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Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan- Price, Specs, Mileage, Dimensions, Design Comparison

In the next few months, a number of premium SUVs will be launched in India. The Volkswagen Group itself is going to launch two new SUVs. The first one to be launched will be the new Tiguan. It will then be followed by the launch of the Skoda Kodiaq. Both the SUVs share a common platform and are very likely to get the same engine options as well. But what about the rest of the comparison? Read our Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan comparison to find out how these two upcoming SUVs fare against each other.

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Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Comparison

Kodiaq vs Tiguan

Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Comparison- Price

Skoda KodiaqRs. 26.00 lakh – 33.00 Lakh
Volkswagen TiguanRs. 25.00 lakh – 30.00 Lakh

We expect both the SUVs to be priced similarly somewhere between INR 25 and 30 lakhs. Since both the SUVs will be made locally, it is expected that the prices would be competitive.

Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Comparison- Specifications

Skoda KodiaqVolkswagen Tiguan
Engine Type/ Displacement2.0 L TDI Diesel2.0 L TDI Diesel
Power (estimated)174 HP190 HP
Torque (estimated)350 Nm400 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)7-speed DSG Automatic7-speed DSG Automatic

Both the SUVs are very likely to be powered by a 2.0 L TDI diesel engine.That said, there could be a difference in the specifications. The petrol engine options could include either a 1.4 L TSI or a 1.8 L TSI. The Tiguan and Kodiaq will come equipped with a 7-speed automatic DSG and an optional AWD.

Kodiaq vs Tiguan Specifications Comparison

Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Comparison- Mileage

Skoda KodiaqVolkswagen Tiguan
Mileage16-17 KMPL17-18 KMPL

Claimed fuel efficiency figures could be similar since both crossovers are expected to get the same 2.0 L diesel, . Now that said, the Kodiaq is bigger and heavier vehicle, which means it could be slightly less fuel efficient.

Skoda Kodiaq- Images

Skoda Kodiaq Images

Volkswagen Tiguan-  Images

Tiguan Images

Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Comparison- Dimensions

Skoda KodiaqVolkswagen Tiguan
Length4700 mm4486 mm
Width1910 mm1839 mm
Height1680 mm1646 mm
Wheelbase2790 mm2681 mm

The Skoda Kodiaq is very clearly a bigger vehicle than the Volkswagen Tiguan. Even though both the SUVs are based on Volkswagen’s MQB platform, the Kodiaq comes with three rows of seats and hence is longer than the Tiguan.

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Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Comparison- Verdict

As it is very evident, both the SUV’s are equally premium. Though there are many similarities, but there is more than enough that sets these two apart. The most evident difference is the amount of space on offer. Kodiaq offers seating for 6-7 people while in comparison the Tiguan has space for 5 people.

  • Price – Adding some logic to our thinking, the Tiguan should be slightly cheaper than the Kodiaq as it is a smaller vehicle.
  • Specifications – Both the SUVs are likely to come with a 2.0 L TDI diesel with a 7-speed DSG. That said, exact specifications could be slightly different.
  • Design – The Tiguan and Kodiaq both feature typical European styling with good clean straight lines. It all eventually depends upon ones personal taste that which car he would like more.
  • Features – The top end variants of both will be loaded with great features. Here variant wise features list could be the deciding factor. One will have to wait till their official launch for that.

Kodiaq vs Tiguan Image

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Stay tuned to indiaautoz.in for more such comparisons and news on developments in the Indian automobile industry.

About Abhishek Barmase

Abhishek Barmase is a passionate automobile lover who loves to keep himself updated with the latest development in the Indian Automobile Industry. His love for automobiles made him start his own automobile website, http://indiaautoz.in .

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