car news desk, Skoda has launched a special edition of its mid-size SUV Kushaq in India. It is named Onyx Edition. The company has placed this variant between the Active and Ambition Classic trims. Although its price is 80 thousand rupees more than its base trim Active. The company has kept the ex-showroom price of this new special edition at Rs 12.39 lakh.
The new Onyx edition of the Kushaq gets the signature front grille with chrome surround, a new faux diffuser element, 16-inch steel wheels, bold body graphics on the doors and ‘Onyx’ badging on the B-pillars, LED projector headlamps, fog lamps, and more. Also available are lamps, wheel covers, roof rails, rear washer, wipers and rear defogger.
The new Skoda Kushaq Onyx Edition gets Onyx Design perforated leatherette seats with fabric inserts and Onyx inscribed front scuff plates. It also gets Climatronic auto AC with control touch panel and air care function.
Talking about the features of this car, it has an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple Car Play and Android Auto connectivity, automatic climate control, remote locking system, brake disc wiping, steering mounted controls, rear AC vents, electronic differential lock system. Has gone. Features like ABS with EBD, Isofix child seat mounts, electronic stability control stability, rear parking sensors and multiple airbags are available.
The Skoda Kushaq Onyx Edition gets a 1.0L, 3-cylinder TSI petrol engine, mated to either a manual or an automatic gearbox. This engine produces 115bhp power and 175Nm torque. Also, this SUV also has the option of a 1.5L, 4-cylinder TSI petrol engine, which is capable of generating 150bhp power and 250Nm torque. The entry-level Active trim gets the 1.0L TSI engine. While the top-end Style trim offers a choice of both the engines. It gets a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard with a 6-speed torque converter automatic and a 7-speed DSG transmission option.
Competes with Hyundai Creta
The car competes with the Hyundai Creta, which offers a choice of 1.4-litre diesel and 1.5-litre petrol engines. It is currently the best selling car in the segment.