Skoda Auto has introduced the 2019 Octavia Onyx edition at an introductory price tag of Rs 19.99 lakhs (ex showroom India). The 2019 version can be had in three paint schemes – Candy white, Race blue and Corrida red.
Underlining the assertive and dynamic appearance of the new Octavia Onyx are the black elements on the outside. It gets gloss black elements for the front grille, wing mirrors and boot-lid spoiler. It also receives black decals on the sides and R16 Premia alloy wheels which too come finished off in gloss black. The cabin comes with black leather upholstery and gets a flat bottom steering wheel as well for a sportier experience.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Zac Hollis, Director – Sales, Service and Marketing, ŠKODA AUTO India, said “The ŠKODA 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.”
Speaking of the features, the Onyx edition comes with the same features which include automatic LED headlamps, electric adjust wing mirrors and dual zone automatic climate control. The 8.0-inch touchscreen system comes loaded with Android auto, Apple CarPlay and Mirror link connectivity.
Under the hood, the Octavia Onyx edition comes powered by a 1.8 litre TSI petrol engine or a 2.0 litre TDI engine. The 1.8 litre petrol puts out 180hp and 250Nm of torque, while the 2.0 litre diesel produces 143hp and 320Nm of torque. Both the engines can be had in DSG automatic transmission only.
In terms of safety features it comes with front side airbags, additional curtain airbags at front and rear, Adaptive front lighting system, ABS with EBD, Electronic brake force distrubtion, Mechanical brake assist, Multi collision brake, Hydraulic brake assist, Anti slip regulation and Electronic differential lock.Variant Ex showroom 1.8 litre DSG TSI Rs 19,99,5992.0 litre DSG TDI Rs 21,99,599