Nov 2, 2016
The wait is over for all SUV and ŠKODA fans after the world
premiere of the Kodiaq. We can now confirm the specifications and pricing for
the UK. More importantly the new Kodiaq
will be able for ordering in November.
The first ever seven-seater SUV will be available in four
trim levels, five engine options, two and four-wheel drive and a choice of
manual or DSG gearboxes. The range comprises of three familiar trims; S, SE and
SE L along with a new Edition grade that celebrates the arrival of ŠKODA’s
first even seven-seater SUV.
The Kodiaq starts with the S model, despite it being the
entry level and a price tag of just £21,495 the S trim is brimming with
standard equipment. Specification includes Front Assist, KEESY Go (Keyless
Entry), Swing touchscreen infotainment system, DAB digital radio, SmartLink.
Also included on the S trim is LED daytime running lights, 17-Inch Ratikon
alloy wheels, leather multifunction steering wheel and air conditioning.
The SE trim gives drivers all the standard specification as
well as 18-inch Elbrus alloy wheels, sunset glass cruise control and rear
parking sensors. Drivers also benefit from a Bolero touchscreen infotainment
system with eight-inch display, dual zone climate control, rain and light
sensors. Seven seats are available as £1,000 option on the SE trim.
The Kodiaq SE L trim features a generous specification list.
Highlights include seven seats as standard, powered tailgate, 19-inch Sirius
alloy wheels and Columbus navigation system with WiFi. Also included is
Alcantara upholstery, heated front seats and full LED headlights as standard.
New to the ŠKODA range is the Edition trim. The Edition
showcases the Kodiaq’s exceptional range of equipment, Edition models start
from £30,695 with standard equipment includes 19-inch Triglav alloy wheels,
seven seats, leather upholstery, metallic paint and chrome roof rails. Technology
features include Lane Assist, High Beam Assist, wireless charging, phone box
and blind spot detection.
The New Kodiaq starts at £21,495 for the S which includes a
1.4 TSI engine outputting 125ps in a 5 speed manual transmission. The SE 1.4
TSI comes in at £22,945 with the option of 7 seats for £23,945. Diesel engines are also available in a 2.0TDI
available in both DSG and manual transmissions with the option of a four-wheel
The new ŠKODA Kodiaq is available in a wide range of engines
which are capable of 190PS. A choice of two diesel engines and three petrol
engines will be available at launch. Petrol engines include 1.4 TSI both manual
and DSG with the option of 4x4 available on both with outputs up to 180PS.
Diesel models include a 2.0 TDI available in both manual and DSG transmissions
with outputs up to 190PS.
Inside the Kodiaq the boot capacity breaks through the 2,000
litre mark, with an overall boot size of 2,065 with the seats lowered. Standard
boot size with seats fully in position is an impressive 720 litres.
Driver assistance systems
The Kodiaq gets plenty of driver assistance systems,
including Tow Assist, which will take over the steering when reversing slowly.
Surround view cameras give a top-down view of the car on screen during low
speed manoeuvre’s. Adaptive cruise control, Lane Assist and city emergency
braking are included on the Kodiaq feature list.
Source: ŠKODA UK
Source: Auto Express