SKODA AUTO India today officially launched its SUV- SKODA KUSHAQ which is entirely made in India. SKODA KUSHAQ comes in three trims of Active, Ambition, Style and in five colour options : Honey Orange, Tornado Red, Candy White, Reflex Silver and Carbon Steel. Its price starts at INR 10.49 lacs and goes upto 17.59 lacs ex-showroom depending upon the trim.
The KUSHAQ SUV is 4,225 mm long, 1,760 mm wide and has a height of 1,612 mm. Its wheelbase of 2,651 mm is amongst the longest in the segment – and a minimum laden ground clearance of 155 mm.
This SUV car features a central, free-standing infotainment touchscreen and the two-spoke multifunction steering wheel. It provides up to 26.2 litres of interior storage space in total along with a boot capacity of 385 litres that can be increased to 1,405 litres by folding down the rear seats.
From Ambition onwards trim, the ambient lighting illuminates the dashboard and door handles, while the door handles, handbrake locking button and air vents are chrome-plated and the gearstick knob is upholstered in leather. The Style variant includes front ventilated black leather seats upholstered in perforated grey design, and black leatherette armrests on the centre console and the doors.
The KUSHAQ comes with options of two TSI engines of 1.0L and 1.5L TSI, delivering 115 PS and 150 PS respectively with low fuel consumption. The three-cylinder 1.0 TSI produces an output of 85 kW (115 PS). Power is transmitted to the front wheels via a 6-speed manual gearbox or a new-generation 6-speed automatic transmission. The four-cylinder 1.5 TSI engine develops 110 kW (150 PS) which is transmitted to the front wheels via a 6-speed manual gearbox or can be coupled with a 7-speed DSG. This engine also features the segment first active cylinder technology (ACT).
The KUSHAQ comes with a choice of two modern infotainment systems, each of which enables smartphone integration via SmartLink technology. The Ambition and Style trim levels include a 25.4 cm colour touchscreen akin to smartphones, whereas the lower trim gets a 17.78 cm touchscreen. The 25.4 cm infotainment also features a dual tuner, a Wi-Fi hotspot, an external microphone for hands-free phone calls, valet mode and also enables Wireless SmartLink. The KUSHAQ comes with six speakers: two front high-tone tweeters and two front – bass speakers and two wide-range speakers in the rear for an excellent sound. The Style trim comes with SKODA Sound system: 6 high-performance speaker with the rear subwoofer in spare-wheel well. There are two USB-C ports in the front centre console for connecting data and charging as well as two at the rear for charging mobile devices. The style trim also provides wireless charging function. The KUSHAQ comes with touch controlled climatronic with Air care function in Ambition and Style variant.
The KUSHAQ also features Electronic Stability Control as standard, along with Roll over Protection and Multi Collision Braking (MKB). The vehicle also boasts excellent active and passive safety features, with fitment depending on the trim level. It has features of Hill-Hold Control and tyre pressure monitoring system, up to six airbags, all five seats feature three-point seat belts and height-adjustable headrests.
This SUV also comes with parking sensors as standard while Ambition onwards also get rear view camera with static guide lines. The vehicle also comes equipped with brake assist features like ABS (Anti-Lock Braking), EBD (Electronic Brake force Distribution), along with varied segment first features like EDS with XDS & XDS + (Electronic differential lock – advanced differential lock), HBV (Hydraulic brake-boosting), BSW (Brake disc wiping) that enhances the safety.
The KUSHAQ is equipped with MySKODA Connect app which has inbuilt technology that assists the user with real-time car tracking, driving behaviour analysis, trip analysis and insights, and also helps in case of an emergency with features such as Roadside assistance and SOS.
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The KUSHAQ comes with 4 Years / 1,00,000 km warranty and is extendable up to 6 years / 1,50,000 km.
Booking is now open on www.buyskodaonline.co.in and across the 100 plus sales touchpoints across 85 cities.