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2022 Skoda Kodiaq to be accessible in three variants | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

Revealed On Jan 05, 2022 08:00:00 AM

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The up to date Kodiaq is anticipated to launch in Model, Sportline and L&Okay trim ranges and are available solely with a petroleum engine.

Nearly two years after it was discontinued, Skoda is ready to relaunch the Kodiaq in India on January 10. Skoda’s three-row SUV is ready to return with the facelifted mannequin and in a petrol-only guise, with new particulars revealing that it’s going to go on sale in three variants.

  • Kodiaq to be powered by 190hp, 2.0-litre TSI petrol engine
  • Will get all-wheel drive as customary

Skoda Kodiaq facelift: to go on sale in three variants

As per filings with the Delhi Transport division, the up to date Kodiaq shall be accessible in Model, Sportline and Laurin & Klement (L&Okay) trim ranges. Indians are not any strangers to the Kodiaq’s Model and L&Okay trims, as they have been provided on the pre-facelift mannequin as nicely.

The Sportline is the variant to speak of because it’s the primary time the Kodiaq will get it within the Indian market. As seen within the Very good, the Sportline trim provides the automobile a sportier look with darkened trim parts on the outside and darker upholstery end on the within as nicely – compared to the opposite two variants.

When it comes to tools, the up to date mannequin may carry ahead package from the older SUV. Relying on the trim stage, anticipate it to be get options akin to Matrix LED headlamps, an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, digital cockpit digital instrument display, ambient lighting, three-zone automated local weather management, panoramic sunroof, hands-free parking, entrance and rear parking sensors, 9 airbags and extra. Globally, the Kodiaq facelift additionally will get a bigger 9.2-inch infotainment display as an non-compulsory additional, which may very well be provided right here too.

Skoda Kodiaq facelift engine particulars

The submitting additionally confirms what we have now already mentioned about engine particulars. In contrast to the discontinued mannequin, which was diesel solely, the Kodiaq facelift shall be a petrol-only mannequin. It comes powered by a 190hp, 2.0-litre petrol engine, that’s shared with the Octavia and the Very good, and is paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch automated gearbox. In contrast to the sedans, that are two-wheel drive, the Kodiaq will get all-wheel drive as customary.

Skoda Kodiaq facelift rivals

The Kodiaq can have no direct rivals within the Indian market with VW having pulled the plug on the Tiguan Allspace. The three-row SUV although, is more likely to see some competitors from the not too long ago launched five-seater Tiguan facelift, with a extra direct rival within the type of the Compass-based Jeep Meridian, which is anticipated to reach later this yr.

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