Skoda Kushak SUV makes entrance, firm sees 234% development in gross sales in July

The Skoda Kushak and the brand new Skoda Octavia have been launched within the month of June and have solidified the corporate’s gross sales charts in India in July. Skoda bought 3,080 items final month, which is a big improve from 734 items in June. Shut to six,000 bookings have been carried out. Acquired for Skoda Kushak.

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HT Auto Desk

01 Aug 2021, 15:16 PM

The Skoda Kushaq is the newest entrant into the extremely aggressive mid-size SUV area within the Indian automotive market. (HT Auto)

Skoda Kushaq managed so as to add momentum to the Czech carmaker’s India gross sales and this was mirrored within the efficiency within the month of July. The Kushaq SUV was formally launched right here on June 28 and was instrumental in Skoda registering a 234% improve in its gross sales within the month of July as in comparison with the identical interval final yr.

The Kushaq managed to garner 2,000 bookings in every week since its official launch on 28 June – and nearer to six,000 on the final depend supplied by Skoda. Retaining SUVs as its principal supply of energy, Skoda is now aiming to quickly increase its gross sales and after-sales service community within the nation. Zack Hollis, Model Director, Skoda Auto India stated, “The Kushak was launched with a view to considerably improve our volumes in India, and it is rather encouraging to see our plan take form.” “Regardless of a difficult atmosphere, we’ve managed to have a very profitable launch, which is in keeping with our strategic focus and quantity expectations. As well as, the brand new launches have enabled us to construct a powerful momentum throughout the worth chain.”

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Curiously, Hollis additionally stated that Kushak has helped guarantee a ‘manifold improve in new dealership requests from the seller fraternity throughout India’.

The Skoda Kushaq is based on the India-specific MQB A0 IN platform.

The Skoda Kushaq is predicated on the India-specific MQB A0 IN platform.

Whereas the Kushak rivals some very effectively carried out like Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos, there’s much more to it and it’s a product specifically designed for the Indian market. Provided in two petrol engine choices – 1.0-litre TSI and 1.5-litre TSI, the car begins 10.49 lac and max 17.59 lakh (ex-showroom). Whereas the deliveries of the 1.0-litre engined mannequin have already began, Skoda revealed that the 1.5-litre TSI Kushak will hit dealerships this month.

Skoda additionally claims that the brand new Octavia that was launched earlier this yr has obtained optimistic response. The beginning value of the premium sedan is 25.99 lakh (ex-showroom). (learn extra right here)

First revealed date: 01 Aug 2021, 12:18 PM IST

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