Updated On: 29 May 2021 Shakti Nath Jha
Skoda Auto India Private Limited recently unveiled the all-new 2021 Skoda Kushaq mid-size SUV in the country. The new Skoda Kushaq made its grand World Premiere in India in March this year and it will be the first offering from Skoda under its new India 2.0 Project. The India launch of the Skoda Kushaq SUV was originally slated to happen in May this year but due to the current COVID-19 situation in the country, the company has postponed its launch.
Zac Hollis, Brand Director - Sales, Service and Marketing, Skoda Auto India, recently while replying to a user's query on Twitter revealed that the India launch of the new Skoda Kushaq will now take place in June 2021. The exact launch date of the SUV has not been revealed yet but Mr Hollis tweeted that the prices and full specifications of the Kushaq will be announced in June, then the company will officially open its bookings and the deliveries of the all-new Skoda Kushaq will finally begin in the country from July this year.
Now, if we talk about the engine specs of the new Skoda Kushaq, so it will get two BS6 compliant turbo petrol engines. The first one will be a 1.0-litre TSI that will churn out 115 PS of power and 175 Nm of peak torque. The second one and the more powerful one will be a 1.5-litre TSI mill that will churn out 150 PS of power and 250 Nm of peak torque. Both the engines will come mated to a 6-speed manual transmission and while the 1.0-litre TSI will also get a 6-speed AT, the 1.5-litre TSI will get the 7-speed DSG unit.
The new Skoda Kushaq will come loaded with features up to the brim. It will get a 10-inch touchscreen with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and SmartLink tech, 6-speakers, a wireless smartphone charger, an electric sunroof, ambient lighting, and many more features. The new Skoda Kushaq is expected to be priced between Rs. 9.99 lakhs - Rs. 15.99 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi. Are you excited about its launch? Do feel free to share your opinions with all of us in the comments section below. You can also join our 91Wheels Auto Enthusiast Telegram group (click via mobile to join) curated exclusively for the fans, enthusiasts and owners. Further, also subscribe to our YouTube channel for more such amazing motoring updates.