Skoda Kushaq is now priced at ₹ 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom), because of the introduction of the brand new entry-level Kushaq Active Peace variant that sits under the Kushaq Active (₹ 10.99 lakh). This is the second new variant added by Skoda to the Kushaq SUV line-up.

The new Skoda Kushaq Active Peace variant misses out on the touchscreen infotainment system and audio system which can be normal on the erstwhile base variant — the Kushaq Active (₹ 10.99 lakh). The new Kushaq Active Peace nonetheless comes with steering-mounted audio controls, which may very well be helpful if consumers select to suit an aftermarket audio system.

This makes the Kushaq’s entry price cheaper by ₹ 1 lakh, even compared to its sister-model, the Volkswagen Taigun, whose pricing begins at ₹ 10.99 lakh for the entry-level Comfortline variant.

As far as engine and gearbox choices go, this variant is simply obtainable with the 115hp, 1.0-litre turbo-petrol engine that’s mated to a 6-speed guide gearbox.

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