We already know that Skoda is working on developing a new SUV model. the stories circulated about his name and a possible appearance on the market. The first information suggested that the new SUV will carry the name of the Snowman. Then appeared the information about the name Kodiak. Latest information point to name of the 2017 Skoda Kodiaq.
At the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, Skoda will promote the Vision S Concept. This concept is an announcement of future serial Kodiaq SUV. The production version will be unveiled at the 2016 year. This promotion will be exclusively for journalists and auto dealers. The official presentation of the 2017 Skoda Kodiaq, will be in Paris in 2016. Paris Motor Show will be held from 1 to 16 October 2016. Some sources have announced a Coupe version, which should occur during 2017.
2017 Skoda Kodiaq SUV was announced as the vehicle with the highest spaciousness in its class. This is confirmed by the dimensions of the vehicle length of 4,700 mm/1,910 mm width/1,680 mm height. The future Kodiaq will be crafted on the VW MQB platform. This is just one of several future Skoda SUV/Crossover models. The Skoda is planning expansion to offer in this segment reached a figure of 1.5 million vehicles annually, globally.
2017 Kodiaq will be offered in versions with five and seven seats. Version with seven seats is in configuration 5 + 2. The last two seats will be intended for the transport children.
Kodiaq SUV will dispose gamma VW petrol and diesel engines. Frequently mentioned aggregates are 4-cylinder engines from the current Skoda Superb models. The weakest version should be equipped with the 1.6-liter diesel engine. With all engines comes a 6-speed manual transmission or DSG automatic transmission. Customers will be able to choose the version with 4×2 or 4×4 drive.
Skoda has announced the 2017 Skoda Kodiaq Hybrid version of the model. The hybrid driveline will form a diesel engine combined with an electric motor.
2017 Skoda Kodiaq Price
So far no official confirmation from the company, the price of the vehicle. However, some sources predict that the price for the 2017 Skoda Kodiaq should amount about 24,000 €. Coupe version should have a higher price for € 2,000, while the 2017 Kodiaq Hybrid should cost around € 27.500.