Skoda Kodiaq facelift launch confirmed for January 2022

Kodiaq not accessible in India since BS6 emission norms got here into drive in April 2020

  • The 2022 Kodiaq will get the identical 2-litre turbo-petrol engine because the Octavia and Excellent.

  • It can additionally get a 7-speed DSG (dual-clutch automated) however may also get an AWD system.

  • Design modifications have been made within the bonnet, grille, bumpers, headlights and taillights.

  • The brand new two-spoke steering wheel is the one main change within the cabin.

  • Count on its worth to be round Rs 33 lakh (ex-showroom).

Skoda India head Zack Hollis lately confirmed that the facelifted Kodiaq will probably be launched in January 2022. Replying to a tweet, Skoda India’s model director confirmed the SUV launch in his now common method.

We had already reported that the facelifted Kodiaq was anticipated to be launched within the first month of 2022, but it surely was prone to be delayed as carmakers internationally had been grappling with semiconductor shortages.

The facelifted Kodiaq will use a 2-litre turbo-petrol engine that makes 190PS/320Nm and is mated to a 7-speed DSG (Twin Clutch Automated), a mix that Skoda additionally gives within the Octavia and Excellent. Not like the sedans that are front-wheel pushed, the SUV will probably be supplied with AWD.

Adjustments have been made within the design of the bonnet, bumper, headlights, taillights, grille and alloy wheels. The cabin structure will stay the identical aside from the brand new two-spoke steering wheel and modifications in upholstery choices seen on different Skodas.

Within the options part, the SUV is ready to get ventilated entrance seats, up to date 12-speaker sound system and ambient lighting with 10 colour choices. It can proceed to get a panoramic sunroof, 8-inch touchscreen and digital instrument cluster. Entrance and rear parking sensors, a number of airbags, traction management and hill help will kind the protection bundle of the facelifted Kodiaq.

As soon as again available in the market, the Kodiaq will proceed its rivalry with the Toyota Fortuner, whereas additionally taking up the MG Gloster. We count on it to be priced round Rs 33 lakh (ex-showroom) and will probably be supplied in a single, absolutely loaded variant.

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