Skoda Kodiaq turns into BS6 era with 2.0-liter petrol engine

The Skoda Kodiaq will introduce a new 2.0-liter petrol engine in the Kodiaq in India. It delivers 190PS of power and can run the car from 0-100kph in only 7.5 seconds. It will drive in the second quarter of 2020.

The company has declared at the 2020 Auto Expo that the Kodiaq will be endeavored with a 2.0-liter TSI petrol motor which generates 190PS of power and with this motor, the Kodiaq can perform the 0-100kph race in just 7.5 seconds. Doesn’t it sound exciting?

At present, in India, the Skoda Kodiaq flagship SUV is powered by a 2.0L, diesel motor which delivers 150 PS of power and 340 Nm of energy. Globally, the Kodiaq has endeavored with two turbocharged petrol motors – a 1.5L TSI petrol and a 2.0L TSI petrol turbine.

The 2.0L TSI petrol turbine generates 190 PS of power and 320 Nm of torque. Still, with Skoda is delivering this engine for the Kodiaq in India, foresee the prices to be the equivalent around the diesel variant and it will be then sold as an added product. The 1.5L TSI motor is anticipated to arrive with a 6-speed manual or 7-speed DSG gearbox. It’s with an all-wheel-drive as an alternative only with the DSG gearbox.

The 2.0-liter TSI motor will arrive mated to a 7-speed DSG gearbox and Skoda insists the highest speed of 211 km/hr with the Kodiaq petrol. And it’s not only automatic changes, but Skoda is will likewise be upgrading the gear levels. The Skoda Kodiaq petrol will then be ready with a Virtual Cockpit mode like we are witnessing in a lot of newer Skoda cars and it will likewise appear with a panoramic sunroof to present it a surprisingly premium offering.

There were inventions of the Kodiaq RS reaching to India as well, but Skoda hasn’t told anything about that still. With the advent of the BS6 norms, Skoda will soon end its diesel motors in India. In the future, the Kodiaq will sell only as a petrol model in India. It will be introduced in India by the second quarter of 2020. Stay tuned for more updates!


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