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New Generation Skoda Yeti 2017 Coming Soon to India

Very soon, Skoda India will  launch the much-awaited Kodiaq SUV. Being a large SUV, the  Kodiaq offers seats for 7 and promises comfort and performance which would be a class apart. That said, Skoda India’s new SUV offerings would not stop here. The Czech carmaker will also bring the new model Yeti to India very soon. The new Skoda Yeti 2017 model is most likely to be launched in the mid of this year. FAfter that, the next generation Skoda Yeti will make its India debut at the Auto Expo in Delhi in 2018. Most likely the new generation Skoda Yeti would be launched in October 2018. Read further for more info on the new Skoda Yeti 2017 India launch , price, specifications and more.

Skoda Yeti 2017

New Skoda Yeti 2017

The all new Skoda Yeti 2017 will offer a bigger and a more comfortable cabin. Also it will be powered by a set of new engines. It is expected that the next generation Yeti would be at least as dynamically sorted as the current one. Adding to this, in contrast to the current Yeti’s quirky looks, the 2017 Skoda Yeti will have a conventional crossover styling. It borrows some design cues from the Skoda Vision S Concept. This is the same design  that also inspires the Kodiaq SUV.

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New Skoda Yeti 2017 India- Launch

Release DateMid 2017
India Launch DateOctober 2018

The all new Skoda Yeti 2017 could have a release date in mid-2017. In all its likelihood, it would make its global debut at either the 2017 Paris Motor Show or the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. After that, the new model Skoda Yeti will make its India debut at the 2018 Auto Expo in New Delhi. The India launch of the all new 2017 Skoda Yeti could take place in the festive season of 2018.

New Skoda Yeti 2017 India- Price

Min Expected PriceRs 20 Lakhs
Max Expected PriceRs 25 Lakhs

The new model Skoda Yeti will come to India via the CKD route. It will be assembled at Skoda India’s Aurangabad manufacturing plant. Its quite obvious that the new Yeti 2017 will be cheaper than the Kodiaq. As mentioned abovbe the expected starting prices is around the Rs 20 lakh mark. Whereas the top model could cost slightly higher and touch the Rs 25 lakh mark.

New Skoda Yeti 2017 India- Specifications

Engine TypePetrolDiesel
Engine Displacement1.8 TSI Turbocharged 4-Cylinder2.0 TDI Turbocharged 4-Cylinder
Max. Power180 PS140 PS
Peak Torque250 Nm320 Nm
Transmission7-Speed DSG Automatic6-Speed DSG Automatic

The new Skoda Yeti 2017 will boast of a set of modern diesel and petrol engines. The Diesel motor for India could be the familiar 2.0 TDI Turbo Diesel unit that would pump out a max power 140 PS and a peak torque of 320 Nm. Whereas the Petrol engine for India could be the 1.8 TSI Turbo Petrol engine that would pump out 180 PS of  max power and 250 Nm of peak torque. While the Diesel engine would be mated with a 6-Speed DSG Automatic, the Petrol motor gets a 7-Speed DSG. It is expected that the performance would be Octavia like as engine specifications are pretty much the same.


New Skoda Yeti 2017 India- Mileage

City13-14 KMPL9-10 KMPL
Highway16-17 KMPL12-13 KMPL

Since the engine has similar specifications as that of the Octavia, the mileage is also expected to be the same.

New Skoda Yeti 2017 India- Exterior Design

Skoda Yeti 2017 Exteriors

As mentioned earlier in the article, the new SKoda Yeti 2017 will borrow many styling bits from the Vision S concept. This certainly means it is likely to share some design elements with the Kodiaq SUV as well. The front part of the new model Yeti will have an aggressive as well as premium look. The highlight would be a clamshell hood along with a multi beam headlamp setup. The grille will be wide enough to connect both the headlamps. The side profile would include bold creases, bold wheel arches and and large alloys. While the rear-end will have sleek pair of LED taillamps and a rather steeply raking roofline.

New Skoda Yeti 2017 India- Interior Design

The new 2017 Skoda Yeti is expected to be more spacious than the current model. However it will still be a 5 seater car. Being highly practical the interiors will come with several storage spaces.The  seating layout would also be flexible. The panels will have a higher quality than the current model  already are of premium quality. As mentioned earlier, the design could take a lot of inspiration from the Kodiaq’s cabin. This would make sure that the new Skoda Yeti 2017 looks equally  if not more modern and upmarket. There will be a list of features for added comfort and convenience.

New Skoda Yeti 2017 India- Features

  • Bolero Infotainment
  • Touchscreen Interface for Infotainment Unit
  • Multi-function Steering Wheel
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Multi-zone Climate Control
  • Rain-sensing Wipers
  • Auto Headlamps
  • Bi-Xenons
  • Electric Tailgate
  • Flexible Seating
  • Chilled Glove Compartment
  • Reverse Park Assist
  • 6 Airbags
  • ABS with EBD
  • Traction ControlBrake Assist
  • High Start Assist

New Skoda Yeti 2017 India- Rivals

The primary rivals of the Skoda Yeti 2017 would be the –

  • Honda CR-V
  • Audi Q3
  • Nissan XTrail
  • Hyundai Tucson
  • BMW X1

Stay tuned to indiaautoz for more such articles and to keep updated with Skoda Yeti 2017 Launch. Do leave your feedback and comments in the comments section below.

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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, https://indiaautoz.in .

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