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Better economy and emissions for the same price

The Skoda Superb is now available with a 140bhp 2.0-litre TDI CR DPF common-rail diesel engine.

The unit replaces the 140bhp TDI PD.

Average fuel consumption is boosted by 4.4mpg to 52.3mpg, while CO2 emissions have been cut by 12g/km to 143g/km.

The standard diesel particulate filter (DPF) ensures it's compliant with Euro V emissions regulations.

Prices will still start at £18,205 – the same as the outgoing engine.

The new model comes with a choice of manual or DSG semi-automatic transmissions, and in S, SE, or Elegance trim.

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Jon Hardcastle 22 February 2010

Re: Skoda Superb gets new engine

A welcome addition and a glaring omission from the outset. The current Superb has not been out that long, had I bought one of the Pumpe Duse models I would be more than a little upset by this news.

Great news for the rest of us that are considering this car. I think I'm still favouring the 170 DSG variant though.

Lizaroy 21 February 2010

Re: Skoda Superb gets new engine

Suprb’s 2.o liter diesel is significantly improved over the model it replaces and develops a sensible 140 hp and returns 52.3mpg. Meanwhile thanks to the high-pressure injectors of its common rail system and diesel particulate filter (DPF), it emits only 143 grams of Co2 gas per every kilometer it covers.

Speed King 21 February 2010

Re: Skoda Superb gets new engine

A good addition to the range. It cuts emissions, improves MPG and has the same unbeatable price. Its all good. But is there going to be a Superb vRS?