Skoda is working on a new SUV that will be based on the
Volkswagens MQB platform and will come with two variations.
There will be the seven seats version with a 30cm wheelbase and
the five seats model which will be around 50cm lesser regarding
length and a short wheelbase like that of Yeti, the previous
model. The new 2017 Skoda Kodiak will have a more powerful
engine and will be stronger concerning structure. The price of
the new SUV will be relatively low and thus favoring the pocket
of every willing buyer.
2017 Skoda Kodiak – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic
The new SUV is expected to undergo several changes compared to
Yeti model as its predecessor. One of this notable feature is
the size of the vehicle which will be a bit bigger having a
length of 4.75 meters. The car will also have a new model
grille that is incorporated with modified headlights which have
new LED lighting effect. The bumper is also improved and give
the SUV an elegant appearance and thus attracting the eyes of
every buyer. In addition to that, the wheelbase will enable the
vehicle to drive in all terrain. The appearance will look more
attractive due to the LED brake light effects. The seven-seat
model will have five doors while the five-seat model will have
A lot of changes are seen from inside to increase comfort to
both the driver and the passengers. For instance, the seven
seats model has the rear seats reserved for the children. As a
matter of fact, both models will have an ample luggage space.
On the dashboard, you will a large touch screen display that
will not only enhance driving but also in control of other
systems in the vehicle. The seats of the new 2017 Skoda Kodiak
will be upholstered with the quality leather material. Other
features which will be installed in the Skoda Kodiak 2017
will include a quality sound system, USB audio interface,
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and an SMS text message function. It will also
come with an air conditioner that will regulate the temperature
in the vehicle. The security of this car is also highly
considered as far as the safety of the user is concerned.
Therefore, the upcoming 2017 Skoda SUV will come with automatic
emergency brakes, dual-stage front airbags, seatbelts and
children safety door locks.
2017 Skoda Kodiak – Modifications in the Engine
According to Edmund, this crossover will be available in petrol
and diesel variants, and that will feature a TSI petrol version
and the TDI turbo diesel. It will have a 1.4 liter
engine that will produce up to 90 horsepower and 200-pound feet
of torque. Alternatively, with the 1.6 engine, 2017 Skoda
Kodiak will generate up to 180 horsepower and 260-pound feet of
torque. This will be incorporated with a 6-speed manual or a
seven speed DSG system. The 2017 Kodiak will also come
with either 2 or 4 wheel drive versions.
2017 Skoda Kodiak – Price and Release Date
The new 2017 Skoda Kodiak is expected to hit the market
industry late 2016 or early 2017. In addition to that, the
estimated price will be around $26,000 which might vary
depending on specs of the vehicle.