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Rs. 30 - 32.99 Lakh
Discontinued Model since 7 May 2020

About Skoda Kodiaq

Priced at Rs 34.5 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) Skoda Kodiaq is a full-fledged 7-seater SUV available in the single Style variant in Indian market. The Kodiaq comes with the sophisticated car-like interiors married with a butch and rugged stance of an SUV. The nose of the Kodiaq is typically Skoda and thanks to the long wheelbase, the overall turn out commands the attention. Skoda has equipped Kodiaq with all the bells and whistles including nine airbags, cruise control, reverse parking system, sunroof, three-zone automatic climate control, 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, 630-litre of boot space, and large 63-litre fuel tank. Under the Hood, Skoda Kodiaq is powered by 2.0-liter turbocharged diesel engine maximum power of 148 BHP, mated to 7-speed DSG automatic transmission sending power via all-wheel drive system. In Indian market, the Skoda Kodiaq is up against the likes of Volkswagen Tiguan, Hyundai Tucson, Toyota Fortuner, and Ford Endeavour among others.

Skoda Kodiaq Overview

Skoda will be introducing a petrol-powered version of the Kodiaq in the near future. The existing 2.0-litre diesel engine is most likely to be discontinued come April 2020. The petrol engine in question will be the 2.0-litre TSI. It is expected to be showcased at the upcoming Auto Expo 2020.

Skoda has given the Kodiaq SUV a rugged variant called the ‘Scout’ at a starting price of Rs 34 lakh (ex-showroom). The ‘Scout’ tag, which first made its way into India in the form of the Fabia Scout, is generally reserved for the carmaker’s more off-road focussed variant.

Enhancements in the Scout include an enhanced all-wheel drive system and full underbody protection. Itslots in between the Style and the L&K variants and is essentially an off-road ready package with all the creature comforts of the top-spec trim.The Kodiaq Scout’s price tag is a premium of Rs 1 lakh over the Style variant. Its rivals include the Ford Endeavour and Toyota Fortuner in the country.

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Must Read Questions & Answers Before Buying Kodiaq

Q. How does the Kodiaq compare with the Innova automatic, particularly the leg space and cabin space?
  • You can't compare a mid segment Innova with premium Kodiaq. Kodiaq is fantastic in terms of leg room and well powered in driving experience. You can compare Kodiaq with BMW X3 or and Audi Q5.
  • Innova Automatic is better
  • Buy skoda kodiaq because it's starting price is near about 30 to 25 lakh and Innova 17 to 20 lakh
Q. Does it has 3 AC vents in last row seats - Kodiaq?
  • No it dosen't have any a/c vents in the last row, the one who has replied doesn't know properly about the Car.
  • Yeah it has
  • In the centre console of the car, only two rear a/c vents are available.
Q. What about the resale value of Skoda Kodiaq?
  • It is good Yeah, You can buy it
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Q. Which is better Skoda Kodiaq or Toyota Fortuner?
  • Obviously Toyota Fortuner is better its more reliable and durable and comfortable and build quality is awesome. Engine performance and power is very good. On-road off-road both performance is very good.
  • It depends if you want hard core offroader and reliability then go for fortuner
  • I have never driven skoda kodiaq so I am unable to compare it with Fortuner.
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Q. I am confused between two cars Skoda Kodiaq or BMW X1 or should I wait for Skoda Karoq. I am a civil contractor and My current car is Skoda Yeti and my daily traveling is approx 100 to 150 km on highways and village roads. In our areas both road conditions is not good and I have self drive my car and run alone. So Please suggest me which will be the best car for me.
  • Firstly, the Skoda Karoq is set to be launched in India by 2020 with an estimated price of above Rs 20 lakh mark. The car is likely to get 1.5-litre TSI EVO turbocharged petrol engine and a 2.0-litre TDI diesel engine. Click here for more information on Karoq. As for the BMW X1 and Skoda Kodiaq, both cars offer a powerful diesel engine. The 2.0-litre TDi engine generates 150PS of power and 340Nm of torque for the Kodiaq, whereas, the X1 can be had with a 2.0-litre twin-turbo diesel engine that develops 192.6PS/400Nm. As stated, a better companion for harsh road conditions would be the Skoda Kodiaq with its 188 mm of unladen ground clearance. Follow the link for further comparison.Read more:- Skoda Kodiaq RS: First Drive Review - Skoda Kodiaq Laurin & Klement: First Drive Review
  • Skoda kodiaq is better for daily drive but if you think on fuel efficency then go on bmw x1.the pricetag are similar both cars
  • Skoda kodiaq has more features than the x1.And it's worth for its price tag.
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Q. Hello, I am stuck in between Kodiaq & Fortuner (2.8 4WD AT). I know I will be shelling out a couple of lacs more for Kodiaq. I need your expert advice to choose between the two of them. I already have a Brio for in-city driving and I have had the first generation Octavia for 6-7 years. The car I need now is for out of city travel with my family (two kids). Also, should I wait for the Honda CRV or is that a 'no comparison'?? Thanks for expert inputs.
  • Depends what you want from your car. Go with Fortuner If u want any of the below: (a) thinking of resale value @ time of buying a new car (b) spares and repairs availability (c) known brand Go with S Kodiaq If u want (a) more value for money, including fuel efficiency (b) better interiors and pleasure of driving (c) better features including memory seats, electronic hand breaks, auto headlamps / wipers / tyre pressure checks etc (d) Wow factor on exterior and interior of the car. If u can afford the extra EMI, live it with Skoda - its a trouble free brand.
  • Both Skoda kodiaq and Toyota Fortuner are capable SUVs but given a choice between the two, we suggest you go for Toyota Fortuner for its full-fledged road presence, Toyota brand, and more genuine sale and service network. Toyota Fortuner is also quite popular in the Indian market so there won't be any issue with spares too. CR-V, like Kodiaq, won't be able to hold against the rugged demeanour of Fortuner as this Honda looks and feels like a soft off-roader.
  • Any day my personal preference would be for Toyota over any other manufacturer. Kodiaq is no comparison over Fortuner especially on Indian roads. Toyota is now an established brand so no shortage of spare parts across the country.
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Skoda Kodiaq User Reviews

4.5 /5
21 reviews & ratings
  • Safety
    4.8/5
  • Features & Styling
    4.8/5
  • Comfort
    4.9/5
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  • Performance
    4.7/5
  • Maintenance Cost
    3.8/5
  • Mileage
    4.2/5

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61% of users have given a rating of 4.5 and above

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  • 3.0

    Support shall develop as there is less on call professional service available. Suspension is getting week within 2 months time as well the steering smoothness is also getting harder

  • 5.0

    Best style car, good feature, safe, value for money

  • 5.0

    it's a wonderful car,I love it.

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Skoda Kodiaq Expert Reviews

The Kodiaq is already an SUV that delivers a great balance of features, practicality and luxury. So what does the Scout bring to the table that the Style & L&K didn't already?

October 18, 2019  By Tushar Kamath

The Kodiaq RS has racked up quite a lot of feathers in its cap. It's the first Skoda SUV to wear the vRS badge and can clock 100kmph in 7 seconds. Is it as impressive in person as the numbers suggest?

June 6, 2019  By Team ZigWheels

Does the new Laurin & Klement variant make the Skoda Kodiaq a worthy alternative to similarly priced SUVs with more influential badges?

February 9, 2019  By Dhruv Attri