2017 Skoda Kodiak SUV Release




Previously announced as Skoda Snowman, the new Skoda SUV will have its premiere at the Paris Motor Show, 2016. According to the latest information, Skoda’s novelty will carry the name 2017 Skoda Kodiak. General public will be able to familiarize with this vehicle, from 1 to 16 October 2016, when will held aforementioned fair. Journalists and dealers will be familiar with the Kodiak SUV during the summer of 2016.

After the Skoda Yeti SUV achieved excellent results in the market, the company announced plans to produce a few new models in the crossover/SUV segment. The new models should improve the sales results of the brand. The Skoda plans to increase global sales of its models to 1.5 million vehicles per year. The first novelty is certainly the 2017 Skoda Kodiak SUV. Already appeared information that during 2017, the market appear coupe version Kodiak SUV.

2017 Skoda Kodiak SUV

2017 Skoda Kodiak Specs

New Skoda SUV is larger and more spacious than the Yeti model. According to announcements from Skoda, 2017 Kodiak will possess the greatest spaciousness in its class. He will be the result of patient planning. Great influence on him has new generation of VW Tiguan SUV. Both models are based on a stretched VW MQB platform. As a new generation of SUV Tiguan introduces several new versions, and Kodiak will offer similar. We have already said, that will be later on sale and Skoda Kodiak Coupe. Beside him, Kodiak will have a version with a long wheelbase. This model will have 7 seats, provided, however, that the last two seats reserved for the transport of children.




2017 Skoda Kodiak test mule

2017 Skoda Kodiak, in the version with 5 seats, will be a long 4,750 mm. The vehicle will feature exceptional comfort and a large luggage compartment. In addition, they announced exceptional off-road capabilities. The vehicle will be offered in versions with 4×2 and 4×4 drive. For the transmission of engine power to the drive wheels is done via a 6-speed manual or DSG automatic transmission.

The range of engines will form the VW petrol and diesel engines. Will be offered the gasoline engine  1.4-liter TSI with 150 horsepower and a 2.0-liter TDI version with 180 and 220 horsepower. In addition, Kodiak will offer a 2.0-liter TDI diesel engine versions with 150 and 185 horsepower. Finally, it should be expected that the offer is the version of the hybrid drive system.

Price

Depending on the level of equipment and choice of engines and transmissions, will be conditioned by the price of the vehicle. According to some forecasts, the base 2017 Skoda Kodiak will have a starting price of around € 24.500.







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