The 2014 Skoda Yeti is in sync with Skoda’s new design language with a revised nose that has sleek headlamps underscored by a thin LED strip, the horizontal front grille has a central recess at the top to accommodate the Skoda logo housed on the bonnet, in typical Skoda style. The front bumper too has a sleek appearance with rectangular air intakes and fog lamps, it’s only the faux silver bull bar around the central air dam that has a chunky SUVish appearance.
The side profile of the Yeti gets has flared wheel archs while the car also has a bi-colour roof and ORVM casing theme that applies a different paint shade to the aforementioned sections. The Yeti also gets a thin aluminum insert on the door beadings.
The rear of the Skoda Yeti gets a C-shaped LED light section in the tail lights. The tailgate has a flat top section and sloping lines beside the license plate housing, just like on other new Skodas. The chunky rear bumper incorporates a trapezoidal faux air diffuser with twin tail pipes under the left side, along with reflectors at either end.
Inside, the Skoda Yeti has upmarket interiors with good quality plastics and fit and finish. A perfect texture of leather for rough and ready vehicle such as this has been used to trim the steering wheel, gear lever, hand brake and seats. The Yeti has an electrically adjustable driver’s seat with memory. The Skoda Yeti is a very well equipped vehicle and comes fitted with a host of standard features.
The Skoda Yeti has a potent engine which coupled with short throw manual gearbox, well balanced chassis and suspension setup allows the driver to exploit the potential of the car rather well. The 4x4 model has some clever electronics for enhancing it’s off-road credentials.
The 2014 Skoda Yeti has upmarket dual tone interiors that is well built and ergonomically designed. The seats are supportive and the quality of leather used is top notch. The Skoda Yeti is also a very well equipped car and comes with a host of standard equipment.
Limited under thigh support
The Skoda Yeti has a boot space of 416 litres
The Skoda Yeti has clear to read analogue speedmeter
The Skoda Yeti has a leather wrapped gear lever
The Skoda Yeti has front and rear cup holders
The Skoda Yeti has an illuminated and cooled glovebox
The Skoda Yeti has a double-din stereo
The Skoda Yeti has dual zone climate control
The Skoda Yeti has front and rear arm rests
The Skoda Yeti has front and rear air vents
The Skoda Yeti has leather seats
The Skoda Yeti has adequate leg room for rear seat occupants
The Skoda Yeti has adequate knee room for rear seat occupants
The Skoda Yeti has adequate shoulder space for rear seat occupants
The Skoda Yeti has adequate head room for occupants
The Skoda Yeti has a multi-function leather wrapped steering wheel
The Skoda Yeti has power windows all around
The Skoda Yeti has keyless entry
The Skoda Yeti has a driver information display
The Skoda Yeti is a very contemporary looking car with sleek and smart design elements. The unique body shell of the car also makes it stand out of the crowd with it's compact dimensions and funky design cues.
Unique design and stance
Could have done with more ground clearance
The Skoda Yeti has a very contemporary front end design
The Yeti's rear end design is quite funky
The Skoda Yeti has a sleek side profile
The Skoda Yeti has a ground clearance of 180mm
The Skoda Yeti has large bumpers
The Skoda Yeti has bi-xenon head lamps
The Skoda Yeti as C shaped LED stop lamps
The Skoda Yeti has front and rear fog lamps
The Skoda Yeti has 215/60 R16 tyres
The Skoda Yeti comes with two different alloy wheels designs for the 4x2 and 4x4 models
The Skoda Yeti has colour contrasting ORVM casings
The Skoda Yeti is available in seven shades to choose from
The Skoda Yeti has a rear wiper
The Skoda Yeti has roof rails
The Skoda Yeti does not have a sun roof
The Skoda Yeti does not have a rear spoiler
The Skoda Yeti does not have side steps
The Skoda Yeti has a 165/60 R16 steel spare rim
The Skoda Yeti has class leading fuel effiency figures as the 4x2 model returns an ARAI claimed 17.72 km/l, the 4x4 model has an ARAI rated efficiency of 17.67 km/l, making it a very efficient SUV
Class leading fuel efficiency
|Style 4X2||17.72 kmpl|
|Style 4X4||17.67 kmpl|
The Skoda Yeti 4x2 returns an ARAI claimed 17.72 km/l while the 4x4 model as an ARAI claimed efficiency of 17.67 km/l
The Skoda Yeti returns around 11 km/l in the city
The Skoda Yeti returns around 15 km/l on the highway
The Skoda Yeti 4x2 returns 17.72 km/l as per ARAI while the 4x4 model returns 17.67 km/l as per ARAI
The Skoda Yeti 4x2 has a 55 litre tank while the 4x4 model has a 60 litre tank
As the speeds rise the stiff suspension gives the Yeti very good handling manners contributing to safe drive dynamics. The ride is very planted at high speeds. The steering wheel is well weighed and has very good feedback.
Sharp handling traits. Communicative steering wheel
The Skoda Yeti has excellent handling traits
The Skoda Yeti has effective brakes
The Skoda Yeti comes loaded with a host of safety features such as ABS, ESP, EBD, TCS, hill hold, hill descent, multiple airbags, crumple zones and impact beams
The Skoda Yeti comes fitted with anti-lock brakes
The Skoda Yeti comes fitted with traction control as standard
The Skoda Yeti's suspension is slightly stiffly sprung which is evident at slow speeds over sharp bumps. The ride otherwise is comfortable.
Slightly stiff suspension
The Skoda Yeti has comfortable ride comfort
The Skoda Yeti has a McPherson strut front suspension with triangular lower links and torsion stabilizer bar
The Skoda Yeti has a Multi-element axle with one longitudinal and three transverse links along with a torsion stabilizer
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