Skoda Auto India unveiled the
Rapid Onyx at an ex-showroom price of Rs 9.75 lakh nationwide taking forward
the ‘One Nation. One Price.’ philosophy. The Rapid Onyx will be available in
two colour options, Lapiz Blue and Candy White.
Price (ex-showroom, India)
1.6 MPI Petrol Engine, Manual
1.6 MPI Petrol Engine, Automatic
1.5 TDI CR Diesel Engine, Manual
1.5 TDI CR Diesel Engine, Automatic
The Rapid Onyx sports a modern
crystalline appearance synonymous with the brand’s signature design language.
Black design elements underline Onyx’s assertive and dynamic appearance. The
black facade of the Skoda Signature Grille is perfectly complemented by its
chrome surround. It dons glossy black 16” Clubber alloy wheels with identical
bolt covers, glossy black exterior mirrors, glossy black décor on the B
pillars, as well as black body side molding and trunk lip garnish.
The car comes with contrasting
dual-tone Ebony-Sand interiors, featuring premium perforated beige with wood
design leatherette upholstery. The SuperSport Flat Bottom leather-wrapped
steering wheel comes with black stitching. Abundant Chrome decor is a constant
reminder that you’re never too far from luxury. The textile mats feature
premium black stitching.
The car now comes with a
6.5-inch colour touchscreen central infotainment system. This ‘Drive’ system
comes equipped with SmartLink technology which will help you control selected
apps like navigation straight on the infotainment screen and ensure seamless
connectivity with your smartphone to keep you connected on the go, while also
supporting USB/Aux-in/Bluetooth options. All the installed applications are
certified as safe for vehicles and are compatible with MirrorLink, Apple
CarPlay or Android Auto.
The plethora of features
doesn’t end here. There are the Climatronic technology along with adjustable
dual rear AC vents, 12 V power socket in front and rear center console, black
waste bin for the front door pocket, scuff plates with Rapid inscription and
rear windscreen sunblind.
In addition, considerate
touches include features like the height and length adjustable multifunction
steering wheel, adjustable headrests, foldable armrests, central locking system
with remote control, multi-functional display, height adjustable driver and
front passenger seats and storage pockets on the back of the front seats.
Dual Airbags and ABS are
standard across the product portfolio. The car has projector lens quartz-cut
headlights, with white bulbs for headlamps, along with LED Daytime Running
Lights. Standard safety and security equipment in the Rapid Onyx includes a
wide range of features, such as the ABS (Anti-lock Braking System), five
three-point seatbelts and two airbags. In addition, ESC (Electronic Stability
Control) is available in AT diesel variant and Hill Hold Control (HHC) is
available in both AT Petrol and AT Diesel variants. A host of supporting
functions include an all new state of the art Anti-Theft alarm, Parktronic rear
parking sensors, anti-glare rear view mirror, and one-touch bounce back
technology for windows.
ENGINES AND TRANSMISSIONS: The Rapid Onyx will come with the 1.5L
TDI diesel engine and the 1.6L MPI petrol engine from the Skoda Rapid model
range. The 1.5 litre TDI produces 110PS of power and a torque output of 250 Nm
while delivering fuel efficiency of 21.72 kmpl (DSG) and 21.13 kmpl (MT). The
1.6 litre MPI or Multi Point Injection engine is at the core of the Rapids
Onyx’s petrol variant. With 16 valves Dual Over-Head Camshaft (DOHC), it
delivers 105 PS of power and a peak torque output of 153Nm while delivering
fuel efficiency figures of 15.41 kmpl (MT) and 14.84 kmpl (AT).
The Rapid Onyx boasts of a
460L boot space and other intelligent storage solutions with bottle holders in
the doors, storage compartment under the front center armrest and cup holders
in the front as well as the rear.
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