Skoda RapidChange Car

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₹ 9.25 - 15.28 Lakh
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On-Road Price by Variants

1.6 MPI Active Petrol
Ex-showroom 8,20,250
Insurance 33,232
RTO Amount 71,771
TCS 0
Est On-Road Price* 9.25 Lakh
1.6 MPI Ambition Petrol
Ex-showroom 9,09,363
Insurance 36,172
RTO Amount 79,569
TCS 0
Est On-Road Price* 10.25 Lakh
1.6 MPI Style Petrol
Ex-showroom 10,24,063
Insurance 39,958
RTO Amount 1,28,007
TCS 10,241
Est On-Road Price* 12.02 Lakh
1.6 MPI Ambition Petrol AT
Ex-showroom 10,39,688
Insurance 40,473
RTO Amount 1,29,961
TCS 10,397
Est On-Road Price* 12.21 Lakh
1.6 MPI Style Petrol AT
Ex-showroom 11,46,388
Insurance 43,994
RTO Amount 1,43,298
TCS 11,464
Est On-Road Price* 13.45 Lakh
1.5 TDI CR Active
Ex-showroom 9,57,900
Insurance 33,847
RTO Amount 83,816
TCS 0
Est On-Road Price* 10.76 Lakh
1.5 TDI CR Ambition
Ex-showroom 10,48,913
Insurance 36,851
RTO Amount 1,31,114
TCS 10,489
Est On-Road Price* 12.27 Lakh
1.5 TDI CR Ambition AT
Ex-showroom 11,71,150
Insurance 40,884
RTO Amount 1,46,393
TCS 11,712
Est On-Road Price* 13.7 Lakh
1.5 TDI CR Style
Ex-showroom 11,94,812
Insurance 41,665
RTO Amount 1,49,351
TCS 11,948
Est On-Road Price* 13.98 Lakh
1.5 TDI CR Style AT
Ex-showroom 13,06,425
Insurance 45,349
RTO Amount 1,63,303
TCS 13,064
Est On-Road Price* 15.28 Lakh

Skoda Rapid Overview

Engine Type
Petrol Engine, In-line, Liquid Cooling System, 16V DOHC, Transverse In Front
Variants
  • Displacement
    1598 CC

  • Power
    103 bhp@5200-5250 rpm

  • Torque
    153 Nm@3750-3800 rpm

  • Mileage
    15.41 kmpl

  • Transmission
    Manual

  • Drive Train
    FWD

  • Number of Gears
    5

  • Number of Cylinders
    4

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    55.0

  • Wheel Type
    Alloys Wheels

  • Front Tyre Size
    195/55 R16

Engine Type
Petrol Engine, In-line, Liquid Cooling System, 16V DOHC, Transverse In Front
Variants
  • Displacement
    1598 CC

  • Power
    103 bhp@5200-5250 rpm

  • Torque
    153 Nm@3750-3800 rpm

  • Mileage
    14.84 kmpl

  • Transmission
    Automatic

  • Drive Train
    FWD

  • Number of Gears
    6

  • Number of Cylinders
    4

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    55.0

  • Wheel Type
    Alloys Wheels

  • Front Tyre Size
    195/55 R16

Engine Type
Turbocharged Diesel Engine, In-line, Liquid Cooling System, High-pressure Direct Injection System, 16V DOHC, Transverse In Front
Variants
  • Displacement
    1498 CC

  • Power
    108 bhp@4000 rpm

  • Torque
    250 Nm@1500-2500 rpm

  • Mileage
    21.13 kmpl

  • Transmission
    Manual

  • Drive Train
    FWD

  • Number of Gears
    5

  • Number of Cylinders
    4

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    55.0

  • Wheel Type
    Alloys Wheels

  • Front Tyre Size
    195/55 R16

Engine Type
Turbocharged Diesel Engine, In-line, Liquid Cooling System, High-pressure Direct Injection System, 16V DOHC, Transverse In Front
Variants
  • Displacement
    1498 CC

