The Skoda Kodiaq shares it MQB modular platform with the likes of the Tiguan and the Very good, however is one way or the other longer than the Tiguan however shorter in size than the very good.
Skoda Auto India has launched their Kodiaq SUV in India at this time and marks its first official foray into the SUV Market Section in India. Though it stands to face to very elite opponents within the type of the Toyota Fortuner and the Ford Endeavour. We imagine that Skoda has priced it decently to tackle the competitors. The Skoda Kodiaq shares it MQB modular platform with the likes of the Tiguan and the Very good, however stands longer than the Tiguan however shorter in size than the very good. The Kodiaq will get 18-inch wheels, on which the with 235-section tyres that add to “large” impact of the Kodiaq. The Skoda Kodiaq will include a 2.0 litre 4-cylinder turbo-diesel engine that produces someplace to the tune of 148 hp and 340 Nm of torque.
Listed below are the reside updates from the Skoda Kodiaq India launch:
01:30 pm: The headrests on second row seats options two drop down sticks that may be pulled down, positioned between the neck and allows you to take a snug nap. It is vitally helpful characteristic on an extended drive for each adults and youngsters. The arm-rest additionally will get cup holders and second-row seats will get rear A/C vents too.
12:55 pm: The DRLs on Skoda Kodaiq are extra angular when in comparison with the Skoda Very good giving it a unique look. General the headlamp cluster have extra crystalline components and the entrance butterfly grille is larger and extra outstanding.
12:50 pm: Boot house on Skoda Kodiaq will be prolonged starting from 720-2005L by folding the third row and second row seats. Kodiaq provides the most important boot house in its phase. The tailgate will be electrically operated and likewise be opened and closed utilizing foot gesture command or a button within the inside.
12:35 pm:Right here it’s, the domestically assembled Skoda Kodaiq is launched in India and priced aggressively at Rs 34.49 lakh. The corporate could be very assured about its new SUV within the Indian market and likewise hints of bringing in additional SUVs to India. We anticipate the following SUV the Skoda Karoq SUV would be the subsequent one from the worldwide Czech auto maker.
12:30 pm: Skoda Kodiaq is pricier than its rivals like Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour and Volkswagen Tiguan
12:25 pm: Skoda Kodiaq security options; The Kodiaq will get 9 airbags as normal security characteristic alongside ABS, ESP, traction management, 360-degree parking sensors with digicam. The SUV has been rewarded with a 5-star score by Euro NCAP (New Automobile Evaluation Programme).
12:20 pm: Skoda Kodiaq is priced about Rs 4 lakh over the top-variant of Volkswagen Tiguan with whom its shares its platform. However the Kodaiq has two further seats, more room and lot of handy options over Tiguan.
12: 13 pm: Worth of Skoda Kodiaq: Rs 34.49 lakh (Ex-Showroom)
12:09 pm: Kodiaq is being supplied in 4 color choices and dealerships throughout India commences the bookings at this time. Skoda will start the deliveries of its new SUV beginning 1st week of November.
12:07 pm: Skoda Kodiaq will get merely intelligent options like pedal swipe open tail gate, umbrella holders, detachable torch within the boot.
12:06 pm: India Skoda Kodiaq will get 2.0 TDI diesel engine with an influence of 15 PS with 7-Pace DSG transmission and claims a mileage of 16.25 kmpl.
12:04 pm: Skoda Kodidaq will get the 8-inch infotainment system linked to canton sound system with tweekers, mid-range woofers and audio system. The infotainment system helps Apple Automobile Play, Google Android Auto and Mirror Hyperlink.
12:00: India assembled Skoda Kodiaq will get 18-inch alloy wheels as comared to 19-inch alloys obtainable on the Kodiaq bought globally.
11:57 am: In 18 months Skoda India has launched the Very good sedan, up to date Skoda Speedy, Octavia and launched the highly effective Skoda Octavia RS. The corporate expects a progress of about 34% within the Indian market says Ashutosh Dixit on the Skoda Kodiaq launch.
11:55 am: Skoda says key pillars our technique in India has began with modernization of Skoda dealerships. The corporate has invested over Rs 100 crore together with its dealerships.
