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Skoda Kushaq

Skoda Kushaq is a 5 seater SUV available in a price range of Rs. 11.29 - 19.49 Lakh*. It is available in 15 variants, 2 engine options that are BS6 compliant and 2 transmission options: Manual & Automatic. Other key specifications of the Kushaq include a kerb weight of 1312, ground clearance of 188 and boot space of 385 Liters. The Kushaq is available in 7 colours. Over 317 User reviews basis Mileage, Performance, Price and overall experience of users for Skoda Kushaq.
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Key Specs of Skoda Kushaq

Mileage (upto)19.2 kmpl
Engine (upto)1498 cc
BHP147.51
TransmissionManual/Automatic
Seats5
Boot Space385
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Kushaq Latest Update

Latest Update: Skoda has launched the Monte Carlo edition for the Kushaq

Skoda Kushaq Price: It is priced between Rs 11.29 lakh and Rs 19.49 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India).

Skoda Kushaq Variants: The Kushaq is available in three broad trims: Active, Ambition, and Style. The Monte Carlo edition is based on the top-spec Style trim.

Skoda Kushaq Seating Capacity: It can seat up to five people.

Skoda Kushaq Engine and Transmission: The Kushaq is a petrol-only offering. The 1-litre three-cylinder (115PS/178Nm) and the 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbocharged units (150PS/250Nm) are paired to a 6-speed manual as standard. An optional 6-speed torque converter is available with the 1-litre engine, while the four-cylinder unit gets the choice of a 7-speed DCT (dual-clutch automatic).

Skoda Kushaq Features: It packs a 10-inch touchscreen system, wireless phone charging, a single-pane sunroof, connected car tech, ventilated front seats, and a 6-speaker sound system with a subwoofer.

Skoda Kushaq Safety: Passenger safety is taken care of by electronic stability control (as standard), up to six airbags and a rearview parking camera. The top trims also feature a tyre pressure monitoring system, hill hold control, and electronic stability control.

Skoda Kushaq Rivals: It is a rival to the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross, Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, MG Astor, Nissan Kicks, and the Volkswagen Taigun. The Mahindra Scorpio can also be considered as an option, if you want a more rugged compact SUV.

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Skoda Kushaq Price

The price of Skoda Kushaq starts at Rs. 11.29 Lakh and goes upto Rs. 19.49 Lakh. Skoda Kushaq is offered in 15 variants - the base model of Kushaq is 1.0 TSI Active and the top variant Skoda Kushaq 1.5 TSI Monte Carlo DSG which comes at a price tag of Rs. 19.49 Lakh.

Kushaq 1.0 TSI Active999 cc, Manual, Petrol, 17.88 kmplRs.11.29 Lakh*
Kushaq 1.0 TSI Ambition Classic999 cc, Manual, Petrol, 17.88 kmplRs.12.69 Lakh*
Kushaq 1.0 TSI Ambition999 cc, Manual, Petrol, 17.88 kmplRs.12.99 Lakh*
Kushaq 1.0 TSI Ambition Classic AT999 cc, Automatic, Petrol, 15.78 kmplRs.14.09 Lakh*
Kushaq 1.0 TSI Ambition AT999 cc, Automatic, Petrol, 15.78 kmplRs.14.59 Lakh*
Kushaq 1.0 TSI Style999 cc, Manual, Petrol, 17.88 kmplRs.15.29 Lakh*
Kushaq 1.0 TSI Monte Carlo999 cc, Manual, Petrol, 19.2 kmplRs.15.99 Lakh*
Kushaq 1.0 TSI Style AT999 cc, Automatic, Petrol, 15.78 kmplRs.16.09 Lakh*
Kushaq 1.0 TSI Style 6 Airbags AT999 cc, Automatic, Petrol, 15.78 kmplRs.16.99 Lakh*
Kushaq 1.5 TSI Style1498 cc, Manual, Petrol, 17.95 kmplRs.17.19 Lakh*
Kushaq 1.0 TSI Monte Carlo AT999 cc, Automatic, Petrol, 17.2 kmplRs.17.69 Lakh*
Kushaq 1.5 TSI Style DSG1498 cc, Automatic, Petrol, 17.7 kmplRs.17.79 Lakh*
Kushaq 1.5 TSI Monte Carlo1498 cc, Manual, Petrol, 17.95 kmplRs.17.89 Lakh*
Kushaq 1.5 TSI Style 6 Airbags DSG1498 cc, Automatic, Petrol, 17.7 kmplRs.18.79 Lakh*
Kushaq 1.5 TSI Monte Carlo DSG1498 cc, Automatic, Petrol, 17.7 kmplRs.19.49 Lakh*
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Skoda Kushaq Review

The Kushaq is arguably the most important car in Skoda India's history but is it the compact SUV that many have been waiting for?

