2020 Skoda Karoq launched in India

2020 Skoda Karoq launched in India

Skoda India’s most awaited SUV car 2020 Skoda Karoq has been launch in India after a long wait.

Skoda India has kept its Ex-showroom price of Rs 24.99 lakh.

Skoda Karoq is a 5-seater SUV and has been launch as a CBU unit in India.

That is, it will come as a fully made car in India.

With this, only the top variant of this SUV will be available in India.

This SUV was launched in the international market a few years ago.

The company showcased it at the 2020 Auto Expo in India and has now launched it.

Engine

skoda karoq 2020 side look

The Skoda Karoq will be available in only one engine option.

It has a 1.5-liter turbo charged petrol engine.

This engine generates 48 bhp power and 250 Nm peak torque.

This engine has a 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox.

The company claims that this SUV accelerates from 0-100 km/h in just 9 seconds.

The top speed of this SUV is 202 km/h.

At the same time, the mileage of this car is 14.49 km/l.

The 4×4 drive is available in the Skoda Karoq sold in the international market.

But the model found in India will only get FWD (front wheel drive).

Look

2020 skoda karoq rear look

Skoda Karoq is based on the MQB platform.

The cabin look of the new Karok SUV is similar to the company’s latest cars.

In this car, like other cars of the company, Signature Butterfly Grill, DRL with wide LED headlamps have been given.

The car’s front look is quite attractive, the hood and bumpers have been redesigned.

Apart from this, the rear look of this SUV car looks like Skoda Kodiaq.

Features

2020 skoda karoq front look

The cabin of the car is decorated with leather upholstery.

The car has all the features found in this segment.

These include

  • 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Android Auto
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Virtual cockpit digital instrument cluster
  • LED headlights
  • Dual-zone climate control

Apart from this, this SUV gets 17-inch alloy wheels.

Safety Features

Speaking of safety features, the Skoda Karoq SUV offers features like

  • 9 Airbags
  • ABS
  • EBD
  • Brake Assist
  • ESC
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Front and Rear Parking Sensors
  • Rear Parking Camera
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Competition

The new Skoda Karoq is available in 6 color options.

These include

  • Magic Black,
  • Lava Blue
  • Brilliant Silver
  • Candy White
  • Magnetic Brown
  • Quart Gray

In the Indian market, it will primarily compete with SUV cars like the VW T-Roc and Jeep Compass.

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