Škoda India opened bookings and announced the prices of its most anticipated SUV Kushaq on 28th June. The model has received over 2,000 bookings since launch and the Ambition 1.0 TSI AT has emerged as the most popular variant with over 40% of overall bookings! Priced at ₹14.19 Lakhs, Ambition 1.0 TSI AT proves to be the most value-for-money option in the product line.
Kushaq is offered in 5 color options: Honey Orange, Tornado Red, Candy White, Reflex Silver, and Carbon Steel. However, the customers have liked the 'Carbon Steel' color option the most, and was the preferred color by the majority of the bookings. The other preferred colors were Candy White and Honey Orange.
Škoda is garnering a lot of interest for the three-cylinder 1.0 TSI which produces an output of 85 kW (115 PS). Power is transmitted to the front wheels via a 6-speed manual gearbox or a new-generation 6-speed automatic transmission. Even the booking figures reflect the same and around 75% of the overall bookings have been received for this engine options. The four-cylinder 1.5 TSI engine variants deliveries is expected a bit late and even the Test Drive cars are yet to be received by the dealerships.
Škoda India had announced various initiatives on the vehicle ownership front of the Kushaq. Every Kushaq comes with 4 Years / 1,00,000 km warranty, which can be extended up to 6 years / 1,50,000 km. Additionally, Škoda will also offer 2 years parts warranty, 2 years battery warranty, 3 years paint warranty, 6 years corrosion warranty, and extended roadside assistance programs up to 9 years.
Škoda Kushaq is offered at an ex-showroom price starting at ₹10.49 lacs nationwide and is a crucial launch from Škoda's stable. The model shall compete with the likes of Creta, Seltos, etc, and is expected to be a volume seller from Škoda.