Skoda India launches the new refreshed Yeti SUV
The festive is here and with it we have witnessed a host of new car launches. The Indian car buyers consider investing in high value possessions during this auspicious period to bring good luck and prosperity. Thus, this is a golden period for the car makers to make hay while the sun shines. Following the footsteps of its fellow car makers in India, Skoda has brought its new Yeti to lure in more buyers during this year’s festive season.
Skoda Auto India has launched the new refreshed Yeti in the county. The SUV has received its mid-life makeover for the Indian car market. The Skoda Yeti is now available in the market in a single ‘Elegance’ variant which is equipped with a 2 litre TDI engine that is available in two different states of tune. The two wheel drive version is capable of generating a max power of 109 bhp and 250 NM of peak torque between 1500-2500 RPM; this engine is mated to a 5 speed manual transmission gearbox. The four wheel drive version produces a max power of 138 bhp and 320 NM of peak torque between 1750-2500 RPM, which is coupled with a 6 speed manual transmission gearbox. The claimed fuel efficiency of the two wheel drive version of the refreshed Skoda Yeti is 17.72 km per litre, while the all 4 wheel drive version is claimed to offer a mileage of 17.67 kmpl.
The new Skoda Yeti SUV gets a new front fascia comprising of new bi-xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights, a new patent chrome front grill that is similar to the new Octavia and Superb cars, and a revised front bumper design with conventional fog lights. The side profile of the SUV has not been changed, except for the two new 16 inch alloy wheel design options, called the ‘Dolomite’ and ‘Forest’ meant for the two-wheel and 4-wheel drive variants, respectively. The rear design of the Yeti features new LED tail lights.
The new Yeti will be offered in 7 body colors, namely – Magic Black, Candy White, Mato Brown, Brilliant Silver, Corrida Red, Lava Blue and Terracotta Orange. The Yeti SUV is also available with an optional contrasting roof in black, white and silver colour. On the inside, the new refreshed Skoda Yeti gets slight changes, including a new 3-spoke steering wheel and dashboard wooden trims. The refreshed Yeti SUV comes with a long feature list, including cruise control, 12-way power adjustable driver’s seat with memory, Bolero infotainment system, power foldable wing mirrors, parking sensors with display, pushbutton start and keyless entry.
The Skoda Yeti is loaded with world class safety features like 6 airbags, Anti-lock Braking System, Electronic Stability Control, Electronic Differential Lock, Hill Hold and Descent Control and Anti Slip Regulation. The new Yeti is tagged at Rs. 18,99,000 and Rs. 20,53,600 for the 2 wheel drive and 4 wheel drive variants, respectively (prices ex-showroom, New Delhi).
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