Skoda Kamiq has bagged a 5-star safety rating in the latest round of the Euro NCAP (New Car Assessment Programme) crash test. The SUV scored 96% for adult occupant protection and 85% for child occupant protection. Its driver assist functions are quite effective rated at 76%.
With a score of 80%, the Kamiq provides excellent safety for pedestrians and cyclists. The Euro NCAP report says that the Skoda Kamiq showed good or adequate protection for all critical body areas of the occupants in different tests. Its passenger compartment was stable too. Read – 5-Facts About Skoda Kamiq SUV
The tested model came equipped with front and side airbags, seat-belt reminder and pretensioner with load limiter along with features such as speed assistance, autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and lane assist systems.
The Czech automaker has already confirmed that it will bring an all-new SUV in the Indian market. Based on the Skoda Kamiq, the new SUV could make its debut at the Delhi Auto Expo in February, 2020. The India-spec version will underpin the highly-localised MQB A0 IN platform and look different than the global model.
In fact, the new Skoda SUV for India will be longer and wider than the Euro-spec model. Its wheelbase will also be increased, ensuring more cabin space and cargo volume. Engine details of the vehicle are still under the wraps. Though, it’s reported to come with a new 1.5L turbocharged petrol engine. The SUV lineup might also include a petrol CNG hybrid variant.