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Skoda Kodiaq SUV could return with a new Sportline variant

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Skoda recently unveiled the Kodiaq facelift SUV in the international market. The 2021 Skoda Kodiaq facelift comes with cosmetic changes to the exteriors and enhanced interiors. Now, spy images of the Skoda Kodiaq facelift have emerged on the internet, currently under test in the Indian market. Skoda could be testing the Kodiaq facelift in India for its imminent launch. According to previous reports, Skoda will be launching the Kodiaq facelift next in the Indian market. But currently, there is no launch timeline available for the premium SUV. 

Skoda Kodiaq Facelift SUV – Spyshots

According to spy shots, the spied Skoda Kodiaq facelift is in its Sportline trim. The spied model features a black-out grille, black ORVMs and black roof rails. The SUV also features black alloy wheels and a black tailgate integrated spoiler. While interior pictures are not clear, the keen-eyed would spot a three-spoke steering wheel, digital instruments cluster and a central touchscreen infotainment system. The Skoda Kodiaq facelift was accompanied by other Skoda cars as well. 

Skoda Kodiaq Facelift SUV – Engine Specifications

Powering the Skoda Kodiaq facelift in the international market is a 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbo-petrol engine the punches out 150 PS of power. The brand also offers a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine with 190 PS of power. The brand also offers a 2.0-litre TDI turbo-diesel engine that comes in two states of tune, a 150 PS and 200 PS power. In the Indian market, Skoda is likely to bring the 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-petrol engine from the Volkswagen Group’s TSI engine family. The brand in the international market also offers the Skoda Kodiaq vRS facelift with an EVO generation 2.0-litre TSI Power turbo-petrol engine that belts out 245 PS of power. 

Skoda is likely to launch two trims of the Kodiaq 

The brand is likely to launch the Kodiaq facelift in two variants. The brand is likely to introduce the Sportline trim as the entry-level model and the L&K (Lauren & Klement) as the top-of-the-line fully trim.

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