Are you planning to buy a new SUV that is the newest platform and has great stunning looks, then, Skoda Karoq is the one for you. The Skoda brand has been trying to gain greater market in India and with this intention in mind; they are planning to bring in this latest Skoda Karoq.
The Karoq is all ready to replace Yeti as per the industry insiders’ reports. There are a few people, who have spotted this brand-new SUV giving a trial run, and we must say that looking at those images, we are already stunned! The Skoda Karoq has trims and creases that might give its exterior appearance to resemble the crossovers that are currently in the market.
Skoda Karoq Price in India
The base model shall be available at around Rs19 lakhs and the top model would be around Rs25 lakhs.
Skoda Karoq Release date in India
Though the world premiere of this Skoda Karoq will be in Sweden on 18 May, it will come to India sometime in the middle of the year. That means you shall ride through your city in your own Skoda Karoq.
Skoda Karoq Interior
Skoda Karoq gets superbly stylish interiors, enough of shoulder room and headroom for everyone- from driver and front row passengers to rear passengers and ample boot space too. Let us firstly check out the safety features that the vehicle is planning to offer. The parking assist, Lane Assist, and blind spot detection are some of the regular features that the Skoda is planning to give. Besides, they are also planning to add in with the top of the range systems for infotainment- Columbus and WLAN hotspot to add fun to your long drives. The touchscreen infotainment also shall offer Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink for the drivers.
The music system is powerful and superb to those who want an entertaining ride and would not like to compromise on that. The seats are all ergonomically perfect, and the SUV gets plenty of pockets and cup holders for those who care about these specifically. In short, the vehicle is a dream for those who like standard design, style, and class all put in one.
Skoda Karoq Colors
The box-like exteriors shall give the vehicle a mean machine look and hence, any of the colours would look great. Of course, it depends on the buyers, in the colours that they shall choose. The colours that shall be available would be blue, red, white, silver, beige and steel. Pick the one that matches your style and personality.
Skoda Karoq Mileage
The Skoda Karoq shall get 1.2 liters, and 2.0 liters turbocharged petrol and diesel engines. Since the brand is looking forward to replacing Yeti with this one, they are leaving nothing up to chance or speculation. The vehicle shall offer torque of 251lb ft and shall accelerate from 0-62mph in 8.7 seconds. The fuel efficiency too shall be good since they are targeting to make a splash in European and Indian markets.
Skoda Karoq Seating Capacity
With the tunnel-like channel in the center, three people can sit in the rear seats. The unique Varioflex seating is new for those who need to go a shopping spree and need a lot of cargo space. The leather trims on the seats are superior looking and spell as much of class as of convenience.
Skoda Karoq Features
The Skoda Karoq will get petrol and diesel engines, and the vehicle gets a front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive options too. The SUV gets black radiator grille and LED DRL’s and projector headlamps among other such striking exterior features. The vehicle shall get MQB Platform that will be in use by other vehicles like the Volkswagen Tiguan and Kodiaq. In fact, many of the features match Kodiaq. The SUV gets a six-speed manual or a seven-speed dual clutch DSG automatic. Even the interiors and performance of the vehicle are all superb and something to look forward to.
Skoda Karoq Specification
The seats are comfortable and can accommodate as many as five comfortably, and this is perhaps one of the best things that this Skoda Karoq will offer you. The SUV has high ground clearance, high roof, and spacious without looking too big. The vehicle gets options for diesel and petrol engines, and this is also something that most of the present-day crossovers and SUV’s from reputed brands are offering. However, we have to note that the Karoq might get three and four-cylinder TSI Petrol and four cylinders TDI Diesel engine options that buyers shall find.
The SUV will be a gorgeous four-wheeler is what we got to see from the sneak preview, and we loved the look. If the exteriors are something to go by, then this vehicle shall impress with these superb interiors also. The dashboard and the infotainment system are going to wow you.
Skoda Karoq Models
Two models will come as per the industry reports- one would be the base model in petrol and base model in diesel, and one would be the top model in petrol and the same in diesel. The buyers are surely keen to know if all the models would be equally good or not. They would want to go for a test drive too in order to know more about the performance. But those who have tried driving the Yeti would get the similar feel with this vehicle is what we feel.
Skoda Karoq Dashboard
The dashboard gets 9.2-inch touchscreen infotainment and the power steering with hands-free technology ruling the game. Those who have driven a Volkswagen would find a great resemblance with the Volkswagen Active Info Display unit, and this adds to the spice. The music connectivity, plus the WLAN Hotspot connectivity along with the regular USB port connectivity and the Satellite navigation are some of the features that you shall remember about this dashboard of Karoq. The steering wheel comes with all audio and hands-free controls. There are drive modes, available too for the drivers to pick from for convenient driving on Indian roads.
Skoda Karoq Boot Space
With the folded seats in the rear, the boot space can be around 1640 liters. On removing the rear seats, it can go up to a massive 1810 liters space that speaks about the brand and their upcoming SUV. The Varioflex seating makes this facility plausible, and one shall remove the seats instead of folding them or pushing them backwards.
Skoda Karoq Best Speed
Skoda Karoq gives an impressive maximum speed of 131mph that is fine for the Indian roads and highways on any given day.
Skoda Karoq Engine
The Skoda Karoq gets three petrol engines and two diesel engines. The vehicle offers the all-wheel-drive option along with the front -wheel drive option to the buyers. The six-speed manual gearbox or the seven-speed dual clutch automatic gearbox is also available. The engines would offer great maximum speed to suit the speed crazy drivers along with fuel efficiency that is the need of the hour now. The fuel economy would be around 56.5mpg.
Skoda Karoq BHP
With such performance- oriented engines, the vehicle shall give 148BHP, which shall be good enough to make you go for a test drive at least.
Skoda Karoq Cruise Control
The vehicle Skoda Karoq will get its safety features and convenience features in place with cruise control and other controls.
Skoda Karoq Dimensions
Skoda Karoq is 4,382mm in length, 1,605mm in height, and 1,841mm in breadth. There are enough legroom and headroom too, and the cargo area is the highlight at 1810 liters!
Skoda Karoq Ground Clearance
The vehicle has average or to say, obvious limit of ground clearance and this one would be able to judge for him when he goes for a test drive himself.
Skoda Karoq Exterior
The MQB platform of Volkswagen is similar to this one of Skoda Karoq and possibly, there is some little resemblance with Yeti too in the exteriors. The exterior body gets the macho look and with the radiator grille on the front façade and the projector headlights and LED Daytime Running Lights, the look is complete.
The vehicle gets roof rails, and the rear gets sharp lines and creases to blend in with the taillights. The vehicle gets a crossover-like look from the side profile, and this is perhaps something that Skoda aimed to bring into this SUV.
Ever since the news of the worldwide launch and the Indian launch became public, the fans of Skoda have started checking out these features. The SUV’s launch date in India is still not fixed but since that too is not quite far away, the excitement in the air is quite palpable. The five engines, of three petrol and two diesel with an impressive mileage and fuel economy, is all that any SUV buyer shall look forward to while buying their next SUV. One of the biggest reasons for people to look forward to the Skoda Karoq is its cargo area and a pack of the infotainment system besides the safety and driving features.