Skoda has given a facelift to the Yeti recently and the car is now available in two avatars- City version and Outdoor version. At the Auto Expo 2014, Skoda India had showcased the Yeti Outdoor version. The Indian subsidiary of the Czech car maker is gearing up to launch the facelifted model soon and the car has been spied in India for the first time. The test mule seen here is the Outdoor version which will go on sale in the Indian market.
The Skoda Yeti facelift will sport a revamped frontal section with the new corporate look. Ther car gets a wider grille, more angular headlights and a refreshed front bumper too. At the rear section, the car gets a mildly revised tail gate and redesigned lights.
With the facelift, Skoda India may also provide more bells and whistles on the car. Internationally, the Yeti is equipped with :
- Keyless entry and go system
- Electrically adjustable driver’s seat
- Cruise control
- Rear view camera
The interior will not see much changes except a new three-spoke steering wheel and colors for the plastics.
On the mechanical front, the car will come with the same 2.0-litre turbo charged oil burner in two states of tune. A 108 bhp state of tune will be found in the front-wheel drive model. The engine makes 250 Nm of torque and will come mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The all-wheel drive model will be powered by a 138bhp motor which makes 320 Nm of torque and will come mated to a 6 speed manual transmission which will send the power to all the wheels. According to reports, Skoda India is also considering launching the Yeti with a 1.4-litre TSI turbo-petrol motor in the future.
The Skoda Yeti facelift will cost around 7-8 percent more than the outgoing model when it launched in September this year. Stay tuned to Motoroids for more dope on the Skoda Yeti facelift India launch.
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