ŠKODA HAS ANNOUNCED PRICING FOR THE UPGRADED KAROQ


Skoda has announced pricing for its upgraded Karoq SUV. It has been given a facelift as
well as additional standard equipment including advanced technologies and convenience
features.

The Karoq Style has 18-inch alloy wheels (up from 17s), LED headlights, front parking
sensors (in addition to rear), virtual pedal for the power tailgate, power-folding and heated
side mirrors, rear dynamic indicators, rear spoiler, extended pedestrian protection (for
autonomous emergency braking), driving profile selection, digital radio, wireless phone
charging, front and rear map reading lights and luggage nets.

Karoq Sportline 4×4 has full Matrix LED headlights including adaptive high-beam, front
parking sensors, virtual pedal, digital radio, wireless charging, extended pedestrian
protection (for autonomous emergency braking), rear dynamic indicators, luggage nets
and rear spoiler.

Befitting its name, the Karoq Sportline 4×4 upgrades from the front-wheel drive Style’s
110kW/250Nm 1.4-litre turbo and 8-speed automatic, to a 140kW/320Nm 2.0-litre turbo
and seven-speed direct shift gearbox (DSG) for 0-100km/h in 7.3 seconds.

Both Skoda Karoqs have combined-cycle fuel consumption of less than 7.0 litres per
100km: from 6.6 l/100km (Style) to 6.9 l/100km (Sportline 4×4).

ŠKODA national sales and planning manager Kieran Merrigan said the Karoq continues to
offer customers “a best-of-all-worlds approach to medium SUV buying.

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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