This new crossover will be the latest addition to the company’s lineup and we expect it to come next year, probably as 2018 Skoda Polar. Just like all brands from VW Group, this one also lacks when it comes to crossovers. Mostly known for sedans and hatchbacks, this Czech manufacturer had just one vehicle of this type in the offer, until recently. The first model of this kind is a Skoda Yeti. There is now also an another new model called Kodiac. So, this one will be the third crossover in the lineup. Latest reports suggest that the second generation of Yeti is on its way and that will grow bigger, while the new 2018 Polar will take its current place. The new Fabia-based crossover is expected to come somewhere next year.
2018 Skoda Polar design and features
The 2018 Skoda Polar will be a completely new model from this company. It will be a subcompact crossover, which will take the place that is currently held by Yeti. The new Yeti will be grown bigger, while this one will take its place. It will be heavily based on popular Fabia Hatchback. It will ride on the same platform and feature most of its characteristics. We expect from the new model to feature completely the same design language as Fabia, both when it comes to the exterior and interior design. The new model will feature pretty similar shape, but also a higher ground clearance, which is common for all crossovers in the class. However, we could see some smaller changes in dimensions, especially at the rear end, where we could see more cargo space and similar things. The interior design should be very close to the current Fabia.
2018 Skoda Polar engines
When it comes to the powertrain, we will see a familiar VW units in the offer. The 2018 Skoda Polar will probably feature the same engine lineup as current Fabia. This means that we will probably have two petrol units in the offer. The first one is a 1.0-liter three-cylinder unit, with around 75 horses. The other one is a 1.2-liter engine, which has a max output of 108 horsepower. There will be also a diesel engine in the offer. It is a 1.4-liter unit, which has max output, which comes in configurations with 90 and 105 horses.
2018 Skoda Polar release date and price
The 2018 Skoda Polar is expected to come somewhere next year. The base model should go somewhere between 15.000 and 20.000 dollars, roughly.