Skoda has had plenty of success with its SUVs – first with the Yeti in 2009 after which extra not too long ago with the present Kodiaq and Karoq.
However now becoming a member of the line-up there’s a third crossover – Kamik. It seems to be probably the most inexpensive Skoda SUV, and regardless of being the smallest within the line-up, the Czech agency remains to be guaranteeing that the mannequin is impressively sensible.
The Kamiq is coming to UK showrooms in November, and this is all the things you must learn about it.
Which engines can be found?
The Kamiq comes with a variety of engines, together with each petrol and diesel, that are broadly used throughout the Volkswagen Group.
On the petrol aspect of issues, there’s a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine, producing 94bhp and 113bhp. Essentially the most highly effective engine within the vary is the 148bhp 1.5-litre ‘Evo’ petrol engine.
For these on the lookout for one thing slightly extra environment friendly – the most suitable choice is the 113bhp 1.6-litre diesel engine.
Except the entry-level 94bhp petrol engine, all engines are supplied with the choice of a handbook or DSG computerized gearbox, which completely comes mated to a handbook transmission.
What trim ranges are supplied?
From launch the Skoda Kamiq can be accessible in three trim ranges – S, SE and SE L – although a fourth range-topping Monte Carlo grade will arrive in 2020. Listed below are the highlights of every grade.
S – £17,700 . From
Customary gear contains 16-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights, rear LED lights, air con and a 6.5-inch touchscreen with DAB radio.
SE – £19,135 . From
This contains 17-inch alloy wheels, body-colored bumpers and an upgraded eight-inch touchscreen with smartphone mirroring to permit Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It additionally comes with rear parking sensors, cruise management and computerized lights and wipers.
SE L – £21,180 . From
Skoda Kamiq Offers
This luxury-focused mannequin contains microside upholstery, 18-inch alloy wheels and a bigger 9.2-inch touchscreen with satellite tv for pc navigation. It additionally will get blind spot monitoring, keyless begin and fancier LED taillights.
Monte Carlo – Costs tbc
This flagship mannequin sports activities an expanded model pack, sportier numbers with revised 18-inch alloy wheels and gloss black detailing. It additionally comes with a panoramic roof and crimson ambient inside lighting.
What about privatization?
Skoda hasn’t revealed the complete particulars of the brand new Kamiq, so it isn’t fairly clear what choices can be accessible on the brand new mannequin.
Nonetheless, with a duplicate of the brand new Scala hatchback, it’s best to anticipate a variety of alloy wheel designs in addition to a sporty inside and added extras reminiscent of driver help options reminiscent of adaptive cruise management.