Skoda is all set to rock the whole auto market with its latest release i.e., 2016 Skoda Snowman. It’s the most burning topic in the whole auto market. It is said to be having all the features that an SUV can embed it. This midsize SUV is an aid to replace Skoda Yeti in the market from 2016. But it is also said that none of the features match between them. This SUV is far richer in terms of features and technology as compared to Yeti. The full structure of this SUV is said to be built on the platform MQB. As per the rumors, this model will be out in all wheel drive as well as front wheel drives both. For the customers urging buy an SUV with large cabin space and having best in class comforts this one is surely going to be their choice.
2016 Skoda Snowman – Exterior and Interior Design
2016 Skoda Snowman is expected to be released in both five seaters and seven-seaters. The front seats are height adjustable and the rear seats can be folded to increase the legroom space. The whole interior is provided with a luxurious look. There is less control on the steering wheel for the ease of driver. A five-inch touchscreen panel is situated in the middle to control all the latest technologies this SUV is loaded with. Some of the prime features of this SUV are the voice control navigation system, cruise control, climate control, parking sensor along with the rear camera (optional) and much more. Customers can also opt for heated seats. As it, predecessor Yeti received the best in class safety features so it is expected from Skoda to provide the best in class safety with the seven airbags, ABS, ESC, central locks etc. Clearly, we can see that the new 2016 Skoda Snowman is an amalgam of Skoda Yeti and Skoda Octavia.
This new design has inherited its strength from its predecessor i.e., Yeti and the beauty from Skoda Octavia. The whole structure is aerodynamically much improved from Yeti to reduce the friction offered by the air. Due to this SUV accelerates much quicker. The newly designed seventeen inches aluminum wheels gives this SUV a rich look. This new SUV is approximately half a meter long than the present Skoda Yeti. The new model is expected to be having higher roof line than Yeti.
2016 Skoda Snowman – Engine and Performance
Skoda is expected to be presenting two version of powertrain for the customers. The new 2016 Skoda Snowman will be having both diesel and petrol engines along with an option for front wheel drive and all-wheel drive base as an option. As per the rumors, the petrol engine is off 1.4 and 2.0 liter four cylinder TSI engines paired with six-speed automatic transmission capable of producing 150 hp and 180 hp respectively. The diesel engine comes with 2.0 liter TDI producing 184 horsepower. The fuel efficiency has also been improved from its predecessor. Due to improving in aerodynamics, this SUV reaches from 0 to 60 mph, which is the little bit faster than Yeti.
2016 Skoda Snowman – Release Date and Price
The official date of release of this new 2016 Skoda Snowman is yet unknown, but it is expected to be released in the month of December 2015 or in the first quarter of 2016. The price is expected to be around $30,000 for the base model and will vary as per different models. It will be 24,000 Euros for the European market.