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Skoda Kushaq, Slavia Ambition Get More Powerful 1.5 TSI Engine Option

Soon after launching the Kushaq Onyx Edition, Skoda has now introduced the more powerful 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine option for the Ambition variants of the Kushaq and Slavia.

  •  Prices for the Skoda Slavia Ambition 1.5 TSI start from Rs 14.94 lakh, while the Kushaq Ambition 1.5 is priced from Rs 14.99 lakh (both prices ex-showroom). 
ModelAmbition 1.5 TSIDifference From Ambition 1.0 TSI
Kushaq (MT)Rs 14.99 lakhRs 1.8 lakh
Kushaq (DCT)Rs 16.79 lakhRs 1.8 lakh
Slavia (MT)Rs 14.94 lakhRs 1.95 lakh
Slavia (DCT)Rs 16.24 lakhRs 1.95 lakh
  • As the above table indicates, the Kushaq Ambition 1.5 trim costs Rs 1.8 lakh more when compared to its 1-litre counterpart.
  • The Slavia Ambition 1.5 is up to Rs 1.95 lakh more expensive than its 1.0-litre version.
  • Speaking of the engine output, this turbocharged TSI engine makes 150PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque, that’;’s 35PS and 72Nm more than the 1.0-litre mill.
  • It can be had with either a six-speed manual or a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission (DCT).
  • In the Indian market, the Skoda Kushaq rivals the likes of the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, MG Astor, Maruti Grand Vitara, Volkswagen Taigun and Toyota Hyryder.
  • The Slavia faces competition from the Honda City, Maruti Ciaz, Volkswagen Virtus, and the recently launched second-gen Hyundai Verna.

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