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New ŠKODA Kodiaq

From £26,140

or from £329 per month

New Skoda KODIAQ

Introducing SKODA’s first seven-seater – the award-winning SKODA KODIAQ. The KODIAQ blends its bold and aggressive aesthetics with peerless practicality and comfort at an unmatchable price. Never has the ultimate family SUV been this affordable. Its striking looks and price aren’t its only key features though, both the interior and engine range are equally impressive. With eight spec levels of trim to choose between, with a range in technology and stunning alloy wheels from 18" to 20" to choose from, your hardest decision will be which KODIAQ to choose!

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Offers

THE KODIAQ SE DRIVE FROM £329 PER MONTH AT 3.1% APR REPRESENTATIVE

Our latest KODIAQ finance offer includes:

✓ We cover your first 3 payments

✓ £4,250 towards your finance deposit with a Solutions PCP*

✓ £159 service plan^

✓ 3-year unlimited mileage roadside assistance

Representative example for ŠKODA KODIAQ SE Drive 1.5 TSI 150PS DSG model, with Quartz Grey metallic paint based on a 48 month, 40,000 mile agreement.
ŠKODA 3 month contribution £987.00
First 3 months of £0 followed by 44 monthly payments of £329.00
ŠKODA deposit contribution £4,250.00
Customer deposit £3,910.19
Total deposit £8,160.19
Term of the agreement 48
Recommended on the road price (including metallic paint) £31,505.00
Metallic paint £595.00
Amount of credit £23,344.81
Optional final payment £11,009.70
Option to purchase fee (payable at the end of your agreement) £10.00
Total amount payable £34,642.81
Representative APR 3.1%
Rate of interest (fixed) 3.06%
Excess mileage (pence per mile) including VAT 7.2
 

Please note

* At the end of the agreement there are three options: i) pay the optional final payment and own the vehicle; ii) return the vehicle: subject to excess mileage and fair wear and tear, charges may apply; or iii) replace: part exchange the vehicle.

With Solutions Personal Contract Plan. 18s+. Subject to status & availability. T&Cs apply. Ordered by 01 July and delivered by 01 October from participating Retailers. Qualifying stock vehicles only. 36 to 49 month agreements only. Agreements with a term less than 46 months may receive a contribution less than the equivalent of 3 monthly payments, however you will not be required to be make a monthly payment for the first 3 months. Indemnities may be required. ^Service Plan covers first two consecutive services limited to 1 x Oil Service and 1 x Oil and Inspection Service with Pollen Filter. Not available in conjunction with any other offer and may be varied or withdrawn at any time. Accurate at 05/2020. Freepost SKODA Financial Services.

ŠKODA UK may change RRPs at any time (this includes where there are government changes in regulation and/or legislation). There may be a delay to any RRP displaying correctly on our materials. Always obtain prices from your chosen ŠKODA retailer.

THE KODIAQ SPORTLINE FROM £445 PER MONTH AT 3.1% APR REPRESENTATIVE

Our latest KODIAQ finance offer includes:

✓ We cover your first 3 payments

✓ £4,250 towards your finance deposit with a Solutions PCP*

✓ £159 service plan^

✓ 3-year unlimited mileage roadside assistance

 
Representative example for ŠKODA KODIAQ SportLine 2.0 TDI 190PS 4X4 DSG model, with Velvet Red metallic paint based on a 48 month, 40,000 mile agreement.
ŠKODA 3 month contribution £1,335.00
First 3 months of £0 followed by 44 monthly payments of £445.00
ŠKODA deposit contribution £4,250.00
Customer deposit £4,195.22
Total deposit £8,445.22
Term of the agreement 48
Recommended on the road price (including metallic paint) £40,605.00
Metallic paint £380.00
Amount of credit £32,159.78
Optional final payment £15,550.20
Option to purchase fee (payable at the end of your agreement) £10.00
Total amount payable £44,920.42
Representative APR 3.1%
Rate of interest (fixed) 3.06%
Excess mileage (pence per mile) including VAT 8.4

Please note

* At the end of the agreement there are three options: i) pay the optional final payment and own the vehicle; ii) return the vehicle: subject to excess mileage and fair wear and tear, charges may apply; or iii) replace: part exchange the vehicle.

