Skoda, after a long wait finally launched its Kushaq in the country. The car is really important for the brand since it initiates the brand’s INDIA 2.0 strategy, something that the brand has undertaken in order to better penetrate the market and bring India-focused products for the customers here. The Kushaq has entered the really hot, C-SUV segment in the country. Products like Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Renault Duster and Nissan Kicks have already been competing here. Out of these 4 products, Creta is the most difficult one to crack. The Korean car has been topping the C-SUV segment sales charts consistently. Skoda aims to take on Creta with its new value-added product. In today’s article, we will look at the Skoda Kushaq vs rivals pricing and variants and see where does the Kushaq actually fit. (All prices mentioned in our story on Skoda Kushaq vs rivals are on-road Mumbai).
Skoda Kushaq – Pricing & Variants
The Kushaq starts at Rs 12.43 Lakh and goes all the way up to Rs 20.85 Lakh. Kushaq is available in 3 variants; Active, Ambition, Style.
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Kushaq gets ESC as standard across all variants. The Active variant gets 16-inch steel wheels, LED tail lamps, multi-collision braking, front centre armrest, height-adjustable driver seat, 6 speakers and rear parking sensors as some of the prominent features. The Ambition variant gets 16-inch alloy wheels, LED headlamps, front fog lamps, ambient lighting, a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system, cruise control, rear AC vents and Hill Hold control as some of the prominent features. The Style variant gets 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlamps, ventilated front seats, wireless charging and TMPM as some of the key features.
Hyundai Creta – Pricing & Variants
Hyundai Creta starts at Rs Rs 11.64 Lakh and goes all the way up to Rs 21.27 Lakh. Creta is available in a total of 5 variants; E, EX, S, SX, SX(O).
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The E variant gets ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, central locking, LED DRLs, projector headlamps, rear spoiler, electrically adjustable ORVM, front armrest, rear AC vent, cooled glove box and power windows are some of the prominent features. The EX variant gets an 8.0-inch infotainment system, front USB charger, shark fin antenna and front & rear skid plate as some of the key features. The S variant gets a rear parking camera, rear defogger, front fog lamps, driver rearview monitor, automatic headlamp, 16-inch styled steel wheel, LED tail lamps, rear window sunshade, cruise control, keyless entry with smart key, automatic AC and rear USB charger as some of the key features.
The SX variant gets a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, wireless charger, connected car tech, integrated smartwatch app, rear reclining seat, LED map & reading lamps, rear centre armrest, panoramic sunroof, electric parking brake with Auto Hold, auto healthy air purifier, drive mode selector and paddle shifters as some of the prominent features. The SX(O) gets some key features like 17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, side & curtain airbags, electrochromic mirror, fully digital instrument cluster, ventilated seats, 8-way adjustable driver’s seat and BOSE premium sound system
Kia Seltos – Pricing & Variants
Kia Seltos starts at Rs 11.51 Lakh and goes up to Rs 21.26 Lakh. Seltos is available in a total of 8 variants; HTE, HTK, HTK Plus, HTX, HTX Plus, GTX(O), GTX Plus and Anniversary Editions.
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The HTE variant gets features like 16-inch steel wheels, projector headlamps, rear parking sensors, front & rear skid plates, rear AC vents, keyless entry, 2-DIN audio and 4-speakers. The HTK variant gets projector fog lamps, electrically-adjustable ORVM, an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system and a 6-speaker audio system as some of the key features. HTK Plus gets heartbeat LED DRLs, 16-inch alloy wheels, auto cruise control, LED sound mood lights and electric sunroof as some of the key features. HTX variant gets 17-inch alloy wheels, TPMS, Crown Jewel LED headlamps, LED fog lamps, Hill Hold Control, all-disc brakes, 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, air purifier and ambient lighting as some of the key features.
HTX variant gets features like ventilated front seats, 8-way driver adjustable seat, BOSE premium sound system, front parking sensors, wireless charger and a 7.0-inch display cluster. GTX(O) variant gets a rearview camera, vehicle stability management, brake assist, red brake calliper, ‘Hello KIA’ wake-up command and auto antiglare IRVM some of the key features. The GTX+ variant gets HUD, wireless charging, remote engine start-stop, traction modes, paddle shifters, multi-drive modes, 360-degree camera and front parking sensors as some key features.
Nissan Kicks – Pricing & Variants
Nissan Kicks starts at Rs 11.43 Lakh and goes all the way up to Rs 17.65 Lakh. It is available in a total of 5 variants; XL, XV, XV Turbo, XV Premium Turbo & XV Premium (O) Turbo.
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The XL variant gets rear AC vents, automatic climate control, remote key, LED DRLs, halogen headlamps, cooled glove box, rear defogger, rear parking sensors, connected car tech and 2-DIN audio system as some of the key features. The XV variant gets a rear wiper, 17-inch alloy wheels, front fog lamps, rearview camera, 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, traction control and idle start-stop as some of the key features. XV Premium gets cruise control, projector headlamps and hill start assist as some key features. XV Premium (O) gets automatic headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, side airbags, front fog lamps with cornering function, rear fog lamp and 360-degree camera as some of the key features.
Renault Duster – Pricing & Variants
Renault Duster starts at Rs 11.49 Lakh and goes all the way up to Rs 16.86 Lakh. It is available in a total of 3 variants; RXS, RXZ & RXE.
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The RXE variant gets projector headlamps, LED tail lamps, 16-inch steel wheels, remote keyless entry, power windows, ABS, EBD with Brake Assist and reverse parking sensors as some of the key features. The RXS variant gets LED DRLs, a 7.0-inch infotainment system, 4-speakers, cooled glove box, voice recognition and rear armrest as some key features. The RXZ gets 16-inch alloy wheels, front fog lamps, reverse parking camera, hill start assist, a driver armrest and cruise control some key features.
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