ŠKODA SUV Quartet for China

ŠKODA KODIAQ: space for up to seven people in the brand’s first SUV

› Very spacious interior and the largest boot within its segment with a volume of up to 2,065 l
› Available as a seven-seater with a third row of seats and innovative assistance systems
› Its design, which is full of character, is the role model for ŠKODA’s typical SUV design language

Mladá Boleslav / Shanghai, 14 April 2019 – The introduction of the ŠKODA KODIAQ in autumn 2016 marked the start of ŠKODA’s extensive SUV campaign and saw to the successful expansion of the Czech brand’s model portfolio. The KODIAQ provides ŠKODA typical strengths such as well-thought-out functionality, a generous amount of space and excellent value for money.

The spacious ŠKODA KODIAQ, which is available as a seven-seater if desired, is 4,698 mm long, 1,883 mm wide and – including roof rails – has a height of 1,676 mm. Its wheelbase measures 2,791 mm. The ŠKODA KODIAQ is based on Volkswagen Group’s MQB platform. A choice of two efficient engines is available for the Chinese market – a 2.0 TSI delivering 137 kW (186 PS) and a 2.0 TSI that produces 162 kW (220 PS).


The distinctive design language used for the exterior acts as the role model for the current ŠKODA SUV family. This is continued in the ŠKODA KODIAQ’s interior, where it radiates a sense of robustness and safety. The interior is set apart by bold vertical features such as the four large, upright air vents, and also boasts the outstanding workmanship and intuitive operation typical of ŠKODA. The KODIAQ has the largest boot within its segment: the five-seater offers a boot capacity that ranges from 506 l up to 2,065 l with the rear seats folded down; the optional seven-seater version offers 190 l, or 506 l with the third row of seats folded down.

The ŠKODA KODIAQ features numerous assistance systems as standard or as optional extras, including Front Assist, for example. Thanks to its innovative infotainment and connectivity solutions, the SUV can be always online, making it possible to access the Infotainment Online and Care Connect mobile online services via Baidu CarLife at any time.

ŠKODA KODIAQ GT: exclusive flagship SUV variant specifically for the Chinese market

› ŠKODA’s first SUV coupé is exclusively for the Chinese market
› Precise lines emphasise a sporty and dynamic outline
› Combination of rugged versatility and exclusive elegance

Mladá Boleslav / Shanghai, 14 April 2019 – The KODIAQ GT is ŠKODA’s top-of-the-range model in China. The Czech brand’s first SUV coupé is exclusively available to customers in China and also takes on the role of the flagship in ŠKODA’s most important market. This status is clear to see thanks to the ŠKODA KODIAQ GT’s dynamic appearance, state-of-the-art connectivity features and innovative assistance systems. Featuring a sporty as well as stylish exterior and interior, the ŠKODA KODIAQ GT blends the versatility of an SUV with the elegance of a coupé, thereby appealing to lifestyle-oriented customers.


The front of the 4,634-mm-long ŠKODA KODIAQ GT is given a distinctive appearance by a radiator grille that features chrome-plated double slats and is framed in black. LED headlights, a three‑dimensional bumper as well as large air inlets equally highlight the SUV’s sporty appearance. Behind the front doors, the roofline gently slopes towards the rear where it merges with the angular tailgate that bears ‘ŠKODA’ in block lettering. The side view is particularly dynamic: carved-out side sills with matt black accents emphasise the rugged nature of the SUV coupé. The rear wows with clean-cut LED tail lights in the typical ŠKODA design that feature crystalline shapes. The black diffuser and a narrow reflector spanning the entire width of the vehicle beneath the loading sill create additional highlights.

The interior is characterised by high-quality materials. As an option, the KODIAQ GT can be fitted with an individually customisable Virtual Cockpit. In typical ŠKODA style, it also comes with a wealth of Simply Clever features. The ŠKODA KODIAQ GT offers state-of-the-art connectivity and is always online thanks to its Wi-Fi hotspot as well as MirrorLink™, Apple CarPlay or Baidu CarLife. A choice of three efficient engines do the job under the bonnet. The entry-level 1.4 TSI, delivering a power output of 110 Kw (150 PS), and the 2.0 TSI, outputting 137 kW (186 PS), are both paired exclusively with front-wheel drive; the 2.0 TSI producing 162 kW (220 PS) is coupled with all-wheel drive and a 7-speed DSG as standard. Numerous assistance systems such as Blind Spot Detect, Front Assist and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) including the Stop-and-Go function ensure a high level of safety.

