Skoda has launched its Certified Pre-owned used-car enterprise in India. The programme, beforehand referenced by Zac Hollis, director, Sales, Service and Marketing, Skoda Auto India at a spherical desk final month, is operational throughout 9 places with a phased clever enlargement set to occur over the following 12 months.
The used automobile programme is at the moment obtainable in Mumbai, Delhi-NCR, Coimbatore, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Hyderabad, and Goa.
- Will deal not simply in used Skoda automobiles, however other-brand fashions as nicely
- Other-brand fashions to get a guaranty of as much as 12 months/15,000km
- Used Skoda automobiles to get a guaranty of as much as 24 months/1,50,000km
Commenting on the event, Hollis stated, “The used car business in India has registered multi-fold growth over the past many years. We have also identified an innate demand among pre-owned car buyers for Skoda products owing to its superior build quality, outstanding reliability and impeccable craftsmanship. With Certified Pre-Owned, we venture into the highly lucrative used-car market and open up a new chapter in Skoda Auto’s growth story in India.”
The carmaker says automobiles within the programme will bear a complete 160-plus-point inspection previous to being listed on the market. Buyers can browse their mannequin of alternative on the certified pre-owned website.
Skoda has additionally stated the web site will permit for a ‘digitalised used car buying experience’, together with stay session with gross sales consultants, technicians and automobile evaluators, and digital product demonstrations. Buyers may even be supplied with a full service historical past and mileage certification of the automobile chosen.
Under the programme, consumers could have a variety of Skoda and non-Skoda fashions to select from. Pre-owned Skoda automobiles will likely be obtainable with a guaranty cowl of as much as 24 months or 1.5 lakh kilometres, whichever is earlier, whereas fashions from different manufacturers will likely be lined for as much as 12 months or 15,000km. Customers may buy a one-year roadside help cowl.
New Skoda automobile launches
So far in 2020, Skoda has launched the Rapid TSI, Superb facelift and the all-new Karoq SUV in India. The carmaker had additionally supposed to launch the new Octavia and petrol Kodiaq SUV this 12 months although the plans have been pushed to 2021 owing to delays because of the Coronavirus pandemic.
However, the carmaker’s a lot awaited India 2.zero plan stays on observe, with the Hyundai Creta-rivalling Vision IN mid-size SUV set to reach within the first half of 2021 and a mid-size sedan to observe by the 12 months’s finish.
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