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Skoda Kodiaq Vs Toyota Fortuner – A Comparison Report

Skoda Kodiaq Vs Toyota Fortuner – Here is a specifications based comparison between the two popular 7 seater SUVs

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Here is a specifications based comparison between Skoda Kodiaq and Toyota Fortuner

Skoda India is set to debut in the seven-seat premium SUV space with its first ever seven-seat model Kodiaq sometime this month. Upon its launch, it will challenge the reigns of Toyota Fortuner which received a generation leap last year. With evolved aesthetics, new engines and additional features, the new generation Fortuner is a step up from the model it preceded. While the new Fortuner has been cruising smoothly in terms of monthly sales but will the all-new Skoda Kodiaq cause any damage to its popularity? We try to find out in our spec-based comparison. Check out Skoda Kodiaq Vs Toyota Fortuner-price, specs, mileage and dimensions.

Skoda Kodiaq Vs Toyota Fortuner Price

Name of the Car Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Skoda Kodiaq Rs 28 lakh to Rs 35 lakh (estimated)
Toyota Fortuner Rs 24.44 lakh to Rs 29.91 lakh

Skoda Kodiaq-

-Skoda’s first ever seven-seater SUV is estimated to be priced at Rs 28 lakh for the entry-level variant.
-The fully-loaded top-spec variant in Kodiaq’s line-up is estimated to carry a price tag of Rs 35 lakh.

-Toyota Fortuner

-The Fortuner carline is available in two petrol and four diesel variants.
-The petrol-powered variants are priced from Rs 24.44 lakh to Rs 25.99 lakh.
-Diesel variants start from Rs 25.92 lakh and go up to Rs 29.91 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Skoda Kodiaq Vs Toyota Fortuner Specifications

Specifications Skoda Kodiaq Toyota Fortuner
Petrol Engines 2.0L, 4-cylinder TSI 2.7-litre, Dual VVTi, 16-valve
Power (Bhp) 177 163.7bhp
Torque (Nm) 320 245Nm
Diesel 2.0L TDI 2.8-litre, DOHC, 16-valve
Power (Bhp) 150 174.5bhp
Torque (Nm) 340 450Nm
Transmission 7-speed DSG AT with AWD & 4×2 drivetrain 6-speed MT, 5-speed MT and 6-speed AT with 4WD & 2WD

Skoda Kodiaq

-The seven-seater SUV will propel on a 2.0L petrol engine and a 2.0L oil burner.
Transmission duties will be carried over by the 7-speed DSG AT unit with a choice between AWD and 4×2 drivetrains.

Toyota Fortuner

-The segment leader, Toyota Fortuner is available with two engine options including a 2.7L petrol and 2.8L diesel powertrain.
-The Fortuner carline is offered with 5-speed & 6-speed manuals along with a 6-speed AT.
-It additionally gets a AWD system on select variants, whereas rest feature a 2WD drivetrain.

Skoda Kodiaq Vs Toyota Fortuner Mileage

Model Name Petrol Mileage (Km/l) Diesel Mileage (km/l)
Skoda Kodiaq 11-12 (estimated) 16-17 (estimated)
Toyota Fortuner 10.01kmpl 14.24kmpl

Skoda Kodiaq

-Powered by the 2.0L petrol engine, the Kodiaq is estimated to deliver 11-12 km/l.
-Its diesel counterpart, on the other hand is likely to return between 16 to 17 km/l.

Toyota Fortuner

-Toyota Fortuner diesel manual variants return claimed mileage of 14.24 km/l, opposed to 12.9 km/l delivered by AT variants.
-While the petrol manual variants are rated at 10.01 km/l against 10.26 km/l by the automatic trims.

Skoda Kodiaq Vs Toyota Fortuner

Skoda Kodiaq Vs Toyota Fortuner Dimensions

Dimensions Skoda Kodiaq Toyota Fortuner
Length (mm) 4,697 4,795
Breadth (mm) 1,882 1,855
Height (mm) 1,676 1,835
Wheelbase (mm) 2,791 2,745
Seating Capacity 7 7
Boot Space (Litres) 270 296

-In terms of proportions, Fortuner is longer and taller, whereas Kodiaq is wider and sits on a substantially longer wheelbase.
-While both the SUVs feature seven-seat configuration inside, Fortuner offers slightly more space for storing luggage.
-The Kodiaq’s boot space increases to 630L with the third row folded and expand to an impressive 2,065L with all seats folded.
-One must note that the third row is more appropriate for kids.

Skoda Kodiaq Vs Toyota Fortuner Features

Key Features Skoda Kodiaq Toyota Fortuner
Rear AC Vents Yes Yes
Touchscreen Infotainment system Yes Yes
Height adj. driver seat Yes Yes
Power-operated ORVMs Yes Yes
Bluetooth connectivity Yes Yes
Steering mounted audio & calling controls Yes Yes
Apple CarPlay & Android Auto Yes No
Navigation system Yes Yes
Rear wiper & washer Yes No
Push start/stop Yes Yes

Skoda Kodiaq

-It will receive Skoda Connect touchscreen with on-board Wi-Fi, Google earth etc.
-Additionally, the car will offer smartphone connectivity features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
-Other bits like hands-free tailgate operation, umbrella tucked inside doors, dual-zone automatic climate control, start/stop button mounted on steering wheel and power-operated driver and co-passenger seats will be offered on Kodiaq.

Toyota Fortuner

-The Fortuner carline packs in prominent features such as cruise controls, sequential shift with paddle shifters for automatic trims, ECO/PWR driving modes etc.
-Other bits like automatic climate control, all windows auto up/down with jam protection, power back door access on SMART key and one-touch tumble seats also available among several others.
-The touchscreen audio with capacitive switches (DVD, BT, USB, AUX-IN, 6-speakers, Navigation, remote) comes bereft of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Skoda Kodiaq Vs Toyota Fortuner Safety Features

Key Features Skoda Kodiaq Toyota Fortuner
Dual front airbags Yes Yes
ABS with EBD Yes Yes
Rear parking camera Yes Yes
Rear Defogger Yes Yes
Speed sensing auto door lock Not Known Yes
ISOFIX Yes No
Reverse parking sensor Yes Yes
Day/Night IRVM Yes Yes
All Disc brakes Not Known Yes
NCAP Rating 5-Star Euro NCAP 5-Star Latin NCAP (2016)

Skoda Kodiaq

-The SUV will be armed to the teeth when it comes to safety bits.
-It will receive an adaptive cruise control, electronic stability control including standard multi-collision brake.
-Skoda will also pack in traffic jam assist, auto light assist, blind spot detect, driver alert, hill-hold control, tyre pressure monitoring etc .

Toyota Fortuner

– Vital features such as vehicle stability control with brake assist and hill assist control are left out in the Toyota Fortuner 2WD MT trim.
-The downhill assist control is offered only on the 4WD variants and the SUV additionally gets 7 SRS airbags.
-Other bits like airbag manual cut-off switch, speed sensing auto lock with emergency unlock and WIL concept seats in front are also available on Fortuner.

Skoda Kodiaq Vs Toyota Fortuner
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