11:52 am: “We’re beginning our SUV marketing campaign in India with the Skoda Kodiaq”
11:50 am: “India could be very quick rising, competetive market and really important for Skoda Auto. As part of 2025 technique, Skoda plans to enter extra mass phase and attempt to localise VW’s MQB platform. Closing name on that is but to be taken” says Klaus Dieter, Member of Board of Administration, CFO, Skoda Auto
11:48 am: Skoda’s working revenue globally is up by 20% within the first six months in 2017 as in opposition to the primary six months of 2016
11:46 am: Skoda is evaluating to usher in extra SUVs to Indian market says Klaus Dieter, Member of Board of Administration, CFO, Skoda Auto
11:39 am: Skoda Kodiaq follows the businesses household design language that now we have already seen on the Skoda Octavia and Skoda Very good Sedan. That is additionally Skoda’s first wager on a seven-seater SUV in India. Globally, the SUV is out there with 5-seat configuration however India will solely get the 7-seat variant.
11:32 am: The Kodiaq relies on the Volkswagen group’s international MQB platform, which is so modular in nature that the Tiguan and the Skoda Very good are underpinned by the identical platform however range by way of size. The Skoda Very good is longer than each whereas the Tiguan is shorter.
11:30 am: On the within, the Kodiaq comes with dual-tone black-beige mixture end that provides it a contact of class. The 8-inch infotainment system will include SmartLink that features Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink. The Kodiaq additionally will get a big panoramic sunroof that provides aesthetic attraction and a extra flattering inside lighting.
11:28 am: Not simply SUV like appears to be like, the 4×4 system on the Kodiaq comes from Haldex that makes use of torque vectoring to ship half the facility to the rear wheels. Additionally, driving modes alter all the things from the engine, gearbox, steering and air-conditioning. Though the Skoda will likely be finest suited to solely gentle off-road excursions.
11:22 am: Skoda Kodiaq comes with a number of recent comfort options, together with compact umbrella positioned inside the driving force’s facet door. Additionally, for the large SUV look, it will get 18-inch wheels with 235-section tyres which add to its highway presence.
11:20 am: The Skoda Kodiaq is nicely outfitted by way of security as nicely. The Skoda Kodiaq will get 9 airbags as normal together with a number of options reminiscent of ABS, ESP, traction management, 360-degree parking sensors, and reverse-parking digicam.And it is going to be fascinating to notice that the Skoda Kodiaq did get a 5-star score from Euro NCAP too.
11:15 am: The Kodiaq’s dimensions are as follows: The Kodiaq will likely be 4,697 mm in size, with a width of 1,882 mm, and 1,676 mm tall and comes with a wheelbase of two,791 mm. On the similar time, the bottom clearance can be fairly first rate at 187 mm
11:10 am: The Skoda Kodiaq comes with a 270 boot which is ok for each day use, however folding the third row liberates about 630 litres. And in case you’re transferring home or giant logistics, you would fold the third row and get an enormous 2,000 litres. Though in actuality, the third row of seats is finest reserved for youngsters.
11:00 am: The Skoda Kodiaq will get 18-inch wheels matched with 235-section tyres which add to its highway presence and full its big-SUV look. Though it does tread the road between it and one thing smaller very very finely.
10:55 am: The Skoda Kodiaq will get an entire bunch of utilitarian easter eggs, together with a compact umbrella positioned inside the driving force’s facet door. Now, this might sound extreme however it’s a nicely thought out characteristic which may make the Skoda barely extra engaging to the Indian purchaser.
10:50 am: The twin-tone black-beige mixture end on the interiors give the Skoda Kodiaq a contact of panache. Whereas entrance and centre, the 8-inch display ties the cabin collectively. The infotainment system will include SmartLink that features Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and MirrorLink.The Kodiaq additionally will get a big panoramic sunroof that provides aesthetic attraction and a extra flattering inside lighting.
10:46 am: The 4×4 system on the Skoda Kodiaq comes from Haldex that makes use of torque vectoring to ship half the facility to the rear wheels. Driving modes alter all the things within the Skoda Kodiaq from the engine, gearbox, steering and air-conditioning. Though the Skoda will likely be finest suited to solely gentle off-road excursions.
10:40 AM: The Skoda Kodiaq will likely be powered by the teams 2.0 litre TDI Turbo Diesel powerplant that makes 148 hp and 340 Nm of torque. The engine will likely be mated to a 7-speed computerized gearbox as normal gear.
10:35 AM: The Skoda Kodiaq relies on the VW teams international MQB platform though the platform is so modular in nature, that the Tiguan and the Skoda Very good that are underpinned by the identical platform range by way of size. The Skoda Very good is longer than each whereas the Tiguan is shorter than each.
10:30 AM: The Skoda Kodiaq is ready to launch at this time at midday and we anticipate the worth to be within the Rs 25-30 lakh vary for the seven-seater SUV. It’s prone to compete with the likes of the Ford Endeavour and Toyota Fortuner as soon as launched.