After experiencing it in the flesh a whole lockdown ago, we finally drove the Kushaq just days before its price announcement. It's name is derived from the Sanskrit word 'kushak' or king and the carmaker is making royal claims for the most important car in its India history. It has a lot of firsts under its belt already: first made-in-India, first named-in-India, and first made-for-India product. So is it going to live up to its name and rule over the compact SUV segment or can the Seltos and Creta sleep easy once more?

Exterior

The Kushaq has a lot going for it. There are some nice linear and sharp lines with rather flat sides and short overhangs which give the Kushaq a nice boxy SUVesque image that fans of the genre favour. The signature Skoda grille, smart headlamps, and sporty-looking bumper make for an attractive face. Even the 17-inch alloys and boomerang tail lamps look rather cool. At the same time, some curves and flared arches around the wheels are missing which could have given the Kushaq some more presence on the road. Overall, it's a smart-looking SUV that will please most but it doesn't really stand out. It's shorter in both height and overall length than it's big rivals but it actually sits on a larger wheelbase.

Interior

Like the exterior, the insides of the Kushaq are clearly well-thought through, particularly the dash and interior layout. However, unlike the more sterile exteriors, there are some nice touches on the inside. The two-spoke steering, chrome accents on the aircon vents, and the steering-mounted control knobs catch your eye and draw you in. The snappy touchscreen and functional dash don't disappoint either. The seats are supportive, well-contoured as well as ventilated in this top-end variant.

At the rear, there's plenty of leg and foot room so it's quite comfortable for four adults. There's more than enough headroom too, but with a narrow cabin and aggressive contouring for the rear seats, seating three is a struggle. The contouring gets uncomfortable for the outer passengers when they are pushed outwards by the middle occupant. So, for a large family, this may be a problem but for four, it's quite comfortable.

There are lots of practical storage spaces in the doors and the phone pockets behind the front seats are a nice touch. The cooled glove box can accommodate even large bottles with ease. The cup holders and even the cubby between the front seats have rubber padding at the bottom to keep coins or keys from rattling. 

The boot space, at 285 litres, may sound small but its shape allows you to fit in a lot. The low-loading lip is almost flat and the 60:40 split seats help free up more space even if they don't fold completely flat.

There are also some areas where better materials could have been used, such as the flimsy-feeling side aircon vents, the hard plastic handbrake lever, the roof panel near the IRVM, and the sunshades -- all of which could have been better executed. So while we still say that the overall experience is upmarket, these hiccups are noticeable. 

Features

The Kushaq has all the basics covered with ventilated seats, climate control, auto headlamps, cruise control, sunroof, and wireless charger. There's even telescopic adjustment for the steering, rain-sensing wipers, and touch controls for the climate. However, the competition does a little better with features like powered seats, a digital instrument cluster, an air purifier, drive and traction modes, and a panoramic sunroof. That said, you also get AC vents, charging ports, big door pockets, armrest with cup holders, and adjustable headrests for the middle passenger at the back as well. 

Special mention for the 10.25-inch touchscreen which is snappy to use, has a simple interface, and pumps out some very nice tunes through the 7-speaker sound system. Sweet sounding enough to give its branded rivals a run for their money. There was a little glitch with the wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay on our test cars, though, a simple software update should fix that before launch. This, coupled with the wireless charger, makes for a rather convenient and wirefree feature.

Safety

The Kushaq has a full safety net with ABS and EBD, ISOFIX mounts, six airbags, hill-hold control, multi-collision braking, rear parking sensors, and a camera. A standout in the segment is ESC, which is offered as standard. What's missing in the Kushaq are rear disc brakes, pressure readouts for tyres, and for some reason (price?), the automatic transmission variants get only two airbags. 

