According to the statics on November 2009, Volkswagen group is the largest automobile company in the world on basis of production. Skoda, Audi and few other car brands in India belongs to Volkswagen group. But marketing strategy of Volkswagen brands is different from each other. Audi, Skoda and Volkswagen cars in India have separate sales chain and dealership network. The Skoda Auto in India currently has four cars Fabia, Octavia, Laura and Superb. Adding another one to list , Skoda today unveiled the Yeti SUV in India at Auto Expo 2010 New Delhi.
The Skoda Yeti SUV will be available in in the year 2010 itself. Skoda Yeti will have both petrol and diesel variants. Price of Yeti SUV is not yet fixed. But it would higher than top model of Fabia and less than that of Skoda Octavia 2010. The main competitors of Skoda Yeti in India are Mahindra Scorpio and Tata Safari.
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Skoda Yeti at Auto Expo 2010:
Skoda Yeti SUV specification :
Yeti will have 1.2L and 1.8L petrol models and 2L turbo diesel model. Expected mileage of the petrol model is 13-17 kmpl on normal and highways respectively. Mileage of the diesel model will be higher than petrol, and there will be corresponding increase in price. Yeti will have 6 speed automatic and and manual transmission options. 4×4 drive model will also be available.
Skoda Yeti Engine options:
1.2L petrol: 103bhp 175Nm@3500RPM.
1.8L petrol: 157bhp 175Nm@3500RPM.
2.0L Turbo diesel engine: 108bhp 250Nm@ 2000RPM.
Skoda Yeti SUV price and launch date:
Skoda will launch Yeti SUV in India by second half of 2010. The expected price of Yeti India is 9.5 lakhs to 13 lakhs.