Skoda Kamiq Commences Manufacturing


At Mladá Boleslav, the Kamiq is assembled alongside the Octavia, Fabia, Scala and Karoq, with Skoda investing some €100 million ($160.59m) in adapting its manufacturing line for the brand new crossover.

The corporate says the Kamiq will likely be produced at a price of 400 models a day.

“Over the previous few months, we now have made the entire provisions in manufacturing and logistics to efficiently launch the Kamiq within the metropolis SUV section,” stated Michael Oeljeklaus, Skoda board member for manufacturing and logistics.

“We’re satisfied that – in typical Skoda fashion – the Kamiq too will impress our clients with its wonderful high quality and lots of sensible options.”

Following its reveal on the Geneva motor present earlier this 12 months, the Kamiq is scheduled to reach in Australian showrooms late within the first quarter of 2020, shortly after the associated Scala hatchback and across the identical time because the also-related Volkswagen T-Roc.

When it does land Down Below, the Kamiq will likely be up in opposition to stiff competitors from the burgeoning small SUV section – the fourth highest-volume automobile class behind Medium SUVs, 4×4 Utes, and Small Automobiles, whereas accounting for roughly 13 per cent of general gross sales regionally.

Key rivals within the Australian market embody the top-selling Mitsubishi ASX and Mazda CX-3, together with the likes of the Honda HR-V and Nissan Qashqai.


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