Skoda Yeti 2018: the second generation is closer to

Skoda Yeti 2018 - recreación

Recreation of the Skoda Yeti 2018. Made by X-Tomi Design.

The first generation of the Skoda Yeti came on the market back in the year 2009. A proposed unconventional by Skoda for the SUV segment that really has not finished curdle because it is a model excessively differentiated from the rest of its rivals. Although it is no less capable. In we have had the opportunity to do a test on the Skoda Yeti and the feelings that we left the SUV in Czech were very positive.

In any case, it has been more than half a decade since the current generation of the Skoda Yeti arrived at the dealers. It is too long for a segment where the competition is fierce and there are more and more proposals to be added to be done with a small piece of the pie that represent the sales of the SUV.

for some time we have been reporting that Skoda is working on the development of the second generation of the Skoda Yeti. Different spy photos and reports reveal that the project is in a very advanced stage, although it is a model which is very “slippery” for our photographers. To this we must add some new information published by our colleagues in motor1.

Skoda Yeti 2018 - foto espía

Photo spy mule testing the new Skoda Yeti. Photo: CarPix.

Pointing to a source within Skoda, show that the presentation of the new Skoda Yeti will take place in the second half of next year. Therefore, everything points to a possible debut in the Frankfurt motor show 2017. However, will not reach the dealerships until the end of 2017 or even early 2018. In any case, and as we say, the development is already in a final phase to be able to meet the deadlines mentioned above.

Skoda Yeti 2018, what we know of the new generation?

new generation of the Skoda Yeti be reassessed its position increasing in size and able to be presented as an authentic SUV with compact dimensions and five-seater. Despite this, the section of the image will be the greatest revolution to suffer, as will your current line to be displayed as a model of cutting more classic in line with the latest release of the signature Czech, especially the Skoda Kodiaq, his older brother. A fact confirmed by the Head of Design for Skoda.

Skoda Yeti 2018 - recreación

Recreation of the second-generation Skoda Yeti. Radically change your design.

in order To increase their size a few inches up to around 4.4 metres in length and reduce its weight, the new Skoda Yeti 2018 shall take the MQB platform of the Volkswagen Group. In addition, thanks to the use of this architecture, the new Yeti will benefit from a new range of engines more efficient. The four-wheel drive will remain available as is the ability to configure a manual gearbox or automatic DSG dual clutch.

inside, to be more spacious, offer more comfort to the passenger seats front and rear. Your cabin will enjoy an atmosphere more “connected” and technology thanks to the introduction of the latest advances seen in the new Superb and Kodiaq. One of them will be the arrival of the system of info-entertainment Skoda Connect along with the platform SmartLink with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

on the other hand, the new Skoda Yeti will continue to be manufactured in the Czech Republic. More specifically, in the factory that Skoda has in Kvasiny.