SKODA KODIAQ (facelift) to debut in India in January 2022
SKODA will launch the facelifted KODIAQ SUV in India in January next year, as per an official announcement. It is expected to enter production in December. The car offers a reworked design and a new-age cabin with a slew of features. It will arrive as a completely knocked down (CKD) unit and will be powered by a 2.0-liter petrol engine. Here's more.
It has redesigned headlamps and split LED taillamps
The SKODA KODIAQ (facelift) features a sculpted bonnet, a vertical slat butterfly grille, a wide black air dam, and new sleek headlamps. On the sides, it is flanked by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, sharp character lines, and reworked alloy wheels with squared-off arches. A shark fin antenna, a roof-mounted spoiler, and split LED taillights are available at the rear section of the car.
A 187hp engine will fuel the four-wheeler
In India, the SKODA KODIAQ (facelift) will draw power from a 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder petrol motor that will produce 187hp of maximum power and 320Nm of peak torque. This mill will come mated to a 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox.
It flaunts a multifunctional steering wheel and a panoramic sunroof
The upcoming SKODA KODIAQ offers a spacious 5-seater cabin with a massage and ventilation facility on the front seats, a 3-spoke multifunctional steering wheel, and a panoramic sunroof. It also packs a fully digital instrument cluster and a large touchscreen infotainment panel with support for the latest connectivity options. For safety, the vehicle should provide multiple airbags, a rear-view camera, and ABS with EBD.
SKODA KODIAQ (facelift): Pricing and availability
The pricing details of the SKODA KODIAQ (facelift) are currently unknown. However, going by the specifications, it could cost around Rs. 33 lakh (ex-showroom). Its production is said to begin by the end of this year.