Unveiled at the 2014 Delhi Motor Show, the Skoda Yeti facelift will go on sale in the Indian car market on September 10. The new model will only come in the top end Elegance trim in both front wheel drive and all wheel drive variants. [Skoda Yeti photos]
The Yeti facelift gets Skoda’s new design language which is visible on the front fascia. It is equipped with more sculpted bumper and sharper lamps. The front grille is similar to the one found in new Superb, offers a new family Skoda’s corporate family look. The grille is flanked by new bi-xenon headlamps come with day time running lamps and the new fog lamps. The new bumper features wide air dam and new fog lamp assembly. At the back, the Yeti facelift gets new aggressive bumpers and LED tail lamps. Both the 4 wheel drive and 2 wheel drive variants feature different types of alloy wheels and mirror caps. Moreover, the roof rails are offer in three different shades- black, silver and white. It will be offered in seven exciting exterior shades, and various accessories including roof racks and luggage baskets.
Inside the cabin, the changes are very minimal. The Skoda Yeti facelift will be equipped with new three-spoke steering wheel, which is similar to the one found on new Octavia. The SUV now features a new tyre pressure monitoring system, cruise control along with keyless entry and start, electrically adjustable driver seat and others. On comfort, this model has dual zone automatic climate control, leather wrapped seats and steering wheel, eight speaker sound system and others.
The new Skoda Yeti is powered by the same 2.0-litre TDI engine that offers two states of tunes- 110PS and 140PS. The front wheel drive model will get the 110PS motor which is mated to a five-speed manual gearbox. The all-wheel drive model features 140PS, 2.0 TDI engine mated to a six-speed shifter.
ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)
EBD (Electronic BrakeForce Distribution)
ESP (Electronic Stability Program)
Hill Hold & Hill Descent control
Expected Price- Rs. 14-17 lakh
Launch Date- September 10