Skoda India has officially opened bookings for the Karoq, compact SUV. You can book yours at a Skoda dealership for a refundable deposit of Rs. 50,000.
The Karoq was first showcased at the Auto Expo 2020. You can watch the walkaround video of the Karoq at Skoda’s stall at the auto show:
The Karoq will get a 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine, which makes 150PS of power at 5000rpm and 250Nm of torque between 1500 and 3500rpm. This engine will only come with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Its notable features include:
12-way power adjustable driver seat with memory function
Full-colour instrument cluster
2-zone automatic AC
0-100kmph in 9 seconds
18-inch alloy wheels
Tyre pressure monitoring system
Prices of the Skoda Karoq are expected to start around Rs. 22 lakh (ex-showroom). Deliveries of the car will begin on May 6, 2020. This car will compete with more expensive compact SUVs like Jeep Compass and mid-size SUVs like the Mahindra XUV500.