It's normal.I have emailed three times asking for prices of Skoda Citigo but have been completely ignored by them.
i needed a part for my Skoda, and went to Santiago to get it. i described exactly what it was, and the guy asked me if the car was outside. i told him it was, and we both went to look at the offending component. even after seeing it, the parts manager had to go to the microfiche to find out what it was! how you can keep a car running in this country with that quality of related service personnel is the question for the ages.You and me both.
People avoid them like the plague here. There is a mechanic shop near my previous house that specializes in German cars, mainly VW and Skoda. They're easy to find; it's like a Skoda convention.
Skoda's don't like the heat here, and blow head gaskets. When they do, the head goes too. Try to find a used head here.. extremely difficult.
I'd suggest you call Peravia instead of email. I have never had luck communicating with any dealer here.
the older Skodas were Czech through and through. then, they changed to the VW body and mechanicals. they have certainly improved, to the point where they even have a World Rally car.Skodas are basically VWs made in the Czech Republic, aren't they?
I used to think that the Skoda logo was some sort of bird's head. But it turns out that it is supposed to be a winged arrow.
Not just a winged arrow, but a winged arrow facing RIGHT. One would think that the Communists would have made it point left, like Chavez did on the horse on the seal on the Venezuelan flag.
Not one of the world's best logos, if you ask me.