Following the arrival of the new Tiguan, the launch of the Skoda Kodiaq 7-seater SUV has finally taken place in India. Both SUVs share a common platform and are likely to get the same engine options as well. But what about the rest? Read our Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan comparison to find out how these two upcoming SUVs in India stack up against each other.
Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Comparison of Price
|Skoda Kodiaq||Rs. 34.49 Lakh|
|Volkswagen Tiguan||Rs. 27.98 lakh – 31.38 Lakh|
The new Skoda Tiguan is available in one variant only. it has an ex-showroom price of Rs 34.49 lakh. At this price, the new 7-seater SUV is significantly costlier than the Tiguan. However, the Czech SUV should able to justify the higher price tag through a slightly more power engine, more seats and a slightly higher list of features. The Kodiaq gets 4 year warranty and 4 year roadside assistance standard. At Rs 59.9k, customers can buy a 4 year maintenance package as well.
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Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Specification Comparison
|Skoda Kodiaq (expected)||Volkswagen Tiguan|
|Engine Type/ Displacement||2.0 L TDI Diesel||2.0 L TDI Diesel|
|Power||150 PS||143 PS|
|Torque||350 Nm||340 Nm|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||7-speed DSG Automatic||7-speed DSG Automatic|
Both SUVs are powered by a 2.0 L TDI diesel engine. However, there is a slight difference in specifications. Both the cars offer a 7-speed DSG and AWD. However, the Kodiaq gets a slightly more powerful engine. In comparison to the Tiguan’s 143 PS-340 Nm, the latest Skoda SUV offers 150 PS-350 Nm. However, let’s not forget that the Kodiaq is a bigger and a heavier model.
Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Mileage Comparison
|Skoda Kodiaq||Volkswagen Tiguan|
|Mileage||16-17 KMPL||17.06 KMPL (claimed)|
Since both crossovers get the same 2.0 L diesel, claimed fuel efficiency figures could be similar. However, the Kodiaq is bigger and heavier, which means it could be slightly less fuel efficient.
Skoda Kodiaq Images
Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Comparison of Dimensions
|Length||4700 mm||4486 mm|
|Width||1910 mm||1839 mm|
|Height||1680 mm||1672 mm|
|Wheelbase||2790 mm||2677 mm|
The Skoda Kodiaq is clearly bigger than the Volkswagen Tiguan. Although both SUVs are based on VW’s MQB platform, the Kodiaq comes with three rows of seats and hence, is longer. It is also wider and boasts a longer wheelbase.
Volkswagen Tiguan Images
Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Comparison Verdict
As is clearly evident, both products are equally premium. There are many similarities, but there’s enough that sets these two apart. The most telling difference is the amount of space on offer. Kodiaq offers seating for 6-7 while the Tiguan has space for 5.
- Price – The Tiguan is significantly cheaper but then, the Kodiaq is larger and offers more seats.
- Specifications – Both SUVs come with a 2.0 L TDI diesel with a 7-speed DSG. However, the Kodiaq is slightly more powerful, at least on the paper.
- Design – The Tiguan and Kodiaq both feature typical European styling with clean straight lines. It all comes down to personal taste at the end of the day.
- Features – Both the cars are loaded with features.
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