Jun 28, 2016
multi-award-winning Superb has been named Overall Winner at the Tow Car Awards
2016 by a panel of experts from The Camping and Caravanning Club, Practical
Caravan, and What Car?.
Superb Hatch 2.0 TDI 150PS SE Business was declared best in class in the 1400-1549kg weight division, posting sufficiently high scores to bag the
coveted Overall Winner award. All 41 shortlisted cars were put through a
gruelling test regime including emergency lane changes, low speed slalom runs,
incline tests and emergency brake tests.
were tested solo to judge ride quality, handling and refinement, and were also
assessed for running costs, value, standard safety equipment and resale value.
on the Superb’s performance, David Motton, Tow Car Editor of Practical
Caravan magazine, said: “The SKODA Superb is spacious, great value, and
brilliant to tow with. We'd happily pull a tourer or trailer from one end of
the country to the other with the Superb, such is its stability, performance
and comfort. A worthy overall winner for 2016.”
ŠKODA is no
stranger to the Tow Car Awards. The current Octavia was named Overall Winner in
2013, and won its class (up to 1,400kg) in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
range has a braked towing capacity of up to 2,200kg and is available with a
wide range of towing options and accessories. These include an integrated tow
bar that can be released via a lever in the boot and folded away after use. The
Superb also has one of the biggest and most practical boots in the sector; the
Hatch delivers 625 litres of space with the rear seats in position and the
Estate 660 litres.