Skoda is promoting its compact SUV in the Indian car market by “Yeti Performance Drive” at the select dealers of Skoda. The Yeti Performance Drive is a ride through the five point obstacle course demonstrating the ease with which the Skoda Yeti took on challenging terrains. The event saw huge participation from customers and enthusiasts at various parts of the country. This event has been organized to give customers a feel of the compact SUV off-road drive. The Skoda Yeti can be driven in the artificial course which includes slalom, wet zone, river bed, headlamp demo and hill climb. Skoda Performance Drive aims to give the automobile enthusiasts an opportunity to experience the off-roading capabilities of the Skoda Yeti in a safe, yet exciting environment. An artificial course has been laid to experience different off-road functionalities and features of the Yeti. The Slalom has been set up of 6 cones to simulate the ease of maneuvering the car in the city. Wet Zone is to experience features like ABS and EBD embedded in the SUV. The Hill Climb is for experiencing the hill hold control and the hill descent control of the vehicle.
The Skoda Yeti is a five-door, five-seater compact SUV model built by the Czech car manufacturer Skoda Auto. The car was introduced in the year 2009 and since then the car has been acclaimed globally for its design and looks. The Yeti received Top Gear Magazine's Best Family Car award in the year 2009. It won the Auto Express Car of the Year Award in the year 2010. Yeti also won the Total Offroad Magazine awards in various segments in 2011. Skoda Yeti is one of the most searched car on the internet. The Yeti made its appearance ones in the BBC's Top Gear programme in the year 2011. The car is capable to cross all the rough terrain and the reason for it is the 2.0 TDi CR/103 kW, 6-speed manual engine which delivers the power with the four wheel drive option.
The Skoda Yeti is a powerful compact crossover SUV which has a 2.0L TDi CR, 16V DOHC, 4cylinder, Turbocharged, liquid cooled, high pressure direct injection diesel engine along with 6-speed manual transmission. 16 inch alloy wheels have been incorporated in the SUV to enhance the performance. The wheels and the tyre size are 7.0J X 16 inch and 215/60 R 16, respectively. The top end variant of the Skoda Yeti comes with Nevis alloy wheels which are also used in Jaguar cars while the Active and Ambition trims are offered in Moon shape alloy wheels. The big sized tyres are of great help in controlling the car while off-roading. The braking system incorporated in the Skoda Yeti is very efficient. The hydraulic dual-diagonal circuit system vacuum assisted with dual rate braking system includes front Disc Brakes along with inner cooling and single piston floating caliper and rear disc breaks that help in decelerating the SUV quickly.
The Skoda Yeti has robust looks and class apart design which offers comfort and great driving experience. By launching Skoda Yeti, Skoda India has filled in the gap between Skoda Fabia and Skoda Octavia. This compact SUV is available only in diesel option with 2.0L TDI CR, 16V DOHC, 4 cylinder, Turbocharged, liquid cooled, high pressure direct injection diesel engine. The engine is capable to churn out 140bhp at 4200 rpm and returns a top torque of 320Nm at 1750-2500rpm. Skoda is known for amazing combination of style and comfort. This new SUV from Skoda comes with high end features. Most of the advance features of Skoda yeti are borrowed from Skoda Fabia. The Skoda Yeti is roomy and spacious crossover SUV with the seating capacity of five passengers. The SUV has safety features like ABS with EBD, hydraulic brake assistant, ASR (Anti Slip Regulation), TCS (Traction Control System), EDL (Electronic Differential Lock), ESP (Electronic Stability Programme), Off Road Assistant with Hill Descent Control, etc.
Skoda Yeti is the latest car that has been introduced by the Skoda recently. It is a smart car, which is a perfect blend of comfort and style. However, Skoda Yeti has some tough competition in India from Mahindra Bolero, Tata Safari, Tata Aria and Maruti Grand Vitara.
The major Skoda Yeti features, include 1968cc in-line diesel engine that is capable of producing maximum power of 110 PS @ 4200rm; the city and highway mileage of Skoda Yeti is 11.2kmpl and 15.8kmpl respectively. Along with these features, other attributes of this car consists of dual air conditioning, central lock, anti lock brake, automatic climate control, huge tail lamp, chic interiors, 5 speed gear box, Theft Deterrent System, advanced music system with radio and many more.
This feature loaded car comes in 5 colors, brilliant silver, candy white, aqua blue, Mato Brown and Magic Black. Skoda Yeti price in estimated to be around Rs. 15,40,000 -Rs. 16,62,000.
Good roads are passé, rough wild terrain is the new in thing. Especially if it’s the all new Skoda Yeti you are talking about. Yeti is for the wilderness – check out the video and watch the powerful crossover conquer rough rocky terrain as simply and elegantly as it glides on city roads. The wide tyres, good suspension, powerful engine and a sun roof makes any ride in a Yeti nothing less than an adventure.
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