Skoda Kodiaq is the new SUV from the Czech manufacturer. This is an all-new seven-seater SUV that is being launched in India this year. The Skoda Kodiaq is underpinned by the MQB platform of Volkswagen and this SUV will be assembled in India. One of Kodiaq’s main rivals will be the Ford Endeavour. The Ford Endeavour reminds one of the classic American muscle trucks. This is a ladder -on-frame construction and has its inherent strengths of durability and ruggedness. It doesn’t have a jazzy styling but looks premium. It comes with a new trapezoidal front grille which has horizontal slats. How do these two vehicles stackup? Read further in our Skoda Kodiaq vs Ford Endeavour Comparison.

Skoda Kodiaq vs Ford Endeavour Price

The Skoda Kodiaq is expected to be priced between ₹ 28 lakhs to ₹ 35 lakhs (on-road).The Kodiaq will be aggressively priced and this help it make a mark in the Indian market.

The Ford Endeavour is priced between ₹ 29 lakhs to ₹ 34 lakhs (on-road). So, in terms of price, they will go head on against each other.

Skoda Kodiaq vs Ford Endeavour Specifications

SpecificationsSkoda KodiaqFord Endeavour
Engine (Diesel)2.0-litre diesel2.2/3.2-litre diesel
Power170bhp158/198bhp
Torque400Nm385/470Nm
Transmission6-speed MT/ 7-Speed DSG6-speed manual/ auto

 

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Skoda Kodiaq vs Ford Endeavour Dimensions

DimensionsSkoda KodiaqFord Endeavour
LxWxH mm4,697×1,882×1,7804,792×1,860×1,837
Wheelbase (mm)2,7912,850
Ground Clearance (mm)190225

 Skoda Kodiaq front

Skoda Kodiaq vs Ford Endeavour Design

The Skoda Kodiaq takes inspiration for the Vision S concept. The Kodiaq has Czech crystal glass which is set into the headlamps of the Kodiaq. The front grille is a three-dimensional and attractive one. It commands good road presence as well. This SUV is intelligently designed, hence doesn’t look as big as it is. It is built on a monocoque chassis, unlike the Endeavour.

The Ford Endeavour is rugged and sleek. This SUV is 4892mm long and has a ground clearance of 225mm. This allows the Ford Endeavour to tackle any kind of terrain with ease. The menacing road presence and massive size makes the Ford Endeavour  stand out in a crowd.

Ford Endeavour_2

 

Skoda Kodiaq vs Ford Endeavour Interiors

The Skoda Kodiaq has interiors that are contemporary and also exude a very premium feel. The cabin is also quite utilitarian. The interiors feel solidly built.Skoda vehicles are generally spacious, hence, we expect the new SUV to have more than sufficient space at least in the first two rows. The third row might be ideal for children or if adults occupy them, then suitable for short distances. The interiors shall be black and beige or just black depending on the variant one buys. There will be multiple LED screens offered.

Skoda kodiaq Interior

The Ford Endeavour has a tall stance and you are in command of the road while being seated. The contemporary interiors provide a premium feel. The neat, straight and a proportionately laid out dashboard is pleasing to the eyes. The colour theme is two-tone black and light beige which looks rich and feels luxurious too. The third row seats are electrically foldable, with the help of a button placed in the boot. This makes it very convenient during loading luggage. The Ford Endeavour also has an electric boot.

Ford Endeavour_9

Skoda Kodiaq vs Ford Endeavour Engine

It will have a 2.0-litre TDI turbo-diesel and a 1.4-litre TSI petrol engines. The diesel is expected to churn out 170bhp of power and 400Nm of maximum torque.Transmission choices will include a six-speed manual and seven-speed DSG.

The Ford Endeavour  has two engine options, one is a 2.2-litre diesel with 158bhp of power at 3200rpm and 385Nm torque at 1600-2500rpm. The other is a 3.2-litre diesel unit with 198bhp of power at 3000rpm and a massive 470Nm torque at 1750-2500rpm. The 2.2-litre engine comes mated to a six-speed manual as well as a six-speed automatic transmission. The manual gearbox has a 4×2 as well as a 4×4 option. The 3.2-litre comes only with the six-speed automatic and 4×4 option in the Ford Endeavour 2016.

Skoda Kodiaq vs Ford Endeavour Mileage

The Kodiaq petrol is expected to return 8-12km/l for petrol and 9-15km/l for the diesel in a mix of city and highway driving. The Ford Endeavour 2.2 returns 9-13km/l and the 3.2 returns 7-11 km/l in a mix of city and highway driving.

Skoda Kodiaq vs Ford Endeavour Features

 Kodiaq

  • Skoda Connect Touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay / Android Auto
  • Automatic tailgate
  • Leather upholstery
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Electrically adjustable front seats
  • Ventilated seats
  • Push button start on steering wheel

Endeavour

  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Touchscreen audio system
  • Dual zone AC
  • Reverse camera
  • Navigation
  • Push button start
  • Leather upholstery

Skoda Kodiaq vs Ford Endeavour Safety

Kodiaq

  • 7 airbags
  • ABD with EBD
  • Hill hold
  • Hill descent control
  • Parking assist

Endeavour

  • 7 airbags
  • ABS with EBD
  • Hill assist
  • Descent control
  • Vehicle stability control
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