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Skoda Adds New Rapid Spaceback And Yeti To Motability Scheme

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MILTON KEYNES, UNITED KINGDOM – Feb 11, 2014: ŠKODA UK has added the all-new Rapid Spaceback and the facelifted Yeti crossover to the Motability Scheme. The latest models, which are accessible through the programme to individuals receiving the Higher Rate Mobility Component of the Disability Living Allowance, offer high levels of practicality and interior space coupled with a nil Advance Payment on selected variants.

Providing ample room for the storage of luggage and mobility equipment, the five-door Rapid Spaceback hatch features a spacious boot which extends to 1,380 litres when the back seats are folded. Occupants also benefit from class-leading headroom and rear legroom, whilst cabin capacity is further enhanced thanks to ŠKODA’s ‘Simply Clever’ storage solutions. The Rapid Spaceback range includes a Greenline II model that delivers a high fuel economy of up to 74.3mpg.

The Yeti line-up has doubled, now with two versions available for the first time: Yeti and Yeti Outdoor. Both models offer a high driving position, good all-round visibility in addition to a large interior and boot which can be expanded to 1,580 litres by folding the rear seats. Buyers can select either a manual or DSG gearbox and the highly economical 1.6-litre TDI CR 105PS DPF GreenLine II powerplant providing fuel consumption of up to 67.3 mpg (S, SE and Elegance only). Yeti Outdoor carries the option of four-wheel drive for added security in challenging and more rugged conditions. As with every ŠKODA, safety is of prime importance and airbags, ABS and ESC systems are all provided as standard.

Andy Thomas, Sales Operations – Rental and Motability Manager at ŠKODA UK, comments: “The addition of the new Rapid Spaceback and updated Yeti to the Scheme further reinforces our practical and affordable offering for Motability customers. Our full model range provides all-important space, versatility and an abundance of technology, designed to provide an enjoyable and comfortable experience for drivers and passengers.

“Furthermore, each of our 134 retailers in the UK is accredited and trained to accommodate Motability drivers and any vehicle adaptation requests they may have.”