Skoda Kodiaq Scout India Launch Date Confirmed: Here Are All The Details Ahead Of its Launch

Skoda Auto India is said to be all set to introduce a new variant of their flagship SUV, the Kodiaq. The company will introduce the Skoda Kodiaq Scout variant in the Indian market on the 30th of September 2019.

Skoda Kodiaq Scout India Launch Date Confirmed For 30th September: Specs, Features & Other Details

The new Skoda Kodiaq Scout will come with a number of subtle cosmetic updates over the standard variants. The Kodiaq Scout will be positioned alongside the current Style and L&K trims offered on the SUV.

Skoda Kodiaq Scout India Launch Date Confirmed For 30th September: Specs, Features & Other Details

Compared to the current two variants, the Skoda Kodiaq Scout is expected to have a larger ground clearance at 194mm. This is 6mm more than the ground clearance on the two standard Kodiaq variants.The Scout also offers better approach and departure angles than the other two variants, making it a better off-roader as well.

Skoda Kodiaq Scout India Launch Date Confirmed For 30th September: Specs, Features & Other Details

The Skoda Kodiaq Scout will feature seven driving modes, six of which are available on the standard trims as well. This includes Eco, Comfort, Normal, Sport, Individual & Snow. In addition to this, the Kodiaq Scout also comes with an ‘Off-Road' mode, which alters the throttle response along with the suspension setup. The Kodiaq Scout also comes with hill-hold and hill-descent control as well.

Skoda Kodiaq Scout India Launch Date Confirmed For 30th September: Specs, Features & Other Details

Other additional features on the upcoming Skoda Kodiaq Scout: new 19-inch wheels, LED headlamps, silver details on the grille, roof rails, windows and on the ORVM housing. The Skoda Kodiaq Scout also comes with additional front and rear underbody protection as well.

Skoda Kodiaq Scout India Launch Date Confirmed For 30th September: Specs, Features & Other Details

A number of subtle updates are available on the interiors of the Skoda Kodiaq Scout as well. This includes an all-black interiors with ‘Scout' embossed on the seats, front and side curtain airbags, electronic stability control, power-adjustable front driver and passenger seats, keyless entry and engine start/stop button; among others.

Skoda Kodiaq Scout India Launch Date Confirmed For 30th September: Specs, Features & Other Details

In terms of mechanicals, the Skoda Kodiaq Scout will be powered by the same engine as on the Style and L&K variants. This includes a 2.0-litre diesel engine producing 148bhp at 3500rpm and 340Nm of torque at 1750rpm. The engine further comes mated to a standard seven-speed DSG automatic gearbox.

Skoda Kodiaq Scout India Launch Date Confirmed For 30th September: Specs, Features & Other Details

Skoda also recently launched the Corporate Edition of the Kodiaq SUV in the Indian market. The new Skoda Kodiaq corporate edition is priced at Rs 33 lakh, ex-showroom (India), making it the entry-level variant for the SUV — here are the details.

Skoda Kodiaq Scout India Launch Date Confirmed For 30th September: Specs, Features & Other Details

Thoughts On The Skoda Kodiaq Scout India Launch Details

The Skoda Kodiaq Scout is a more off-road oriented version of the flagship SUV. The Kodiaq Scout will be positioned above the L&K variant and is expected to be priced higher as well. The Kodiaq Scout will, however, take on the same rivals in the segment which includes the Mahindra Alturas G4, Toyota Fortuner and the Ford Endeavour.

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Article Published On: Thursday, September 26, 2019, 11:07 [IST]
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