Skoda has launched the Kushaq compact crossover in India, with prices starting at INR 10.50 lakh ex-showroom, Pan India. The Kushaq is available in Active, Ambition and Style trims, and trim-wise ex-showroom prices are listed below —
|Active 1.0L TSI||INR 10,49,999||–|
|Ambition 1.0L TSI||INR 12,79,999||INR 14,19,999|
|Style 1.0L TSI||INR 14,59,999||INR 15,79,999|
|Style 1.5L TSI||INR 16,19,999||INR 17,59,999|
Depending on the trim, exterior highlights include 17-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights & taillights with crystalline elements, piano black fender garnish with chrome outline, silver roof rails, and an electric sunroof.
Inside, the Kushaq features ventilated front seats, a 10-inch central touchscreen, a 6-speaker Skoda sound system, auto AC, USB ports, and ambient LED lighting. Safety equipment includes up to 6 airbags. Read more about the Kushaq and check out more pictures here.
As for the juicy bits, the Kushaq offers two turbocharged petrol engines. For starters, there’s a 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine with 85 kW (116 metric hp) and 175 Nm (129 lb-ft) of torque, and can be paired with either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic gearbox. For those who want more, there’s a 1.5-litre 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine with 110 kW (150 metric hp) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque; this one can be paired with either a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed DSG (automatic).