After unveiling the facelift version of Yeti in 2014 Delhi Auto Expo, Skoda will now launch the upgraded version of its premium SUV in this month. The new Skoda Yeti facelift model shows a cosmetic changes on exterior profile with refurbished interior. The SUV now sports redesigned front and rear bumper, bold grille, revised bonnet design, new fog lamps, Bi-Xenon headlamps and LED taillamp cluster. The power ORVMs get a new casing with side blinkers while the sporty alloy wheels add more to its overall design. The Skoda Yeti facelift will be offered in seven different color options with three roof colors to choose from.
In the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo, the automaker has already given us the hint that it might launch the Yeti facelift in two models- Yeti and Yeti Outdoor. Yeti will be best suited for urban customers while Yeti Outdoor will sport design and qualities apt for off-roading enthusiasts.
While inside the cabin, Yeti gets Octavia inspired three spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel, premium seat covers, cruise control, upgraded music system. Apart from all these, the SUV sports keyless entry with push button start, electrically adjustable driver seat and new tyre pressure monitoring system.
Under the hood, Yeti embraces parent company Volkswagen's powerful 2.0-litre TDI which delivers a power of 108bhp while the AWD model churns 138bhp. The engine is coupled with five speed manual gearbox while the 4x4 variant gets six speed manual gearbox. However, in the price range of 15lakh the SUV lacks the DSG gearbox.
In safety department, Yeti facelift features, HHC (Hill Hold Control), ABS (Anti-lock Braking System), EBD (Electronic Brake-Force Distribution) and HBA (Hydraulic Brake Assistant). The top spec model Elegance also gets dual front airbags, side airbags and curtain airbags for front and rear row passengers.
Source : CarDekho