Skoda Auto India is all set to have a busy and challenging 2020 with almost 5 new Skoda Cars launching this year. This also includes an all-new SUV, a new sports sedan, a facelift and updated versions of current cars. These new cars are-
Skoda Rapid 1.0 Liter BS6 petrol-
Owing to the BS6 emission norms that will be implemented from 1 April 2020, the Skoda Rapid is all set to undergo a major powertrain changeover. It will now be powered by a new 1.0Liter BS6 compliant engine producing an 115hp power and 200N torque. It will also feature minor styling changes.
Skoda is all set to bring in an SUV named Skoda Karoq in April this year. The car will be imported to India as a Completely Built Unit(CBU) as per the Government rules and regulations. It will be powered by a 1.5-liter turbo-petrol engine which will be paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox. There would be no diesel engine variants of the SUV.
Skoda Octavia RS 245-
Skoda is all ready to bring back the Skoda Octavia. It will be powered by a 2.0-liter turbo-petrol engine with 245hp and 370Nm of torque. It is estimated to be priced somewhere around Rs 40 Lakhs.
Skoda Superb facelift-
Skoda will launch the facelifted version of its Superb model in May this year. The 2.0-liter TDI diesel engine will be discontinued, and the existing 1.8-liter petrol engine will be replaced by a new 2.0-liter turbo-petrol engine.
Skoda Kodiaq petrol-
Skoda Kodiaq SUV will receive a few new developments in 2020. Like the present 2.0-liter, the TDI diesel engine will be withdrawn by April 1, 2020, to comply with the BS6 norms and will be replaced by a 2.0-liter petrol engine. the SUV is estimated to be priced at Rs. 33.99 Lakhs.