The fourth generation of the SKODA FABIA is one of the contenders] in the race for the title of "Best Buy Car in Europe in 2022." The FABIA, along with five other vehicles, was chosen for the final test drives by the jury for the annual award event, which has been held since 2001 and is comprised of renowned automotive journalists from 32 European countries. The 32 jury members will meet on November 24 and 25 at Fahrtechnik-Zentrum Teesdorf in Austria to test all of the finalists, with the winner announced in mid-December. The first generation of the FABIA was voted "Best Buy Car of Europe" in 2002, and the third generation was among the finalists in 2014, as were the KAMIQ and the OCTAVIA in the previous two years.
The European AUTOBEST organisation was founded in 2000, and its annual trophies have been awarded since 2001. The current jury is made up of 32 journalists from 32 different European countries. Each jury member chooses three favourite vehicles from among the year's finalists in 13 different categories, ranging from exterior and interior design to practical usability, technologies, eco-friendliness, and price. The point values for each category range from 100 to 500. The winning vehicle is the one with the highest score out of a possible 2,500 points.
The fourth generation SKODA FABIA is more compelling and vibrant than ever before, and it is built for the first time on the Volkswagen Group's Modular Transverse Toolkit MQB-A0. The FABIA is the most spacious car in its category, with improved comfort features and a slew of new safety and assistance systems. This car is the ideal entry-level model to the SKODA range, thanks to classic brand qualities such as excellent value for money, high functionality, and a slew of Simply Clever features. The FABIA is longer and, at 4,108 mm, for the first time exceeds the four-metre mark.
The boot, which was already the largest in the segment, has been increased by 50 litres to provide a plentiful 380 litres of luggage space. The current EVO generation of Volkswagen Group gasoline engines produce power ranging from 48 kW (65 PS) to 110 kW. (150 PS). Aerodynamics with a drag coefficient (cd) of 0.28 and a 50-litre fuel tank allow for a WLTP cycle range of more than 900 km.