About Skoda Karoq
Skoda's newest SUV, the Karoq now gets a new variants called the Skoda Karoq Scout& Sportline.The Karoq Scout gets four-wheel drive as standard along with a rough terrain package and a few changes to the overall look of the SUV.The Karoq Sportline gets a sexier design and a lovely bright red colour scheme which sets it apart from the standard Karoq and the Karoq Scout.
Skoda Karoq Preview
The Karoq Scout gets chrome and silver bodywork elements along with cladding on sides and on the wheel arches. Also, the Karoq Scout gets a new 'Scout' badging on the front fenders and the SUV rides on 19-inch anthracite alloy wheels.Karoq Sportline gets a 2.0-litre TSI petrol engine that makes 187 bhp. It is the most petrol powerful engine to be offered on the Karoq.
The interior too gets subtle updates in the form of new seat covers with 'Scout' lettering along with the regular features such as LED package, leather wrapped multi-function steering wheel and stainless steel bits such as the pedals. The Skoda Karoq Scout will have three engine options which are a 1.5-litre TSI petrol and two 2.0-litre diesel engines with different states of tune. The petrol engine makes 148 bhp and 250 Nm of torque while the first one makes 148 bhp and 340 Nm. It can be specified with a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 7-speed DSG. The other diesel engine churns out 190 bhp and gets only a 7-speed DSG as a standard fitment with no option for a manual gearbox.
The interior too features changes such as black sport seats along with contrast silver stitches. The seats are upholstered with three-ply air-permeable Thermoflux fabric. The steering wheel is wrapped in leather and the SUV gets an LED package along with stainless steel elements such as the pedals. The Karoq Sportline compact SUV also gets features such as an optional virtual cockpit, wireless charging, and Skoda Connect online services with online infotainment as well. One can also change the drive dynamics via the driving mode selector and the electronic stability control has two settings as well.
The Skoda Karoq Sportline also gets a 1.5-litre TSI petrol engine which makes 148 bhp and two 2.-litre engines which make 187 bhp and 148 bhp respectively. Skoda offers a choice between a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DSG on the Karoq Sportline. In terms of looks, the Karoq Sportline gets re-designed sport bumpers along with exclusive 19-inch Vega black polished alloy wheels. The front fenders have the Sportline badging and the Karoq Sportline also gets black roof-rails to add to the sporty look on the SUV.
The Karoq Scout also features Skoda's virtual cockpit which can be setup according to the liking of the driver. There is an off-road driving mode on offer as well. Other convenience features include an electric tailgate, optional LTE module with Wi-Fi and so on.