Skoda Kodiaq has been updated.  The Bohemian SUV has increased and after the summer a plug-in hybrid engine will also arrive

Skoda Kodiaq has been updated. The Bohemian SUV has increased and after the summer a plug-in hybrid engine will also arrive

and Giancarlo Drago
It is already in the dealerships and you can order the Kodiaq, Skoda’s flagship SUV, which has reached its second generation since its launch in 2016.
The new Kodiaq has increased in size, is also available in a 7-seater version and now features the first elements of the Modern Solid Design language. It has modern infotainment systems, including an optional 13-inch screen and head-up display system. Additionally, the Škoda Smart Dial with touch controls and the 10-inch Virtual Cockpit are standard.More comfortable and attractive, it has a length of 4.75 meters, a width of about 1.90 meters, and a height of 1.65 meters. while the wheel remained unchanged at 2.79 meters. The boot has a low load threshold and offers a declared maximum capacity of 910 liters with five seats and 2,105 liters with the second row folded down.

On the outside, second-generation Matrix LED headlights and a grill with a horizontal light line stand out. The side is narrowed down by the shape of the rear pillar, while behind it the newly formed clusters emerge.

The passenger compartment is designed around Smart Dials, rotary controls with Oled displays are integrated in the center of the dashboard and are used to manage comfort and entertainment functions. 10″ or 13″ infotainment and 10″ Virtual Cockpit screens, with a head-up display offered for the first time as an option. The central console has been redesigned with a scrollable gear selector (automatic for all models) placed in the steering column: for this way a 15 watt charging platform for smartphones with an integrated cooling system has been created.

Driver assistance systems have been further enhanced to include features such as Turn Assist and Collision Avoidance Assist, raising the bar for active and passive safety.

Engines available are petrol, mild hybrid, petrol plug-in hybrid and diesel: .5 TSI Hybrid Mild with 150 hp, 2.0 TSI with 204 hp, 1.5 TSI Phev with 204 hp. and 2.0 TDI with 150 and 193 hp. All-wheel drive is standard on the 204 hp 2.0 TSI variants. and 2.0 TDI with 193 hp. The Kodiaq iV plug-in combines the TSI 1.5 with an electric motor integrated in the gearbox driven by a battery of 25.7 kWh per 100 km of the declared electric range, with the possibility of charging at 11 kW from the wall box and 50 kW from charging stations. fast direct current.

The price list starts from 40,700 euros for the hybrid version of the TSI 1.5 and the Selection configuration.