The Skoda Vision concept X will become in series, the Skoda Kosmiq.
In march 2018, the concept car Skoda Vision X announced an upcoming urban SUV. It should be named Skoda Kosmiq and join the range in September 2019.
At the salon of Geneva 2018, beginning last march, Skoda unveiled the concept car Vision X. This study of urban SUV will give rise to a series production model which will be unveiled next year at Geneva.
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Kosmiq, Karoq and Kodiaq This urban SUV will be the alter-ego in Skoda of the Volkwagen T-Cross and Seat Arona.
This little brother of the Skoda Karoq and Skoda Kodiaq should be called Skoda Kosmiq. Czech brand has not yet formalized this new surname. On the other hand, she has filed the name.
Moreover, according to our colleagues from the Czech website auto.cz, which has put the hand on an internal document by means of a dealer of the brand, the production of the Skoda Kosmiq will begin in mid-July, exactly a week 28. It will therefore be in concession to the season, in September 2019.
“The Skoda Kosmiq will enter production in mid-July, 2019“
With this third SUV, Skoda will have a range of leisure activities comparable to that of the cousin Seat. The parallel is the following : on the B-segment, one will find the Seat Arona and the Skoda Kosmiq, on the C-segment, the Seat Ateca and the Skoda Karoq and, on the D-segment, the Seat Tarraco and the Skoda Kodiaq. It should be noted that the Skoda Kosmiq will also share its technical platform, MQB A0, with the new Volkswagen T-Cross.
End-of-life for the Fabia Combi ? The Skoda Fabia Combi Scoutline will she be threatened by the Skoda Kosmiq ?
The coming of the Kosmiq, of course, begs the question of the survival of the Skoda Fabia Combi in the range of the manufacturer. In 2013, the arrival of the Peugeot 2008 has sounded the death knell for the Peugeot 207 SW which has not been replaced. The second generation of the Renault Captur, expected in early 2020, is to condemn the Renault Clio Estate. Another threat for the Skoda Fabia Combi, internal this time, in the form of the compact sedan Skoda Scala.
However, the mass is not yet known for the little break in the Czech republic. In some markets, demand is still strong and its cost remains lower than that of an urban SUV or a compact sedan. For the customer of the brand, which research the fair price, this to his importance.
CITIGOe : the city 100% electric
Another novelty in the range Skoda, the second generation of the city car Citigo will be unveiled, it also show, in Geneva, in march 2019, in a version that is purely electric. It will be known as Skoda CITIGOe.