The Skoda Kodiaq will be available only in a single variant as of now. It will serve as the new flagship for the Czech car maker in India.
Skoda India has finally launched its flagship offering in India at Rs. 34.49 lakhs ex-showroom, India. It is the company’s first 7-seater SUV and is powered by a 2.0-litre diesel engine that churns out 150 PS and 340 Nm. It is mated to the latest DQ-500 7-speed automatic gearbox and an all wheel drive system. The Skoda Kodiaq is the safest car in its class with a total of 9 airbags, ESC, driver fatigue alert system, hands free parking and multi collision braking system. On the insides, you get a 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system that supports Android Auto, Apple Car Play and MirrorLink, and a huge panoramic sunroof. You also get a huge boot area that can be extended up to 2,005 litres.
‘India is one of the most promising economies with a dynamically evolving automotive industry. This market will be of significant importance in Skoda’s global growth strategy. The Skoda Kodiaq is at the forefront of Skoda’s SUV campaign and marks the beginning of our SUV strategy in India. With the Kodiaq we will enter a new segment and customer groups for the brand.” said Skoda Auto Board Member for Finance Klaus-Dieter Schürmann.
“The Skoda Kodiaq is versatile and offers everything our brand promises: features which are premium and innovative even for SUVs in higher segments. The Kodiaq delivers performance, comfort, safety, best in next-gen technology and real value for money for the ever evolving and discerning Indian customers’ need. I am sure that the Kodiaq will be a breakthrough product and will be the compelling choice for the new generation Indian.” Added Mr. Ashutosh Dixit – Director: Sales, Service & Marketing, Skoda Auto India. For more details read our review of the Skoda Kodiaq linked below.