Skoda has hiked costs for the Slavia, from this month. Skoda’s compact sedan was launched in late February with the 1.0 TSI engine with the extra highly effective 1.5 TSI variant being added to the line-up shortly after in March. The carmaker has now elevated costs for its new sedan by as much as ₹ 60,000 bringing an finish to the introductory pricing interval. Prices for the compact sedan now vary from ₹ 10.99 lakh as much as ₹ 18.39 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
Starting with the costs, the bottom Ambition 1.0 TSI is now ₹ 30,000 dearer with the beginning worth now Rs 10.99 lakh as in opposition to the earlier ₹ 10.69 lakh. Similarly, costs for the mid-spec Ambition variant too have been hiked by Rs 30,000 for each the guide and automated variants whereas the highest 1.0 TSI Style is now costlier by Rs 40,000.
|Variants||Old Price||New Price||Difference|
|1.0 TSI Active||₹ 10.69 lakh||₹ 10.99 lakh||₹ 30,000|
|1.0 TSI Ambition||₹ 12.39 lakh||₹ 12.69 lakh||₹ 30,000|
|1.0 TSI Ambition A/T||₹ 13.59 lakh||₹ 13.89 lakh||₹ 30,000|
|1.0 TSI Style (no sunroof)||₹ 13.59 lakh||₹ 13.99 lakh||₹ 40,000|
|1.0 TSI Style (with sunroof)||₹ 13.99 lakh||₹ 14.39 lakh||₹ 40,000|
|1.0 TSI Style A/T||₹ 15.39 lakh||₹ 15.79 lakh||₹ 40,000|
|1.5 TSI Style||₹ 16.19 lakh||₹ 16.79 lakh||₹ 60,000|
|1.5 TSI Style DSG||₹ 17.79 lakh||₹ 18.39 lakh||₹ 60,000|
The extra highly effective Slavia 1.5 TSI, obtainable solely within the fully-loaded Style variant, is now costlier by a notable Rs 60,000.
Aside from the revised pricing, the Slavia has additionally acquired the beforehand talked about infotainment system change. Skoda has changed the 10-inch touchscreen obtainable from the Ambition variant up with a brand new 8.0-inch unit. The unit nonetheless helps Skoda’s related automotive options although it misses out on the older unit’s wi-fi Android Auto and Apple CarPlay performance. It’s solely obtainable as a wired connection.
Skoda has carried out the identical replace to the Kushaq compact SUV as nicely although the totally loaded Kushaq Monte Carlo does retain the unique 10-inch touchscreen. The Kushaq’s costs haven’t been affected.
The touchscreen alternative is said to the semi-conductor shortages confronted by the complete auto business. Skoda has beforehand mentioned that the transfer to the 8.0-inch unit had been necessitated to maintain deliveries on time and never face any undue delays.