It’s time for the recently launched Skoda Kushaq to rule the road as the brand has started the deliveries of the first batch today.
The Skoda Kushaq was revealed sometime around March 2021 followed by its official launch in June 2021. The launch of the new King marks the beginning of the new era of vehicles from the Czech carmaker Skoda. Talking about the SUV, it is coming in a really hot segment that has a lot going for it. That said, now as the company has started with the deliveries, we’ll see how the car fairs in the real life.
Skoda And Its Plans For India
To begin with, Skoda Kushaq is designed and manufactured in India specially for India. For our competitive market, the company designed a special MQB A0 IN platform that is similar to the MQB sold overseas. According to the reports, Skoda Kushaq and furthermore cars will be based on this platform. This opens, the opportunity for the company to make new cars for India and with keeping the cost in check.
Skoda Kushaq, Really a King?
The latest entry in the compact SUV segment here in India is the Skoda Kushaq. To survive the car ought to stand out from the crowd, does it really stand out? let’s find out!
From the engine to the interior and its features, Skoda has done their homework right.
- Under the hood, the car gets a couple of turbo petrol engines option to choose from. A 1.0-litre TSI and a 1.5-litre TSI. On the transmission part, the SUV runs via a 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic and an exciting 7-speed DSG (depending upon the engine and the variant).
- On the inside too the car doesn’t disappoint. It gets all the latest bells and wishes that the technology has on offer. This includes ventilated seats, wireless smartphone connectivity and also Indian’s favourite feature, the sunroof.
- Talking about safety, the car gets dual airbags, ABS and ESP as standard with top-end trim getting 6 airbags.
Is It Skoda Kushaq Buying?
To answer this we do need to witness the car out in flesh and give the car some more time to settle into the environment. This package with aggressive pricing and a German tag does make the deal a lot mouth-watering. let us know in the comment section what do you think of this SUV? Will you choose it over its rivals? Also, this car competes against the likes of Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Nissan Kicks and more.