The Yeti is a compact crossover produced by Czech manufacturer Skoda. This car maker plays a significant role on the European car market and its models are at the top in all segments, when it is about number of units sold. One of the very popular models is Yeti, which was originally introduced in 2009. After 2013 facelift, next-generation model is expected to come in near future. According to the latest reports, it could come already in early 2016, which means that it will come probably as 2016 Skoda Yeti. It will feature plenty of changes in all aspects.
2016 Skoda Yeti design
The 2016 Skoda Yeti is expected to come completely redesigned. It will come with plenty of changes such as new platform, new engines, new exterior and interior design etc. When it is about outside look, new model will come with completely new appearance. It will be adapted to the company’s new design language, which means that we won’t see so radical changes. Just it is case with all models from VW Group, visual changes will be more evolutional that revolutional. It will come with new front fascia with new grille and headlights, similar to those seen on new Octavia. According to the latest reports, 2016 Skoda Yeti will also use many of design solutions from Seat’s 20V20 Concept SUV. Completely new interior will come too, but more precise details are still unknown. It is also rumored that new 2016 Yeti will be available in two variants, when it is about dimensions. The smaller one will feature five seats, while larger model will be able to accommodate seven passengers.
2016 Skoda Yeti engine
Just like every model from VW Group, 2016 Skoda Yeti will be available in many variants, when it is about engines. Several diesel and gasoline engines are expected to be offered. However, for now, two engines are known, while other units are yet to be announced. One of those two units is 1.4 TSI gasoline engine with 150 hp, while the other one is a 2.0 TDI, which will be good enough for 177 horsepower.
2016 Skoda Yeti release date
New 2016 Skoda Yeti is expected to come in late 2015/early 2016 period. More precise date is still unknown. New model will be produced in VW’s factory in Slovakia, along with models like Seat Mii or Skoda Citigo.