SKODA KUSHAQ Launched in India at Starting Price of 10.49 Lakhs, Know features
3 weeks ago
On Monday, the much-awaited mid-size SUV of Skoda, Skoda Kushaq was launched in the Indian car market at a starting price of ₹10.49 lakh (ex-showroom).
The name KUSHAQ is quite different and has been taken from Sanskrit word ‘Kushak’ which means an emperor or ruler. Skoda Kushaq is available in five vibrant color options- Torando Red Metallic, Candy White, Carbon Steel Metallic, Honey Orange Metallic.
Skoda Kushaq features
The Skoda Kushaq is powered by a 1.0-liter TSI engine with a 6-speed manual and automatic transmission both. A 1.5-liter TSI petrol engine is planned, although it will not be available until July 2021.
The 1.0-liter three-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine produces 115 bhp of power and 178 Nm of torque. The 1.5-liter TSI four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine produces 150 bhp of power and 250 Nm of maximum torque. It will be equipped with the same 6-speed manual transmission and a 7-speed DST automatic transmission.
Skoda Kushaq – Design
The SUV’s front appearance enhances with Sharp LED projector headlamps with integrated LED daytime running lights. It has a Skoda Signature Style chrome-finished butterfly grille. In the rear, LED taillamps have been given. It gets sporty 17-inch dual-tone alloy wheels and dual-tone bumpers. However, its entry-level and mid variants will only get 16-inch steel rims and 16-inch alloy wheels.
Skoda Kushaq – Cabin and features
Skoda Kushaq gets functionally sound interiors onboard. It has wireless front charging, 25.4 cm infotainment with SKODA play app, SMARTLINK connectivity, Apple car play, and Android Auto, a two-spoke steering wheel, a six-speaker premium audio system, ventilated front seats, and ambient lighting among other features. The cabin offers enough space for a comfortable journey.
Skoda Kushaq – Safety features
Safety features include ESC as standard, driver and co-driver airbags, auto wipers and headlamps, tyre pressure monitoring system, and hill start assist, etc.