If you are looking to buy mid-Size Sedan lower Spec and topping variants of Skoda Slavia Volkswagen virtus, we have news for you that might make you rethink your decision. According to the report that emerged on team-BHP both the sedan will be losing out of 10-inch infotainment touch screens and rather will be getting an aftermarket 8-inch infotainment touch screen from Panasonic. The 10-inch infotainment system offered in both the sedans is a premium-looking unit and easily the best in the segment from mid-size sedans to which these 2 cars belong.

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Slavia VIrtus loss infotainment system
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This 10-inch unit is compatible with built-in connectivity with my Skoda play apps on my Skoda connect my Volkswagen play apps in my Volkswagen connect in Virtus and wireless smartphone connectivity like Android Auto in Apple CarPlay. This particular infotainment already begins segment-best for its display in sharp-looking graphics. It also serves as a platform for the new nice sounding 8 speakers audio system in both cars which is further assisted by subwoofers.

Slavia VIrtus loss infotainment system

While there are no changes to the music system smaller 8-inch unit from Panasonic is reported taking its place. Both the cars are even said to lose a wireless charging pad which is present in the lower center console for both accidents. While there is no confirmation regarding the piece of news from Skoda and Volkswagen officials. This shortage has already troubled Skoda in the recent past the lower-spec variant of Kushaq has lost out on electric folding operation rearview mirrors and automatic climate control features which gives the SUV a premium look and upmarket features.

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Slavia VIrtus loss infotainment system

This adoption of aftermarket infotainment seems to be a temporary move until the shortage of semiconductor chips settles down. While the aftermarket doing from Panasonic is said to be murdered infotainment it will lag finishes of 10-inch factory fitted system available in both the sedans. What makes this movie more depressing is that Skoda will be hiking the prices of Slavia by up to 50,000 from 1st June 2022.

Slavia VIrtus loss infotainment system
Slavia Virtus loss infotainment

These price hikes at that at the cost of lowering spec infotainment system wireless charger is also said to be not a positive aura surrounding the sedan switch have already created a lot of hype in the midsize sedan segment. The Volkswagen Virtus on the other hand is yet to be launched in India and will go on sale by mid of June onwards.