A new 7-seater SUV has finally arrived in the Indian market today. Following the arrival of the new Tiguan, the launch of the Skoda Kodiaq has finally taken place here. Interestingly, both the SUVs share a common platform which is likely to get similar engine options as well. This is all about the guesses about the launch of both the SUVs before the launch. What about the rest of the comparisons? Here we are bringing the rest of the comparisons. Read the Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan comparison to find out how the two new SUVs in India are a stack up against each other.
Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Comparison of Price
In the launch of the new Skoda Tiguan, the company said the SUV is going to available only in one variant, ie., in a petrol variant and it has an ex-showroom price of INR 34.49 lakh. At this price, the new 7-seater SUV is significantly expensive than the Tiguan. The Kodiaq is getting a 4-year warranty and a 4 year roadside assistance standard.
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|Skoda Kodiaq||Rs. 34.49 Lakh|
|Volkswagen Tiguan||Rs. 27.98 lakh – 31.38 Lakh|
Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Specification Comparison
In terms of specifications, both the SUVs are powered by a 2.0 L TDI diesel engine and there is indeed a slight difference in the specifications on a whole. Both the cars here can only offer a 7-speed DSG and AWD. The Kodiaq is getting a powerful engine. Tiagun has 143 PS-340 Nm, the latest Skoda SUV is offering a 150 PS-350 Nm. A point to notice here is that Kodiaq is a big and heavy model compared to Tiguan.
|Skoda Kodiaq (expected)||Volkswagen Tiguan|
|Engine Type/ Displacement||2.0 L TDI Diesel||2.0 L TDI Diesel|
|Power||150 PS||143 PS|
|Torque||350 Nm||340 Nm|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||7-speed DSG Automatic||7-speed DSG Automatic|
Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Mileage Comparison
Though both the crossovers have the same 2.0-litre diesel and almost the same fuel efficiency figures, there might be some of the differences. Since the Kodiaq is bigger and heavier, it could be slightly less fuel efficient compared to Tiguan.
|Skoda Kodiaq||Volkswagen Tiguan|
|Mileage||16-17 KMPL||17.06 KMPL (claimed)|
Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Comparison of Dimensions
Size wise the Skoda Kodiaq is bigger than the Tiguan though both the SUVs are based on the same platform, ie, VW’s MQB platform, the Kodiaq has three rows of seats and hence, it is longer. Also, it has got a siwder and a longer wheelbase.
|Length||4700 mm||4486 mm|
|Width||1910 mm||1839 mm|
|Height||1680 mm||1672 mm|
|Wheelbase||2790 mm||2677 mm|
Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Comparison Verdict
What are your opinions on our comparison of Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan here? Do share your views on how these two upcoming SUVs in the Indian market, in the comments section below.
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