Offering an even more sophisticated design, more space and comfort and state-of-the-art technology. With the new Škoda Superb, customers will once again have the choice between a Combi estate version and a hatchback. A new range structure with seven Design Selections offers plenty of sustainable solutions, such as textiles made of 100 percent sustainable materials. At the same time, the innovative Škoda Smart Dials and a new interior concept featuring a free-standing 13-inch infotainment screen make for even greater ease of use. The interior has a clean and spacious look. Škoda has once again optimised its powertrains for even greater efficiency. There are three petrol engines with outputs ranging from 110 kW (150 hp) to 195 kW (265 hp), and two diesels with 110 kW (150 hp) and 142 kW (193 hp) to choose from. In addition, the portfolio includes a new plug-in hybrid powertrain that is exclusive to the Combi estate as well as an all-new mild-hybrid version. Innovative assistance systems such as the Turn Assist and Crossroad Assist are making their debut in the Superb.
Klaus Zellmer, Chairman of the Board of Škoda Auto, says: “The Superb has been the standard-bearer of Škoda’s ICE range for more than 20 years. In its fourth generation it will continue to be just that, offering an even more refined, sculptural design, outstanding spaciousness and cutting-edge technology. Further powertrain optimisations and improved aerodynamics make for even greater efficiency. We have reconstructed the plug-in hybrid powertrain from scratch, and it now offers an all-electric range of more than 100 kilometres. The completely new interior is even more ergonomic and features an exemplary amount of sustainable materials. Last but not least, we will continue to offer the Superb as a hatchback and a Combi estate version, perfectly reflecting our customer focus.”
The standard-bearer of Škoda’s ICE portfolio takes well-known virtues to the next level
With the all-new fourth generation, Škoda is once again setting standards in terms of design, roominess, comfort and safety. Further design and aerodynamic refinements have reduced fuel consumption while improving performance. Three modern TSI petrol engines, including one with mild-hybrid technology, two diesels and a new plug-in hybrid powertrain with an electric range of more than 100 kilometres on the WLTP cycle deliver outputs ranging from 110 kW (150 hp) to 195 kW (265 hp). The top diesel and the top petrol engine come with all-wheel drive. All powertrains in the new Superb are mated to a DSG automatic transmission as standard. Furthermore, numerous new and improved assistance systems provide even more safety and comfort. The significantly brighter new-generation LED Matrix beam headlights and DCC Plus are making their debut in the Superb.
Martin Jahn, Škoda Auto Board Member for Sales and Marketing, says: “The Superb has been showcasing Škoda’s technology and design expertise for more than two decades. With characteristic virtues such as practicality and spaciousness that are now associated with our brand’s entire model portfolio, the Superb has been exceptionally well received by customers worldwide. The new, fourth generation builds on these strengths and takes them to the next level, making it a perfect companion for everyday explorers. By offering the fourth-generation Superb as a hatchback and a Combi estate we make sure that we serve the individual needs of all our customers to perfection.”
Success story spanning more than two decades and three model generations
The Škoda Superb was launched in 2001 and more than 1.6 million have since rolled off the assembly lines. The Superb has been produced in Kvasiny (Czech Republic), Solomonovo (Ukraine), Aurangabad (India) and Nanjing (China). Over the course of more than two decades it has won numerous international accolades and awards. More than 30 of these came for the third Superb generation in 2016 alone, including the Red Dot Award for outstanding product design for the Superb Combi estate. Between 2001 and 2008, Škoda delivered a total of 137,000 first-generation vehicles. The second generation sold a total of 618,000 units from 2008 to 2015. In 2009, it became the first to offer an estate version of the Superb. The third-generation Superb was launched in 2015 and a total of 845,000 units have been produced to date. The biggest European markets for the third-generation Superb have been Germany with 153,222 vehicles (up to and including September 2023), the Czech Republic (61,479 vehicles) and the United Kingdom (57,054 vehicles).
In Ireland the Superb has been the best-selling car in the segment over the last 7 years with 8,975 Superb models delivered to customers to date. Demand remains very strong with 2023 the third most successful year for Superb sales since the model was launched. The Superb Combi accounted for 19% of the sales mix (1 in 5) with 41% of Superb Sales this year delivered to Fleet Business Customers.
Both body styles now longer and taller.
The hatchback and the Combi estate versions of the all-new Škoda Superb are both longer and taller than their predecessors, while their wheelbase remains unchanged. The estate version’s total boot capacity with the rear seats folded down is an impressive 1,920 litres.