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Skoda Karoq hits landmark in production as orders soar

Skoda Karoq hits landmark in production as orders soar
27 September 2019

The compact Skoda Karoq SUV is packing in sales with over 14,500 registered in Britain last year.

The 250,000th Skoda Karoq has rolled off the production line at the Skoda plant in Mladá Boleslav this month after its world premiere in Stockholm in mid-May 2017 before production began the following July. Skoda has been building the Karoq in Kvasiny since mid-July 2017 and also in Mladá Boleslav since January 2018 and last year delivered 115,700 Karoqs to its customers including 14,596 in the UK.

The Czech manufacturer’s SUV offensive started in 2016 with first large sport utility vehicle, the Kodiaq. Production began in Kvasiny in October 2016 and the model was launched in the spring of 2017.

Having the Kodiaq, Karoq and the new Kamiq city SUV in its line-up, the Czech brand now offers its customers three attractive models in this vehicle segment, the fastest growing part of the market. 

Michael Oeljeklaus, Skoda Board Member for Production and Logistics, said, “This milestone is proof of how popular the Skoda Karoq is. The fact that it has just taken a little over two years after start of production to exceed the mark of 250,000 cars manufactured is a huge success and underlines the importance of the Karoq in our attractive model range.” 

What's new for the 2020 Karoq? 

  • Skoda has provided the Karoq with visual and technological enhancements.
  • The successful compact SUV now comes with a comprehensive range of equipment for even more safety and comfort. 
  • Side Assist is available to warn the driver of vehicles in the blind spot up to 70m away.
  • Karoq’s connectivity is state-of-the-art, offering different online services in addition to the innovative Skoda Connect features. 

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