Skoda Karoq: the mainstay of the model range in Tuningen

Skoda Karoq: the mainstay of the model range in Tuningen-tuningen

› More than half a million units of the SUV have been produced since it was launched in 2017
› Last year and in the first half of 2021, the brand's best-selling SUV and the second most popular SKODA ever
› Second model in SKODA's SUV offensive wins numerous awards
› On the 30th.

The refreshed SKODA KAROQ will make its debut as part of a digital media presentation on November 1st

Mlada Boleslav – Since its presentation in spring 2017, the SKODA KAROQ has played a major role in the Czech car manufacturer's success. Since then, alongside its 'big brother' KODIAQ, the compact SUV has won over numerous customers and specialist magazines around the world and has played a key role in shaping SKODA's development in recent years. In total, the KAROQ has already rolled off the assembly line more than half a million times. Last year and in the first half of 2021, it was the best-selling SKODA SUV and the brand’s second most popular model behind the OCTAVIA. on the 30th. The refreshed SKODA KAROQ will make its debut as part of a digital media presentation on November 1st.

Martin Jahn, SKODA AUTO Board Member for Sales and Marketing, says: “With its generous amount of space and typical SKODA functionality, the KAROQ impressed our customers right from the start. Last year and the first half of 2021, he was our challenged SUV model – which illustrates its meaning in the model portfolio. I am convinced that with the new edition of the Karoq to build on this success story and gain more customers for the brand."

With the Karoq Skoda made the second step in his SUV offensive in 2017, so the model series is an important part of a real success story: 2020, the proportion of this vehicle segment at the global deliveries of Skoda was almost 40 percent. 2020 and in the first half of 2021 the Karoq was even the most demanded SUV of the brand and overall the second most delivered model of the Czech car manufacturer after the Octavia. Overall, more than 500 has been more than 500.000 units of the Karoq rolled from the band, which is currently offered worldwide in 60 countries. SKODA manufactures the model in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Russia and China.

Emotional design and typical SKODA qualities
When it was launched, the KAROQ continued the emotional design language of the KODIAQ with crystalline elements, dynamic shapes and sharp lines. The model designation with a 'K' at the beginning and a 'Q' at the end also continued SKODA's typical SUV nomenclature. The name goes back to the language of the Alutiiq, the native people of Alaska. With its compact dimensions, the KAROQ is ideal for use in the city, while the off-road mode, the high ground clearance and the optional all-wheel drive also allow driving off-road. Its extraordinarily good amount of space and the large luggage compartment make it the ideal vehicle for families and lifestyle-oriented customers. The optional VarioFlex rear seats are just one of the numerous Simply Clever features of the functional KAROQ. It also offers a high level of active and passive safety, numerous assistance systems, even better comfort and a large number of modern connectivity features.

Numerous awards from international specialist media
In addition to its great popularity with customers, the SKODA KAROQ is also very popular with international specialist media. This is underlined by numerous awards since its debut in 2017. In its first year on sale, the KAROQ received awards from the top-circulation automobile magazines in Germany, the world's largest single market for SKODA. Auto Bild presented the 'Golden Steering Wheel' for the best small SUV and auto motor und sport presented it with the 'AUTONIS' award for the best new compact SUV design. In the Auto Zeitung's 'Auto Trophy', the KAROQ beat the competition in the category of the best imported SUV by 25.000 euros in 2017, 2018 and 2019. In 2018, he convinced the participants in the reader election, Best Cars' by Auto Motor and Sport and secured the title as the best import vehicle in the compact SUV and off-road cars. Added to this awards as' Auto of the Year 'in the Czech Republic and in Greece as well as' SUV of the Year' in Bulgaria or the, The Fleet News Awards' in the United Kingdom. The trade journal Company car scored the Skoda Karoq from 2019 to 2021 three times in a row for the company car of the year 'in the category Compact SUV and Crossover. In addition to choosing the 'best family SUV', the Karoq secured by the British magazine What Car? In addition, two awards in Russia. There he convinced as' car of the year 'at Autoreview and as a, best compact 4 × 4-crossover' at Za Rulyom Grand Prix.

Skoda car
› steers successfully through the new decade with the NEXT LEVEL – SKODA STRATEGY 2030.
› is striving to be one of the five top-selling brands in Europe by 2030 with attractive offers in the entry-level segments and additional e-models.
› becomes the leading European brand in India, Russia and North Africa.
› currently offers its customers ten car model series: FABIA, RAPID, SCALA, OCTAVIA and SUPERB as well as KAMIQ, KAROQ, KODIAQ, ENYAQ iV and KUSHAQ.
› delivered over one million vehicles to customers worldwide in 2020.
› has been part of the Volkswagen Group, one of the world's most successful automobile manufacturers, for 30 years.
› manufactures and develops vehicles as well as components such as engines and transmissions independently within the group.
› maintains three locations in the Czech Republic; manufactures in China, Russia, Slovakia and India primarily through group partnerships and in the Ukraine with a local partner.
› employs more than 43.000 employees worldwide and is represented in more than 100 markets.

SKODA AUTO Deutschland GmbH
› entered the German market in September 1991.
› represented in connection with around 1.100 sales and service partners the SKODA brand in Germany.
› is part of the success story of the traditional Czech brand: in 2020, over 181.000 new SKODA vehicles were registered as passenger cars, which corresponds to a market share of 6.2 percent. SKODA was not only the number one import brand in Germany for the twelfth year in a row, but also further consolidated its position among the well-known volume brands.

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