Performance

The Kushaq is powered by either a 1.0- litre turbo petrol making 115PS and driving the front wheels via a 6-speed manual or auto. The second engine is a 1.5-litre turbo petrol making 150PS with a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed DCT transmission. The 1.0-litre turbo is the same powertrain we have experienced on the Rapid, but it wasn't available for this first drive. 

The 1.5-litre engine was the only choice and we managed to drive both the manual and auto variants. The engine is smooth and refined with linear power delivery and there's plenty of power for exciting twisty roads as well as effortless long trips. We had no trouble hitting triple-digit speeds with ease and Skoda's claims of 8.6 seconds to 100kmph sounds perfectly believable. Only going to drive in the city? Well, the motor pulls from as low as 1300rpm, so it has excellent driveability at city speeds as well.

With the manual transmission, shifts are smooth, clutch action won't be a bother, and ratios are tall too. So that means fewer shifts in the city and better efficiency on the highway. Further boosting that efficiency is cylinder deactivation which shuts off two of the four cylinders when coasting. 

Still, if you are driving in the city, auto is your best bet. There is some jerkiness at crawling speeds but shifts are smooth and even sudden throttle inputs, like when a quick overtake is required, doesn't confuse it. 

Ride & Handling

The Kushaq has a great balance to its ride setup. It's comfortable over paved roads, absorbing small imperfections well, staying composed over bigger bumps and settling quickly after. The suspension does a good job over completely broken roads as well and though there is some side-to-side motion, it isn't uncomfortable.

This translates to good handling around corners as well. The Kushaq remains planted with very little body roll. The steering is comfortably weighted in the city and weighs up nicely on the highway as well. In short, people who like to drive will enjoy being behind the wheel of the Kushaq.

Skoda Kushaq Performance: 1.0-litre TSI AT

Skoda Kushaq 1.0 AT (WET)
Performance
Acceleration Braking Roll ons
0-100 Quarter mile 100-0 80-0 3rd 4th kick down
12.53s 18.37s @ 123.37kmph 40.83m 25.94m     8.45s
 
Efficiency
City (50 kilometers test through mid day traffic) Highway (100 kilometers test on Expressway and State highway)
12.40kmpl 16.36kmpl

Verdict

The Kushaq then comes into a world full of expectations: it should look great, be reasonably priced, drive and handle well, and be packed to the brim with premium features. In terms of looks, build and design, Skoda seems to have nailed the brief. When it comes to performance, there's little more you could ask for from the two tractable powertrains. It also gets a long list of features, including some premium items too. 

But there are small hiccups everywhere. The slightly plasticky bits in the cabin, narrow cabin at the back, lack of more wow features, and no diesel engine mean this ‘king’ has his flaws. Are they big enough to ignore the Kushaq's royal claims? Maybe for some feature-conscious buyers, but if priced right, the Kushaq is still a desirable and sensible package for small families.

Pros & Cons of Skoda Kushaq

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CarDekho Experts:
This ‘king’ certainly has some flaws but they aren't big enough for most buyers to ignore the Kushaq's royal claims. The Kushaq is a desirable and sensible package for the compact urban family.

Things We Like

  • SUV-like ride quality
  • Impressive cabin design and build
  • Excellent infotainment and sound experience

Things We Don't Like

  • Quality of materials in certain areas isn’t Skoda level
  • Lack of premium features
  • No diesel engine option
  • Narrow cabin, especially at the back

Stand Out Features

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    Crisp infotainment display

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    Ventilated seats

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    ESC as standard

Specification of Skoda Kushaq

ARAI Mileage17.7 kmpl
Fuel TypePetrol
Engine Displacement (cc)1498
No. of cylinder4
Max Power (bhp@rpm)147.51bhp@5000-6000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)250nm@1600-3500rpm
Seating Capacity5
TransmissionTypeAutomatic
Boot Space (Litres)385
Fuel Tank Capacity50.0
Body TypeSUV
Ground Clearance Unladen188

Skoda Kushaq User Reviews

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  • Skoda Kushaq Is Wonderful Car

    It is a wonderful car. It's just a fabulous and luxurious car just buy it. Well sitting back seat is comfortable.

