2021 Skoda Kushaq | Review | Specification| Variants | Prices | Mileage. Which variant is Worth Considering?
Skoda Kushaq

2021 Skoda Kushaq | Review | Specification| Variants | Prices | Mileage. Which variant is Worth Considering?

Skoda Kushaq

Skoda Kushaq currently is the only SUV in India offered by the company. It comes under the mid-sized SUV segment. Let’s have a look to its variant and price distribution and analyze which variant of Skoda Kushaq is worth Considering.

It will compete with Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Renault Duster, Nissan Kicks type of vehicles in India. 

Design

Front Profile

Front design of Skoda Kushaq is very much similar to other cars from Skoda or we can say it carry forward the design of Skoda Family. A big grille and the creases on the hood, Skoda logo on the nose of the hood looks amazing. Got sleek Headlights also fog lamps are placed very near to head light and there is a black patch on the lower side of the bumper. Silver skid plates makes it feel more bolder and SUVish.

Front Profile

Side Profile

On the side design of alloys get amazing treatment and the plastic cladding all around makes it look rough. Blacked out B- pillar is also a nice touch and what even more is the dual tone ORVMs and  SKODA embossing on a black piece on the fenders.

Side Profile

Rear Profile

Body coloured rear spoiler, beautiful LED tail light design and the chrome strip on the boot door are the main highlights on rear side of Skoda Kushaq. Also  S K O D A embossed on the rear door looks similar to its family. At the lower side the silver skid plates on the black cladding enhances its rear profile.

Rear Profile

Engine Specifications

EngineTurbo PetrolTurbo Petrol
Capacity1.0 liters (999 cc)1.5 liters (1498 cc)
Power @ rpm113 bhp @ 5000 rpm148 bhp @ 5000 rpm
Torque @ rpm178 Nm @ 1750-4500 rpm250 Nm @ 1500-3500 rpm
Transmission6-speed Manual and Torque Converter Transmission6-speed Manual 7-speed DCT
Mileage17.88 kmpl (Manual) 15.78 kmpl (Automatic) NA
Engine Specification

Prices

VariantPrice (Manual)Price (Automatic)
1.0 Active₹ 10.50 lakhs ex-showroom                       NA
1.0 Ambition₹ 12.80 lakhs ex-showroom₹ 14.20 lakhs ex-showroom
1.0 Style₹ 14.60 lakhs ex-showroom₹ 15.80 lakhs ex-showroom
1.5 Style₹ 16.20 lakhs ex-showroom₹ 17.60 lakhs ex-showroom
Price List

Dimensions

  • Length: 4225 mm
  • Width: 1760 mm
  • Height: 1612 mm
  • Wheel base: 2651 mm
  • Ground Clearance: 188 mm
  • Boot Space:  385 liters
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 50 liters
  • Turning Radius: 5.3 meters

Features (Safety Included) Variant Wise:

  • Front Suspension: McPherson Suspension with triangular links and stabilizer bars
  • Rear Suspension: Twist beam axle

Active

  • 2 Airbags
  • ABS + EBD
  • ASR- Anti Slip Regulation
  • Seatbelts with Pretensioner (front)
  • Electronic stability control
  • Multi-Collison Braking
  • Roll over Protection
  • Electronic Differential lock system
  • Electronic cross-axle traction control system (Over 30 kph)
  • ISOFIX child seats Anchor points
  • Remote Central Locking
  • Body coloured door handles and ORVMs
  • Black roof rails
  • LED DRLs- Day time Running Lights
  • LED tail lights
  • Black Roof rails
  • Adjustable front and rear headrest
  • Front Armrest with storage
  • Tilt and telescopic Steering
  • All power Windows
  • Front power output
  • All door pockets
  • Anti glare and Electrically adjust ORVMs
  • 7 inches touch screen system
  • Steering mounted controls
  • Android auto and Apple car Play
  • 6 speakers
  • Manual AC
  • Reverse Parking Sensors
  • R16 wheels with stylish cover

Brief about variant

This variant comes only in Manual Transmission option so if you are here for an Automatic you have no choice to consider this but for manual it will provide you the good safety as it is fully loaded with safety features in this price point and the features of comfort and convenience is also good considering the price. Active Variant of Skoda Kushaq is suggested for the budget buyers of this segment

It misses out features like Electrically foldable ORVMs, Day and Night IRVMs, Rear Defogger and few more.

Interiors

Ambition

It has all the features of Active Variant and also Includes these

  • Hill start Assist (only in Automatic)
  • Rear Parking Camera with Guidelines
  • Shark fin Antenna
  • Silver roof rails and diffusers
  • LED head lamps
  • Front fog lamps
  • Cornering lamps
  • Rear Wiper washer and Defogger
  • 10 inches infotainment screen with Skoda play App
  • Wireless Android auto and Apple Car play
  • USB connectivity
  • Height Adjust Driver seats
  • Cooled glove box
  • Sunglass holder
  • Auto AC with touch panel
  • Rear AC vents
  • Cruise controls
  • Driver side power windows auto up and down
  • 2 USB type C ports (rear)
  • Electrically foldable ORVMs
  • 60:40 split rear seats
  • Rear Armrest
  • Paddle shifters (only in Automatic)
  • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Ambient lighting
  • R16 Alloy Wheels

Brief of a variant

After spending ₹ 1.3 lakhs more than the Active Variant you get much more features whether it is of safety, comfort and Convenience or style related. So, considering this variant will be much more value for money package then the Active variant. The verdict is same for Manual and Automatic Transmission option.

Keyless Entry, Auto Dimming IRVMs are some features which is missing in Ambition Variant.

Style

It has all the features of Ambition Variant and also Includes these

  • Side and Curtain Airbags (only in manual transmission)
  • Hillstart Assist
  • Auto dimming IRVMs
  • Anti theft Alarm
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (only in manual transmission)
  • Chrome door handles
  • LED tail lights
  • Sunroof
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Push start stop button
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Wireless charger
  • Auto headlamps with Follow me function
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Subwoofer
  • R17 Alloy wheels
  • Sunglass Holder (Excluded)

Brief of a variant

These features cost ₹ 1.8 lakhs in Skoda Kushaq which is an expensive upgrade. So, try to avoid this go for Ambition Variant. The verdict is same for Manual and Automatic Transmission option.

Also, this variant includes 1.5 liters turbo Petrol Engine but at an incremental cost of ₹ 3.4 lakhs from Ambition Variant and ₹ 1.6 from Style (1.0 liter) variant which again makes it expensive upgrade only for performance. Prices mentioned here are for Manual transmission, for Automatic transmission please refer to the Price table above.

Colours Available

 There are 5 colour options available with Skoda Kushaq and every colour is single tone. No dual tone option is available.

Click this link to see walkaround of Active variant of Skoda Kushaq

Click this link to see walkaround of Ambition variant of Skoda Kushaq

Drive Impression of Style Variant of Skoda Kushaq

Video Credits: Aayush ssm (You Tube)

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