Skoda Kodiaq facelift will witness subtle cosmetic and feature upgrades.
Skoda Kodiaq, the luxury 7-seater SUV from the Czech carmaker, will soon get a mid-life update. Currently, the SUV comes in two variants – Style AT and Laurin & Klement AT – priced at Rs 35.36 lakh and Rs 35.99 lakh (all, ex-showroom Delhi) respectively. In India, the Skoda Kodiaq takes on Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour, Mitsubihi Pajero Sport and Isuzu MU-X.
The updated Skoda Kodiaq will receive minor design changes and feature upgrades as we have seen in the new 2020 Superb facelift. The SUV might get newly-designed bumpers along with matrix LED headlamps, new alloys, rear LED lamps with chrome treatment.
Skoda might pack the new Kodiaq with advanced driver features including predictive cruise control. Though, most of the comfort and safety features will be carried over from the current model. The list will include a large touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone applications and inbuilt navigation, a panoramic sunroof, hands free parking assist, ambient lighting, etc. Check Out – Skoda Kamiq SUV Pictures & Details
Similar to the 2020 Skoda Superb, the updated Kodiaq might receive a plug-in hybrid engine. The carmaker might also offer an updated 2,0L Evo diesel engine on the 7-seater SUV. Sporting steel pistons and a high-efficiency crank, the oil burner will deliver better fuel economy and reduced friction. The India-spec version will continue to use the 2.0L diesel motor that’s good for 148bhp and 340Nm of torque. Transmission too will remain unchanged – i.e. a 7-speed DSG.
Prior to the Skoda Kodiaq facelift, the carmaker will unveil the Karoq SUV and the Made-for-India Skoda Kamiq SUV. While the Skoda Karoq will hit the Indian roads in coming months, the Kamiq will come next year.
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