Skoda Yeti is the latest SUV launched by Skoda India. Know all about features, specifications & price of Skoda Yeti in this review.

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Skoda Yeti

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Czech-based automaker Skoda's brand new SUV 'Yeti' has hit the Indian roads, in November 2010. The four-wheel wonder is surely going to be a visual treat for the Indian car connoisseurs. With powerful engine and latest safety features being the highlights, Skoda Yeti comes with stylish interiors and sturdy built, perfectly suitable for the pot-holed Indian roads as well as silky-smooth highways. The car boasts of being 'tough outside and soft inside'.

Under the hood of the diesel-driven Skoda Yeti is a 'beast' engine, a 2.0 TDI CR/103 kW 'power house', which churns out maximum power of 140 bhp at 4200 rpm and maximum torque of 320 Nm at 1750-2500 rpm. The four cylinders are in-line. High pressure direct injection system is used for the turbo-charged diesel engine, to give maximum efficiency

Design And Comfort
Skoda Yeti is comfortably designed to offer a luxury ride. It is an amalgamation of safety, functionality and comfort, both on and off the road. The car is packed with a host of innovations in terms of design, which appear for the first time in a Skoda car. The radiator grille with chrome looks bold, which perfectly complements the muscular looks of the vehicle. The wrap-around headlamps are sparkling, with high-set front fog lamps to assist in enhancing its looks. In the rear, the tail lamps light up in 'C' shape, which would make the car look stunning in the bumper-to-bumper traffic.

The sturdy exteriors of Skoda Yeti are complemented by luxurious and spacious interiors. Long drives along highways would be ultimate pleasure, once you get into the leather upholstered plush and comfy seats of the car. The gearshift knob and steering wheel are also leather wrapped, which add to the glamour. The air inside the car is fully pollution free, thanks to its Climatronic system that filters out the unwanted pollutants from the air inside the cabin. For hassle-free use, the exteriors windows and mirrors can be electrically operated. Riding in Skoda Yeti is not a pleasure merely for the passengers, because the driver can adjust both length and height of the steering wheel, for driving comfort.

Ride And Handling
Advanced features including Hill Hold Control and Hill Descent Control are tuned into the new Skoda Yeti, making it one of the most trustworthy SUVs to take on off-road challenges. Adding to the comfort is its off-road Traction Control, which ensures that the people riding in the car are safe, while going up and down steep slopes. Foggy nights are no more a nightmare for drivers, because Skoda Yeti comes equipped with advanced lighting system, smartly designed to offer the best possible visibility during nights. The electro mechanic power steering of Yeti enables easy navigation. Skoda Yeti comes with permanent four-wheel drive (FWD) system, which makes it one of the most comfortable SUVs to drive on Indian roads.
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Safety is uncompromised in Skoda cars and Yeti is no exception. The Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) allows better handling on slippery roads. To give an effortless driving experience, the car is packed with advanced safety features, including Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Electronic Differential Lock (EDL). For taking curves with small radius, all you need to do is switch on the fog lights that come with corner function. Since rough and tumble calls for extra protection of the passengers, Skoda Yeti is equipped with six airbags that give complete protection to all the passengers in the car and protect them from impact during collisions.

Skoda Yeti Price, Variants And Color
Available in two variants - ‘Ambiente’ and ‘Elegance’, Skoda Yeti offers dazzling range of colors to choose from, including Mato Brown, Brilliant Silver, Candy White, Corrida Red, Magic Black and Aqua Mist. Skoda Yeti has been launched with a price tag that ranges between Rs 15 lakh and Rs 17 lakh.

Skoda Yeti Mileage
Both the diesel versions of Skoda Yeti with manual setting ooze out an average mileage of 13-15 kmpl.

Technical Specifications of Skoda Yeti
Model Skoda Yeti
Body Type SUV
Number Of Doors 5
Seating Capacity 5
Fuel Capacity 60 L
Length 4223 mm
Width 1793 mm
Height 1691 mm
Wheelbase 2578 mm
Ground Clearance 180 m
Minimum Turning Radius 5 m
Kerb Weight 1543 kg
Type 2.0 TDI CR/103 kW
Number Of Cylinders 4
Displacement 1968 cc
Transmission Manual 6-Speed Fully Synchronized
Max. Power 140 bhp @ 4200 rpm
Max. Torque 320 Nm @ 1750-2500 rpm
Front Suspension McPherson suspension with lower triangular links and torsion stabiliser
Rear Suspension Multi-Element Axle, With One Longitudinal and Three Transverse Links, with Torsion Stabiliser
Front Disc Brakes with Inner Cooling, with Single/Piston Floating Caliper
Rear Disc Brakes
Steering Type Direct Rack and Pinion Steering with Electro Mecha
Tyre Size 215/60 R16

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