The Skoda Kodiaq facelift has been sent off in our market, with costs beginning at Rs 34.99 lakh for the base Style trim and going up to Rs 37.49 lakh for the top-spec L&K trim (ex-display area, India). Appointments for this exceptional SUV have additionally started, with conveyances set to begin before long.
The Kodiaq gets back to Skoda’s line-up almost two years after it was ceased in April 2020, following Skoda’s choice to reassess its diesel range during the change to the BS6 time.
2022 Skoda Kodiaq facelift: Exterior
Skoda gave the Kodiaq a midlife facelift in worldwide business sectors last year, and a large number of those progressions have come to the India-spec model. Among the progressions is the new and more upstanding grille, a raised cap, modified headlights with new LED Daytime Running Lamp marks and a changed front guard. In profile, no progressions have been made to the Kodiaq, notwithstanding the new compound wheel plan. Around back, the taillights and guard have been refreshed somewhat, however the rest remains to a great extent unaltered too.
2022 Skoda Kodiaq facelift: Interior and features
As far as the essential format and plan, the new Kodiaq’s dashboard is like the pre-facelift model. The most eminent update to the inside plan is the consideration of Skoda’s new two-talked controlling wheel as seen on all Skoda models, including the Superb, Octavia and Kushaq. As in the past, the Kodiaq keeps on being presented with three-lines of seating.
On the hardware front, the Kodiaq facelift packs in a few new highlights over the active model. The most prominent of these new highlights is dynamic body control which changes the immovability of the dampers dependent on the drive mode. Other new augmentations incorporate warmed and cooled front seats, remote Android Auto and Apple CarPlay conncetivity, a remote charging cushion and a 12-speaker Canton sound framework (as against 10-speaker on the pre-facelift SUV).
Different elements on offer in the completely stacked spec incorporate a 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment framework, a 10.25-inch advanced instrument group, surrounding lighting, three-zone programmed environment control, an all encompassing sunroof, without hands stopping, front and back stopping sensors and nine airbags.
2022 Skoda Kodiaq facelift: Engine and Gearbox
Driving the Kodiaq facelift is a 2.0-liter, four-chamber TSI super petroleum motor (same as the unit seen in different models like the Octavia and Superb) that is tuned to create 190hp and 320Nm. This motor is combined to a 7-speed programmed gearbox and all variations get all-wheel drive as standard. Skoda has dropped the pre-facelift model’s 150hp, 2.0-liter diesel motor from the line-up through and through.
2022 Skoda Kodiaq facelift: Rivals
Presently, Skoda’s three-line monocoque SUV doesn’t have any immediate adversary on the lookout, that is until the Jeep Meridian is sent off not long from now. Nonetheless, given its value, the Kodiaq is facing other premium SUVs, similar to the as of late facelifted Volkswagen Tiguan and the diesel-controlled Citroen C5 Aircross.