Czech automaker Skoda has launched its SUV Skoda Kushaq which starts at Rs 10.50 lakh and goes all the way up to Rs 17.60 lakh (all prices ex-showroom, India).
"ŠKODA KUSHAQ will be offered at an ex-showroom price starting at INR 10.49 lacs nationwide, taking forward the 'One Nation. One Price' philosophy", the company said in its press release.
The company has also started accepting Kushaq's bookings but the deliveries will commence from July 10, 2021.
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Skoda Kushaq's launch marks the Czech brand's entry in the highly competitive compact SUV segment in India which is currently dominated by vehicles like Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos.
Kushaq will be offered in three variant options – Active, Ambition, and Style.
The car is offered in five colour variants - Honey Orange, Tornado Red, Candy White, Reflex Silver, and Carbon Steel.
The Kushaq comes with an option of two petrol engines – a 1.5-litre TSI unit and a 1.0-litre TSI turbo petrol engine. Both the engines come with a 6-speed manual gearbox. As for the automatic transmission options, the 1.0-liter TSI engine comes with a 6-speed torque converter gearbox whereas the 1.5-litre TSI gets a 7-speed DSG gearbox.
It also comes with complete “Peace of Mind” with four Years / 1,00,000 km warranty which will be extendable up to six years / 1,50,000 km.
Additionally, ŠKODA will also offer 2 years parts warranty, 2 years battery warranty, 3 years paint warranty, 6 years corrosion warranty and extended roadside assistance programs up to 9 years.
ŠKODA AUTO India's Brand Director Zac Hollis, said, “The launch of KUSHAQ is a watershed moment for ŠKODA AUTO India as we enter one of the most exciting segments in this dynamic automotive market. KUSHAQ is made keeping in mind what really matters to our customers and is localised and tailored to suit the Indian market. Built on the acclaimed MQB-A0-IN platform, KUSHAQ is well designed, robust, exceptionally well-built, safe, spacious, feature-laden, and future-proof."
"We will also offer the globally renowned TSI technology across the range, empowering an optimum combination of performance, efficiency, refinement, and output. With a world-class SUV that is ready for India, we are looking at taking the ŠKODA brand to new and emerging markets across the country,” he further said.