Skoda Kushaq compact SUV launch date revealed

Skoda Kushaq compact SUV launch date revealed

Czech automaker Skoda Auto will launch its new mid-size SUV Kushaq in India on June 28. The company will also open booking for vehicles on the same.

The deliveries of vehicles will start in July. The automaker will launch Kushaq as part of its 2.0 strategy. The price of Kushaq is expected to begin at Rs 10 lakh (Ex-showroom).

The Kushaq is erected on a new platform called MQB AO IN, which is a localized form of the MQB A0 platform. The MQB AO IN platform ensures wheelbases of 2,651 mm.

The vehicle comes equipped with two engine options-a 1.0-litre TSI and a 1.5-liter TSI engine.

While the 1.0-liter TSI motor now promises to produce 115 PS power and 175Nm torque, the1.5 TSI engine produces 150PS of power and 250Nm of torque.

The vehicle comes with a 6-speed manual gearbox. A 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox will also be available there on the vehicle.

The new Kushaq will be made available in three variants-Active, Ambition, and Style. The Active is the base variant, while Style is the top-end version of the vehicle.

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