5-Star Safety SUV Launched In New Car: Know The Price And Features

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Safety features in cars are as important as bones in a human body, which are effective in keeping the car moving as well as providing safety. Nowadays, the rating given by the Global New Car Assessment Program, an organization that tests safety features of cars, is very beneficial and the sales of cars of Indian companies.

Skoda Auto India recently introduced an automatic version of the Kushaq Onyx in the market. The Onyx version was originally introduced in the first quarter of 2023 and was only available with a manual gearbox. The newly introduced Onyx Automatic is priced at Rs 13.49 lakh, ex-showroom. The Kushaq is Skoda’s mid-size SUV that competition with the Hyundai Creta, Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara and many more SUVs in the segment. Skoda is calling the Onyx AT the most affordable AT in its segment.

Skoda has launched the Kushaq Onyx in India in automatic car. Its price has been kept at Rs 13.49 lakh (ex-showroom). This trim has been added in view of the increasing demand of customers for automatic transmission. Its price is Rs 90,000 more than the manual version.

Onyx Edition Of The SUV Features

The Onyx edition of the Kushaq SUV was first introduced in 2023 with a manual gearbox only. Now, the 1.0-litre TSI petrol engine is coming mated to a six-speed automatic gearbox that is capable of producing 114bhp of power and 178Nm of peak torque.

Apart from this, features like 7.0 inch touchscreen infotainment system, 6-speaker sound system, automatic climate control with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, fabric seat covers are also provided. Since this is an automatic variant, Hill Hold Control and Paddle Shifters are also available in the Onyx version. Apart from this, Skoda has provided safety features like ABS, ESC, EBD, TCS and 6 airbags.

Gearbox Has Been Updated

Talking about the update, the company has only updated the gearbox, which has the same style statement as the manual model. It has the same LED headlight setup, which is paired with L-shaped DRLs with fog lamps below. The model also gets Onyx badging on the B-pillars, which gives it a different style statement than the standard model.

Includes Automatic Climate Control

Inside, this compact SUV gets a leather-wrapped two-spoke multi-function steering wheel with mounted control buttons. Apart from this, the SUV is offered with a premium cabin, which includes automatic climate control, ‘Onyx’ scuff plates and cushions. In terms of entertainment, this SUV gets a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system, which supports all wireless car connect technology. It also supports wireless Android, Apple and Auto CarPlay.

1.0-Litre TSI Petrol Engine Is Installed

Skoda Kushaq Onyx Skoda Kushaq Onyx is equipped with a 1.0-litre TSI petrol engine, which gives a maximum power of 114bhp and a peak torque of 178Nm. This unit is equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Let us tell you that Skoda Kushak is an SUV equipped with a 5-star safety rating.

Safety Check

The Skoda Kushaq was also the first product from the Czech manufacturer to score a 5-star rating in the Global NCAP crash test. The SUV scored 29.64 out of 34 points for adult passenger protection and 42 out of a possible 49 points for child protection. The Kushaq was the first made-in-India car to score a full five stars for both adult and child protection.

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