The Czech automaker is enhancing the Skoda Superb range with a new 1.6-litre common rail engine that will be features on the 1.6 TDI CR model.
The Skoda Superb 1.6 TDI CR will pack 105 bhp with CO2 emission levels of 130 grams per Km, and the two body styles being offered (Hatch and Estate) will be available under the S or SE trim levels.
The Skoda Superb 1.6 TDI CR comes with a 5-speed manual transmission, and when accelerating from 0 to 62 mph there are 12.5 seconds needed (12.6 with the Estate) while the maximum top speed is 118 mph (117 for the Estate).
Availability across UK has already started and the Skoda Superb 1.6 TDI CR price is 17,480 GBP, reaching 19,470 GBP for the SE version. 
Skoda press release :

  • 1.6 TDI CR (Common Rail) 105bhp engine new to Superb range
  • Improved fuel consumption and CO2
  • Available in Hatch and Estate, staring at £17,480

Škoda has announced the introduction of a 1.6 TDI CR 105bhp engine to its multi-award winning Superb range.
The engine offers improved driveability, fuel consumption and CO2
over the 1.9 TDI PD unit which it replaces.  Combined mpg has been
improved by an impressive 6.9mpg for the Hatch, and 5.6mpg for the
Estate while emissions have been reduced by a remarkable 19g/km and
20g/km respectively.
With prices starting at just £17,480 the Superb offers the same great
value for money as every Škoda. However, it’s not just the great value
that sets it apart from its rivals. Its style, practicality and
luxurious comfort have won it critical acclaim, including Top Gear Magazine’s ‘Luxury Car of the Year’ and Auto Express’ best ‘Family Car’ and ‘Estate Car’ of the year.
Available in S and SE trim levels, the 1.6 TDI CR comes with a five
speed manual gearbox and is available to order at Škoda retailers from
today (19 August).
Pricing

Superb Hatch      
  CO2 VED OTR
S 1.6 TDI CR 105bhp 130 D £17,480
SE 1.6 TDI CR 105bhp 130 D £19,470
       
Superb Estate      
       
S 1.6 TDI CR 105bhp 133 E £18,640
SE 1.6 TDI CR 105bhp 133 E £20,780

Technical details

  Superb Hatch Superb Estate
  S 1.9 TDI PD 105bhp S 1.6TDI CR 105bhp S 1.9 TDI PD 105bhp S 1.6TDI CR 105bhp
0 to 62 mph (secs) 12.5 12.5 12.6 12.6
Max performance (bhp/rpm) 105/4,000 105/4,400 105/4,000 105/4,400
Max torque (Nm/rpm) 250/1,900 250/1,500-2,500 250/1,900 250/1,500-2,500
Max speed (mph) 118 117 117 116
         
Fuel consumption        
Urban (mpg) 38.7 45.6 38.2 44.8
Extra Urban (mpg) 58.9 64.2 57.7 61.4
Combined (mpg) 49.6 56.5 48.7 54.3
         
CO2 (g/km) 149 130 153 133
Emissions EUIV EUV EUIV EU

 

Source: Skoda