Thursday, November 24, 2011
By Pranjal Gera
Skoda Yeti 4X2 launched at Rs 13.46 Lakhs
The Czech subsidiary of Volkswagen Group, Skoda Auto, has launched the awaited 4X2 variant of their Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) Skoda Yeti. The two wheel drive option of Skoda Yeti is made available in two diesel powered variants namely Active and Ambition, with prices INR 13.46 Lakhs (Ex Showroom New Delhi) and INR 14.32 Lakhs (Ex Showroom New Delhi) respectively. With the launch of new Skoda Yeti 4X2 at this price, it now sits at the entry level of Skoda’s only SUV lineup in India.
The 2.0L turbo diesel engine of Skoda Yeti 4X2 is capable to produce maximum power of 110 PS at 4200 rpm together with 250 Nm of maximum torque at 1500 to 2500 rpm. The gear box comes equipped with a five speed manual transmission.
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The compact SUV is offered with elements like Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Vario Flex and Hill Hold control along with many more advanced features. The Skoda Yeti 4X2 that is available in five colors offers adequate safety features that include traction control, airbags, and Anti-lock Brake System (ABS).
The vehicle, which possesses superior ride quality on and off the road, now comes with improved fuel efficiency of 17.72 kmpl certified by ARAI and that is the best offering in the segment. The Skoda Yeti 4X2 has lost around 100 kilograms kerb weight with the removal of 4X4 system, which has helped the vehicle to produce class leading mileage.
The Skoda in India has recently launched the awaited sedan Skoda Rapid, which has gathered a great response from the car buyers. The company retails sedans Laura and Superb along with hatchback Fabia in the nation.