Tuesday, September 09, 2014
By Kamal Swami
Skoda to launch facelift Yeti tomorrow
Skoda India, the Indian division of Czech car maker Skoda is going to launch the facelift version of its crossover Yeti in Indian car market tomorrow. The facelift Yeti will however be offered only in the top end variant “Elegance” of its existing line-up and both options of 4x2 and 4x4. The facelift version of Yeti has undergone various contemporary cosmetic changes without making any noticeable changes under the bonnet. The crossover would be empowered with 2.0 litre TDI engine with two engine tunes of 108.5 bhp that will be adorned in 4x2 version and another of 138 bhp which will be mounted in 4x4 version. The engines would be mated with five speed and six speed manual gear transmission system respectively.
Talking about the cosmetic changes the front fascia will receive newly developed front bumper, bi-xenon head lamps, LED tail lights, new wing mirrors, and newly developed al loy wheel . Inside the cabin it receives new steering wheel which is similar to new Skoda Octavia. As far as the price of facelift Yeti are concerned nothing has been so far revealed by the company and is expected to be disclosed at the time of its launch.
Apart from above mentioned features it is speculated that Czech car maker may also offer additional features like climate control, keyless entry, leather wrapped steering wheel, high defined audio system and electronic wing mirrors. It could also sport ABS+EBD, tyre pressure monitor, hill hold, ESP and many more.
Click here to read about the features offered in outgoing version of Skoda Yeti.