In the review, a new compact crossover in the model range Skoda 2018-2019 – Skoda Karoq. The car is preparing to replace the outdated model of the Skoda Yeti in the Czech company’s lineup. We offer our readers a preview of the novelty, a crossover with the original name Karok – photo, price, equipment and technical characteristics. The new model is preparing for the official premiere on May 18, 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden . According to preliminary information, the start of sales of Skoda Karoq is planned for the autumn of this year at a price of 22,000 euros.
The new crossover Skoda Karog based on the modular platform MQB is called to the ranks of the Czech company for the replacement of Skoda Yeti , the sale of which clearly does not satisfy the manufacturer. Even in the most successful for the last three years, their customers found only a few more than 187 thousand crossovers. For example, only in 2016, the German Volkswagen Tiguan in the world market sold in the amount of 519 thousand people. Well, the Japanese crossover Nissan Qashqai found more than 450 thousand buyers. So the replacement for Skoda Yeti arrived in time.
Skoda Karoq, however, lost the original appearance of the Yeti and is a rebuilt version of the Seat Ateca with slightly different front and rear bodywork in the style of Skoda Kodiaq . In this case, even the external dimensions of both crossover (Spanish and Czech) are almost identical. Accurate information on the technical characteristics will appear after the premiere, but for now you can evaluate the novelty without camouflage in the photo, placed in the review.
Salon of the new crossover Skoda Karok is likely to get from his older brother Kodiak. In the list of equipment a lot of modern and convenient options: a camera of a circular view, cruise control with radar, electric fifth door, electric front seats with heating and ventilation, several multimedia systems, two zone climate, leather interior decoration and a mass of electronic assistants and assistants in the face Monitoring systems for blind areas, hold in the lane, assistants at the start of the hill and downhill from the hill, automatic parking.
Specifications Skoda Karoq 2018-2019 year. At the heart of the successor to the Skoda Yeti is the new modular MQB platform, a sturdy body with high torsional rigidity. Standard front-wheel drive. Also available, of course, will be the all-wheel drive, where the connection of the rear wheels meets the Haldex fifth-generation clutch.
According to preliminary information, the engine line for the new Czech crossover consists of several petrol turbocharged engines 1.0 TSI (115 hp 200 Nm), 1.4 TSI (125 hp 200 Nm), 1.4 TSI (150 hp 250 Nm) and 2.0 TSI (180 hp 320 Nm ), As well as turbo diesel 1.6 TDI (115 HP 250 Nm), 2.0 TDI (150 HP 340 Nm) and 2.0 TDI (190 HP 400 Nm). Gearboxes to choose from – 6 MKPP and a pair of robots 6 DSG and 7 DSG.