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Skoda Kushaq compact SUV’s variant details leaked ahead of launch

Skoda Auto is all set to launch the Kushaq in the Indian market. The Kushaq will be launched by the end of June with deliveries starting in July. The prices and the full feature list will also be revealed on the launch day of the Kushaq. Here, we have a feature list that has been sorted according to the variants. We know that Kushaq will be available in three variants namely Active, Ambition and Style.

The Active will be the base variant of the Kushaq while the Ambition variant will be the mid variant and the top-end variant will be the Style. The Kushaq will be offered in two engine options. There will be an affordable 1.0-litre TSI and a more powerful 1.5-litre TSI which should be offered on the higher variants.

Active

The Active variant will come with 16-inch steel wheels with wheel caps, LED tail lamps, electric adjustment for rearview mirrors and a manual air conditioner with a heater. The front bumper lip, roof rails and the rear diffuser will be finished in black. For safety, there would be stability control and dual airbags. It would come with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay which would be connected to 6 speakers. The headlamps would have a halogen setup with LED Daytime Running Lamp positioned separately.

Ambition

The Ambition variant will come with 16-inch alloy wheels. The headlamps will have an LED setup with integrated LED Daytime Running Lamps. The outside mirrors would be able to fold electrically and they would also come with fog lamps. The front bumper lip, roof rails and rear diffuser will be finished in silver. It would get automatic climate control with a cooled glovebox. It will get a larger 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It would be connected to a 6-speaker setup. Skoda will also offer 60:40 split rear seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear knob, ambient lighting, sunglass holder and chrome door handle.

Style

The top-end variant will come with 17-inch dual-tone alloy wheels. There is a possibility of an additional LED light bar between the LED tail lamps. It would come with LED headlamps with integrated LED Daytime Running Lamps, keyless entry, chrome belt under the windows, chrome door handles, seatback mobile pockets, wireless charger, electric sunroof, auto-dimming rearview mirror and ventilated front seats. The 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system will be connected to 6 speakers, an amplifier and a subwoofer. For safety, it would come with Stability Control with 6 airbags.

Engine and transmission

As stated above, there would be two engine options. The 1.0-litre TSI would produce 115 PS of max power and 175 Nm of peak torque. The 1.5-litre TSI would produce 150 PS of max power and 250 Nm of peak torque. The 1.5-litre would also come with Active Cylinder Technology. Both the engines would be offered with a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard. The 1.0-litre TSI would be also be offered with a 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox while the 1.5-litre TSI would also be offered with a 7-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic gearbox.

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