ŠKODA KAROQ: compact SUV boasting state-of-the-art technology and plenty of space

› The Chinese ŠKODA KAROQ is bigger than its European counterpart, thus providing even more comfort
› A wealth of innovative assistance systems and state-of-the-art connectivity solutions
› Customers in China can choose between two efficient TSI engines

Mladá Boleslav / Shanghai, 14 April 2019 – In brand-typical style, the ŠKODA KAROQ compact SUV offers an extraordinary amount of interior space. The new ŠKODA SUV design language is apparent in the car’s emotive and dynamic design featuring numerous crystalline elements. What’s more, the KAROQ comes with a wealth of systems and full LED headlights. The ŠKODA KAROQ is at the very top of its segment in terms of innovative connectivity solutions.

The ŠKODA KAROQ in the Chinese market provides even more comfort as the vehicle itself and its wheelbase are each 50 mm longer than in Europe. It is 4,432 mm long, 1,841 mm wide and 1,614 mm high. The long wheelbase measuring 2,688 mm makes the interior even more spacious.

ŠKODA KAROQ at AUTO SHANGHAI 2019 motor show

The expressive, powerful and bold appearance of the ŠKODA KODIAQ point to its SUV genes. Geometrically shaped headlights with precise contours give the front of the car a distinctive appearance, whilst short overhangs at the front and rear, a sloping roofline that is visually extended by a line in the D-pillar, and the tapered rear all define the side view. Horizontal lines at the rear emphasise the width of the body. In the course of this year, the KAROQ will bear ‘ŠKODA’ in block lettering at the rear. It comes with a choice of two efficient drive units. The 1.2 TSI engine has a power output of 85 kW (115 PS), whilst the top-of-the-range 1.4 TSI delivers 110 kW (150 PS).

Numerous assistance systems are available for the compact SUV, for example Front Assist including the City Emergency Brake function – which is available as standard – and the optional Blind Spot Detect. The ŠKODA KAROQ’s infotainment systems are at the cutting edge of technology.

ŠKODA KAMIQ: city SUV with emotive design

› Compact SUV produced exclusively for the Chinese market
› Compact dimensions, a generous amount of space and sporty appearance
› Modern connectivity and innovative voice command also for Chinese regional accents
› ŠKODA KAMIQ comes with new 1.5-litre petrol engine and automatic transmission

Mladá Boleslav / Shanghai, 14 April 2019 – The KAMIQ completes the range of ŠKODA SUVs in China at the lower end. The city SUV consistently continues the powerful design language of the ŠKODA SUV family with its expressive lines and impresses with modern technology. The Chinese ŠKODA KAMIQ lines up below the compact KAROQ.

Despite compact dimensions, the ŠKODA KAMIQ offers a brand-typical generous amount of interior space. The Chinese version of the city SUV is 4,390 mm long, 1,781 mm wide and 1,593 mm high, making it around 15 cm longer than the European ŠKODA KAMIQ. Its wheelbase measures 2,610 mm and it has a boot capacity of 463 to 1,510 l, considerably greater than that of the European KAMIQ (400 to 1,395 l). The city SUV features a new 1.5-litre TSI with a power output of 81 kW (110 PS) and maximum torque of 150 Nm; except for the entry-level variant, the ŠKODA KAMIQ comes equipped with automatic transmission as standard.

ŠKODA KAMIQ at AUTO SHANGHAI 2019 motor show

The ŠKODA KAMIQ’s striking and rugged exterior design continues in the interior. The infotainment display enables the driver to operate many vehicle functions easily and conveniently. The front seats feature a 3D-effect diamond pattern and offer outstanding comfort and lateral support. One effective and innovative interior detail is the angled installation of the speakers.

Boasting modern connectivity solutions, the ŠKODA KAMIQ is primarily aimed at young, urban customers in China. One technological highlight is voice command from iFLYTEK, a leading Asian provider of voice recognition technology based on artificial intelligence. The software understands numerous Chinese regional accents and can learn individual or local styles of speech automatically. Smartphones can be paired with the car via Apple CarPlay, Baidu CarLife and MirrorLinkTM. Compatible apps can be operated using the 8-inch screen with a resolution of 1,280 x 720 pixels. A wealth of different services and information completes the offering of the ŠKODA KAMIQ’s infotainment system.



Hermann Prax                                                     
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