Skoda Karoq SUV unveiled in India – 10 issues it’s essential know


The long-awaited Skoda Karoq 5-seater premium SUV has been lastly unveiled within the Indian market. The SUV will make its public debut on the 2020 Auto Expo beginning February 7. Not solely the Karoq, Skoda has additionally unveiled the Imaginative and prescient in SUV primarily based on the regionally developed MQB AO In platform. Listed here are 10 issues you must know concerning the Karoq 5-seater premium SUV –

Premium 5-Seater SUV

The Skoda Karoq Kodiaq will slot into the underside of the SUV, and shall be positioned between the Kodiaq and Upcoming Imaginative and prescient Inn Based mostly Mid-Measurement SUV,

Based mostly on MQB Platform

It’s primarily based on the Volkswagen Group’s versatile MQB platform, which additionally underpins the Kodiaq, Excellent and Octavia sedans. Volkswagen’s Tiguan and T-ROC are additionally primarily based on the identical platform.

Skoda Karoq Specs

CBU Unit

Skoda Karoq shall be introduced as a very built-up unit. Will probably be positioned as a premium SUV and is more likely to be priced between Rs 18 lakh and Rs 25 lakh.

Launch in April 2020

Skoda director Zac Hollis has confirmed that the Karoq SUV shall be launched within the second quarter of 2020. Bookings for the SUV will begin within the first week of April, whereas the launch is anticipated to occur by the tip of the identical month.


By way of proportions, the Skoda Karoq SUV measures 4,382mm in size, 1,814mm in width and 1,605mm in peak. The wheelbase of the SUV is 2,638mm lengthy and its floor clearance is 200mm. It’s 104mm shorter, 35mm narrower and 52mm shorter than the VW Tiguan. In truth, the wheelbase of the SUV is 50 mm lower than the German counterpart.

Skoda Karoq Features

engine choices

The Skoda Karoq SUV is powered by a 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine, which is BS6 compliant with emission norms. This engine is able to producing 148bhp energy and 250Nm of torque. Transmission choices will embody a 6-speed guide and a 7-speed DSG automated.

Boot house and versatile seat

The SUV additionally has a boot house of 521 litres, which might be expanded as much as 1,810 litres by absolutely folding the rear seats.


Within the Indian market, the Karoq shall be positioned above the MG Hector and Tata Harrier. The SUV will compete with the Hyundai Tucson, greater variants of the Jeep Compass and the upcoming Citroen C5 Aircross.

Skoda Karoq Interior

5-star security ranking from Euro NCAP

The Skoda Karoq is likely one of the most secure SUVs in its class. Euro NCAP awarded the SUV a rating of 93% for its grownup security and an total 5 begin ranking.

inside options

The SUV comes with a slew of consolation goodies and driver-centric options. It comes with a big touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink. It additionally will get digital instrument console, Bluetooth telephony, navigation, reverse digicam, automated local weather management with rear AC vents and extra.


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