Skoda Kushaq 1.5-liter ARAI claimed kpl mileage announced

Saptarshi Mondal

Following its launch in late June, Skoda began delivering the 1.0-liter variant of Kushaq from mid-July. The European brand has now begun to deliver Kushaq 1.5 TSI, and has also released the latter’s fuel efficiency data for the manual and automatic versions claimed by ARAI.

  • Kushaq 1.5 TSI manual provides 17.95 kmpl
  • 1.5 TSI DSG automatically provides 17.71 kmpl
  • 1.5-liter TSI engine uses active cylinder deactivation technology

Skoda Kushaq 1.5 TSI-ARAI certified fuel economy data announced

Skoda revealed that Kushaq is equipped with a 1.5-liter TSI EVO engine, the driving range of the manual transmission is 17.95 kmpl, and the automatic transmission is 17.71 kmpl. By the way, these numbers are even higher than ARAI’s claimed mileage of the smaller 1.0-liter engine. For your reference, the manual version of the 1.0-liter turbo gasoline engine is 17.88 kmpl and the automatic version is 15.78 kmpl.

Despite the larger displacement, the 1.5-liter engine still has some tricks to help it achieve such an excellent mileage. The first is obviously active cylinder deactivation technology-an advanced feature-automatically shuts down both cylinders when the engine load is low, thereby improving fuel efficiency. We drove Kushaq recently and can tell you that this feature works seamlessly, and you will never notice when the engine is switched from four-cylinder mode to two-cylinder mode or vice versa. The 1.5-liter variant of Kushaq is also available for test drive and delivery in all Skoda showrooms across the country.

Skoda Kushaq-What else do you need to know?

Skoda Kushak is Provide three decoration levels – Active, Ambition and Style – The price of the basic 1.0 TSI Active decoration starts from Rs 1.049 lakh, and the price of the highest specification 1.5 TSI AT Style decoration is as high as Rs 1.759 lakh. In addition to the 1.5-liter engine, Kushaq is also equipped with 115 horsepower, 178 Nm, 1.0 liter, three-cylinder TSI device, which can be matched with a 6-speed manual or 6-speed torque converter transmission.

The basic Active interior is only available with 1.0-liter TSI manual configuration. At the same time, the manual and automatic versions of the 1.5-liter TSI engine are dedicated to the top-specification Style decoration. The top-spec style decoration is also the only decoration that provides all powertrain options. Kushaq’s main competitors include the upcoming Volkswagen Taigun, Kia Selfos and Hyundai Creta.

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