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Skoda Kushaq To Launch On June 28, Variant-wise Powertrains Revealed


Bookings will start soon after the price announcement, with deliveries slated to begin in July

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  • Skoda Kushaq likely to be priced between Rs 9 lakh and Rs 17 lakh.
  • Will be offered in three variants: Active, Ambition, and Style.
  • Two turbo-petrol engines to be provided with both manual and automatic options.
  • To come with a 10-inch infotainment system, ventilated front seats, a sunroof, and connected car tech.
  • Will rival the Kia Seltos and Hyundai Creta.

Skoda has confirmed that the Kushaq will be launched in India on June 28, 2021. Bookings for the SUV will commence soon after the price announcement, and deliveries are scheduled to begin in July. The SUV will be available in three variants (Active, Ambition, and Style) and provided with two turbo-petrol engine options. 

Here’s a quick rundown of the variant-wise powertrain options:

 

Active

Ambition

Style

1.0-litre TSI MT

Yes

Yes

Yes

1.0-litre TSI AT

No

Yes

Yes

1.5-litre TSI MT

No

No

Yes

1.5-litre TSI AT

No

No

Yes

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Both 1-litre and 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engines come with manual and automatic transmission options. Also, the 1.5-litre unit features ‘cylinder deactivation’ technology, which shuts down two of the four cylinders during light-load operation for improved fuel economy. Take a look at the detailed specifications:

 

Skoda Kushaq 1.0 TSI

Skoda Kushaq 1.5 TSI

Power (PS)

115PS (+5PS over Rapid)

150PS

Torque (Nm)

178Nm 

250Nm

Transmission Option

6-speed manual / 6-speed torque converter automatic 

6-speed manual / 7-speed DSG (dual-clutch)

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The Kushaq, based on the MQB-A0-IN platform, has been made in India with up to 95 percent localisation. It is 4,221mm long, 1,760mm wide, and 1,612mm tall. The SUV has a 2,651mm wheelbase, one of the longest in its segment. Here’s how the Kushaq compares against its rivals in its dimensions:

Dimensions

Skoda Kushaq

Hyundai Creta

Kia Seltos

Length 

4,221mm

4,300mm

4,315mm

Width 

1,760mm

1,790mm

1,800mm

Height 

1,612mm

1,635mm

1,620mm

Wheelbase 

2,651mm

2,610mm

2,610mm

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The SUV packs a 10-inch infotainment system with connected car tech, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, ventilated front seats, a sunroof, automatic climate control, a 6-speaker sound system with subwoofer, a wireless phone charger, and auto headlamps and wipers. 

Passenger safety is taken care of by six airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, a rear view camera, and electronic stability control. 

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Know more about the Kushaq’s interior and exterior design. The upcoming SUV will likely be priced between Rs 9 lakh and Rs 17 lakh (ex-showroom), putting it in the same league as the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, the upcoming VW Taigun, and the Tata Harrier and MG Hector’s entry-level variants. 

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