Skoda will launch the Anniversary Edition for the Skoda Kushaq at a starting price of Rs 15.59 lakh. The top-spec variant will fetch Rs 19.09 lakh. Skoda Kushaq made its debut in June 2021 and has been widely successful in the Indian market. Recently, the midsize SUV scored a five-star rating at the Global NCAP tests along with Volkswagen Taigun. Both midsize SUVs are jointly manufactured at VW’s facility near Pune.
Skoda Kushaq Anniversary Edition: What’s on offer?
Similar to the Volkswagen Taigun Anniversary Edition, the Kushaq too receives the ‘Anniversary Edition’ branding on the C-pillar and steering wheel. On top of that, the SUV receives new door edge protectors, upholstery stitching, and several chrome highlights. The SUV will rest on the same 17-inch alloy wheels as the Style variant.
Mechanically, things remain unchanged as the Skoda Kushaq will carry forward the engine configuration of the Style variants. The 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbo petrol engine produces a maximum power of 115hp and 175Nm peak torque. This engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox or an automatic torque converter with paddle shifters. The 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol engine generates a maximum power of 150hp and 250Nm peak torque. This engine is paired with a 6-speed manual or 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox.
The Anniversary Edition of the Skoda Kushaq will also reintroduce the 10-inch touchscreen to the interiors which got replaced by the 8-inch screen on the regular variants due to global chip shortage. The infotainment system will come with a 6-speaker sound system and will have Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. Other features include an electric sunroof, cruise control, wireless charging, an 8-inch driver’s display, six airbags, TPMS, and a rear parking camera.
Here is the detailed price list of the Skoda Kushaq Anniversary Edition.
|Style 1.0 TSI MT||Rs 15.59 lakh|
|Style 1.0 TSI AT||Rs 17.29 lakh|
|Style 1.5 TSI MT||Rs 17.49 lakh|
|Style 1.5 TSI DCT||Rs 19.09 lakh|
Every Anniversary Edition variant is Rs 30,000 pricier than its regular counterpart. The Skoda Kushaq rivals Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, MG Astor, Volkswagen Taigun, Toyota Urban Cruiser HyRyder, and Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara.