Next-gen Skoda Kodiaq revealed via digital sketches ahead of debut

The next-gen Kodiaq will be based on the VW Group’s MQB modular platform.

Skoda has released a set of digital sketches of the upcoming Kodiaq. The second-generation Kodiaq will make its global debut on October 4, 2023.

As per the renderings, the new Kodiaq will feature the signature Skoda grille flanked by sleeker-looking LED headlights on either side that also have integrated L-shaped LED daytime running lights. The SUV also gets trapezoidal fog lamps similar to the outgoing model.

The new Kodiaq will get a new front bumper with a more angular design, a strong shoulder line with flared wheel arches and redesigned tail lamps with an LED light bar in the centre. The SUV will be offered with multiple wheel sizes ranging from 17 to 20 inches.

The next-gen Kodiaq will be based on the VW Group’s MQB modular platform. The SUV will be available in two seating configurations: 5-seater and 7-seater. It measures 4,758 mm in length, which is 61 mm and 59 mm longer than the outgoing 5-seater and 7-seater versions, respectively.

The upcoming Kodiaq will be offered with a choice of petrol and diesel engines. These include a 1.5-litre TSI mild-hybrid, a 2.0-litre TSI 4WD and a 2.0-litre TDI that will come in two states of tune.

Additionally, Skoda will also offer a PHEV version in select markets. It will use the 1.5-litre TSI engine paired with a 25.7 kWh battery offering an electric-only range of over 100 km.

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