Skoda, the auto manufacturing company is going to launch new SUV internationally. The car named Karoq will be launch in market to replace ‘Yeti’. It will be revealed on May 16, 2017. On the basis of images and videos of Skoda Karoq, we are telling you that the car looks like smaller version of Kodiaq. In India the SUV is expected to be launched in mid of 2018. Here we are with Skoda Karoq Price, launch date in India, Specifications, features, deign etc. So let’s have a look.
Skoda Karoq Design, Price, launch date in India, Engine Specifications, Exterior
The Karoq name came from language of Alaska’s indigenous people. It is combination of ‘KAA’’ (car) and RAQ’ (arrow). The car is a completely new designed SUV which is all set to set new benchmarks. The Skoda CEO said “The new Skoda KAROQ impresses with its unique brand identity and distinctive product identity and is introducing – alongside the typical SkODA strengths.
In terms of looks, as we mentioned above that the Skoda Karoq looks like shrunken Kodiaq. However the company has not revealed about Karoq completely. The images reveal the headlamps, tail lamps and the overall profile of the car. The yeti had premium exteriors which was a major reason for its success. From inside, the Karoq will borrow heavily from its sibling Kodiaq. Like Yeti, the Karoq will be a 5 seater and there will be a good boot space.
New Skoda Karoq Engine Specifications
|Engine||2.0 L TDI Diesel|
|Transmission||6-speed Manual and 7-speed Auto|
The new Skoda Karoq will get multi engine options – an 113BHP 1.0 L Turbo Petrol and 187BHP 2.0 L diesel. Both these engines come with 6 speed manual as standard. Some of the variants of Skoda Karoq will also be available with 7 speeds DSG automatic and all wheel drive. The car in India will also get a 2.0 L TDI diesel with 148 BHP and 340 Nm on tap. A 1.4 TSI petrol variant will also be launched in India.
Skoda Karoq SUV Launch Date
The new Skoda Karoq is going to make its debut internationally on 18th May. The car will be launched in Europe sometime in 2nd half of 2018. In India, the launch date of Skoda Karoq will be in May 2018. According to press, “The new compact will celebrate its world premiere on 18th May.
Skoda Karoq Price in India
|Skoda Karoq SUV Base Model||Rs. 19 lakh|
|Skoda Karoq SUV Top Model||Rs. 25 lakh|
In India, Skoda Karoq price will be around 19 lakh to 25 lakh rupees. The car will compete with Hyundai Tucson and Honda CR-V.
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