World premiere midsize crossover Skoda Kodiaq on 1 September in Berlin. The model – Modular Volkswagen Group platform, called MQB. Car overall length is 4697 mm (a little less than, 15 mm, seven-seater soplatformennogo Tiguan XL), width – 1882 mm, height – 1676 mm, the size of the wheelbase – 2791 mm. The amount of ground clearance – 194 mm.
The range of gasoline engines includes two 1.4 TSI with 125 hp and 150 and a 2.0 TSI with 180-impact forces. Turbodiesels presented two-liter engine in two power outputs of 150 and 190 hp In the list of transmissions – a six-speed INC, as well as six- and seven-step "robot» DSG. In the basic configuration Kodiaq has a drive to the front axle, will be available with a 4×4 configuration.
For Skoda Kodiaq available a list of comfort and safety assistants, including the help system of movement downhill off-road, the assistant when reversing with a trailer tracking system for marking and keeping the car within a band, tracking the "dead" zones, cruise control function of automatic braking in front of the car in front at low speeds and so on.
The standard Kodiaq equipped with a multimedia system with 6.5-inch screen, for the more expensive versions offer a complex with enhanced functionality, including navigation, and an eight-inch touchscreen. All of them are "friends" with mobile devices as it supports protocols Apple CarPlay sync, Android Auto and MirrorLink. Also worth noting is support for wireless charging of smartphones.
Recall, «autoND» conducted a live broadcast from the premiere Skoda Kodiaq in Berlin. Our correspondent managed to sit in the cabin trends and assess midsize SUV brand, the verdict – an almost perfect crossover. It is known that Kodiaq sales in Russia will start in the summer of 2017.