2016 Skoda Yeti
Since this type of vehicles became very popular in past years, the Czech car maker decided to enter this segment. This compact SUV is the first vehicle of this type produced by Skoda, but it already received very good critics. It was originally launched in 2009 and after more six years of production, company prepares some big modifications. The redesigned model should come in the middle of this year as 2016 Skoda Yeti. There are also reports that it will be renamed to Skoda Snowman, but these are just speculations so we will have to wait until new model come.
2016 Skoda Yeti redesign
The 2016 Yeti will come with plenty of improvements. It will ride on the VW’s MQB platform, which is used for many models like Skoda Octavia, Audi A3, VW Golf etc. It will be available both in five and seven-seats configurations. When it is about exterior look, new model will come with much aggressive lines and more attractive overall look. The 2016 Yeti will completely follow company’s new design language and most of the styling cues will be borrowed from new Octavia. When it is about interior, it will be completely redesigned too. Beside new styling, new model should be more spacious. New platform should provide more legroom both for front and rear passengers. The 2016 Skoda Yeti will also come with many improvements in terms of technology so, expect to see many new or upgraded hi-tech and safety features.
2016 Skoda Yeti engines
It is expected that 2016 Skoda Yeti will rely on proven variants. There will be several petrol and diesel variants in offer. The base engine will probably be 1.4 liter TSI with 121hp and 148 lb-ft of torque. Optional petrol variant will be a 1.8 liter TSI with around 150 horses and 184 lb-ft of twist. There will be two diesel engines in offer (1.6 and 2.0 TDI), in several configurations between 100 and 170 horsepower. All engines will be available both with manual and automatic transmissions.
2016 Skoda Yeti release date and price
The 2016 Skoda Yeti will come somewhere in the middle of 2015 and it will go between 24.000 and 34.000 dollars.