Lots of buzzes are going around upcoming Skoda kodiaq in India. Skoda has started testing kodiaq on Indian roads and you can expect the launch of the festive season at the end of this year 2017. Test model spotted and its revealing modification and seems all wheel drive model
Exploring the Skoda Superb platform, Skoda kodiaq is seven seater SUV and expected to launch in India with both petrol and diesel engine. Petrol engine may have 2.0-litre TSI with 180hp and 250Nm or torque. While 2.0 diesel engine will have 150hp and 190hp options. Kodiaq will have 6-speed manual gear and 7 speed DSG AMT model. Also, the top models will have features like 4 wheel drive.
For now, there are no interior images are available, though we can say that the Indian version of kodiaq may get few changes then its sibling international version of kodiaq. Expecting the cabin is more likely to get little changes like change in dashboard colors. Skoda may offer an additional kit to make the kodiaq more premium look. Though we can expect the same level of equipment as offered in Skoda superb.
The Skoda kodiaq price will be little high then superb to position it above the superb. The price may start with 27 Lakh to 32 Lakh ex-showroom. With this price, Kodiaq may compete with Ford Endeavour and Fortuner from Toyota. The direct competitor will be Hyundai Tucson and Santa
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