Skoda Auto India on Thursday launched the 2019 Octavia Onyx edition at the starting price of Rs 19.99 lakh, which goes up to Rs 21.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The new Skoda Octavia Onyx is offered in three colour options including, Candy White, Race Blue and Corrida Red. This is in addition to the distinctive all-black exterior design elements that are commonly seen on the Onyx edition models.
Zac Hollis, Director - Sales, Service and Marketing, Skoda Auto India, said "The Skoda Octavia changed the dynamics of the executive sedan segment when it was introduced in India. 'Tough Meets Smart', the new Octavia Onyx has unique street credibility signified in its design. It is a limited edition variant which re-defines 'class and elegance' while retaining its distinctive characteristics - emotive design, exquisite interiors, class-leading safety and intelligent connectivity features - now in exciting colour options."
The Onyx inherits the signature contoured body of the Skoda Octavia and arms it with distinctive all-black design elements. The fascia is dominated by massive and elegant front butterfly grille, with chrome surround, and characteristic Quadra headlamps with CystalGlo LED daytime running lights.
The side profile of the Octavia Onyx, with carbon back door foils, lengthens the vehicle visually and emphasize the coupé-like silhouette. The glossy black R (16) Premia alloy wheels and wing mirror housings accentuate the dynamic appearance of the new Skoda offering. The C shaped illumination, typical of the Skoda model range, is complemented by the glossy black spoiler that makes the vehicle confidently stand out.
On the inside, the new Octavia Onyx gets premium black leather upholstery and decor which is gracefully complemented by chrome highlights. The three-spoke SuperSport flat-bottom multifunction steering wheel with paddle-shift and black perforated leather lend the vehicle an emotive and authentic appearance with a strong identity of its own.
It also has a twelve-way electrically-adjustable driver and front passenger seats, with lumbar support and three programmable memory functions for the driver seat.
On the features front, the Skoda Octavia Onyx comes equipped with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with SmartLink technology MirrorLink, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The dual-zone Climatronic air conditioning system, with clean air function, features electronic regulation. It is also fitted with a humidity sensor that reduces the windscreen misting.
On the safety features front, the Octavia Onyx gets 6 airbags as standard along with ABS with EBD, Electronic Stability Control, Mechanical Brake Assist, Multi Collision Brake, Hydraulic Brake Assist, ASR (Anti Slip Regulation), and EDL (Electronic Differential Lock). The headlamps of the new OCTAVIA Onyx come with the AFS (Adaptive Front-lighting System) function.
Skoda Octavia Onyx gets a 1.8-litre TSI petrol engine and the 2.0-litre diesel engine. The petrol variant belts out 178 bhp and 250 Nm of peak torque which is mated to a 7-speed DSG automatic transmission. On the other hand, the turbocharged 2.0 TDI churns out 141 bhp and 320 Nm torque and it comes to automatic 6-speed DSG, as standard.