Skoda Kodiaq 2017-2018 – the long-awaited crossover from Skoda
On September 1st in Berlin was presented a completely new crossover from Skoda. Official world premiere of the novelty is yet to be held. It will be held in October 2016 in Paris, and Skoda Kodiaq will be available for purchase early next year.
Manufacturers have sought to make the appearance of the SUV versatile. It is perfect for both the city and country trips for family holidays, and as a company car for business.
Silhouette of Kodiak is strict, it is dominated by clean lines and minimalism.
In front part the car has a wider grille and narrow headlamps with LED running lights. Front bumper of the SUV has an original shape and a massive air intake, which gives it a more sporty and aggressive look.
The original design of Skoda Kodiaq is provided by relief doors, as well as the shape of the rear lights. The car has impressive size and increased ground clearance, which emphasizes its versatility.
The vehicle interior has a laconic design, but it is very comfortable and technological. All control elements and devices have a great location. The head unit is equipped with a wide touch screen with a variety of advanced features for the convenience of the driver.
The car has a very spacious interior with high quality finishing materials. First row of seats have lateral support and the drive position adjustments.
The second row of seats is able to move forward and backward, thus can increase the legroom or luggage compartment size.
The new SUV from Skoda is equipped with a host of modern systems for comfort and security management. Among the standard and optional equipment can be noted:
- Multimedia system with high quality sound, 10 speakers, navigation functions, synchronization with a smartphone, a rearview camera system, or circular view, Internet access, and others;
- The multifunction steering wheel with heating;
- Power adjustment of positions of the front seats and settings memory;
- Two or three-zone climate control;
· System of recognition of road signs and marking;
· Function of control of speed and physical condition of the driver.
The buyer can choose of 5 options of the power unit of the car:
— petrol 1.4 liter – 125 hp;
— petrol 1.4 liter – 140 hp .;;
— petrol 2.0 liter – 180 hp;
— diesel 2.0 liter – 150 hp;
— diesel 2.0 liter – 200 hp.
All motors are equipped with modern systems for the economical fuel consumption.
Each of the proposed engines is equipped with 6-speed manual gearbox or a robotised 6- or 7-speedn with different modes. Drive – front or all-wheel with the electronic clutch.
Suspension – independent front and rear, front with McPherson racks, rear – multi-link. Brakes – front and rear disc with ABS, ESC and ASR.
Power steering – electromechanical.
Car sales in Europe will start in January 2017 at a price of 26,500 Euros.