Skoda has revealed the interior of its new seven-seat Kodiaq SUV ahead of its world debut in Berlin this week and public debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show later this month.
The inside of the Nissan X-Trail rival appears to be pleasingly upmarket: something that will come as no surprise to anyone who’s sat inside the firm’s latest Superb model.
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We can see a familiar VW Group infotainment screen in the centre of the dash, bordered by chunky air vents and a myriad of safety assistance buttons.
It’s practical, too – its 4.7-metre length and 1.88-metre width aiding a 720-litre boot space (increasing to 2,065-litres with the seats folded).
For the first time in a Skoda, the Kodiaq will be available with seven seats: squaring it firmly against the Kia Sorento and Hyundai Sante Fe.
Based on the same flexible MQB platform as the latest Volkswagen Tiguan and Skoda Superb, the large SUV is expected to start at around £25,000.
Engine line-ups are yet to be confirmed, although expect a variety of familiar VW Group petrol and diesels. It’s also likely to be offered with four- and two-wheel drive.
Orders for the Skoda Kodiaq will open after September’s Paris Motor Show, with deliveries expected in the UK from early 2017.