The Most awaited compact SUV -Skoda Kushaq has been launched in India at an introductory price of Rs 10.50 lakh ( Ex-showroom, Delhi ). Available in three variants, Kushaq is the first SUV launched under the banner of the India 2.0 project of Skoda AUTO Volkswagen India, where cars from the Volkswagen Group will be heavily localized in India to keep prices competitive.
Skoda Kushaq prices ( Ex-showroom, India)
|Variants||1.0-litre TSI 6-speed MT||1.0-litre TSI 6-speed AT||1.5-litre TSI 6-speed MT||1.5-litre TSI 7-speed DSG|
|Ambition||Rs 12,79,999||Rs 14,19,999||N/A||N/A|
|Style||Rs 14,59,999||Rs 15,79,999||Rs 16,19,999||Rs 17,59,999|
Skoda Kushaq : Engine & Transmission
- The base variant of Kushaq (Active) features one engine and transmission option ie. the 1.0-litre TSI engine (115PS/178Nm), mated to a 6-speed MT.
- Kushaq offers the mid variant Ambition with the same 1.0-litre TSI engine but it will have two transmission options ie. a 6-speed MT and a 6-speed torque converter.
- The top variant Style will be available with the 1.0 L TSI engine (with both 6-speed MT and torque converter options) as well as the 1.5-litre TSI unit (150PS/250Nm). The 1.5-litre engine either gets a 6-speed MT or a 7-speed DSG transmission.
- The 1.5 Litre TSI motor makes Kushaq one of the most powerful SUVs in the segment.
Skoda Kushaq : Rivals
Coming to its competition, the new Skoda Kushaq is positioned in the Compact SUV segment where it rivals the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Nissan Kicks, and its sibling Volkswagen Taigun.