Nine things to know about the Skoda Kodiaq

KODIAQ kicks off ŠKODA’s SUV campaign

KODIAQ kicks off ŠKODA’s SUV campaign

We find out more about the highly anticipated 2017 Skoda Kodiaq seven-seat SUV writes Geraldine Herbert

1)                At 4.70 metres long, Škoda’s new SUV can comfortably seat seven people .

2)                Škoda’s Kodiaq  not only has the biggest boot of any SUV on the market it will  also have a third row of seats as an optional extra.

3)                It will have a choice of five engines – two diesels (one a 2.0 litre) and three petrol (these engines will be TSI units).

4)                Reassuringly it will be offered in both front and four wheel drive options.

5)                Inside, the 2017 Škoda Kodiaq is a bastion of luxury and technology and offers the very latest in-car connectivity and driving assistance systems.

6)                When revealed to the public in September it  is expected to share many styling features with the Vision S concept car.

7)                The name refers to the Kodiak bear that lives on a remote island near Alaska.

8)                The new SUV will go on sale in 2017 and will compete with models such as the Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan X-Trail and Land Rover Discovery Sport.

9)                The Kodiaq is the first of a number of SUV’s that Skoda will launch over the next few years.


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Geraldine Herbert

8th July, 2016

Author: Geraldine Herbert

Contributing Editor and Motoring Columnist for the Sunday Independent and editor of wheelsforwomen. Geraldine is also a regular contributor to Good Housekeeping (UK) and to RTÉ Radio One, Newstalk, TodayFM and BBC Radio. You can follow Geraldine on Twitter at @GerHerbert1

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