Skoda recently revealed the date of the Slavia’s launch, but prior to the launch, the prices of the sedan have been leaked via online platforms. According to these leaked sources, the prices for the Skoda Slavia starts at ₹10.80 lakh starting for the base variant. The Slavia will be introduced as three variants, including Active, Ambition and Style.
Skoda Slavia Pricing
The pricing for the Skoda Slavia starts from ₹10.80 lakhs and climbs up to ₹17.70 lakhs for the top-spec model. The base variant that has a 1.0-litre Active manual is priced at ₹10.80 lakh as mentioned before. The 1.0-litre Ambition manual and automatic is priced at ₹12.60 lakhs and ₹14 lakh respectively.
Moreover, the top-end variant with identical engine and gearbox options has an additional cost of ₹1.75 lakh more. This leaves its price level at ₹15.75 lakhs. The Skoda Slavia Style variant is expected to have the 1.5-litre TSI engine and the 7-speed DSG gearbox and it is the costliest of the group and therein it starts at ₹17.70 lakh.
Just a reminder that the prices which are leaked are tentative prices. Official pricing of the Skoda will be released on its launch day.
What’s new in the Skoda Slavia?
The Slavia is established on the MQB-AO-IN platform which is the same platform used on the Skoda Kushaq and Taigun. It will be larger in dimension with measurements of 4,541 mm in length. Slavia will also have a long wheelbase which will be 2,651 mm which gives more area for cabin space. Most of that space is also used to provide extra legroom for the back seat. One of its features is a large trunk with 520 litres of space.
Engine and Powertrain
The upcoming Skoda Slavia comes with a choice of both manual and automatic transmissions irrespective of the engine. The 1.0-litre TSI petrol engine produces 113 bhp of power and 178 Nm of torque. The larger and more expensive 1.5-litre TSI petrol engine produces 150 bhp of power and 250 Nm of torque. Both the engine variants share the 6-speed manual transmissions. But the automatic transmission in both the trims is very different. The larger motor comes equipped with an advanced 7-speed DSG transmission.
Features and Safety
Some of Slavia’s important features include a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone connectivity and a fully digital instrument cluster. It also includes a wireless charging pad, dedicated twin USB-C ports for the rear seat occupants, Climatronic with air care and touch control.
It includes other safety features such as a tyre pressure monitor, 6 airbags, hill hold control, electronic stability control and more.
1. Is Skoda Slavia replacing the Skoda Rapid?
Slavia made its global debut in November last year. The new Slavia is officially replacing the Rapid sedan in India’s compact sedan space with more upgraded features.
2. When is the 2022 Skoda Slavia coming to India?
The Skoda Slavia was not planned for a 2021-end launch. But the launch will finally happen on February 28th 2022 and the showrooms will receive display units by mid-February.
3. How many Variants does the Skoda Slavia have?
With the new Skoda Slavia, the carmaker aims to further expand its sedan legacy in India. The car will be offered in 3 variants – Active, Ambition, and Style and bookings for this car have already begun in November.