  • Power
    108 bhp@4000 rpm

  • Torque
    250 Nm@1500-2500 rpm

  • Mileage
    21.72 kmpl

  • Transmission
    Automatic

  • Drive Train
    FWD

  • Number of Gears
    7

  • Number of Cylinders
    4

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    55.0

  • Wheel Type
    Alloys Wheels

  • Front Tyre Size
    195/55 R16

Skoda Rapid Reviews

  • Skoda Rapid Facelift Review

    Ronak Shah By Ronak Shah Nov 19, 2016 11:23 AM

    Like the Octavia, the Skoda Rapid has also been an underrated car and we strongly believe that the Czech based car manufacturer should have introduced this facelift at least a year ago, but well,... Read More

  • New Skoda Rapid Diesel Automatic Review

    By Vikas Yogi Sep 11, 2015 04:49 PM

    Today, I had the opportunity to drive the updated Rapid, which is actually the same car only with a new engine and a new transmission on the 'optional' list. The new Rapid gets a 1.5-litre TDI... Read More

  • Most useless car amongst the class

    By Venky
    With the cost, the features available in the vehicle is very less. Leave alone other things the car is not having even car stereo. One has to purchase extra everything beginning with stereo, reverse sensors, navigation etc. Compared to the similar cars in the class it is the most useless user-friendly vehicle.
  • Fantastic!! What a come back skodá

    By SKC
    Fantastic front look, Best automatic DSG gearbox, uncluttered interiors other basic simply clever features. Don't expect magic but rapid has the best feature in its segment. Plus 4 yrs service pack brought me back to skoda after 6 years of my Fabia.
  • Great Car!! It was worth the wait.

    By Viral
    It's simply clever car with all basic features you are looking. The base model will not have AV system by year they have 2 airbags. For German car maker-safety is first. Simply loving my first had experience.
  • Simply clever!! Not for masses

    By Naveen Singh
    Love the car. Found it better than new Vento & Honda city. Lot of silent feature like cool glovebox, pintch glass sensors. Most importantly we liked the Sameer features & built quality. Cheers to Skoda India.
  • Best in safety and performance

    By Birender Kaundal
    The safety features are best. The performance is also better than other same segment cars

User Reviews

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Skoda Rapid Specifications

Dimensions

Length 4413 mm
Width 1699 mm
Height 1466 mm
Wheelbase 2552 mm
Ground Clearance 163 mm
Boot Space 460 L
Kerb Weight 1228 Kg
Gross Weight 1770 Kg
Front Track 1457 mm
Rear Track 1500 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.30 m
No. Of Doors 4
Seating Capacity 5

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloys Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless
Front Tyre Size 195/55 R16
Rear Tyre Size 195/55 R16

Braking System

Front Brake Type Disc Brakes With Inner Cooling, With Single/piston Floating Caliper
Rear Brake Type Drum

Suspension

Front Suspension McPherson Suspension With Lower Triangular Links And Torsion Stabiliser
Rear Suspension Compound Link Crank-axle

Steering

Power Steering Yes
Steering Type Electro-Mechanic Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering Yes

