SKODA KUSHAQ's bookings to start from June; deliveries in July
Bookings of the SKODA KUSHAQ SUV, which was unveiled yesterday, will begin in India from June, while deliveries shall commence from July. It is available in three variants: Active, Ambition, and Style. As for the highlights, the car has a sporty look and a spacious cabin with many features. It is offered with a choice of two petrol engines. Here's our roundup.
The SKODA KUSHAQ sports a butterfly grille, a muscular bonnet, a bumper housing fog lamps, a silvered skid plate, and LED headlights with DRLs. It is flanked by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, and 16/17-inch alloy wheels. A window wiper and boomerang-shaped LED taillamps grace the rear section. The SUV is offered in Honey Orange, White, Carbon Steel, Silver, and Tornado Red color options.
The SKODA KUSHAQ comes with a choice of two engines: a 1.0-liter turbo-petrol mill that generates 113hp/175Nm, and a 1.5-liter turbo-petrol motor that churns out 148hp/250Nm. Transmission duties are taken care of by a 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic, and a 7-speed DCT gearbox.
The SKODA KUSHAQ has a spacious dual-tone cabin with a sunroof, ambient lighting, wireless charging, ventilated front seats, and cruise control. It packs a 10.0-inch digital instrument cluster and a 10.0-inch 'floating' touchscreen infotainment panel with support for Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and 'MySKODA Connect' app. For passengers' safety, six airbags, rear parking sensors, electronic stability control, and a rear-view camera are available.
Details pertaining to the pricing and availability of the SKODA KUSHAQ SUV in India will be revealed at the time of launch. However, it should cost around Rs. 10 lakh and go against rivals like Renault Duster, Kia Seltos, Hyundai Creta, and Nissan KICKS.