Skoda Kushak Overview by Skoda Speedy Proprietor


After a take a look at drive, each my dad and I got here to the conclusion that we most popular sedans and would go for the Skoda Octavia as a substitute.

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I used to be out with my dad at the moment and had somewhat time throughout lunch, each being heads of our household, we determined to go to the Skoda showroom. We drove the handbook 1.0 TSI fashion variant of the Kushak.

Following are the observations of the present Skoda Speedy DSG proprietor with 47k kms on the odometer:


  • Construct high quality is nice, door thud will be in comparison with speedy, in all probability 90% of it
  • Exterior match and end is nice, even with panel gaps
  • Paint high quality is nice, appears stunning in carbon metal shade
  • The again seat house and under-thigh assist make for a very good stance
  • The ergonomics come on very effectively and it’s simple for a present vaginal proprietor to get comfy within the first few seconds
  • 1.0 TSI is severely a formidable engine, the pull on supply is significantly better than these 1.5 NA engines
  • NVH effectively managed from 1.0 TSI
  • Brakes are higher than Seltos and even higher than my Rapide regardless of having a disc-drum setup
  • Experience high quality is comfy
  • For a tall crossover, the dynamics are commendable and the turn-in is sort of sharp.
  • Physique roll could be very effectively managed
  • sensible cabin and is usually a good freeway cruiser
  • The Speedy’s Achilles heel is addressed- headlights


  • Speedy. Would not really feel like a big improve from
  • There’s extra street noise than the Rapide, I may hear the street floor a lot louder than the Rapide or possibly it is a Michelin impact as a result of the TD car wore a Goodyear (although the suspension was silent)
  • The standard of the plastic may have been higher, no less than for the Rs 20 lakh variant
  • The headliner jogged my memory of my Maruti days, there’s a higher headliner than the Rapide
  • Infotainment is rather more superior as in comparison with 340G Plus however display is reflective sort, Speedy has matte darkish display
  • The interior plan may have been higher, appears too monotonous (Slavia’s inside plan ought to attain Kushak as effectively)
  • I missed the bodily button for AC, why in fashionable automobiles every little thing has to go on the contact path?

Once more, it was an exquisite expertise at Skoda Raipur, the gross sales supervisor Mr. Praveen is a very nice particular person and it’s at all times fascinating to debate automobiles with him, he additionally has a Rapide.

Whereas returning, after the take a look at drive of the Kushak, my dad and I have been discussing our expertise and we each agreed that we’re sedan individuals (FYI as a day by day driver my dad drives a Tata Sumo) and the one one for us. The logical improve could be an Octavia in black.

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