Last month, Kushak and Slavia contributed the most to the sales growth, the company said. Skoda said that despite the global chip crisis, the company is delivering all its cars on time. However, the company has removed some features from the Kushak and Slavia due to the lack of chip supply.
The company has downgraded the 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system from Slavia and Kushak to 8-inch units. The company has said that customers can get the standard size infotainment system installed later with the help of the dealership.
Meanwhile, the company has launched the Kushak Ambition Classic in India at a starting price of Rs 12.69 lakh (ex-showroom). The aim was to bridge the gap between the Active and Ambition variants of the car. Skoda Kushak gives direct competition to mid-size SUV cars like Kia Seltos, Hyundai Creta and Tata Harrier in the Indian market.
The System Ambition and Style trims of the Skoda Slavia and Kushak get a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system, while the base variant Active gets a 7-inch touchscreen unit. The 10-inch unit is equipped with wireless support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay along with eight speakers.
Recently, Skoda India launched the Kushak Monte Carlo variant in the country. Its price has been kept between Rs 15.99 lakh and Rs 19.5 lakh (ex-showroom). Depending on the top-spec styling variant, the Monte Carlo is available with both 1.0-litre and 1.5-litre TSI engines. It is offered in manual and automatic gearboxes.
The Kushak Monte Carlo gets top-spec features like full LED headlamps, automatic wipers and headlamps (with Follow Me Home feature), ventilated front seats, 6-speaker sound system with subwoofer, auto dimming rear view mirrors and tire pressure monitoring system etc. have been given.
Talking about the design of the Skoda Kushak Monte Carlo, it gets Skoda’s signature grille, black front and back bumpers, newly designed alloy wheels and Monte Carlo badging has been given. This SUV competes against MG Aster, Kia Seltos, Volkswagen Taigun and Hyundai Creta.