Skoda Vehicle’s authorized distributor in Nepal, MAW Enterprises, has launched the new Skoda Karoq Premium SUV. The new SUV delivers a premium experience in driving, also providing designs and safety features. The SUV is available in two variants Ambition and Ambition Plus.
The Skoda Karoq introductory price starts at Rs. 1.15 Crore for the Ambition variant and Rs. 1.25 Crore for the Ambition Plus variant.
Skoda Karoq SUV Overview
The all-new Skoda Karoq is based on a Kodiaq SUV design with few similar features and design patterns. The SUV is based on the MQB platform carrying the Volkswagen T-Roc and consists of various features.
Engine and Performance
The Skoda Karoq features a 2.0L Petrol Engine, 4cylinder, 4-cylinder, DOHC, turbocharged TDI engine, and a displacement of 1498 cc. This engine can produce a maximum power of 1441 bhp at 3500 to 4000 rpm and a peak torque of 350 Nm at 1750 to 3000 rpm.
The Skoda Karoq is mated to a 6-speed Automatic Transmission. The suspension on the Karoq is a McPherson with lower triangular links and torsion stabilizer on the front and a Twist-beam axle on the rear end.
The Skoda Karoq is equipped with a fuel tank of 50 liters capacity. The fuel system is direct injection and provides a mileage of 18.51 km per liter.
Exterior and Interior Features
Skoda Karoq is all set to travel any adventures on the city or off-road with a muscular stance, bold front, and dynamic proportions. The SUV offers ample space in the front and the second row, and in the boot. The front of the vehicle has high headlights, and the grille releases confidence to clear doubts regarding the vehicle.
The rear section gets the high-set wedge-shaped rear lights, and its outer parts are stretched to the sides. The lights on the back use advanced LED lighting technology, and the outer parts of it incorporate a crystal structure.
The Karoq is equipped with the signature Skoda grille, LED headlights with DRLs, and Fog lights with cornering function.
- LED Headlights with DRLs
- Fog Lights
- Virtual Pedal with Retractable parcel shelf
- Retractable low bar
- Tablet holder
- Electronic Parking Brake
- Heated steering wheel
- Programmable Interior Ambient Lighting
- Cargo elements, hooks in boot, and net system
- Digital Instrument Panel
- Dynamic Chassis Control
The safety features of the Skoda Karoq include Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Differential Lock (EDL), Motor Slip Regulation (MSR), braking assistant, and many more. The other safety features of the SUV are:
- Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
- Tire Pressure Control
- Hill-hold control (optional)
- Flashing brake lights
- Up to 9 airbags
- 3 point automatic seatbelts and safety head restraints
- Driver Alert (Fatigue Detection)
- Crew Protect Assist
- Lane Assist
- Front Assist with Predictive Pedestrian Protection
- Blind Spot Detection
- Electronic Child Lock
Brake and Suspension
Disc brakes handle the braking on the new Skoda Karoq on both the front and the rear end. However, the suspension setup is of McPherson with lower triangular links and torsion stabilizer on the front and a Twist-beam axle on the rear of the SUV.
Skoda Karoq Specifications
|Engine||2.0L Petrol Engine, 4-cylinder, 4-cylinder, DOHC, turbocharged, TDI engine|
|Max Power||1441bhp @ 3500 – 4000 rpm|
|Max Torque||350 Nm @ 1750 – 3000 rpm|
|Dimension||4382 x 1841 x 1624 mm|
|Transmission||6-speed Automatic Transmission|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||50 liters|
|Mileage||18.5 km per liter|
|Front Tire||215/55 R17|
|Rear Tire||215/55 R17|
|Safety System||Antilock Braking System, Electronic Differential Lock, Motor Slip Regulation, Anti-slip regulation|
|Suspension||McPherson with lower triangular links and torsion stabilizer on the Front and Twist-beam axle on the Rear|
|Ground Clearance||161 mm|
|Kerb weight||1320 kg|
|Colors||Red, Grey, White, Blue, Brown, Blue, Green, and Black|
Skoda Karoq Price in Nepal and Availability
Skoda Karoq’s price in Nepal is Rs. 1.15 Crore for the Ambition Variant and Rs. 1.25 Crore for the Ambition Plus. The Skoda Karoq is currently available for purchase across all official showrooms.
The Skoda Karoq is available in different colors like Red, Grey, White, Blue, Brown, Blue, Green, and Black.
Skoda Karoq is set to present the boldface, muscular stance, and dynamic proportions of the SUV into the city and help make your adventure even better.
Karoq will be competing with the likes of Volkswagen Taigun, Jeep Compass TrailHawk, and other latest SUVs in the Nepali market.