The S, SE and SE L trim ranges additionally acquire new aluminium impact element on the entrance and rear apron, supposed to present it extra “offroad styling”. A brand new rear spoiler together with ‘finlets’ on the perimeters of the rear home windows have been added to optimise aerodynamics and scale back CO2 emissions.
The inside has additionally been revised, with new seat designs, together with a alternative of electrically adjustable leather-based ergonomic seats. SE and SE L moveld will also be optioned with ‘Eco’ seats that function covers made utilizing recycled vegan supplies.
The ten.25in Digital Cockpit digital show is an choice on all fashions, as is a brand new 10-speaker Canton sound system. There stays an 8in infotainment touchscreen as customary, with a 9.2in model out there as an choice. There may be additionally revamped LEB ambient lighting.
The Kodiaq will likely be provided with 1.5-litre TSI petrol engines creating 147bhp and 188bhp, and a pair of.0 TDI diesel engines producing 147bhp and 197bhp. Essentially the most highly effective 2.0-litre petrol unit will solely be provided on the vRS mannequin. The entry-level TSI will likely be provided with a six-speed handbook and front-wheel-drive; all different fashions function a seven-speed automated as customary, with the higher-powered petrol and diesel fashions that includes all-wheel-drive.
The 2 diesel items are from the VW Group’s newest era, and have a twin dosing exhaust fuel remedy that Skoda says helps scale back nitrogen oxide emissions by as much as 80 per cent.