Skoda has unveiled the all-new Karoq at a particular occasion in Stockholm.
Set to fit beneath the Kodiaq, the Karoq is a classy crossover with a sculpted hood, a slender grille, and elective LED headlights. The mannequin additionally has muscular wheel arches, plastic physique cladding, and chiseled bodywork. Rounding out the styling options are a tailgate-mounted spoiler, distinctive taillights, and an assortment of wheels ranging in sizes from 16- to 19-inches.
Total, the crossover measures 4,382mm (14.3 toes) lengthy, 1,841mm (6 toes) extensive, and 1,605mm (5.2 toes) tall with a wheelbase that spans as much as 2,638mm (6.2 toes).
The inside is comparatively simple however the Karoq turns into the primary Skoda mannequin to be provided with a digital instrument cluster. Clients may order a heated steering wheel, heated entrance / rear seats, and LED ambient lighting. Different highlights embrace a wi-fi smartphone charger and infotainment techniques with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility.
Consumers extra fascinated about area can be joyful to know the Karoq gives 521 liters (18.4 cubic toes) of cargo capability behind the rear seats. Nevertheless, that quantity could be elevated to 1,630 liters (57.5 cubic toes) when the rear seats are folded down. If that’s nonetheless not sufficient room, the seats could be eliminated fully to create a most cargo capability of 1,810 liters (63.9 cubic toes).
Below the hood, 5 completely different engines can be accessible together with:
A 1.0-liter TSI with 115 PS (113 hp) and 175 Nm (129 lb-ft) of torque
A 1.5-liter TSI with 150 PS (148 hp) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque
A 1.6-liter TDI with 115 PS (113 hp) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque
A 2.0-liter TDI with 150 PS (148 hp) and 340 Nm (250 lb-ft) of torque
A 2.0-liter TDI with 190 PS (187 hp) and 400 Nm (295 lb-ft) of torque
A lot of the engines could be related to both a six-speed handbook or a seven-speed DSG transmission, count on essentially the most highly effective diesel variant which comes normal with all-wheel drive and the DSG gearbox.
On the security entrance, the Karoq gives an assortment of driver help techniques together with Park Help, Lane Help, and Site visitors Jam Help. Different highlights embrace Adaptive Cruise Management, Blind Spot Detect, Emergency Help, and Entrance Help with predictive pedestrian safety.