Skoda Karoq has finally broken cover. The new SUV is a global product for Skoda and will replace the extremely capable Yeti SUV. The new Skoda Karoq is based on the same platform as the Skoda Kodiaq, which will be launched in India soon and also carries a broadly similar design language as its larger cousin. The Skoda Karoq globally and in India will take on the likes of the Hyundai Tucson and the Jeep Compass and should be priced at about the ₹ 18-25 lakh price bracket when it makes it to India in 2018.
Volkswagen group is known to design their SUVs to look similar as is the case with the Audi Q5 and Q7 or even the Volkswagen Tiguan and Taigun and the Skoda family continues the trend. The front is typically Skoda with the large grille that gets vertical slats and a chrome lined grille along with sleek headlamps and a high set fog lamp cluster. The Skoda Karoq in profile is simple and has a typically SUV-esque greenhouse to body ratio along with a set of squared off fenders and large wheels that remind us of the Jeep Compass. The rear design is actually quite cool with the three dimensional tail lamps and the simple tail gate that goes well with the blacked out bumpers. The tail lamp design in particular is quite spectacular and shares design language with the Superb.
India Bound Skoda Karoq SUV Unveiled
The new Skoda Karoq SUV has finally been unveiled and will make it to India next year with a petrol and diesel engine and an automatic or manual gearbox to take on the likes of the Hyundai Tucson and the Jeep Compass.
- New Skoda Karoq will make it to India in 2018
- Skoda Karoq to get both petrol and diesel engine options
- Replaces the Yeti SUV globally, takes on Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson
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