Vehicle Variants
Kamiq Monte Carlo Compact Sporty Design SUV

• Available 2021
Polished and practical There’s no doubt about it, the Kamiq is a chic-looking SUV, with a wholly contemporary design consisting of dynamic, clean lines and suffused with an appealing ruggedness. From the front, an expansive grille dominates, flanked either side by sleek, split-headlights. From the side, the vehicle cuts an assertive shape with its rising window line and swept-back roofline. The Kamiq is an ideal choice for a wide range of motoring needs, not least because of its practicality, beginning with a five-door body that ensures easy access.
Wheel appeal This SUV rides on nifty 18-inch silver alloy wheels as standard. As well as adding extra pizzazz to the vehicle’s flanks, their lightweight yet extremely robust design helps to deliver optimal performance and efficiency. If you fancy something a little different, you might like to consider the mid-tier Monte Carlo trim, which is fitted with striking jet-black alloys.
Colour your Kamiq Unless specified otherwise, the Kamiq comes with an elegant Candy White paint finish as standard. That’s not to say there aren’t other optional colours to choose from. If you’re looking for a subtly twinkling metallic look, how about Race Blue, Magic Black or Quartz Grey? Or for a premium finish, there’s always the very tempting Velvet Red.
LED illumination LED lights are better in almost every respect than their halogen equivalents. Admittedly, they cost a little more but they consume up to 80-percent less energy and they last much longer, partly because of their sturdy construction. The ŠKODA Kamiq features numerous LEDs: front headlamps, daytime running lights, rear lights and indicators, all offering high-intensity illumination.
Bigger on the inside The Kamiq is much larger inside than its outward dimensions might suggest. Actually, this small SUV offers more room than some of its larger rivals. For instance, there’s more than enough room in the back to accommodate a couple of six-foot-plus passengers. And for a trio of average-size travellers, the rear row is positively palatial. While both compartments ensure that journeys are comfortable for all concerned, there are also plenty of useful cubby spaces dotted around the cabin. For instance, all four door bins can easily contain large bottles of water.
A flexible boot In terms of how space inside the Kamiq is apportioned, there is a trade-off, which is why it features a 400-litre boot space – not necessarily the biggest in its class. However, with rear seats folded, cargo capacity rises to 1,395 litres, which is 125 litres greater than the maximum volume offered by the Volkswagen, for instance.
Infotainment An eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system is fitted as standard, featuring Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, among other things. This smart piece of technology allows you to connect your smartphone, thus allowing you to access its apps, media and other contents via the vehicle’s own display screen. To enjoy the benefits provided by a 9.2-inch touchscreen and satellite navigation, it’s worth pondering an upgrade to the Limited Edition trim.
Optional extras When you choose the optional Driver Support Pack, the base-line Kamiq comes upholstered in a combination of leather and suede. It’s also furnished with heated front and rear seats, including an electrically adjustable driver’s position – and additional driver aids, such as Automatic Parking Assist.
Performance Entry-level Kamiq grades are powered by a 1.0-litre 85kW petrol engine, which is paired with a six-speed manual gearbox, managing 0-100 km/h in a shade less than 10 seconds. More importantly, it returns a combined fuel-consumption figure of 5.1 per 100 km and produces CO2 emissions from 116g/km (113g/km when seven-speed automatic transmission is specified). Optimal potency is provided by a 1.5-litre 110kW unit, which produces 250Nm of torque, allowing the vehicle to proceed from 0-110 km/h in approximately 8.4 seconds.
Safe and secure Rest assured, the ŠKODA Kamiq comes with the highest ANCAP safety rating: a full-five stars. Accordingly, this SUV features numerous passive protective features. Included are seven (front, head, knee and front side) airbags and ISOFIX child-seat anchorage on outer rear seats, as well as an array of driver aids.
Lane Assist Lane Assist helps ensure that the Kamiq stays in lane, whether that be on a freeway or country road. Whenever the vehicle begins to veer out of lane, camera-centric technology (which monitors road markings) automatically and gently corrects the steering, assuming you fail to do so yourself.
Front Assist Incorporating City Emergency Brake (CEB), Front Assist operates at speeds of between five and 210 km/h, and will warn you of impending impact with a vehicle ahead of you. At the same time, partial or full braking is autonomously applied, depending on the likely severity of the collision. CEB, meanwhile, works at speeds of between five and 34 km/h.