Mumbai, 28th June, 2021.
SKODA AUTO’s renewed commitment to India takes a strong stride forward as the company opened bookings and announced prices of its most anticipated SUV under the India 2.0 Project –SKODA KUSHAQ. Since its world premiere in India earlier this year, KUSHAQ has made a strong presence and stands out as an entirely new SKODA that’s made in India, made for India. Yet, it’s every inch a global model that wears the hallowed winged arrow badge with pride. SKODA KUSHAQ will be offered at an ex-showroom price starting at INR 10.49 lacs nationwide, taking forward the ‘One Nation. One Price’ philosophy.
Mr. Zac Hollis, Brand Director – SKODA AUTO India, said, “The launch of KUSHAQ is a watershed moment for SKODA AUTO India as we enter one of the most exciting segments in this dynamic automotive market. KUSHAQ is made keeping in mind what really matters to our customers and is localised and tailored to suit the Indian market. Built on the acclaimedMQB-A0-IN platform, KUSHAQ is well designed, robust, exceptionally well-built, safe, spacious, feature laden and future-proof. We will also offer the globally renowned TSI technology across the range, empowering an optimum combination of performance, efficiency, refinement and output. With a world-class SUV that is ready for India, we are looking at taking the SKODA brand to new and emerging markets across the country.”
With a robust and muscular appearance, the KUSHAQ is perfectly tailored for the taste of Indian SUV buyers. The interiors are a perfect combination of elegance and modernity along with the brand’s typical ‘Simply Clever’ solutions to make driving easier. The KUSHAQ also comes with numerous active and passive safety features along with ESC as standard across all variants.
With the KUSHAQ launch, the company will penetrate deeper in the country by expanding its network to Tier II and III cities. SKODA AUTO India currently has120 sales touchpoints in 85 cities and plans to expand to 150 touchpoints by end of 2021.
Along with expanding its sales and service network, SKODA AUTO India has announced various customer centric initiatives on the ownership front. Every KUSHAQ comes with 4 Years / 1,00,000 km warranty, which can be extended up to 6 years / 1,50,000 km. Additionally, SKODA will also offer 2 years parts warranty, 2 years battery warranty, 3 years paint warranty, 6 years corrosion warranty and extended roadside assistance programs up to 9 years.
With the KUSHAQ, SKODA AUTO India has focussed on the fundamentals and the things that really matter, as they look ahead to a new era in the Indian market.