Modern Safety & Comfort Assistants Prove Extremely Popular

Since launching the ŠKODA SCALA and KAMIQ, there have been a high demand for optional safety systems.

Added: 11 May 2020

Modern Safety & Comfort Assistants Extremely Popular In ŠKODA SCALA  & KAMIQ Models

The ŠKODA SCALA and KAMIQ have both achieved the highest five-star rating in the Euro NCAP crash test and are among some of the safest vehicles within their segment. Available with the latest safety assistance systems as standard including lane departure warning and front-wheel assistant with city emergency braking function. These models are also available with optional safety systems and assistance, since launching in 2019 these models have seen a high demand for safety systems including side assist and adaptive cruise control.

One of the optional safety features available is Side Assist, it supports overtaking on motorways and works by detecting vehicles approaching from behind up to 70 meters away and warns the driver. In 2019, 20.2% of SCALA models featured Side Assist added. Just as popular in the KAMIQ model, with 26.9% of models featuring this additional technology. The KAMIQ technology is slightly different to the SCALA, the Side Assist also comes with integrated rear traffic alert. Rear traffic alert warns the driver about objects moving around the rear of the car when reversing out of a parking space.

Driver aids are often popular extras on cars such as adaptive cruise control and fatigued detection. Adaptive cruise control offers additional comfort especially for frequent motorway users. It automatically maintains the desired speed and brakes automatically when the car in front slows down. More than 34.5% of KAMIQ drivers chose adaptive cruise control, whereas 24.5% of SCALA drivers opted to equip their car with the system. Another popular additional safety option chosen was fatigue detection, with 19.3% of KAMIQ buyers and 17.4% of SCALA drivers adding it to their model. 

The ŠKODA SCALA and KAMIQ drivers also chose to include rear view camera technology; 45% of SCALA and 59.1% of KAMIQ owners ordered this technology when buying their model. For safer and easier parking, 36.9% of all SCALA models and 49.2% of all KAMIQ models were delivered with front and rear parking sensors. 

For more information and to experience the ŠKODA SCALA and KAMIQ for yourself, please contact Caffyns ŠKODA today. 

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