The Skoda Kushaq is offered with a choice of two petrol engines – a 1.0 TSI and a 1.5 TSI
The long-anticipated Skoda Kushaq is going on sale in India today, and we’ll be bringing you all the live updates from the launch event here. The Kushaq is the first SUV to be built on the company’s new, India-specific MQB-A0 IN platform and the first model to be introduced under the India 2.0 project. We have already driven the new compact SUV from Skoda and talked about it in detail in our review, which you can find on the carandbike website. Today, Skoda will announce the price and other specifics regarding the new Kushaq.
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The Skoda Kushaq is offered with a choice of two petrol engines – a 1.0-litre three-cylinder TSI and a 1.5-litre four-cylinder TSI. While the former makes 113 bhp and 175 Nm of torque, the 1.5-litre engine offers 148 bhp on offer and 250 Nm of torque. Both get a 6-speed manual gearbox, whereas the automatic options include a 6-speed torque converter and a 7-speed DSG unit, respectively.
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Visually, the Kushaq looks muscular and aggressive, featuring a bold grille, sharp LED headlamps, beefy cladding, skid plates and a set of sporty dual-tone alloy wheels. At the rear, the SUV gets the distinctive two-piece C-shaped LED taillamps and the Skoda lettering at the centre. The Kushaq also comes with a host of smart, and premium features like the Skoda Connect connected, a 10-inch touchscreen system with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a digital instrument cluster, panoramic sunroof, LED lighting, dual-tone cabin, and more.
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