The city SUV, the Skoda Kamiq, commemorated its world premiere on 23 April 2018 at the Skoda International Media Workshop at the Czech Embassy in Beijing. Following on from the Skoda Kodiaq and the Skoda Karoq, the new SUV is to end up being the third member of the Skoda SUV family. The Skoda Kamiq is rigorously continuing the effective Skoda SUV design language and impresses with modern technology and an expressive design. Right away after the world premiere, Skoda will provide the Kamiq to the public at the ‘Auto China 2018’ in Beijing.
The new 2019 Skoda Kamiq combines compact measurements and a remarkably roomy interior. The body is 4,390 mm long, 1,781 mm wide and 1,593 mm high. The wheelbase is 2,610 mm. The car is equipped with an all-new 1.5-litre petrol engine that produces a power output of 81 kW and torque of approximately 150 Nm. The engine’s power is transmitted by means of an automatic transmission.
The 2019 Skoda Kamiq’s style includes all the features of Skoda’s effective SUV style language. The common radiator grille with its vertical double slats is an unmistakeable expression of Skoda’s DNA. Lines in the crystalline headlights flow into the lines of the grille, lending the Kamiq a vibrant appearance. The accurate, sharply cut twister line offers a three-dimensional look and, together with the 17-inch double five-spoke alloy wheels, produces a sporty profile. The crystalline tail lights are positioned horizontally. This and the outward position of the reflectors make the SUV appear larger.
The robust style likewise continues in the interior. Thanks to the raised infotainment screen in the centre of the control panel, the motorist can run lots of vehicle functions with great ease and convenience. A chrome trim stumbling upon the entire width of the dashboard stylishly connects its elements. One effective information is the ingenious, angled installation of the speakers. Due to their ergonomic style, the driver and front traveler seat deal exceptional convenience and lateral support. The seat covers been available in a plaid pattern with 3D result, which even more improves the modern feel of the interior.
The 2019 Skoda Kamiq is targeted at young, urban consumers who want to maintain their digital way of life even whilst on the go in their car and who prefer modern-day connectivity options. Therefore, the new SUV is geared up with a smart connectivity system that has been newly established by Skoda. The technological highlight of the system is the voice control from iFLYTEK, one of Asia’s leading service providers of voice acknowledgment based upon artificial intelligence. The software comprehends regional Chinese dialects and can even find out specific and regional language styles instantly. Mobile phones can be connected via Apple CarPlay, Baidu Carlife and MirrorLink ™ user interfaces; compatible apps are operated on the eight-inch screen with a resolution of 1,280 x 720. In addition, the connectivity system likewise provides lots of useful services such as a guide for restrictions based upon number plates, real-time traffic info, weather information and POI alerts.