The Karoq, which was unveiled in Stockholm, Sweden this evening is Skoda’s challenger in Europe’s fastest growing market segment, going up against the likes of the Nissan Qashqai.
The interior is luxurious and gets all the bells and whistles like power seats, dual-zone climate control and a modern infotainment system with a touchscreen display which is smartphone compatible with the availability of Android Auto and Apple Car play. The interior focusses on safety and comfort and gets reclining rear seats and SC vents for the rear passengers. It also gets WLAN hotspot, park assist, lane assist, blind spot detection and for the first time, a fully programmable digital instrument cluster.
The transmission duties will be carried out by 7-speed DSG unit and all-wheel drive-train system will be offered as an option whereas electronic parking brake are expected to be part of standard equipment on the SUV.
In terms of practicality, the Karoq will be available with a VarioFlex rear seating arrangement. This will see cargo space hit 58 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down and 64 cubic feet with them removed.