Skoda has launched its first SUV the Skoda Kodiaq in India. Priced in the range of 35 Lakh, the Skoda Kodiaq is nothing less than a gem and is a direct competitor to best selling SUV’s like Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour. However, being a new car and rich in features, Skoda Kodiaq might have an upper hand over its competitors. How it does in sales will be something to look at in the near future. As of now, let’s have a look at the awesome features of Skoda Kodiaq and how the Skoda SUV is adapted to Indian roads.
It has not been too long that Skoda came into India with its cars named Octavia and Superb. How the Kodiaq does in sales, will be something to look at in the near future. As of now, let’s have a look at the awesome features of Skoda Kodiaq and how this first SUV from Skoda is adapted to Indian roads.
Skoda Kodiaq – Impressive Features
Starting with safety and security features, the Skoda Kodiaq has 9 airbags. This new SUV from Skoda got a 5-star rating by Euro NCAP in safety test. Kodiaq incudes seatbelt reminder, ISOFIX rear child seat mounts, seatbelt pretensioners, load limiters, emergency breaks and other features.
Coming to the engine of Skoda Kodiaq, it has got a 4-cylinder, 2-litre turbocharged petrol engine that churns out 177 bhp and a peak torque of 320 Nm. In diesel version of Skoda Kodiaq, the 2-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel engine will pump 147 bhp of max power and 340 Nm of max torque.
Being a 7 seater SUV, the dimensions of Skoda Kodiaq are quite similar to Ford Endeavour and Toyota Fortuner. It is 4,697 mm in length, 1882 mm in width and 1,676 mm in height. The wheelbase of Kodiaq is 2,791 mm.
The infotainment system in Skoda Kodiaq comes with SmartLink that includes Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and even MirrorLink.
With a sunroof, Skoda Kodiaq can be called as a luxury SUV.
With all 7 seats, the boot of Kodiaq SUV by Skoda is 270 lt, but folding the third row of seats gives a massive boot size of 630 litres.
Apart from ABS, ESP and traction control, Skoda Kodiaq has got 360-degree parking sensors and reverse-parking camera. The SUV has got sensors on the front, back and even on the sides.
Price of Skoda Kodiaq in India
When it comes to price, then Skoda’s first SUV has been launched at a price of 34.49 Lakh. The price of Skoda Kodiaq in India might be high but it has the features and specs that truly define the high price.