Skoda Kushaq will be launched soon; production begins

Jaiveer Mehra

Skoda Has started production Kusak The SUV at the Chakan plant. Kushaq is Skoda’s first product under the Volkswagen Group India 2.0 plan. Kushaq’s price announcement is expected to be Coming weeks.

  • Kushaq will be equipped with 1.0 TSI and 1.5 TSI engines
  • Transmission options include 6-speed automatic and 7-speed dual-clutch automatic
  • Expected price to be between 10-1.6 million rupees (ex-showroom)

Skoda Kushaq: exterior design

Announced in the production specification in March 2021, Kushaq’s overall appearance is not far from last year’s Vision IN concept. The design is consistent with Skoda’s large SUV. The brand’s iconic grille is flanked by stylish headlights and high-mounted auxiliary lights, as well as a large number of cuts and creases along the body.

The rear features an artificial diffuser element on the bumper, a spoiler mounted on the roof, and large surround LED taillights. The appearance will be a lower version of 16-inch wheels, while the fully loaded SUV will use 17-inch alloy wheels. Kushaq will provide three models for you to choose from-Active, Ambition and Style.

Skoda Kushaq: interior and equipment

The cabin design is consistent with the new Skoda sold on the international market. It is equipped with a layered instrument panel, a free-standing touch screen (located on a shelving design element on the top of the center console), a dual-spoke steering design and a large vertical rectangular side air-conditioning vent.

A large number of kits will also be provided. The fully loaded model is packaged in a large 10-inch touch screen, connected car technology, ventilated front seats, ambient lighting, Wi-Fi in the car and sunroof, to name a few. The safety kit will include six airbags, Automatic headlights and wipers, multiple collision braking system, tire pressure monitor and hill start assist system. All variants will also be equipped with ESC as standard.

Skoda Kushaq: Engine

Kushaq will be equipped with a pair of turbo-gasoline engines-a 115-horsepower, 1.0-liter TSI turbo-gasoline engine and a larger and more powerful 150-horsepower, 1.5-liter TSI engine. Both engines are equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission as standard. In addition, the two units will also choose automatic transmissions-a 6-speed torque converter with 1.0 TSI and a 7-speed DSG with 1.5 TSI.We have driven a pre-production Kushaq prototype, you can Read our initial impressions here.

Skoda Kushaq: Expected prices and competitors

At the time of release, Kushaq will match the popular Hyundai Creta, Kia Sertos, Nissan kick, MG Hector with Tata Harrier. Joining the list of competitors is its sister car, Volkswagen Taijun, Is expected to arrive in the next few months. The price of Kushaq is expected to be between 10-1.6 million rupees (ex-showroom).

In addition to Kusak, Skoda is also expected to launch New Octavia in India on June 10, Gasoline Kodiaq is expected to arrive later this year.The automaker is also expected to make its debut New mid-size sedan By the end of 2021, it will be India.

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