Skoda Auto introduced its new seven-seater SUV, the Kodiaq in the month of September 2016. Within few months of the launching, the company unveiled its new variant, Skoda Kodiaq Scout. This new variant gets more rugged Skoda Kodiaq Scout Features and perfect for off-road driving.
In addition to its visual upgrades, it also gets some mechanical upgrade that stresses on the off-road capabilities. The Skoda Kodiaq Scout will be unveiled at 2017 Geneva Auto Show in the month of March 2017. The company doesn’t make an announcement about the Kodiaq Scout Price list.
Skoda Kodiaq Scout fitted with exclusive standard 19-inch alloy wheels specially designed for this variant. It gets visual upgrades which include bumper trim on the front and rear. The front bumper gives the Kodiaq SUV a muscular performance, and the similar rear bumper acts as a skid plate. It has tinted rear windows to keep out of the sun.
Furthermore, it bears a small badge of the company name Skoda on the front wing along with glove compartment. On the exterior front, the roof rails, wing mirror and side window trims also painted in shining silver. The Skoda Kodiaq Scout grille brushed with a silver finish which is similar to the chrome finish on the standard car.
Regarding mechanical work, the Skoda Kodiaq Scout comes with rough road package and off-road assistant. The main highlight of this variant is standard all-wheel drive system. Moreover, its underbody and engine get special protection plates to prevent it from off-road damages. The driving modes of this Kodiaq SUV include:
These modes are used to control the power steering, controlling of the engine, automatic transmission and air conditioning. Hill-Hold Control and Hill-Descent Control functions can activate when required. The Skoda Kodiaq Scout is available in both 1.4-litre petrol engine and 2.0-litre diesel engine. The company offers the variant in four powertrain options:
- 148bhp 1.4 TSI
- 178bhp 2.0 TSI
- 148bhp 2.0 TDI
- 189bhp 2.0 TDI
According to the reports, the new Skoda Kodiaq Scout expected to launch in India in the second half of the year 2017. The new Kodiaq SUV makes its debut in 2017 Geneva Auto Show in March.