To celebrate its successful run in the Indian market and expand the options available to potential customers, Skoda has launched the Anniversary Edition of the Kushak at ₹15.59 lakh. This Anniversary Edition is similar to the Taigun Anniversary Edition except that it gets a minor cosmetic add-on. The Kushaq Anniversary Edition is about ₹30,000 more expensive than the standard model and is based on the top-end Style trim. Let’s take a look at the prices and see what’s new:
|Style 1.0 TSI MT||15.59 lakhs Rs|
|Style 1.0 TSI AT||17.29 lakhs Rs|
|Style 1.5 TSI AT||17.49 lakhs Rs|
|Style 1.5 TSI DSG||19.09 lakhs Rs|
The Anniversary variant gets ‘Anniversary Edition’ badging and stickering on the C-pillar, chrome garnish on the door sills and door end protectors. The interior gets ‘Anniversary Edition’ badging on the steering wheel, new contrast stitching, and a 10-inch infotainment system with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. This touchscreen was previously replaced by an 8-inch screen due to the lack of a chip.
Safety kit will be the same as the standard model with front, side and curtain airbags, hill hold control, electronic stability control, tire pressure monitoring system, multi-collision brakes, traction control system (TCS), rollover protection, brake discs. . Wiping, motor slip regulation, and electronic differential locking system. The Qashqai recently scored 5 stars in the Global NCAP crash test.
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The Skoda Kushaq Anniversary Edition is offered with both 1-litre turbo-petrol and 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engines and both manual and automatic transmission options. The 1-litre engine produces 115 PS of maximum power at 5,000-5,500 rpm and 178 Nm of peak torque at 1,750-4,500 rpm. Transmission options include a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic. The 1.5 liter makes 150 PS and 250 Nm. Transmission options include a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DSG. Other than that it remains the same as the standard Kashaq. Kaushik was recently updated with new features. Newly updated features include a new headliner in the cabin and a tire pressure monitoring system as standard across the range. Now, all 1.0 TSI powered variants will get a start-stop recuperation system as standard.
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