Skoda SE Business trim launched
Skoda are targeting company car drivers with a new Business trim for their range. The new trim dubbed SE Business is available on the Skoda Yeti, Octavia and Superb models.
What will power the Skoda SE Business models?
The new models get a choice of a 1.6 litre and 2.0 litre diesel engines. These include the diesels that feature in the economical Greenline II and Greenline III models, which have fuel consumption figures of as little as 88.3mpg and helps the models qualify for the Benefit In Kind rating. All SE Business models also get low-rolling resistance tyres to further boost economy.
The Skoda SE Business equipment
Offering the trim across the Yeti, Octavia and Superb models means that there are 19 possible SE Business model variants. These models offer company car drivers a low 14% Benefit In Kind (BIK) tax rate, receive a comprehensive list of standard equipment and are exempt from paying vehicle excise duty.
The SE Business line-up comprises a comprehensive package of state-of-the-art technology and safety equipment for added driver practicality and comfort. All Skoda SE Business models gain kit such as an Amundsen touchscreen satellite navigation system, DAB digital radio, Bluetooth phone connection, dual zone air conditioning and cruise control. Safety features include driver and front passenger airbags, electronic stability control and ABS.
Comments on the new Skoda SE Business trim
Head of fleet at Skoda UK, Partick McGillycuddy, commented, “The SE Business range is the first Skoda line-up tailored specifically to the diverse requirements of today's company car drivers. These new ‘business models’ are a highly competitive proposition that deliver low whole life and running costs and a small BiK taxation liability, without the need for corporate customers to compromise on their reduced carbon footprint. As with every Skoda vehicle, the SE Business range also prides itself on exceptional practicality, space, technology and performance.”
In addition, the SE Business range is further reinforced by Skoda’s coveted customer service and support from a dedicated nationwide network of fleet specialists and Business Centres. Skoda SE Business owners also gain a three year Europe-wide roadside assistance programme and 60,000 mile vehicle warranty.