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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

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

Skoda India has finally entered into the seven-seat premium SUV space with its first ever seven-seat model Kodiaq. Based on VW Group’s MQB platform, the SUV 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 CarPrice (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Skoda KodiaqRs 34.49 lakh
Toyota FortunerRs 24.44 lakh to Rs 29.91 lakh

Skoda Kodiaq-

– Skoda’s first ever seven-seater SUV is being offered in a single ‘Style’ variant with an oil burner and all-wheel-drive layout.
– Equipped with several high-end features, the Kodiaq Style variant is priced at Rs 34.49 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
– Additionally, Skoda is offering 4 year warranty and roadside assistance as standard. Customers can avail 4 year maintenance at Rs 59.9K.

-Toyota Fortuner

-The Fortuner carline is available in two petrol and four diesel variants.
-The petrol-powered variants are priced from Rs 25.71 lakh to Rs 27.35 lakh.
-Diesel variants start from Rs 27.27 lakh and go up to Rs 31.48 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Skoda Kodiaq Vs Toyota Fortuner Specifications

Specifications Skoda Kodiaq Toyota Fortuner
Petrol Engines NA2.7-litre, Dual VVTi, 16-valve
Power (Bhp)NA163.7bhp
Torque (Nm)NA245Nm
Diesel 2.0L TDI2.8-litre, DOHC, 16-valve
Power (Bhp)148bhp174.5bhp
Torque (Nm)340450Nm
Transmission7-speed DSG AT with AWD drivetrain6-speed MT, 5-speed MT and 6-speed AT with 4WD & 2WD

Skoda Kodiaq

– The seven-seater SUV is available in diesel avatar only, which is propelled by a 2.0-litre TDI unit producing 148bhp and 240Nm.
–Transmission duties will be carried over by the 7-speed DSG AT unit with an all-wheel-drive system.

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 NA16.25kmpl
Toyota Fortuner 10.01kmpl14.24kmpl

Skoda Kodiaq

– Powered by a 2.0-litre TDI diesel engine, the Kodiaq is claimed to deliver 16.25kmpl.
– In City driving, the SUV should return close to 12kmpl.

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)4,6974,795
Breadth (mm)1,8821,855
Height (mm)1,6761,835
Wheelbase (mm)2,7912,745
Seating Capacity77
Boot Space (Litres)270296

-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 VentsYesYes
Touchscreen Infotainment systemYesYes
Height adj. driver seatYesYes
Power-operated ORVMsYesYes
Bluetooth connectivityYesYes
Steering mounted audio & calling controlsYesYes
Apple CarPlay & Android AutoYesNo
Navigation systemYesYes
Rear wiper & washerYesNo
Push start/stopYesYes

Skoda Kodiaq

-It receives Skoda Connect touchscreen with on-board Wi-Fi, Google earth etc.
-Additionally, the car offers 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 are 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 airbagsYesYes
ABS with EBDYesYes
Rear parking cameraYesYes
Rear DefoggerYesYes
Speed sensing auto door lockNot KnownYes
ISOFIXYesNo
Reverse parking sensorYesYes
Day/Night IRVMYesYes
All Disc brakesNot KnownYes
NCAP Rating5-Star Euro NCAP5-Star Latin NCAP (2016)

Skoda Kodiaq

-The SUV has been armed to the teeth when it comes to safety bits.
-It comes equipped with an adaptive cruise control, electronic stability control including standard multi-collision brake.
– This SUV gets 9 airbags, rear view camera, hands-free parking assist and drowsiness sensor.

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.

 

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