Skoda Kushaq and Volkswagen Taigun are selling quite well in the Indian market. Both share the same platform, engines and gearboxes. They are based on the MQB-A0-IN platform which is a localized version of the MQB-A0 platform that is used by Volkswagen subsidiaries in the international market. The wheelbase of both the mid-size SUVs is identical at 2,651 mm because of the platform. Both SUVs have now hit the used market. If you buy from the pre-owned market then you would be able to save some money and you would not have to wait for the waiting period, which can be very long because of the semiconductor shortage that the world is facing.
Here, we have a Skoda Kushaq that is only 2 months old. It is a first owner vehicle that is currently on sale in the pre-owned market. The advertisement says that this Kushaq was owned by an architect and he is upgrading to another SUV. The Kushaq is finished in silver colour and looks pretty clean without any major scratches and dents as we can see in the pictures. If you want to look at this Kushaq in the flesh then you would have to get in touch with the seller and you can see the vehicle in Vasant Kunj.
This Kushaq is the top-end Style variant that too with the more powerful 1.5-litre, four-cylinder TSI petrol engine. The engine puts out 150 PS of max power and 250 Nm of peak torque. It is mated to a 7-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic gearbox that comes with paddle shifters mounted behind the steering wheel. The original buyer also opted for 4 years Service maintenance package and a Full accessory package. The SUV is registered in Delhi and has a VIP number as per the advertisement. The seller is asking Rs. 18.5 lakhs and you can get more details about this Kushaq by clicking here.
Then we have a Volkswagen Taigun on sale. The SUV was purchased on 21st October as per the advertisement and has covered 4,300 km. The reason for selling the Taigun so early in the ownership is not mentioned in the advertisement. It is a first owner vehicle and is available in Durga Nagar, Vidisha. The SUV is registered in Madhya Pradesh. The seller has not mentioned any details in the advertisement.
It is the Topline variant which is the top-end trim of the Dynamic Line. Being a Topline variant, it comes with many features. It is powered by a 1.0-litre TSI petrol engine. It is a three-cylinder, turbocharged unit that produces 115 PS of max power and 178 Nm of peak torque. It is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. From the pictures, the mid-size SUV looks pretty well maintained as there are no immediate scratches or dents visible in the pictures. The seller is asking for Rs. 16.50 lakhs and if you want to know more about this Taigun then you can click here.