In recent years, Škoda, a brand that is well regarded in India for building luxurious sedans have been struggling to keep up with the shift towards SUVs but it looks as though 2021 will be their year because Škoda has launched its first mid-size SUV under the India 2.0 Project: The Kushaq. This compact SUV from the Czech automaker, Škoda, is said to be made in India but also aimed at Indian consumers with 90% localization efforts promised. The name of this car comes from the Sanskrit word “Kushak” which means a King or Emperor that carries forth Škoda’s typical modern design theme.
Škoda Kushaq – Exterior Design
The design of Škoda Kushaq includes a Boxy, flattering shape. Some interesting elements make it look very attractive from every angle. The large signature grille is in charge as its centrepiece with an angular split headlight and contrasting bumper add character to this SUV's profile. It is a stylish SUV that has the perfect mix of design and functionality. The dimensions of Škoda Kushaq are 4,225mm in length, 1,760 mm in width with a height of 1,612 mm; it also features 188 mm ground clearance that gives car enthusiasts confidence when driving on Indian roads. You'll be able to store plenty inside, as the boot space of Škoda Kushaq is 385 litres which can expand upto 1,405 litres.
A short wheelbase makes for competitive interior space compared to other mid-sized SUVs around town. The rear of Kushaq incorporates Škoda’s global SUV styling to create an elegant look. With slim taillights and a flat tailgate, this car has it all, from its sleek profile to practicality on-road or off-roading capabilities.
Škoda Kushaq – Interiors
Škoda Kushaq is a luxurious car, the one to be admired from every angle. Its interior is fitted with luxurious materials with a sophisticated design like the dashboard features a 25.4 cm infotainment system equipped with touch and gesture control dominates the centre console to provide easy usage for drivers on long road trips or for some entertainment during their commute back home from work.
In the stylish cabin of Škoda Kushaq, you'll find dual-tone perforated leatherette seats that provide comfort for both the driver and passenger. When function meets indulgence, the outcome is rather multi-functional with a two-spoke height and length adjustable steering wheel that houses metallic chrome scrollers so it's easy to drive through on journeys.
Škoda Kushaq – Loaded with features
Škoda Kushaq has a variety of features that make it stand out from other cars in its class. One thing you'll appreciate is the ambient cabin lighting with an electric sunroof, a cooled glovebox, six speakers and a 50W subwoofer – which are sure to keep your entertainment demands fulfilled while on long road trips. All variants of Škoda Kushaq gets front disc brakes and drum brakes at the rear which means this car can handle any terrain.
This car has some ‘simply clever’ features, like the non-slip base for the cupholders and smartphone holders in the front seatbacks. There are also twin cup holders at the rear with a front centre armrest with storage in all variants. There is ample space in Škoda Kushaq for phones, glasses, refreshments and other essentials for your travel expeditions in the car.
Škoda Kushaq – Performance
The Škoda Kushaq has been designed with drivers in mind. With the pedigree of an Octavia RS 245 behind it, expect this SUV to be a performer. Powered by the globally acclaimed TSI technology with two engine variants: 1.0L TSI delivering 115 PS of power & 175 Nm torque – more than enough power for any driver's needs, while those seeking something racier should consider opting for 1.5L TSI delivering 150 PS of power & 250 Nm torque that offers thrilling performance without sacrificing fuel efficiency. Transmission options available for automotive enthusiasts to choose from are 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic and 7-speed DSG.
The new Škoda Kushaq is the ideal match for Indian buyers who want a muscular and robust appearance. Along with traditional styling, its interior combines elegance with modernity to make driving easier in addition to implementing ‘Simply Clever’ solutions that are typical of Škoda's cars. With multiple active safety features as well as ESC (Electronic Stability Control) incorporated throughout all variants, drivers will be able to enjoy their time behind the wheel. With its power, efficiency and style all in one sleek package it's no wonder this car has been well received by customers around India. This brilliant looking compact SUV with features like an electric sunroof and spacious cabin, you will feel like royalty on every trip with family or friends.
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Post Date: 29-09-2021