Kushak on pole for Skoda with three-fold improve in January gross sales


Skoda Auto India is now wanting ahead to the upcoming launch of the mid-size Slavia sedan which is ready to hit the Indian roads in March.

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HT Auto Desk

01 Feb 2022, 14:06 PM

The koda Kushak proved to be a quantity driver for the corporate, which helped increase gross sales figures for January. (HT Auto/Sabyasachi Dasgupta)

Skoda Auto India has registered a three-fold improve in its gross sales determine in January by registering a development of 200% with 3,009 items offered final month as in comparison with 1,004 items offered in January of 2021. This achievement comes after the carmaker registered triple digit gross sales. With the expansion within the final yr in addition to the speedy enlargement of its vendor community and buyer contact factors.

The automaker mentioned the Kushak proved to be the quantity driver, serving to to drive the SUV gross sales figures. Zack Hollis, Model Director, Skoda Auto India mentioned, “Our continued development in gross sales quantity is a good assertion for our complete group and displays the belief of our prospects.”

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He added that the corporate is now wanting ahead to the upcoming launch of the Slavia sedan which is all set to hit the Indian roads in March. The premium mid-size sedan is predicated on the carmaker’s made-for-India MQB-A0-IN platform. The corporate’s first product primarily based on this platform is the Kushak SUV, a mannequin that has proved to be essential to the corporate’s rising orderbook right here. “(Slavia, collectively) will push our volumes with Kushak,” mentioned Hollis.

(Additionally Learn | Skoda to open check drives of Slavia from March, sedan to hit showrooms quickly)

Skoda Auto India begins the yr 2022 in India with the launch of its Kodiaq facelift SUV at a beginning value of Rs. 34.99 lakh (ex-showroom). Bought by way of the Utterly Knocked Down (CKD) route, the SUV made a comeback within the nation after two years of being withdrawn because of BS6 norms.

The primary batch of 2022 Kodiaq SUVs have been offered out within the nation inside 24 hours of launch. The premium SUV is available in three trim ranges and all of them are powered by the brand new and highly effective TSI engine. This is similar unit that powers different Skoda fashions just like the Octavia and Very good. The engine comes mated to a 7-speed DSG automated transmission.

First revealed date: 01 Feb 2022, 10:16 AM IST


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