ŠKODA KUSHAQ launched in India starting at ₹ 10.49 lacs
7/5/21, 6:17 AM
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ŠKODA AUTO’s renewed commitment to India takes a strong stride forward as the company opened bookings and announced prices of its most anticipated SUV under the India 2.0 Project –ŠKODA KUSHAQ.
Since its world premiere in India earlier this year, KUSHAQ has made a strong presence and stands out as an entirely new ŠKODA that’s made in India, made for India. Yet, it’s every inch a global model that wears the hallowed winged arrow badge with pride. ŠKODA KUSHAQ will be offered at an ex-showroom price starting at INR 10.49 lacs nationwide, taking forward the 'One Nation. One Price' philosophy.
Mr. Zac Hollis, Brand Director – ŠKODA AUTO India, said, “The launch of KUSHAQ is a watershed moment for ŠKODA AUTO India as we enter one of the most exciting segments in this dynamic automotive market. KUSHAQ is made keeping in mind what really matters to our customers and is localised and tailored to suit the Indian market. Built on the acclaimed MQB-A0-IN platform, KUSHAQ is well designed, robust, exceptionally well-built, safe, spacious, feature-laden and future-proof. We will also offer the globally renowned TSI technology across the range, empowering an optimum combination of performance, efficiency, refinement and output. With a world-class SUV that is ready for India, we are looking at taking the ŠKODA brand to new and emerging markets across the country.”
With the KUSHAQ launch, the company will penetrate deeper into the country by expanding its network to Tier II and III cities. ŠKODA AUTO India currently has 120 sales touchpoints in 85 cities and plans to expand to 150 touchpoints by end of 2021.
Along with expanding its sales and service network, ŠKODA AUTO India has announced various customer-centric initiatives on the ownership front. Every KUSHAQ comes with 4 Years / 1,00,000 km warranty, which can be extended up to 6 years / 1,50,000 km. Additionally, ŠKODA will also offer 2 years parts warranty, 2 years battery warranty, 3 years paint warranty, 6 years corrosion warranty and extended roadside assistance programs up to 9 years.
With the KUSHAQ, ŠKODA AUTO India has focussed on the fundamentals and the things that really matter, as they look ahead to a new era in the Indian market.
MODEL 1.0 (MT) 1.0 (AT) 1.5 (MT) 1.5 (DSG)
Active 10,49,999 - - -
Ambition 12,79,999 14,19,999 - -
Syle 14,59,999 15,79,999 16,19,999 17,59,999
› KUSHAQ stands out for its emotive design, unmatched performance, superior build quality, outstanding safety, and numerous Simply Clever solutions
› Powered by the globally acclaimed TSI technology with 2 engine options: 1.0L and 1.5L TSI, delivering 115 PS and 150 PS respectively
› Transmission options: 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic and 7-speed DSG
› Three trims on offer: Active, Ambition and Style
› Offered in 5 colour options: Honey Orange, Tornado Red, Candy White, Reflex Silver and Carbon Steel
› Comes with complete “Peace of Mind” with 4 Years / 1,00,000 km warranty, extendable up to 6 years / 1,50,000 km
› Bookings open on www.buyskodaonline.co.in and across the 100 plus sales touchpoints across 85 cities
THE WEALTH OF SAFETY SYSTEMS
ŠKODA KUSHAQ features first in segment, Electronic Stability Control as standard, along with Rollover Protection and Multi Collision Braking (MKB). The vehicle also boasts excellent active and passive safety features, with fitment depending on the trim level. Features such as Hill-Hold Control and a tyre pressure monitoring system that ensures a comfortable journey for the driver. Occupants are protected by up to six airbags, while all five seats feature three-point seat belts and height-adjustable headrests. ISOFIX and top-tether anchor ensure the greatest possible safety for the vehicle’s youngest passengers.
The vehicle also comes with parking sensors as standard while ambition onwards also gets a rearview camera with static guidelines. The vehicle also comes equipped with brake assist features like ABS (Anti-Lock Braking), EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution), along with varied segment-first features like EDS with XDS & XDS + (Electronic differential lock – advanced differential lock), HBV (Hydraulic brake-boosting), BSW (Brake disc wiping) that enhances the safety.
Source: Skoda India