Skoda “stretched” crossover KaroqNovember 17, 2017
Skoda presented at the Guangzhou Auto Show a Chinese version of its new SUV.
The premiere of the European Karoq took place in May this year, the dimensions of this crossover are the following: 4 382/1 841/1 605 mm, the size of the wheelbase front-drive model is 2,638 mm, the 4×4 version is 2,630 mm. Specially for the China wheelbase of crossover increased by 50 mm to 2,688 mm (full drive to the Chinese Karoq is not laid). The length of the Chinese version also increased by 50 mm and reached 4,432 mm.
In addition, the chinese Skoda Karoq slightly changed the design of the exterior. So, on the front bumper there was a chrome plated die, on the front wings and doors – decorative lining. The door handles were also decorated with chrome, and the fenders of the exhaust system were installed on the rear bumper. The interior is identical to the European cross.
In China, Karoq will be offered with gasoline turbo engines of 1.2 and 1.4 with a capacity of 116 and 150 hp. respectively. In the European market, the “SUV” is available with 1.0 TSI (115 hp) and 1.5 TSI (150 hp) engines, also 1.6 TDI (115 hp) and 2.0 TDI (150 or 190 l) .from.).
Manufacture of a crossover for the Middle Kingdom will be established at the local plant SAIC Volkswagen. To the dealers Karoq will get to the first quarter of next year, the price is not announced.
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