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Citigo Hatchback

Skoda Citigo Hatchback 1.0 75 Greentech Elegance 5dr Review

For Skoda’s Citigo feels grown-up to drive, is economical and well built. It’s also a few hundred quid cheaper than the Volkswagen Up.

Against Not as attractive as the Up, and in the top-spec Elegance trim it's beginning to look pricey.

Skoda Citigo Hatchback

What Car? says

4 out of 5 stars

The five-door Citigo is a fantastic city car that’s good to drive and has a high-quality and attractive interior. The top-spec Elegance is pricey, but has all the equipment you'll need, combined with sub-100g/km economy.

What Car? readers say

3.8


Key facts

0–60mph
13.2 secs
Top speed
106 mph
Average mpg
67.3
Tank range
miles
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Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

Neither the 59bhp nor the 74bhp models are fast, but if urban driving is all you intend to do then the lower-powered Skoda Citigo is fine. However, if you plan to head out of town on a regular basis, then the more powerful model is the better bet.

S, SE and Elegance specifications are available, and even the most basic S has front and side airbags and a CD player with aux input. Step up to SE – which we’d recommend – and you also get air-con, electric front windows, remote central locking, smarter looks and stability control.

Flagship Elegance models add alloy wheels, heated front seats and Skoda’s portable infotainment device, which provides customers with an onboard computer, navigation system, Bluetooth connectivity and a multimedia player in a removable device.

The big question is, perhaps, which of the Skoda Citigo/Seat Mii/VW Up trio you go for, and our answer is: if you want the less powerful engine, go for the Skoda; otherwise, go for the VW.

Reader test team says:

Skoda Citigo Hatchback 1.0 60 S 3dr

I'm a driving instructor and my pupils overall,love the car. Comfort is god and I'm glad I got the leather extra. Doesn't come with a spare wheel but…

Peter Devonshire

4 out of 5 stars

Skoda Citigo Hatchback 1.0 60 S 3dr

I am a driving instructor and spend many hours each day in my Citigo. As far as training vehicles go, its pretty good. Its easy to drive and my pupils…

Sandra Harper

3 out of 5 stars

Skoda Citigo Hatchback 1.0 60 S 3dr

We purchased the Citigo 1.0 S 3 door to replace an ageing C1.The Skoda is a step up in quality and design and a much better drive,great…

Steve McCabe

4 out of 5 stars

Skoda Citigo Hatchback 1.0 60 Sport 5dr

I bought this car two months ago, my previous car a suzuki swift 1.5 was getting costly to run, the citigo sport is only £20 raod tax in the second…

TONY HODGKINSON

4 out of 5 stars
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