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Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo launched; starts at Rs 15.99 lakh; first look

Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo edition comes with multiple toned-down elements compared to the standard variant of Skoda Kushaq. The Special edition variant comes with a starting price of Rs 15.99 lakh.

Last month, Skoda India officially unveiled the new Monte Carlo edition of the compact SUV, Kushaq. The all-new Skoda Kushaq comes with multiple alterations in terms of the design element. The latest SUV comes with newer color tones. Furthermore, it gets some cosmetic changes along with the addition of some nifty features. Although, under the hood, the particular edition variant remains the same car.

The Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo Edition is the latest special edition SUV in India
The Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo Edition is the latest special edition SUV in India

The latest Monte Carlo edition variant comes after the brand’s success at the legendary “Queen of Rallies” and the World Rally Championships. Skoda Auto India brings the new Monte Carlo edition variant with a starting price of Rs 15.99 lakh. Also Read – OnePlus Nord Red Colour mobile phone to launch soon

Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo edition: Colours and Price in India

The brand-new Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo edition SUV has two color options. These color options include Tornado Red and Candy White shades. The all-new Skoda SUV is available in four options in terms of variants. Also Read – Google Android 12 upcoming features and leaks



As for the price details, the Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo edition price in India starts at Rs 15.99 lakh (ex-showroom). The automobile company is offering the 1.0-liter TSI six-speed manual variant at this price. Similarly, the top variant of the Skoda Kushaq SUV comes with a 1.5-liter TSI seven DSG transmission. This top-end Skoda variant is priced at Rs 19.49 lakh (ex-showroom).

The Monte Carlo Edition SUV Skoda Kushaq price in India starts at Rs 15.99 lakh
The Monte Carlo Edition SUV Kushaq price in India starts at Rs 15.99 lakh

Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo Price(ex-showroom)

VariantsPrice in India
1.0 TSI MTRs 15.99 lakh
1.0 TSI ATRs 17.69 lakh
1.5 TSI MTRs 17.89 lakh
1.5 TSI DCTRs 19.49 lakh



Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo: What’s New?

The special edition Kushaq Monte Carlo also comes with an all-black exterior sporty design element. The black elements replace all of the chrome and silver elements from the standard car. The grille, wing mirrors, roof rails, door handles, and bumper also comes in black. Furthermore, the standard Skoda Kushaq is available in 5 different colors – Tornado Red, Candy White, Carbon Steel, Honey Orange, and Brilliant Silver.

All black design elements on the exterior of Skoda Kushaq Special edition SUV
All black design elements on the exterior of Skoda Kushaq Special edition SUV

Skoda Monte Carlo: Exterior Design

The Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo edition also gets a new set of 17-inch R17 dual-tone Vega alloy wheels. Meanwhile, these alloy wheels incidentally look similar to the previous-gen Octavia RS 245. Furthermore, with the 1.5 TSI variant, we also get red brake calipers. Also Read – Nubia Red Magic 6R the gaming beast phone price in India


  • Front Design Elements

The front fascia is highlighted by crystalline LED headlamps with Daytime Running Lights flanked by a traditional butterfly pattern multi-slat grille. Furthermore, the front fenders also get prominent “Monte Carlo” badging. At the same time, the ‘Skoda Kushaq’ lettering is on the tailgate in the Black shade. Additionally, the SUV also gets a glossy black front diffuser.

Glossy carbon steel black paint on the roof of the Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo SUV
Glossy carbon steel black paint on the roof of the latest Skoda Kushaq SUV
  • Top Roof Design Elements

The roof of the all-new Skoda SUV is finished in glossy carbon steel black paint. This Black shade contrasts with the body colors. The top roof also comes standard with an electric sunroof with anti-pinch technology. Additionally, the carbon steel roof complements the matte black roof rails, and the roof rails run along the edge. Furthermore, the tailgate spoiler gets a dual-tone red and black finish.


  • Back Design Elements

The Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo car comes with a signature Skoda grille. This grille comes in a glossy Black shade. At the same time, the ORVMs also borrow the same glossy Black shade from the grille. Overall, the Monte Carlo edition SUV is different from the regular model. Moreover, it also gets the glossy black rear diffuser and trunk garnish. The SUV has also crystalline split LED tail lights to distinguish the design element.

Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo edition SUV car comes with a signature Skoda grille
Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo edition SUV car comes with a signature Skoda grille

Skoda Monte Carlo: Interior Design

Inside the special edition SUV, the Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo gets a new dual-tone red-black theme. Meanwhile, the motorsport heritage inspires this dual-tone theme. Moreover, the standard model receives the grey-black interiors. Therefore, adding a new dual-tone red-black theme is one of the significant changes in the interior. Although, the basic layout remains the same. In terms of changes, there are also new red inserts on the dashboard, center console, and all four doors.


  • Red-Black Themed Seats

The seats also get a new dual-tone red-black upholstery with contrasting red stitching. All the headrests get a “Monte Carlo” inscription. Meanwhile, the same notation is also present on the door scuff plates. In terms of features, one significant addition is an 8-inch digital instrument cluster with red graphics. Meanwhile, this red graphic goes with the Monte Carlo theme. Furthermore, it gets new aluminum pedals.

Red color ambient lighting in the interior of the Monte Carlo Kushaq SUV
Red color ambient lighting in the interior of the Monte Carlo Kushaq SUV

The two-spoke multi-function steering also gets a red-black theme stitching with leather wrap. Following the style variant, the other additional feature includes automatic wipers and headlamps. The Skoda SUV also gets a 10-inch touchscreen with wireless connectivity and ventilated front seats. Additionally, other features include red ambient lighting and a six-speaker sound system with a subwoofer. The latest SUV also gets six airbags, and a tyre pressure monitoring system.


  • 25.4cm Infotainment System

The driver seat instrument console has a 20.32cm Virtual Cockpit with a red theme. Furthermore, the center of the dashboard features a 25.4cm red theme infotainment system. Additionally, this infotainment system comes with pre-installed Skoda Play Apps. Remember that the 1.0 TSI Kushaq Monte Carlo will also come with a standard Start-Stop recuperation feature to improve fuel efficiency. Although, the latest Skoda SUV still misses out on some parts. Meanwhile, the new SUV misses out on the coveted panoramic sunroof.

Red Theme infotainment system on the Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo Special Edition SUV
Red Theme infotainment system on the Monte Carlo Special Edition SUV

Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo: Engine Details

The latest Monte Carlo compact SUV is also available with all four powertrains. Meanwhile, there is one 115hp, 175Nm, 1.0-litre, three-cylinder TSI engine. Furthermore, this engine pairs with a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic torque converter. Also Read – Black Shark 4 Pro with 720Hz touch sampling rate



There is also a 150hp, 250Nm, 1.5-litre four-cylinder TSI engine that gets the 6-speed manual and 7-speed DCT gearbox options. The all-new Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo edition is available at different price points. Also Read – 100000 Rs budget phone from Xiaomi

The latest Skoda Kushaq SUV will compete against Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Volkswagen Taigun, MG Astor, and Nissan Kicks
The latest Skoda Kushaq SUV will compete against Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Volkswagen Taigun, MG Astor, and Nissan Kicks

Furthermore, the Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo edition will compete against Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Volkswagen Taigun, MG Astor, and Nissan Kicks in the compact SUV segment. Meanwhile, only Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos come with Special edition variants. Here, the Hyundai Creta gets the Creta Knight Edition. While the Kia Seltos comes with Seltos X-Line. These models feature similar cosmetic changes to the Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo.

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