Finally Skoda India launched the most expected model, Kodiaq SUV in India with showroom price of Rs 34.49 lakh. This model offered here in only one fully loaded Style variant. And this is the first seven seater SUV and second SUV from the Czech automaker. This is a production version of the VisionS concept SUV that was showcased at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. This name is derived from Kodiak bear that lives in Alaska and Kodiak island.
Skoda designed this vehicle with traditional home grill and design philosophy by adding the next generation features. It can gives the appearance like a whole and big SUV. In interior, there are a few elements shared between the Kodiaq and Superb. The Kodiaq gets a lot expansive feature list like Apple CarPlay /Android Auto, WiFi hotspot, Infotainment online system, Care Connect System, climate control, leather seats, multiple cameras and etc,. And Skoda also gets lot of safety features like, nine airbags, advanced differential lock function, electronic stability control, pedestrian monitor, multi-collision brake, park assist, traffic jam assist, auto light assist, blind spot detect, ABS with EBD, hill hold control and etc,.
This model available with 2.0 liter turbo diesel engine that generates 150bhp of power and 340Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a seven-speed DSG transmission and also gets AWD system. This model also have four drive modes such as normal, eco, sport individual and snow. Most importantly, this model gets five-star rating at the Euro NCAP. Skoda Kodiaq competes against the Ford Endeavour, Toyota Fortuner and the Audi Q3.