the heels of a record-breaking June and H1 2022 domestic sales, Skoda Auto
India has introduced a host of updates and changes to its game-changing Kushaq
SUV as part of the car’s first anniversary celebrations in India and the world.
on the Kushaq, Zac Hollis, Brand Director, Skoda Auto India said, “The Kushaq
is the hero of India 2.0 and one year on, it has been instrumental in Skoda
Auto India climbing one sales peak after another, with a legion of happy and
satisfied customers. In line with our customer-centric approach, we use this
landmark occasion in the Kushaq’s life cycle to introduce a host of updates
that further enhance the user experience and all-new variants providing more
value to our fans and users.”
Kushaq range gets a new headliner in the cabin and a Tyre Pressure Monitoring
System as standard across the range. Moreover, all variants powered by the 1.0
TSI are equipped with the Start-Stop Recuperation system as standard. This has
improved fuel efficiency by 7-9%. The interiors now get an eight inches Skoda Infotainment
System with knobs and buttons for select functions increasing ergonomics and
ease of use for the driver.
addition is the Non-Sunroof (NSR) Style trim. It sits between the current
Ambition and Style variants. The NSR Style variant is based on the 1.0 TSI
Style. It will offer a 4-dial medium analogue instrument cluster and will be
exclusive with the 6-speed manual transmission, thus offering one more value
price-point for the customer. The top-of-the-line Style variant with the
Sunroof is now upgraded with a 8 inches Skoda Virtual Cockpit for the driver’s
instrument console in place of analogue dials.
celebrations continue with the engines being the tried and tested 1.0 TSI with
the choice of a 6-speed manual and 6-speed torque converter automatic. The
performance-oriented 1.5 TSI EVO engine will also continue with the familiar
6-speed manual or 7-speed DSG automatic.
Kushaq range is now available in 5 variants, starting from Active, Ambition,
Style (NSR), Style and the recently launched Kushaq Monte Carlo.