According to Skoda, the next generation of Yeti model will be released next year. They expect a great popularity of this model all over the world and a lot of satisfied customers. When we talk about the exterior details, the most recent 2017 Skoda Yeti will have the same design language as before but with some small improvements. This model is very alike to the Serpa and Snowman models. However, we can definitely expect some authentic parts. Skoda also says that the engine capability will be a bit improved, especially in terms of efficiency. About all of these, we will discuss in the following review, and if you want to learn something more about the new Yeti than you are on the right page.
2017 Skoda Yeti – Design Changes:
From the outside, this model will come with so many upgrades. First of all, and maybe the most important change is the new platform. This model will use a whole new version of already famous A platform developed by VW. Thanks to the new platform, we can expect improvement in dimensions; it will be longer and it will have a longer wheelbase, which means more space inside the cabin. Also, the chassis of 2017 Skoda Yeti will be made from lightweight materials which mean reduced weight and better fuel consumption.
The general design will be the same but there is going to be some slight changes. For example, at the front side, we can notice all new front fascia. Everything here will be new, starting from the grille to the headlights and front bumper. They say that the whole front fascia will remind to the front fascia of famous Octavia model.
The interior design of the recently developed 2017 Skoda Yeti will be very nice and organization inside is just perfect. As we mention, the longer wheelbase will bring more space inside the cabin, which further means better comfort. At the center of the dash, we can notice a 5.0-inch touchscreen display with refreshed infotainment. Some of the other interior features include air condition, rear view camera, Apple Car Play, Mirror Link TM, ABS, parking sensors, adaptive cruise control, the third row of seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and many others.
2017 Skoda Yeti – Engine Specifications:
The redesigned Skoda Yeti will come with few engine options. We can expect to see petrol and diesel variants. On the petrol side, we have a 1.4-liter TSI engine that is capable of delivering produce 125 hp and torque of 148 lb.ft of torque. On the diesel side, we have a 2.0-liter TDI with the capability of generating 220 hp. Information about the EPA rates and acceleration and top speed are currently unavailable.
2017 Skoda Yeti – Availability and MSRP:
According to Company, the newly model will hit the dealerships in the first half of 2017. The starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price of this model will be around $21.000. That means that the 2017 Skoda Yeti is certainly a cheaper alternative to the Mini Countryman or well known VW Tiguan.