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Skoda to hike costs of the all-new Kodiaq | Autocar India

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After promoting out the primary lot, Skoda is more likely to improve costs of the Kodiaq vary.

Skoda India launched the 2022 iteration of its flagship SUV, the Kodiaq, on January 10. This seven-seater SUV, now options revised styling, some new tools, and extra importantly, is on the market solely with a petroleum engine. It got here with three variants at launch and was priced between Rs 34.99 lakh and 37.49 lakh, ex-showroom, India. However, in case you are trying to deliver house a brand-new Kodiaq, right here’s a chunk of data that may curiosity you.

  • First batch offered out inside 24 hours
  • Ready interval is over 4 months
  • Costs of Kodiaq vary to extend

Skoda Kodiaq worth hike: what’s to know?

Skoda India has managed to search out consumers for its total first batch inside 24 hours of its worth announcement. The corporate, nonetheless, has remained tight-lipped on the variety of models on this first batch, which might in any other case paint an accurate image of its demand-supply equation.

For consumers who’ve missed getting an allotment of the Kodiaq within the first batch, there’s some dangerous information. Ready intervals have already soared to over 4 months, and in a latest reply to a Twitter person, Zac Hollis, director, Gross sales and Advertising and marketing, Skoda India, hints at a worth hike for the following batches of the SUV. Sellers point out a worth hike of two to 4 p.c, nonetheless, Skoda India hasn’t formally commented on the revised costs as of now. We’ll be updating this house after they do. 

Should you’re disheartened by the information of the Skoda Kodiaq being offered out, we’d recommend you scan a number of Skoda dealerships in and round your own home city, as, as a consequence of cancellation or different causes, you might get fortunate and discover unsold stock, just like the Skoda Octavia RS 245 and Skoda Karoq, the place a handful of unsold examples had been mendacity at dealerships even after the corporate’s announcement of promoting out their respective models.

Skoda Kodiaq: options and specs 

In abstract, Skoda’s flagship seven-seater SUV is loaded with options like heated and cooled entrance seats, panoramic sunroof, hands-free parking, 360-degree digital camera, wi-fi Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, wi-fi charging, in addition to security package like 9 airbags, ESP, hill-start help, hill-descent management, digital differential lock and much more.

For 2022, this SUV additionally will get dynamic chassis management, the place it adjusts its suspension softness primarily based on driving modes. This iteration is now powered by a 190hp, 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine, mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automated that transmits energy to all 4 wheels. Whereas it doesn’t have any direct seven-seater petrol-automatic rival, consumers in search of the 2022 Kodiaq are more likely to additionally think about the Volkswagen Tiguan, Toyota Fortuner and Citroen C5 Aircross.

What are your ideas on Skoda already growing the costs of the brand new Kodiaq? Tell us within the feedback.

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