Skoda Rapid Features

1.6 MPI Active Petrol | 1.6 MPI Ambition Petrol

9 Safety & Security features Features
  • Airbags

  • Passenger Airbags

  • ABS

  • Engine Immobilizer

  • Central Locking

  • Child Safety Lock

  • Power Door Lock

  • Turn Indicators On ORVM

  • Headlamp Beam Adjuster

1.6 MPI Style Petrol

11 Safety & Security features Features
1.6 MPI Active Petrol Features
  • Automatic Headlamps

  • Rain Sensing Wipers

1.6 MPI Ambition Petrol AT | 1.6 MPI Style Petrol AT

12 Safety & Security features Features
1.6 MPI Style Petrol Features
  • Hill Assist

1.6 MPI Active Petrol

10 Comfort & Convenience Features
  • Air Conditioner

  • Heater

  • Steering Adjustment

  • Power Outlets 12V

  • Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirror

  • Front Armrest

  • Rear Armrest

  • Upholstery

  • Front Cup Holders

  • Keyless Entry

1.6 MPI Ambition Petrol

14 Comfort & Convenience Features
1.6 MPI Active Petrol Features
  • Steering Mounted Audio

  • Rear Parking Sensor

  • Height Adjustable Driver Seat

  • Climate Control

1.6 MPI Style Petrol | 1.6 MPI Ambition Petrol AT

15 Comfort & Convenience Features
1.6 MPI Ambition Petrol Features
  • Cruise Control

1.6 MPI Style Petrol AT

16 Comfort & Convenience Features
1.6 MPI Style Petrol Features
  • Rear Parking Camera

1.6 MPI Active Petrol

1 Lights Features
  • Light Type

1.6 MPI Ambition Petrol | 1.6 MPI Style Petrol | 1.6 MPI Ambition Petrol AT | 1.6 MPI Style Petrol AT

3 Lights Features
1.6 MPI Active Petrol Features
  • Front Fog Lamps

  • Rear Fog Lamps

1.6 MPI Active Petrol

3 Instrumentation & Communication Features
  • Seat Belt Warning

  • Low Fuel Warning

  • Door Ajar Warning

1.6 MPI Ambition Petrol | 1.6 MPI Style Petrol | 1.6 MPI Ambition Petrol AT | 1.6 MPI Style Petrol AT

5 Instrumentation & Communication Features
1.6 MPI Active Petrol Features
  • Distance To Empty

  • Average Fuel Efficiency Indicator

1.6 MPI Ambition Petrol | 1.6 MPI Style Petrol | 1.6 MPI Ambition Petrol AT | 1.6 MPI Style Petrol AT

6 Entertainment Features
  • Music System

  • CD/DVD Player

  • Speakers

  • Radio

  • USB Support

  • Bluetooth Support

1.5 TDI CR Active | 1.5 TDI CR Ambition

9 Safety & Security features Features
  • Airbags

  • Passenger Airbags

  • ABS

  • Engine Immobilizer

  • Central Locking

  • Child Safety Lock

  • Power Door Lock

  • Turn Indicators On ORVM

  • Headlamp Beam Adjuster

1.5 TDI CR Ambition AT

11 Safety & Security features Features
1.5 TDI CR Active Features
  • Hill Assist

  • Electronic Stability Program

1.5 TDI CR Style | 1.5 TDI CR Style AT

13 Safety & Security features Features
1.5 TDI CR Ambition AT Features
  • Automatic Headlamps

  • Rain Sensing Wipers

1.5 TDI CR Active

10 Comfort & Convenience Features
  • Air Conditioner

  • Heater

  • Steering Adjustment

  • Power Outlets 12V

  • Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirror

  • Front Armrest

  • Rear Armrest

  • Upholstery

  • Front Cup Holders

  • Keyless Entry

1.5 TDI CR Ambition | 1.5 TDI CR Ambition AT

14 Comfort & Convenience Features
1.5 TDI CR Active Features
  • Steering Mounted Audio

  • Rear Parking Sensor

  • Height Adjustable Driver Seat

  • Climate Control

1.5 TDI CR Style

15 Comfort & Convenience Features
1.5 TDI CR Ambition Features
  • Cruise Control

1.5 TDI CR Style AT

16 Comfort & Convenience Features
1.5 TDI CR Style Features
  • Rear Parking Camera

1.5 TDI CR Active

1 Lights Features
  • Light Type

1.5 TDI CR Ambition | 1.5 TDI CR Ambition AT | 1.5 TDI CR Style | 1.5 TDI CR Style AT

3 Lights Features
1.5 TDI CR Active Features
  • Front Fog Lamps

  • Rear Fog Lamps

1.5 TDI CR Active

3 Instrumentation & Communication Features
  • Seat Belt Warning

  • Low Fuel Warning

  • Door Ajar Warning

1.5 TDI CR Ambition | 1.5 TDI CR Ambition AT | 1.5 TDI CR Style | 1.5 TDI CR Style AT

5 Instrumentation & Communication Features
1.5 TDI CR Active Features
  • Distance To Empty

  • Average Fuel Efficiency Indicator

1.5 TDI CR Ambition | 1.5 TDI CR Ambition AT | 1.5 TDI CR Style | 1.5 TDI CR Style AT

6 Entertainment Features
  • Music System

  • CD/DVD Player

  • Speakers

  • Radio

  • USB Support

  • Bluetooth Support

Skoda Rapid Preview

Skoda India has bestowed fresh dose of updates on the Rapid sedan which rivals Honda City, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and Volkswagen Vento in the segment. Having received exterior tweaks, Rapid facelift looks sharper with most of the changes made to the front profile. Inside, it retains styling elements from the pre-facelifted model, but gets additional kit over its predecessor. Richer in terms of feature, it now gets automatic headlamps, cruise control and touchscreen infotainment system. Yet another prominent addition to the new Rapid line-up is the 1.5 litre TDI engine tuned to churn higher output.

