Skoda Kushaq, the first mid-size SUV from Skoda Auto Volkswagen India has finally made its world premiere. The production-spec Skoda Kushaq looks quite similar to VISION IN concept from an exterior point of view.
Skoda kushaq is available in 2 engine options – 1.0L and 1.5L turbo-charged petrol engines.
Skoda Kushaq is available in 5 colours – Candy White, Brilliant Silver, Carbon Steel, Honey Orange, Tornado Red.
Top of the line trim gets a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system and digital cluster.
Skoda KUSHAQ Exterior:
Skoda Kushaq’s front features a wide grille along with a sharp dual headlight setup and LED DRL’s. The front bumper of the SUV has many cuts and lines giving it a very sport aggressive look.
Kushaq gets a roof spoiler and a faux diffuser element that’s finished in silver. The all-LED taillights look blended in with a sporty end along with Skoda branding between the taillights.
The Kushaq is 4,225mm long, 1,760mm wide, and has a height of 1,612mm. It also has a ground clearance of 188mm, a wheelbase that is 2,651mm long and a 385-litre boot that can expand up to 1,405 litres. Skoda will offer five colour options – Candy White, Brilliant Silver, Carbon Steel, Honey Orange, Tornado Red.
The Kushaq’s top-spec Style variant will get the 17-inch alloy wheels, while the entry-level Active variant will get 16-inch steel wheels with covers. The mid-spec Ambition trim will come with 16-inch alloy wheels.
Skoda KUSHAQ Engine options:
The Skoda Kushaq comes with two engine options – a 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbo-petrol which produces 115hp and a 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbo-petrol which produces 150hp of power. The 1.0-litre TSI comes with 6-speed manual and torque convertor auto gearbox options. The 1.5-litre TSI unit, meanwhile, will be available with a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic option.
The Skoda Kushaq is based on the India-specific MQB-A0-IN platform.
Skoda KUSHAQ Interior:
Skoda Kushaq is a feature-loaded mid-size SUV with all the latest technologies like smartphone connectivity, connected car technology and much more. Kushaq gets a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with all the latest features like maps, infotainments, etc. Below the 10-inch screen, there are AC vents, under which, are the feature touch HVAC controls.
The knurled scroll wheels, buttons for audio and phone controls, voice commands and cruise control are on the steering wheel along with a Skoda’s virtual cockpit which is a customisable 10-inch digital instrument cluster where you get all driving information and navigation.
Other features include wireless charging, plenty of storage areas, ambient lighting, ventilated front seats, a cooled glovebox, six speakers and a 50w subwoofer, internal memory storage, wireless Smartlink, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Type-C USB ports.
Skoda Kushaq’s top trim gets safety features like six airbags, ISOFIX child seat mounts, auto headlamps and wipers, and a multi-collision braking system.
Skoda KUSHAQ Price:
Skoda Kushaq is expected to be priced around Rs. 10.5 to 16 lakhs (ex-showroom).
It will be priced quite competitively due to 95% localisation. Yet the final price announcement will be done in the coming weeks.
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