The 2018 Skoda Karoq is indeed a new and compact family-focused SUV from the well-established Czech brand. It is a sports utility car having a lot of class and character. It is a very easy-to-drive car as well. Entry-level SE trim is definitely the best bet for money as it provides with all the kit that is really required.
However, having said that, the Varioflex seats are also as a very good option because of the additional versatility they furnish. For extra luxuries, the range-topping SE L trim is undoubtedly worth considering. The range-topping edition of the model is quite on the expensive side.
2018 Skoda Karoq – Design and Safety Features
It has an emotive and dynamic design together with numerous crystalline elements offering plenty of space, full LED headlights, new driver-assistance systems and for the very first time a digital instrument panel. Courtesy to the folding front passenger seat, longer items can also be quite easily transported in the inside of this compact SUV.
The exterior shape along with modified lines and larger dimensions certainly give the impression that the vehicle is a completely new one. The car is no doubt far more spacious than that of its previous versions, something that would definitely be liked by the passengers.
Inside the cabin, the upholstery materials and great quality seats along with premium and practical features will be available. The car has got an extremely contemporary outlook. The 2018 Skoda Karoq is still available with the VarioFlex seating. It allowing the rear seats to be slid backward and forward independently or removed completely.
The 2018 Skoda Karoq is endowed with driver assist systems which include radar-based adaptive cruise control, blind spot detection, hill hold control, pedestrian braking system, automatic city braking, front assist, etc. On the interior, there are heated seats, wireless phone charging, heated steering wheel, mobile online connection with 9.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto compatibility and Apple CarPlay compatibility. From the point of view of safety, all Karoqs should be absolutely safe. It is equipped with standard automatic emergency braking (AEB) and the usual selection of airbags.
Under the Hood of the 2018 Skoda Karoq
As far as options with engine go, four choices with regard to engines are available. Both petrol and diesel engine are gettable viz. 1.0 and 1.5-litre petrol and 1.6 and 2.0-litre diesel, having power outputs ranging from 115 hp to 150 hp. The fuel economy will be in the range from 53 mpg to 64 mpg. The best acceleration time 8.4s from 0 to 60 mph will have 1,5 TSI petrol engine. This engine will produce 150 HP.
Price and Availability of the 2018 Skoda Karoq
The pricing of the Skoda Karoq is a bit on the expensive side, however, they are still within affordable range. The expected cost of the car should be between the range of $22.000 to $30.000. The car is set to arrive in the month of February 2018.
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