2017 Skoda Kodiaq Driven: Czech-ing in on the Seven-Seat Tiguan


Modularer Querbaukasten (MQB) is a many-splendored thing. Volkswagen Group’s mid-size MQB architecture has brought us many cars of many sizes, but the new Škoda Kodiaq stands as one of the outliers, the biggest so far to be spun from this web of shared componentry this side of the forthcoming Volkswagen Atlas and the first to have three rows of seating. It won’t be coming to the States—our lobbying on behalf of the Škoda brand in America clearly still has a ways to go—but it does give us a sneak preview of the extended-wheelbase version of the VW Tiguan, which will share the Kodiaq’s seven-seat platform when it arrives next spring. We’d previously driven only VW’s five-seat European version of the new Tiguan. READ MORE ››

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