Škoda’s baby SUV to bring sub-£18k pricing
Škoda has revealed pricing for its new Kamiq compact SUV, which is priced from £17,700 and will bring a rival to the Nissan Juke.
Unveiled earlier this year at the Geneva Motor Show, the Kamiq (see our first drive report here) draws on the Vision X concept shown at last year’s Geneva as well as the existing Karoq and Kodiaq SUVs that it sits under.
Due to open for orders shortly, the line-up will bring four trim grades – S, SE, SE L and Monte Carlo. LED headlights and touchscreen infotainment systems are standard on all models while entry-level equipment includes 16-inch alloy wheels, LED tail lights, air con, Swing infotainment system with DAB, a 6.5-inch touchscreen display and Škoda e-Call.
The SE model starts from £19,135 OTR and upgrades equipment to 17-inch alloy wheels, body-coloured bumpers, Bolero infotainment system with 8-inch touchscreen display and Wireless Smartlink for Apple CarPlay. SE models also come with rear parking sensors, cruise control and light and rain sensors.
SE L models are priced from £21,180 OTR and add 18-inch alloy wheels, Amundsen infotainment system with satellite navigation and 9.2-inch touchscreen display, keyless engine start/stop and Blind Spot detection. Styling additions include black and silver micro-suede interior upholstery, silver haptic decorative inserts and hot stamping in glossy black and rear LED lights with dynamic indicators.
The recently revealed top-spec Kamiq Monte Carlo features gloss black detailing and badging along with a panoramic roof, special 18-inch Vega anthracite alloy wheels, and a red LED ambient lighting system. Final prices for the Monte Carlo model are still be announced.
Engine line-up brings four engine options: three petrol and one diesel. Petrols comprise two 1.0 TSI units with outputs of 95hp and 115hp, and a 150hp 1.5 TSI motor while the diesel engine is a 115hp 1.6 TDI unit. All bar the entry-level petrol can also be specified with a seven-speed DSG gearbox. NEDC Correlated CO2 emissions start from 112g/km for the diesel with either manual or DSG transmission and rise to 116g/km for the 95hp and 115hp 1.0 TSI units. Figures are yet to be announced for the 1.5 TSI.
First deliveries start in November.