Meet the new seven-seater crossover 2016 Skoda Kodiak [specifications, photos]
In Berlin hosted a presentation of the 2016 Skoda Kodiaq
Skoda has officially introduced its latest development, seven-seater crossover 2016 Skoda Kodiak, which was presented in Germany. A media event occurred when a large number of journalists and guests who witnessed the historic events in Berlin.
Besides the fact that the new product is the first SUV of Skoda, Kodiaq, according to the Czech automaker, is also the owner of the bulk of the trunk in the segment, it does not in the least helped by the dimensions of the car is 4.7 meters in length. The SUV also has an impressive wheelbase – 2.791 mm.
The performance of the best boot capacity in its class are estimated 720 gallons in a minimum volume and can be increased up to 2.065 liters with the rear seats folded. In addition, if you have selected option, allowing to put the passenger seat in the second row Kodiaq can easily become the vehicle to carry long loads, length up to 2.8 meters.
Appearance 2016 Skoda Kodiaq
The appearance of the Czech SUV was both unusual, but at the same time classic. Unusual it has become for the Czech brand due to the considerable dimensions. As classic due to the fact that remotely resembles Kodiaq German SUV essentially created the segment of seven-seat crossovers.
The appearance of Kodiak highlights the wide three-dimensional radiator grille, narrow headlights and a set of edges and angular surfaces around the body. At the rear, Skoda uses LEDs as the standard bulbs for the C-shaped rear lights. A nice addition to the style of an SUV. After all, no matter what package you order, the style and appearance of a crossover from that not much will change, at least beautiful lanterns and lights you provided!
Despite the fact that the novelty is only 40 mm longer, Octavia, new Kodiaq able to offer more than the average interior in its segment with an impressive length 1.793 mm, a considerable width in 1.527 mm in the front and 1.510 mm rear and of course a sufficient height of ceiling above his head, with 1,020 1,014 mm front and mm rear. Passengers in the back will appreciate the legroom in 104 mm.
Salon seven-seater SUV, Skoda Kodiak
The location of the controls on the instrument panel, characterized by the presence of groups of basic elements such as: four large vents. Large touch-screen display divides the dashboard into two equal parts, one for driver and one for passenger. The instrument panel behind the steering wheel and the fourth group – uncluttered center console.
Optional for maximum comfort buyers Kodiaq can choose:
1.The steering wheel is heated
2.Three-zone climate control
3.Ventilated front seats with heated and electronic adjustments
4.Ambient lighting to create the right mood in the dark
5.Multiple and different combinations of seats and interior with fabric, leather and Alcantara
6.Additional security features include a system Area View, combined with Front Assist City Emergency Brake system Predictive Pedestrian Protection, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Assist, Blind Spot detection and Rear Traffic Alert.
In addition to Kodiaq will be made to the functions of the Skoda Connect to which functions will be integrated Infotainment Online, Emergency Call (eCall), Remote Access. For the first time the system will be able to work with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink.
The infotainment system is entry-level will be equipped with 6.5″touch screen display (standard). For extra cost the car will install a 8″ high definition display with advanced functionality.
Kodiaq optionally installed inductive charging system smartphone PhoneBox, the supply of the peripheral device in wireless mode technical standard Qi.
Technical characteristics of Skoda Kodiaq
During the presentation in Berlin, Skoda not just compared Kodiaq with the bear. And the bear should be not only large but also strong and powerful. How are things going with this Skoda? No less than five powertrains will fall under the hood of Skoda (TDI 2x, 3x TSI). The initial power in the range of engines starts from 125 HP (92 kW) and ends with a maximum of 190 HP (140 kW).
All motors are fitted with Start/Stop system with energy recovery braking system thermodiamine help the vehicle achieve the best fuel consumption.
2.0 TDI unit is available in two versions of power – 150 HP and 340 Nm and in the “flagship” variations of the same retuned engine develops 190 HP and 400 Nm of torque. The average consumption of the TDI entry level is around 5.0 l/100 with emissions of 131 g CO2/km). For comparison, the 1.4 TSI motor of the same entry level minimum able to consume 6.0 l/100 km and emit at least 140 gr. CO2/km From the point of view of performance and dynamics, the engine capacity of 190 HP Kodiaq accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.6 seconds, maximum speed will be equal to 209 km/h.
Kodiaq available with three options of transmissions. The car is 6-speed manual transmission, 6-speed DSG gearbox and the new DSG transmission that is different from the previous version of the 7-speed transmission. Last option is automatic transmission will be available for high-end engines in the lineup.
Future customers will be able to purchase the SUV with the 1.4 TSI with all-wheel drive and 6-speed manual transmission or 6-speed DSG. Front-wheel drive package combined with a 6-speed double clutch robotic gearbox DSG. The diesel entry-level model with all-wheel drive is fitted with either a manual 6-speed gearbox or a 7-speed DSG version. Also, as in the petrol version, the diesel engine with front-wheel drive package is offered with a 7-speed DSG.
Traffic dynamics must be improved in all models by adding an additional driving mode Driving Mode Select that allows the driver to adjust the settings of the engine control modes the DSG, power steering, air conditioning and other systems in any of the available modes: Normal, Eco, Sport. All-wheel-drive models come mode drive “Snow”, which adapts the ABS, ASR and ACC (if equipped) when driving on a slippery road.
Those of you who are interested in knowing whether this large family urban crossover to drive on the road, will be glad to know that there is a special mode that can be selected with a simple button click that will automatically make the chassis, the control modes for the engine and brakes ready to ride on rough terrain.
Trailer 2016 Skoda Kodiaq
Collection of 96 official photos 2016 Skoda Kodiaq