Skoda Reveals The Interior Sketch For The India-Bound Midsize SUV

Skoda has revealed the official interior sketch for the India-Bound Midsize SUV. Have a look at the official sketch here-

Skoda has finally revealed an interior sketch of the Vision IN concept that’s going to make its world premiere on February 5 2020 at the Auto Expo.

Contents of this post-

  • Skoda Vision IN SUV Overview
  • Skoda Vision IN Interior
  • Features of the 2020 Skoda Vision IN SUV
  • Skoda Vision IN SUV Engine

2020 Skoda Vision IN SUV Overview

Skoda Vision IN SUV will launch in India between April-July 2021 says, Zac Hollis- Director of Sales, Service and Marketing, Skoda Auto India. By the time the car arrives, the Vision IN SUV will truly have its work cut out. Moreover, this car will be going to compete against the next-gen Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, MG Hector and Maruti Suzuki’s upcoming midsize SUV.

Skoda Vision IN Interior

Skoda Vision IN Interior Sketch
Image: Skoda

The interior sketch for the Skoda Vision IN showcases a number of elements that are now coming in all new Skoda models. However, the company has also added a layered dashboard with a central AC vent which is accentuated with the help of a thin chrome bar that spans the length of the dashboard and connects the large, chrome-lined vents present at each end. Moreover, the company has deliberately used orange to liven up things on the interior, including the parts of the dashboard, centre console, door panels and front armrest that’s finished in orange.

Also there’s a knurled scroll wheel placed on the flat-bottom, three-spoke steering wheel, which too comes with stylish buttons for phone controls, voice command, lane assist and the main thing- cruise control. Also you’ll see a small gear lever that is positioned centrally on the compact center console, which shows the presence of an automatic transmission.

Also Read: Skoda Rapid Replacement Coming Soon; 2021 Most Expected

What’s More?

An interesting add-on is what the company calls a ‘crystalline element’ placed at the top the dashboard. However, it could be a bit of a distraction on a sunny day. But, looks fancy though.

Also Read: Skoda and Volkswagen Faces a Shutdown For Two Months

Features of the 2020 Skoda Vision IN SUV

The production version of the Skoda Vision IN includes features such as-

  • Automatic climate control
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Rear AC vents
  • Two USB charging ports at the rear
  • Different driving modes
  • Ambient lighting

Skoda Vision IN SUV Engine

The engine options will include a-

  • 1.0-litre, three-cylinder turbo-petrol and 1.5-litre
  • Four-cylinder turbo-petrol engine.

There will be no diesel engine option on offer with the Vision IN. However, a CNG version should be there on the cards.

A question for you: Do you like the interior design of this car? Do let us know in the comments!

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Skoda Rapid Replacement Coming Soon; 2021 Most Expected

The new Skoda midsize sedan will launch towards the end of 2021. Moreover, you’ll see many new changes in this car. Know more-

The new Skoda midsize sedan will launch towards the end of 2021. Moreover, you’ll see many new changes in this car. Know more.

Contents of this post-

  • 2021 Skoda Rapid Overview
  • Dimensions of the Upcoming Skoda Midsize Sedan
  • Features of the Upcoming Skoda Midsize Sedan
  • Skoda Midsize Sedan Powertrain

2021 Skoda Rapid Overview

Skoda midsize sedan: Skoda Rapid
Image: ET Auto

The upcoming 2021 Skoda sedan has been codenamed ANB internally. This model will be equipped with a MQB A0 platform and that too will be an underpinned tailored-for-India version, also called as MQB A0 IN. Moreover, after Skoda launches its SUV that will compete against the likes of Hyundai Creta, it will also bring their new model to the market that will also be based on the same platform.

The upcoming midsize sedan will also share some of its body panels with the new Volkswagen Vitrus. The Vitrus is currently being sold in South America but the updated model will be featured with the latest Skoda design elements that will differentiate it from its VW brother. This car may get more features than its rivals which includes- Honda City, Hyundai Verna, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, etc.

Dimensions of the upcoming Skoda Midsize Sedan

Talking about the dimensions of the Skoda midsize sedan, it is going to be around 100mm longer and much wider than the current-gen Rapid.

Also Read: Skoda and Volkswagen Faces a Shutdown For Two Months

Dimensions of the current Skoda Rapid-

Dimensions
Length4,413mm
Width1,699mm
Height1,466mm
Wheelbase2,552mm

Features of the upcoming Skoda Midsize Sedan

Skoda is going to equip the car with a wide variety of features including-

  • LED lights
  • Full-digital instrument cluster
  • Ambient lighting
  • Large touchscreen
  • Gear-shift selector
  • Front center console

Skoda Midsize Sedan Powertrain

The upcoming midsize sedan will be powered by a 1.0-litre TSI petrol engine that will produce over 116hp and around 200Nm of peak torque. As for the diesel version, no such news has arrived. Moreover, Skoda is currently in the process of phasing out its diesel engine line-up ahead of the stringent BS6 norms that are going to be implemented by April 2020.

What’s more: The company will also see its Volkswagen twin in India which is going to be replaced with the Vento sedan and mostly around the same time period.

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Skoda and Volkswagen Faces a Shutdown For Two Months

To stabilize from the auto sector slowdown, Skoda and Volkswagen have now decided to stop their car productions for two months next year. Know more.

To stabilize from the automotive sector slowdown, Skoda and Volkswagen have now decided to stop their car productions for two months next year.

Contents of this post-

  • Skoda and Volkswagen Shutdown Overview
  • What is Volkswagen and Skoda planning to do now?
  • New Volkswagen ad Skoda Models to come in 2020

Skoda and Volkswagen Shutdown Overview

As 2019 is coming to an end, the automotive sector is still suffering from the slowdown. Moreover, the sales are still suffering every month, but the conditions are a now a little better than the previous 6 months. Not only Skoda and Volkswagen are facing this, but also most companies like- Hyundai, Toyota, etc. However, analysts have told that the conditions may improve in 2020.

Now, Skoda and Volkswagen have decided to stop the production for the next 2 months plus 16 additional non-production days. Furthermore, this will give them time to plan about their future operations, launches and how they can increase their market share.

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What is Volkswagen and Skoda planning to do now?

Now, Volkswagen and Skoda are planning to launch many products on the new MQB A0 IN platform. This platform is used for a variety of models ranging from Polo to the T-Cross worldwide. In India, the next-gen of Volkswagen and Skoda cars will most probably use the same.

Also, at the 2020 Auto Expo, both of them will be showcasing their upcoming SUVs. However, Volkswagen is also planning to launch the T-Cross by April 2020, ahead of its unveiling at the Auto Expo. As of Skoda, it will also showcase the Karoq SUV and would launch it in April 2020. Moreover, Skoda and Volkswagen have also figured that they want to become an SUV brand in India.

Volkswagen has further planned to reduce its annual production capacity by 7,000 cars. This will also lead in reduction of the the losses that the manufacturer is facing. The company has nearly 1 percent of the market share which is mainly contributed by the Volkswagen Polo and the Volkswagen Ameo.

Also Read: The 2020 Volkswagen Polo To Come in MQB AO IN Platform

New Volkswagen and Skoda models to come in 2020

Yes, both the companies will be launching their new models in India. Volkswagen will be launching the T-Cross, T-Roc and the Tiguan All-Space in India and Skoda will be launching the Karoq and Kamiq in India.

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