Skoda kicked off the pre-sale phase of the Karoq restyling that was officially presented by the house automotive at the end of November 2021. It will arrive in Italian dealerships during the spring. On this occasion, Skoda has provided more information on fittings and prices.
EQUIPMENT AND PRICES
The new SUV can & ograve; be chosen in the Ambition, Executive and Style layouts , with a more standard equipment; complete compared to the previous version. More in detail, who will choose the basic set-up will be able to count on an equipment that includes, among other things, the FULL LED optical groups, with LED anti-fog, the wireless Smartlink system with protocols for the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto wireless smartphone interface, the Bolero infotainment system with 8-inch screen inches, DAB + tuner, double USB-C socket, 64 GB internal hard drive and preparation for satellite navigation. Also standard are 17-inch alloy wheels, rear parking sensors, keyless start, light and rain sensors, multifunction steering wheel and anti-glare interior rear-view mirror.
On the front of the systems driving assistance we find Front Assistant, with recognition of pedestrians and cyclists, Lane Assistant for maintaining the driving lane, Adaptive Cruise Control for adjusting the safety distance up to 210 km/h and Driver Activity Assistant, for recognizing fatigue of those who drive.
Going up the level, the Executive trim adds dual-zone automatic climate control, the Amundsen satellite navigator, metallic paint, spare wheel, front parking sensors and tinted windows starting from the central pillar. This set up & egrave; expressly designed for professional users and corporate fleets.
Finally, at the top, we find the Style set-up which adds standard 18-inch alloy wheels, the FULL LED Matrix front light clusters, the LED interior lighting in 10 colors, the Keyless opening and starting system and the seats VarioFlex rear.
The new SUV & egrave; also proposed in a specific version more & ugrave; sporty & quot; Sportline & quot; which is recognized for a particular treatment of the bumpers and for the bodywork finishes in glossy black, which replace the otherwise chromed elements. Also specific are the 18-inch light alloy wheels, with aero design, which reduce aerodynamic drag and improve consumption. Inside the passenger compartment we find sports seats and a new steering wheel. The standard equipment includes, among other things, the FULL LED Matrix optical groups, the mode selector; guide and the Amundsen satellite navigator.
Prices for the Italian market start at 27,200 euros.
ENGINES 1.0 TSI 110 HP, 1.5 TSI 150 HP with selective deactivation of ACT cylinders and with the new 2.0 TSI 190 HP. The offer of Turbodiesel engines revolves around the 2.0 TDI EVO, proposed with powers of 115 HP and 150 HP. Depending on the powertrain, Karoq & egrave; offered with 6-speed manual gearbox or 7-speed DSG automatic transmission. For some engines & egrave; four-wheel drive is also available.
The restyling, please note, has introduced some design changes that have made the SUV more attractive. modern and interior. In particular, in the course of 2022 it will be; available digital instrumentation that will take & agrave; the place of the analog one.
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