Car News

Skoda Slavia costs hiked by Rs 60,000 | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

The Slavia now begins from Rs 10.99 lakh and that is the primary value hike since its launch in February 2022.

Skoda has hiked the costs of its midsize sedan, the Slavia, by as much as Rs 60,000. That is the primary value enhance of the Honda Metropolis-rivalling sedan since its launch in February 2022. The Slavia now begins from Rs 10.99 lakh for the bottom 1.Zero TSI handbook Energetic variant, going all the way in which as much as Rs 18.39 lakh for the range-topping 1.5 TSI DCT Model variant.

  • Costs for the 1.Zero TSI variants up by Rs 40,000
  • 1.5 TSI variants see a value hike of Rs 60,000
  • Prime-spec Slavia the second costliest automotive in its section

Skoda Slavia costs, tools replace: June 2022

The Slavia is obtainable in three trims and 4 powertrain choices. The costs of the Energetic and Ambition variants have gone up by Rs 30,000. In the meantime, the 1.0-litre Model variant sees a value bump of Rs 40,000. The 1.5-litre variant  which is obtainable solely within the top-end Model trim  is now costlier by Rs 60,000.

Skoda Slavia value (ex-showroom, India)
Variants New Worth Outdated Worth Distinction
Energetic 1.Zero TSI MT Rs 10.99 lakh Rs 10.69 lakh Rs 30,000
Ambition 1.Zero TSI MT Rs 12.69 lakh Rs 12.39 lakh Rs 30,000
Ambition 1.Zero TSI AT Rs 13.89 lakh Rs 13.59 lakh Rs 30,000
Model 1.Zero TSI MT (with out sunroof) Rs 13.99 lakh Rs 13.59 lakh Rs 40,000
Model 1.Zero TSI MT (with sunroof) Rs 14.39 lakh Rs 13.99 lakh Rs 40,000
Model 1.Zero TSI AT Rs 15.79 lakh Rs 15.39 lakh Rs 40,000
Model 1.5 TSI MT Rs 16.79 lakh Rs 16.19 lakh Rs 60,000
Model 1.5 TSI AT Rs 18.39 lakh Rs 17.79 lakh Rs 60,000

Together with the value hike comes a minor tools replace. Given the continued chip scarcity, Skoda has changed the 10-inch infotainment display screen on the Slavia in addition to the Kushaq with an 8.0-inch unit. The brand new unit misses out on wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Final month, Skoda had additionally raised the costs of the Kushaq SUV by as much as Rs 70,000.

Skoda Slavia rivals and positioning 

Even earlier than this value hike, the Slavia was one of many costlier vehicles within the section that consists of sedans just like the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna and Honda Metropolis. The truth is, in its top-spec avatar, the Slavia is the second costliest automotive after the just lately launched Honda Metropolis Hybrid which retails for Rs 19.49 lakh.

This hike additionally pushes the costs of the Slavia nearer to the Kushaq, which is the extra in style alternative in Skoda’s India portfolio. Furthermore, Volkswagen is all set to launch the Virtus  a sister mannequin to the Slavia  on June 9. It could be attention-grabbing to see how Volkswagen manages to cost it and if it might undercut the Skoda Slavia.  

About the author