2022 Skoda Kodiaq Production Starts Ahead of January Launch

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2022 Skoda Kodiaq
2022 Skoda Kodiaq

Manufacturing of the upcoming 2022 Skoda Kodiaq facelift has been commenced on the company’s Aurangabad-based facility in Maharashtra. The automaker says that the SUV has acquired “a plethora of design and aerodynamic enhancements on the outside and within the cabin”. Primarily based on the globally famend MQB platform, the 7-seater SUV might be provided with a brand new 2.0L turbo petrol engine. The diesel engine might be dropped from the mannequin lineup. Its gasoline unit, with a 7-speed DSG computerized gearbox, delivers energy price 190PS and 320Nm of torque. The SUV might be out there with the AWD (all-wheel drive) system.

Minimal modifications might be made to its inside. The brand new 2022 Skoda Kodiaq facelift will include two-spoke steering wheel (as we’ve seen on the Volkswagen Taigun SUV), new seat designs and electrically adjustable leather-based ergonomics seats.

Just like the worldwide mannequin, the India-spec mannequin would possibly get the bigger 9.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system as an alternative of the prevailing 8-inch unit. Options akin to Skoda’s 10.25-inch Digital Cockpit digital instrument cluster, computerized local weather management, 10 speaker Canton audio system and ambient lighting might be carried ahead from the prevailing mannequin.

Speaking about design and styling, the brand new Kodiaq will retain the unique silhouette and dimensions. Although, noticeable modifications might be made the entrance finish. The SUV will function a newly-designed grille, new LED matrix headlamps, pronounced hood and revised bumper. Save for the brand new set of alloy wheels, the facet profile will stay largely unchanged. On the again, it can sport new taillamps and barely tweaked bumper.

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Skoda has confirmed that the up to date Kodiaq SUV will see a launch in India within the month of January 2022. This time round, the SUV may additionally are available in SportLine trim that includes components akin to a black entrance grille, black roof rails, black ORVMs and window trim, black alloy wheels and a black rear spoiler.

Source: Indian Car News

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