Skoda company announced that by the end of 2015 will present the new 2016 Skoda SUV model. Encouraged by the great success of Skoda Yeti models, the company decided to offer new models in the SUV segment. The first of these, which was announced as the 2016 Skoda Snowman, will be available in early 2016.
2016 Skoda Snowman will be positioned above the Skoda Yeti SUV. The extraordinary success of the Yeti model is not the only reason why the company is developing new SUV models. In recent years, the demand for such vehicles has increased recently. Such vehicles used were the trademark of the US market, but the demand and increased the sales in other world markets. For this reason, Skoda is developing another SUV model, which will be presented after Snowman SUV. It is already announced Skoda Sherpa SUV model.
2016 Skoda Snowman – Design and Specs
Skoda’s new SUV is the result of hardworking and patiently planning. It combines the best features of several different models. Firstly, the vehicle will possess the performance of the new generation Skoda Superb, and is based on the tried and proven Skoda Yeti SUV. However, the biggest impact on the 2016 Skoda Snowman has a new generation of VW Tiguan SUV.
As the new Tiguan, Snowman is set on VW MQB platform. Similarly, the new VW Tiguan, 2016 Skoda Snowman will offer versions with 5 and 7 seats, and the length of the vehicle is 4.6 meters. The vehicle is characterized by great comfort, outstanding luggage space, as well as excellent off-road capability. Evidence of exceptional ambition of the company, related to this SUV, is comparison of its performance with models of Land Rover company.
Some other similarities Snowman and VW Tiguan models are reflected in the propulsion unit. Specifically, it was announced that the 2016 Skoda Snowman will offer several different engine choices. These are the engines Euro 6 standards from Volkswagen palette. On offer should find a petrol four-cylinder TSI engines with displacements of 1.4 liters and 2.0 liters. The first will dispose with 150 horsepower, while the more powerful deliver 180 horsepower and 220. Also, will be offered versions with TDI diesel engine, 2.0 liter. As gasoline 2.0-liter engine, and the engine will have two versions, with 150 and 180 horsepower.
Price of 2016 Skoda Snowman
New Skoda SUV aims to repeat the success of the Yeti model, and thus raise the sale of vehicles of the company to a new, higher level. As Superb, Yeti and Roomster models, 2016 Skoda Snowman will be manufactured in the Kvasiny plant in the Czech Republic. The starting price on the European market, is estimated at around 25,000 euros.