With Solutions Personal Contract Plan. 18s+. Subject to status & availability. T&Cs apply. Ordered by 01 July and delivered by 01 October from participating Retailers. Qualifying stock vehicles only. 36 to 49 month agreements only. Agreements with a term less than 46 months may receive a contribution less than the equivalent of 3 monthly payments, however you will not be required to be make a monthly payment for the first 3 months. Indemnities may be required. ^Service Plan covers first two consecutive services limited to 1 x Oil Service and 1 x Oil and Inspection Service with Pollen Filter. Not available in conjunction with any other offer and may be varied or withdrawn at any time. Accurate at 05/2020. Freepost SKODA Financial Services.

ŠKODA UK may change RRPs at any time (this includes where there are government changes in regulation and/or legislation). There may be a delay to any RRP displaying correctly on our materials. Always obtain prices from your chosen ŠKODA retailer.

Business User Only

Contract Hire Agreement

All contract hire offers are based on a 3 year, 30,000 mile agreement.

REPRESENTATIVE EXAMPLE

ŠKODA KODIAQ SE L 1.5 TSI 150PS

Initial Rental £708.00
35 monthly rentals of £236.00
Annual Mileage 30,000 mile agreement
Excess mileage 7p per mile (plus VAT)

*Business users only. EX VAT at 20%. 35 Month Contract Hire. T&Cs apply. No ownership. Until 01.01.20. ŠKODA Financial Services

Please note

* No ownership option.

Business users only. Excess mileage and damage charges may apply. All Prices Exclude VAT payable at 20%. 18s+. Subject to status and availability. T&Cs apply. Ordered by 01/01/2020 from participating Retailers. Indemnities may be required. Not available in conjunction with any other offer and may be withdrawn at any time. Accurate at 10/2019. Freepost ŠKODA Financial Services.

ŠKODA UK may change RRPs at any time (this includes where there are government changes in regulation and/or legislation). There may be a delay to any RRP displaying correctly on our materials. Always obtain prices from your chosen ŠKODA retailer.

The CITIGO is only available from stock. Please check availability with your local ŠKODA retailer.

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Model Lines

SE | From £25,775

  • 18" Elbus alloy wheels
  • Black fabric interior
  • Privacy glass
  • Bolero radio with 8" touchscreen display
  • SmartLink+ (including Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™ and Mirrorlink™ connectivity)
  • ISOFIX child seat fittings on outer rear seats with topteather
  • Front assist
  • Cruise control

SE L | From £29,825

  • 19" Sirius alloy wheels
  • Front and rear LED lights
  • Microsuede/Leather upholstery with heated front seats
  • Columbus satellite navigation with 9.2" touchscreen display and integrated Wi-Fi and WLAN
  • SmartLink+ (including Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™ and Mirrorlink™ connectivity)
  • ŠKODA Connect
  • LED front fog lights with cornering function
  • Cruise control

Edition | From £31,925

  • 19" Triglav alloy wheels
  • Leather upholstery with heated front seats
  • Full LED headlights with adaptive front light system
  • Columbus satellite navigation with 9.2" touchscreen display and integrated Wi-Fi and WLAN
  • SmartLink+ (including Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™ and Mirrorlink™ connectivity)
  • ŠKODA Connect
  • Cruise control
  • Blind spot detection and Lane assist
  • Light assist and High beam control

Scout | From £35,770

  • 19" Crater anthracite alloy wheels
  • Silver pack
  • Off road styling pack
  • Alcantara upholstery seats with Scout logo
  • Columbus satellite navigation with 9.2" touchscreen display and integrated Wi-Fi and WLAN
  • Customisable off-road intelligence
  • Off-road mode
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Cruise control

