There’s a smart new look for the Skoda Kodiaq car lease range, plus more equipment after a revamp.
The new model will arrive in July with upgraded driver assistance systems and new engines.
Prices for the entry-level SE version start at £27,650 OTR.
The order books have opened, and this is an SUV to consider leasing.
Contract hire Skoda Kodiaq
The contract hire Skoda Kodiaq gets a new front end with a higher bonnet.
The bumpers also get a fresh design, as does the radiator grille.
The Kodiaq has new front lights and for the first time LED technology. Some models feature full LED matrix lights.
Design tweaks include a distinctive diffuser and there’s a new spoiler on the tailgate.
The Kodiaq has a practical and spacious cabin with a new two-spoke steering wheel.
The stylish Kodiaq
Engine choices for the stylish Kodiaq include two diesel units and three petrol choices.
There are also all-wheel drive and automatic transmission choices, and Skoda says that the new engines are more fuel-efficient than the ones they replace.
The highlight of the range is a new 2.0-litre TSI unit producing 245 PS – this is reserved for the vRS model.
The engines are also lighter with the entry level model featuring a turbocharged 1.5-litre petrol unit producing 148 bhp.
Skoda Kodiaq scores highly for equipment
As usual, the Skoda Kodiaq scores highly for the amount of equipment and this is also a safe car.
Improved systems include the adaptive cruise control and there’s an emergency braking function that is able to detect cyclists and pedestrians and act accordingly.
There are also radar sensors at the rear of the SUV to help detect the potential of a collision and prepare the vehicle and the occupants for any potential impact.
The level of standard equipment includes front and rear LED lights, a multifunction trip computer and a space-saving temporary spare wheel.
Trims offer more equipment
Other trims offer more equipment with the SE L having 19-inch alloy wheels, LED matrix lights, chrome roof rails and dynamic indicators.
The SportLine offers a rear view parking camera, and an all-weather lighting system.
There’s an L&K trim which adds a virtual cockpit, cornering headlights and ventilated leather front seats.
Pricing for the new Skoda Kodiaq vRS is still to be announced but the car features a virtual cockpit and 20-inch alloy wheels, plus it will have all-wheel drive as standard.
The facelifted Skoda Kodiaq car lease range is an impressive offering in the competitive SUV segment.