    By daksh jain
    On: May 22, 2022 | 27 Views
  • Nice Car

    Skoda Kushaq is a great car in terms of features and comfort. The safety and style of the vehicle are amazing with decent mileage.

    By nabhan mohammed
    On: May 20, 2022 | 29 Views
  • Skoda Kushaq -Real King

    Skoda Kushaq what a cool machine. I love this car if you want safety, features, cool looks and performance this is a complete package. Just drive this car and feel the re...Read More

    By vinay
    On: May 18, 2022 | 888 Views
  • Overall Amazing Car

    The exterior design is cool and futuristic. And the interior design is also calm and awesome. Power is good.

    By ali raza
    On: May 18, 2022 | 37 Views
  • Overall A Good Car

    Overall good but not getting expected mileage. Performance is good, and torque and speed are unmatchable.

    By gajanan jadhav
    On: May 17, 2022 | 59 Views
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Skoda Kushaq Colours

Skoda Kushaq car is available in 7 different colors. View all car images with different colour options on Cardekho.

  • Brilliant Silver
    Brilliant Silver
  • Honey Orange
    Honey Orange
  • Candy-White-With-Carbon-Steel-Painted-Roof
    Candy-White-With-Carbon-Steel-Painted-Roof
  • Tornado-Red-With-Carbon-Steel-Painted-Roof
    Tornado-Red-With-Carbon-Steel-Painted-Roof
  • Carbon Steel
    Carbon Steel
  • Tornado Red
    Tornado Red
  • Candy White
    Candy White

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What is the exact on-road price of Skoda Kushaq?

The on-road price of Kushaq in Delhi starts at Rs. 12,89,026. The on-road price is inclusive of RTO charges and insurance.

Which car is better Kushaq or Taigun?

Kushaq price starts at Rs 11.29 Lakh ex-showroom and Taigun price starts Rs 11.40 Lakh ex-showroom. Compare these two models on the basis of their price, features & specs.

What will the EMI or down payment for Skoda Kushaq?

Skoda Kushaq EMI starts at ₹ 24,888 per month for a tenure of 60 months @ 9.8% for a loan amount of Rs 11.77 Lakh & down payment will be ₹ 1.31 Lakh.

Is Skoda Kushaq a 4x4?

Skoda Kushaq does not offer 4 wheel drive transmission in Indian Market. Check more specifications of Kushaq on CarDekho.

Is Skoda Kushaq a 5 or 7 seater SUV?

Skoda Kushaq is a 5 seater car, Which is priced at Rs 15.99 Lakh. Check more 5 seater SUV options on CarDekho.

What is the mileage of Skoda Kushaq?

The ARAI mileage of Skoda Kushaq is 19.2 kmpl.

What are the colour options of Skoda Kushaq?

Candy-White-With-Carbon-Steel-Painted-Roof,Tornado-Red-With-Carbon-Steel-Painted-Roof are the colour options of Kushaq.

Is Skoda Kushaq is a 7 Seater Car?

No, the Skoda Kushaq isn't a 7 seater car. You can choose a 7 seater car on CarDekho.

Which engine is best, 1.3 or 1.5?

Mohammed asked on 27 Dec 2021

The first is 1.5-litre naturally aspirated (mated to a 5-speed manual and CVT au...

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Which is better Kushaq or Astor?

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Both the cars are good in their forte. The Astor manages to stand out in the seg...

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Showroom in Bangalore?

Rishi asked on 30 Sep 2021

Follow the link for the authorized dealership of Skoda in Bangalore.

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Showroom in Gorakhpur?

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As of now, there's no dealer of Skoda available in Gorakhpur. Follow the lin...

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What would be the mileage of Skoda kusak IN?

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The Manual Petrol variant of Skoda Kushaq has an ARAI claimed mileage of 17.88 k...

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Aug 9, 2021 9:26:54 PM

Mielage kya hai ?

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    Jun 28, 2021 1:33:21 PM

    Will it be available through canteen stores department (CSD)

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      harsha b j
      Jun 28, 2021 12:45:10 PM

      the price difference between variants is too much

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        MumbaiRs. 11.29 - 19.49 Lakh
        BangaloreRs. 11.29 - 19.49 Lakh
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