Skoda Kamiq | Here’s What You Need To Know!

Skoda’s new car model is aimed at a younger demographic looking for a reasonably priced compact SUV for daily use and weekend fun. It is significantly smaller than the Mazda CX-3 and Mitsubishi ASX, its main competitors in the segment. As a Skoda, one can expect it to be reasonably priced, with plenty of cars for the money. 

The front has new split headlights, and the compact boot space is 400L with the rear seats up and 1,395L with the seats folded flat. Sports seats and new alloy wheels in sizes ranging from 16″ to 18″ will also be available. Let’s go over some of the features and technology.

What Exactly Is Skoda Kamiq?

The smallest SUV-hatchback-crossover car ever produced by Skoda. The Kamiq is 3rd model in Skoda SUV , and it is smaller and less expensive than the Kodiaq and Karoq. Seat’s lineup is similar to VW’s: big-boy Tarraco, teeny Arona, and middle-sized Ateca. Volkswagen offers the T-Roc, T-Cross, and Tiguan. You should have figured out the formula by now. These things can be found everywhere.

The Kamiq now comes standard with the following features:

  • Privacy glass
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Umbrella on driver’s door
  • Full LED headlights with animated indicators
  • Rear-view camera with parking sensors
  • Virtual cockpit digital dash
  • 8.0-inch infotainment touch-screen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Powered tailgate
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Dual-zone climate control with humidity sensor

Options For Skoda Kamiq

Metallic and pearl-finish paint comes with a $550 surcharge, premium paint costs $1200, and a sunroof costs $1400 for the Skoda Kamiq Limited Edition. A tow bar costs an extra $1200 on the Kamiq 110TSI Monte Carlo and LE models.

The $4300 Travel pack, which is exclusive to the Kamiq 110TSI Monte Carlo, includes auto parking, premium audio, side blind spot detection, a 9.2-inch screen with satellite navigation, wireless Apple CarPlay, heated front and rear seats, and flappy gearshift paddles on the steering wheel.

Driver Assistance And Safety

Even if your budget only allows for the entry-level Skoda Kamiq 110TSI Monte Carlo, you’ll have peace of mind thanks to a plethora of standard safety and driver-assist technologies.

City emergency braking assists, anti-lock brakes, stabilisation and traction control systems, anti-slip regulator, hill hold assist, an electric diff lock, driver steering assist, hydraulic brake assist, rain braking system for optimum level stopping on wet surfaces, and lane assist are among them.

The multi-collision braking system, which reduces additional accident damage, also keeps you safe. There’s also a rear camera, manoeuvre brake, parking sensors, driver fatigue detection, and seven airbags.

Adaptive LED headlights, auto-dimming interiors, rain-sensing wipers, door mirrors, emergency flashing brake lights, tyre pressure monitoring, and hazard lights that activate on effect are also usual. Adaptive cruise control that fluctuates with traffic speed is also standard.

Convenience, Comfort, And Infotainment

The Skoda Kamiq 110TSI Monte Carlo has an 8.0-inch high-resolution infotainment screen, phone connectivity, wireless charging, music streaming, and four USB ports. If you want satellite navigation, go for the Kamiq 110TSI LE, which has a larger 9.2-inch screen and wireless Apple CarPlay, or select it as an option pack on the entry model.

Dual-zone and privacy glass climate control are standard across the range to keep it warm in the winter and cool during the summer. Do you want the extra light that a sunroof provides? Then select the Kamiq 110TSI Monte Carlo, which includes a black roof lining, premium cloth trim, and sports pedals.

If you want to spice up your driving experience, stick with the 110TSI Monte Carlo, which has sport chassis control and switchable drive modes. What about the luxurious appearance and feel of leather trim? Go for the 110TSI LE, which combines leather and a suede-like material.

Only the LE tiller has a leather-bound rim and flappy gearshift paddles, while both Kamiq models have a sports steering wheel. Dash inserts with copper-coloured air vent frames complement the interior, and the driver’s seat is power-adjustable, with heated seats available in both rows.

LEDs are used in the daytime, running lights, brake lights, and front and rear lights across the board. LED headlights are also included, as is an AFS.

The grille distinguishes the two models, with the Kamiq LE sporting a chrome grille frame rather than the sportier black frame of the Kamiq 110TSI Monte Carlo. The window frames on the Kamiq 110TSI Monte Carlo are black, while the Kamiq LE has chrome surrounds.

Options For Engines And Transmissions

Since the entry-level Skoda Kamiq model has been discontinued, the only powertrain option for the 110TSI Limited Edition and Kamiq 110TSI Monte Carlo variants is the 110kW/250Nm 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbo-petrol engine mated to a seven-speed DSG transmission.

Is The Skoda Kamiq Expensive?

Kamiqs all drive their front wheels. And the specification is straightforward: basic S trim cars start at £19,000, with SE Drive, SE, SE L, and Monte Carlo levels to choose from. Skoda Kamiq believes that a mid-range 1.0-litre SE manual will be the most popular product. If you’re looking for a sensible, almost excruciatingly worthy set of small family wheels at a decent cost, keep reading about the Skoda. 

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