After many teasers of what’s to be expected, ŠKODA have finally released the prices and specifications for its all-new Karoq model. This new vehicle will be available to order on the 3rd October with deliveries starting in early January next year. The Karoq will be priced from £20,875 and positioned in ŠKODA's SUV range, and is obtainable in two trim levels; SE, SE L and a newly introduced range-topping Edition trim level, with each grade offering different equipment and technology to meet customers needs.
The SE models feature 17” Ratikon alloy wheels giving height to the new SUV and providing a firm grip on the road. The designers of the new ŠKODA have installed privacy glass to travel in peace, LED rear lights to inform fellow drivers of your intentions when behind the wheel, dual-zone climate control for travelling in comfort, front assist with a pedestrian monitor and a driver fatigue sensor as standard.
The SE L has a starting price of £23,165, and has additional features including 18” Braga alloy wheels, Amundsen satellite navigation with 8” touchscreen display, Smartlink+, keyless entry and start/stop to keep drivers entertained and safe at the same time. Full LED Headlights are installed with an adaptive front light system providing a path to follow even in the foggiest weather and the Alcantara upholstered seats are heated to keep you snug in the colder months. When purchasing the SE L, features such as a colour multi-function trip computer, rear view camera and front and rear parking sensors come as standard, to make every manoeuvre easier.
ŠKODA are celebrating their new release by offering customers a new Edition Trim, starting at £27,110 and specially introduced with range-topping extras. Every Edition model embodies contemporary design, with with 19” Crater alloy wheels, a Panasonic sunroof, metallic paint and leather upholstery. This stylish SUV offers features found in the SE and SE L models as well as new and improved features like the Columbus satellite navigation with a 9.2” touchscreen display and gentle control, electrically operated boot, LED ambient lighting and a range of safety and driver assistance systems. These include Lane Assist, Blind Spot Protection with Rear Traffic Alert and Traffic Sign Recognition, to keep you safe on every journey.
ŠKODA are also providing a choice of engines at the Karoq's launch, including two TSI petrol units with outputs of 115PS and 150PS, and two TDI diesel engines with power outputs of 115PS and 150PS. All variants are offered with a seven-speed DSG transition as an option, or the most powerful engine variant, 2.0 TDI 150PS, is also offered with four-wheel drive.
In comparison to similar SUV models, the all-new Karoq has been designed especially for families as the 2,638mm wheelbase provides luxurious space in the backseats. ŠKODA's Varioflex seating system allows all three seats in the rear of the car to adapt to the level and angle desired by the individuals.