The Skoda Karoq has gone on sale in Ireland at a starting price of €27,715, writes Brian Byrne.
The 5-seat compact SUV replaces the Yeti and is wider and longer and offers a much larger cargo space.
There's a choice from four engines with a power range from 115hp-150hp, and transmissions are manual and automatic. The most powerful version has AWD. A new 1.5 turbo petrol is among the powertrain options.
Onboard WiFi is available in the top levels of specification and remote management of a number of functions are available as part of a comprehensive connectivity technology.