Sportline | From £35,935

  • 20" Vega anthracite alloy wheels
  • Black styling
  • Alcantara heated front sport seats
  • Sports steering wheel
  • Columbus satellite navigation with 9.2" touchscreen display and integrated Wi-Fi and WLAN
  • SmartLink+ (including Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™ and Mirrorlink™ connectivity)
  • Drive mode select
  • Cruise control

L&K | From £37,935

  • 19" Sirius anthracite alloy wheels
  • Leather heated front seats with L&K logo
  • L&K front and rear bumpers
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Columbus satellite navigation with 9.2" touchscreen display and integrated Wi-Fi and WLAN
  • CANTON sound system
  • SmartLink+ (including Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™ and Mirrorlink™ connectivity)
  • Area view
  • Blind spot detection and Lane assist
  • Light assist with High beam control

vRS | From £43,390

  • 20" Xtreme alloys
  • Dual exhaust pipes
  • Alcantara heated front sport seats
  • Sports steering wheel
  • Virtual cockpit
  • Columbus satellite navigation with 9.2" touchscreen display and integrated Wi-Fi and WLAN
  • Dynamic sound actuator for an enhanced engine sound
  • Front assist
  • Cruise control

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Ten Second Review

Skoda has established itself in the mid-sized SUV segment with this Kodiaq, a model with class-leading passenger space, plenty of luxurious touches and the option of seven seats. It can tow up to 2.5-tonnes and has the largest boot in the class too. In other words, you'd have to take this contender seriously.

Driving Experience

The mainstream Kodiaq engine range is built around three TDI diesel units and a further couple of TSI petrol powerplants. Most will want the 2.0-litre TDI unit, offered with either 150 or 190PS, with the pokier version able to accelerate this large SUV to 62mph in 8.6s on the way to 130mph. This 2.0-litre TDI also comes in 239PS twin turbo form in the top sporting vRS variant. The range of petrol engines consists of a couple of TSI units. The entry-level 1.5 TSI generates 150PS and 250Nm of pulling power. The top-of-the-range 2.0 TSI petrol engine develops 190PS with a decent 320Nm of torque. It'll be a rare choice though. Possibly of more interest than the engines on offer will be the 7-speed dual-clutch auto gearbox, an option to the standard 6-speed manual with some variants. An optional 'Driving Mode Select' system enables the driver to tweak throttle response, steering feel and auto gearshift timings, plus on 4x4 versions there's a 'Snow' setting that optimises things for off road use. Front wheel drive is mandatory on base petrol and diesel Kodiaqs and optional on the 1.5 TSI 150PS or 2.0 TDI 150PS derivatives. Most will want 4WD though and you have to have it on top petrol and diesel units that must also be coupled with the auto transmission.

Market and Model

Prices start from just over £26,000 for a base petrol variant but if you want 4WD or almost any kind of diesel, you're going to be spending in the £30,000 to £35,000 bracket. That's about the same kind of money you'd need for obvious family SUV rivals that offer a 7-seat options, cars like Kia's Sorento and Peugeot's 5008. Comparable mid-sized 7-seat SUV models like Land Rover's Discovery Sport and Hyundai's Santa Fe will cost you more. If you've more to spend, there's a more overtly SUV-orientated 'Scout' model, priced from just over £37,000. Even on models lower in the line-up, equipment levels are quite generous. Entry-level variants get Skoda's 'Bolero' infotainment system. It gets smartphone Bluetooth connection and the 'Skoda SmartLink' set-up. 'SmartLink' supports the use of Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink in the car. For connecting in your smartphone. When the customer connects their phone to the USB port, the relevant setting is shown on the infotainment display. There's also the opportunity of specifying a 'Skoda Connect' package that gives you various online services, remote access to your car via a downloadable app and a 'Care Connect' system that provides emergency assistance. As for safety, well a 'Front Assist including City Emergency Brake' system is standard, using a radar to scan the road ahead for potential accident hazards as you drive. Adaptive Cruise Control, a 'Driver Alert' system to combat fatigue and a 'Traffic Jam Assist' system are all optional.

