The Kodiaq comes in three grades, which come with all-wheel drive and generous standard specification: Kodiaq Style, Kodiaq Sportline and, of course, Kodiaq RS. Style and Sportline feature a familiar 132kW/320Nm petrol engine.
The upgraded RS version runs a 180kW/370Nm 2.0 litre turbo petrol driven through a 7-speed DSG transmission and AWD. This will run from 0-100kmh in 6.6 secs and top out at 230kmh. Its quick and responsive.
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Clever design isn’t just a catchphrase for ŠKODA, it’s a core philosophy. Standard features across the range include: door edge protection, rear seat sun blinds, a 9.2-inch touch-screen, and native satellite navigation, Virtual Cockpit for the driver, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto plus wireless charging.
Pricing starts at $52,990 RDAP through to $74,990 RDAP for the RS model.
ŠKODA Kodiaq is sometimes an underappreciated seven seat family SUV but definitely worth a drive
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ŠKODA Kodiaq RS
|Model Price||$74,990 RDAP*|
|Engine||2.0L 4 Cyl Turbo Petrol|
|Drivetrain||AWD 7 Sp DSG|
|Power||180kW @ 6500rpm|
|Torque||370Nm @ 1600-4300rpm|
|Safety||5 Star ANCAP (Tested June 2017)|
|CO2 Emissions||171 g/km|
|Economy ADR/ Capacity||7.5L/100km / 60L|
|0-100kmh/Top Speed||6.6 Secs / 233 kmh|
|Servicing||12 Mths / 15,000km 3 or 5 year service packs|
|Warranty||5yr/ Unlimited km with 5 Yr. conditional roadside assist|
*MLP Includes GST and LCT but excluding statutory charges, dealer costs and dealer delivery. See your dealer for RDAP. Does not include price of options. Some features mentioned in the article are options. RDAP means Recommended Drive Away Price (without options but including all other charges)
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