Skoda Kodiaq facelift to be launched at the moment: Value expectations

Skoda Auto India will drive the brand new era 2022 Kodiaq facelift SUV in three variants – Model, Sportline and Laurin & Clement.

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HT Auto Desk

09 Jan 2022, 09:53 AM

The 2022 Skoda Kodiaq facelift SUV can be launched in India on January 10.

Skoda is all set to launch the Kodiaq facelift SUV in India at the moment. The SUV will make a comeback within the markets after being pulled out attributable to BS6 norms virtually two years in the past. The Kodiaq can be Skoda’s first launch in India this yr, forward of the Slavia, its upcoming premium sedan.

The Kodiaq SUV, which was launched in India on Monday, has been launched within the world market final yr. The 2022 Skoda Kodiaq will include a bunch of updates which embrace design modifications on the surface, contained in the cabin in addition to beneath the hood.

So far as appears are involved, the brand new Kodiaq will get a revised grille, new LED daytime operating lamp signature and new bumpers. On the rear, the hind lights together with the rear bumper have additionally been tweaked. The profile of the SUV is considerably much like the earlier era mannequin.

Step inside, and the brand new Kodiaq can be greeted with a big dual-tone cabin. The dashboard now homes an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with inbuilt navigation and wi-fi connectivity. Behind the wheels is a big 10.25-inch digital driver show.

The 2022 Kodiaq will include ventilated entrance seats with each cooling and heating capabilities. Computerized local weather management additionally has three zones. The SUV can even get a panoramic sunroof, 12-speaker Canton sound system, ambient lighting amongst different options.

Underneath the hood, the 2022 Kodiaq SUV can be powered by a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine. It has the flexibility to generate a most output of 190 hp and peak torque of 320 Nm. The engine is more likely to come mated to a 7-speed DCT gearbox.

Skoda says that the Kodiaq SUV could have a Dynamic Chassis Management (DCC) system. It adopts the damping traits of the SUV by adjusting the shock absorbers. The adjustment is made primarily based on the driving mode chosen by the driving force. Skoda will supply the Kodiaq SUV with 5 drive fashions. These embrace Eco, Regular, Sports activities, Snow and Particular person.

So far as security is worried, the 2022 Skoda Kodiaq SUV can be loaded with 9 airbags. Other than this, the SUV can even get security help options like ESC, MCB, AFS, ABS, ASR.

Skoda Kodiaq SUV approx. Prone to be launched at a value of 35 lakhs (ex-showroom). The value of the earlier mannequin used to begin from 33 lakhs (ex-showroom). When launched, the Kodiaq facelift SUV will tackle rivals such because the Volkswagen Tiguan, Hyundai Tucson and the Citron C5 Aircross.

First printed date: 09 Jan 2022, 09:53 AM IST

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