Skoda Fabia 2019 model year.

New Skoda Fabia 2019 model year.

The compact model Fabia of the Czech carmaker Skoda has undergone a planned restyling. The updated version of 2019 was presented in March at the Geneva Motor Show.

After entering the market, its main competitors will be compact models Seat Ibiza and Volkswagen Polo. The car got a more modern appearance. Also an improved interior with a new information and entertainment complex. Also a lot of basic and additional functions. It is traditionally produced with two types of body — hatchback and station wagon.

The current generation of the third-generation Skoda Fabia was first shown in 2014 at the Paris Automobile Exhibition. In the same year, the model went on sale. Immediately became one of the most in-demand B-class cars in European countries.

As of December 2017. It was sold more than half a million units of this compact car with the original name Fabia.

The automaker confirmed that the novelty will go to the dealer centers in the second half of this year. The price is from 12 500 euros for a basic complete set. It’s slightly more expensive than the current model. It now costs about 12,230 euros. Supplies of Skoda Fabia 2019 model year in Russia is not yet planned.

Appearance and configuration

Because the car was not a change of generations, but simply a planned restyling. Therefore, there should not be any dramatic changes in the exterior. The differences between the updated model of 2019 and the current generation of Skoda Fabia are minimal.

Small changes have occurred in the design of the radiator grille, head optics. And also the front and rear bumper with red and orange stripes.

The assortment of wheel disks is replenished with new variants. Among which appeared larger eighteen-inch wheels instead of seventeen-inch disks of the old model. Front and back optics with LED filling are optional.

Interior design and equipment

Inside the renovated car there were no significant changes either. The dials on the dashboard behind the steering wheel are slightly modified. Several new two-color seats appeared. Also, contrast inserts on the front panel. But this is all insignificant.

Perhaps the most important innovation is an updated entry level information and entertainment system from the Swing series. It is equipped with a much more convenient 6.5-inch touch screen.

The system supports MirrorLinkTM and SmartGate technologies. And also synchronization with mobile devices Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. In addition, there are mobile online services Skoda Connect and satellite navigation Amundsen.

There is a pair of USB ports behind it. This is so that passengers can charge their phones.

The list of functions was supplemented by an electronic assistant. He tracks objects in blind zones (Blind Spot Detection feature alerts). Alarm system when leaving the selected lane (Rear Traffic Alert system monitors). And also a system that automatically insists on the light of the headlights (Light Assist)


Restyling Fabia 2019 model year will be supplied with the same 1.0-liter three-cylinder gasoline engines, as well as the old car.

The entry-level model will have an atmospheric MPI power unit with a capacity of 60 horsepower (if you do not plan to drive only around the city, it’s best to avoid this option).

More expensive complete sets will receive the engine capacity of 75 horsepowers and two engines with a turbo-supercharging capacity of 95 and 110 horsepowers accordingly. Turbine power units are equipped with a particulate filter.

The last 110-horsepower model will be available with a seven-speed robotic automatic gearbox with dual clutch.

The remaining power units will operate in tandem with a five-speed manual gearbox. It should be noted that the 2019 Skoda Fabia will completely get rid of diesel engines. Existing in the current generation turbodiesel 1.4-liter TDI engines with a capacity of 75 and 105 horsepower will no longer be.

Main competitors Having appeared on the market in the second half of 2018, the updated Skoda Fabia will fight for the buyer with such models as Seat Ibiza and Volkswagen Polo.

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