Summary

Skoda took its time in bringing us a larger family-sized SUV but what's been delivered with this Kodiaq is a very complete package. The 7-seat option is particularly popular and most customers tend to choose to specify this car in a version that gives them 4WD. You'd certainly have to be quite addicted to badge snobbery to choose a pricier Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace over this Czech contender, the Tiguan after all, using exactly the same engineering and offering less interior space. Otherwise, all the things that have made Skoda's smaller Crossover models so appealing also apply here. You get 'Simply Clever' design features, decent levels of efficiency and a car built to stand the test of time. We think the Kodiaq will continue to be a familiar sight on our roads.

Background

You'd certainly think there was a place for Skoda in the segment for larger family-sized SUVs. The brand's smaller Yeti model did, after all, establish the brand's Crossover credentials amongst buyers interested in more compact versions of this kind of car, formulating a presence in the segment that the Czech brand has since built upon, first of all back in 2016 with the launch of this mid-sized 5-to-7-seat Kodiaq model. It utilises the same MQB platform that Volkswagen's Tiguan Allspace and SEAT's Tarraco use in this segment. The Kodiaq though, is slightly more affordably priced than both those models. Add in efficient engines, lots of clever design touches and up-to-the-minute media connectivity and a strong package is in prospect.

Design and Build

The Kodiaq's styling conforms to the way you'd expect a big Skoda SUV to look, with a clear, precise and clean-cut shape marked out by a distinctive, highly recessed shoulder line. The wide, three-dimensional radiator grille is quite striking and the narrow, raked headlights look distinctive appearance. The Kodiaq was one of the biggest VW Group models to be spun off the conglomerate's MQB platform. It's around 4.7m in length and the long wheelbase and short overhangs point to a large interior. That's certainly what you get once you take a seat inside. This is a significantly bigger SUV than the brand's other mid-sized SUV, the 5-seat Karoq, with ample room for heads, legs and knees. The boot's huge too, large enough in fact to accommodate the optional fold-out third seating row that many rival mid-sized Crossovers can't offer. If you stick with the five-seat variant, there's a 720-litre cargo area, extendable to 2,065-litres once you fold the rear bench. If the optional folding passenger seat is chosen, this SUV can transport items up to 2.80m long. An electrically operated tailgate is available, and a Kodiaq fitted with the TDI/DSG/4x4 drivetrain can tow a trailer weighing up to 2.5-tonnes. It's all very practical.

Cost of Ownership

Family-sized SUVs used to be thirsty things, but things have had to improve a lot as this market segment has become more popular. The efficiency performance of this Kodiaq illustrates that very well. All the diesel and petrol engines on offer here feature turbocharged direct injection and fulfil EU6d-TEMP emission standards. As you'd expect, all the powerplants feature a Stop-Start system, brake energy recovery and a powerful thermo-management set-up, contributing to low consumption. As a result, the 2.0 TDI 150PS manual model manages up to 44.8mpg on the WLTP combined cycle and 133g/km of NEDC-rated CO2. The 1.5 TSI 150PS variant manages up to 39.2mpg and 131g/km. The 1.5 TSI 150PS petrol unit uses the VW Group's 'ACT' (or 'Active Cylinder Technology') system that shuts down the second and third cylinders when the load and engine speed are low. The top-of-the-range 2.0 TSI petrol engine can't match that kind of cleverness, but it does feature a clever combustion process for high efficiency. All the usual measures are in place to improve frugality, including an 'Eco' mode on the 7-speed auto gearbox that allows the Kodiaq to coast at speeds above 12mph when the driver takes their foot off the accelerator. The all-wheel drive set-up is optimised for efficiency too, using a control system that when in overrun or at low load, directs drive via the front axle, which saves fuel.

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