The Skoda Karoq is the second model in the brand’s SUV offensive.
The Karoq made its debut in Ireland recently, starting at €27,715 for the very well-equipped ‘Ambition’ model. New technologies including a digital information display and a new 1.5 TSI petrol engine are featured for the first time in a Škoda
The Karoq sits just below its bigger brother, the Kodiaq in the Skoda line-up, and the carmaker says that this gives customers all the space, functionality and clever features that are synonymous with the brand.
Outside, from the Karoq's aggressive stance and off-road character to its LED lighting, use of high-quality materials and precise workmanship, the Karoq makes a great first impression.
The positive impressions continue inside when you discover the optional Vario-Flex seats that can be adjusted forward and back, folded or completely removed, allowing for the boot capacity to be increased to a cavernous 1,810 litres if required, as well as the umbrella beneath the passenger seat and the optional electric tailgate.
New technologies including driver-assistance systems and full LED headlights are featured and – for the first time in a Skoda– a digital instrument panel, which allows the driver to dynamically view numerous pieces of information at a touch of a button.
The Karoq comes with a choice of four engine variants ranging from 116 to 150 BHP with three DSG offerings as well as a 150 BHP 4X4. The top navigation systems, Columbus and Amundsen, also offer a Wi-Fi hotspot and an optional LTE module is available for the Columbus system for on board WIFI. A wireless phone charger can also be added to the Karoq removing any smart phone battery life anxiety.
The Ambition trim comes standard with 17” ‘Ratikon’ alloys, 8” touch screen ‘Bolero’ radio, 2-zone climatronic air-conditioning, rear parking sensors, ‘Smart Link+’ and chrome roof rails and window surrounds.
The Style trim adds 18” ‘Mytikas’ alloys, 9.2” Columbus touch screen Sat Nav, Sim card slot for SkodaConnect, rear view camera, DAB radio and Keyless Entry with Start/Stop button.
For more details on the Karoq or any of the Skoda range, call Michael Moore Car Sales on (090 ) 6474620.