With new additions made to the sedan it looks bolder, sharper and more powerful. As for the engine, it comes with a choice of petrol and diesel units. While the petrol engine has been retained from the previous model, the 1.5 litre mill, which also does duty on the Ameo sub-compact sedan now develops 5bhp more power. Transmission duties are handled by a manual gearbox and an automatic unit is also available on select variants. The new Skoda Rapid range is available in three trim levels-Active, Ambition and Style. 

Skoda Rapid Exterior 

Launched in India in 2011, Rapid has received copious changes in the recent facelift, mostly highlighted on the front profile. The updates made to the exterior are in tandem with Skoda’s new design language. Chrome laden radiator grille integrates into the larger angular headlamp cluster. Masculine lines on the bonnet remind of the older Superb, while bumpers are all-new and bigger. Other additions such as trapezoidal fog lamps and black cladding add to the assertive front look. As for the side and rear facets, it remain largely untouched sporting minimal changes. 

Skoda Rapid Interior 

Step inside and you will realise that Skoda have made subtle changes which include addition of cruise control, new touchscreen infotainment system and a couple of other fitments. In terms of styling it remains largely same. 

Skoda Rapid Engine Specifications & Transmission

Engine set up powering the new Skoda Rapid includes a 1.6 litre, in-line petrol engine with liquid cooling system and the tweaked 1.5 litre TDI diesel unit. Talking about the 1.6 litre petrol engine, it gets four cylinders and makes 104bhp of power along with 153Nm of torque. Coming to the diesel powertrain it produces 5bhp more power at 109bhp along with 250Nm of torque. As for transmission, the petrol variants get an option between 5-speed manual and six-speed Tiptronic automatic gearbox. Diesel trims on the other hand are available with the 5-speed manual and 7-speed DSG automatic unit.

Skoda Rapid Features

Chrome finished radiator grille, chrome surround for radiator grille, chrome moulding on deck lid and chrome door handles adorn the exterior. Inside, it gets chrome décor around door handles, front centre console, gear shift selector. Chrome trim is also visible on air conditioning vents and steering wheel. 

Skoda Rapid Performance & Mileage

Fuel efficiency for the petrol manual variant is rated at 15.41km/l and the automatic version delivers 14.84km/l. Diesel variants are more frugal and are claimed to return 21.13km/l (manual) and 21.72km/l (automatic). 

Skoda Rapid Accessories & Infotainment

Infotainment features inside the cabin include 2-DIN audio player, 6.5 inch drive audio player central infotainment system, MirrorLink connectivity, large format display, speakers, audio controls on steering wheel, USB port, Aux-in  and SD/MMC data card reader. 

Skoda Rapid Safety & Security

From the raft of safety provisions, here are a few significant ones-fog lamps in front & rear, ABS, hill hold control for automatic transmission, ESC for diesel automatic, dual front airbags, parttronic sensor at rear, height adjustable seat belts, child-proof rear locking door, remote control opening and closing of windows, engine immobiliser and automatic locking of door son overrun speed.

Skoda Rapid Comfort & Convenience

Rapid is stuffed an array of comfort goodies. It sports armrests in front & rear, height adjuster for driver, climatronic, power-operated ORVMs with side turn indicators and electrically foldable function. Other than the aforementioned features, it is also gets one-touch automatic operation of windows, bounce-back system, GSM telephone preparation with  Bluetooth, telephone controls on multi-function steering wheel, Bluetooth audio streaming, 12V power socket, cooled glove-box and several others. 

Skoda Rapid Wheels & Tyres

The Active trims get 15 inch full steel wheels and rest of the trims are equipped with 15-inch alloy wheels.

Skoda Rapid Competition

Popular models in the C segment such as Honda City, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna and Volkswagen Vento pose threat to the new Skoda Rapid.

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Skoda Rapid Comparison

Skoda Rapid

Skoda Rapid
9,25,253
(On-Road Price New Delhi)
  • Displacement
    1598 CC
  • Power
    103 bhp@5200-5250 rpm
  • Mileage
    15.41 kmpl
  • Transmission
    Manual
  • Volkswagen Vento

    9,35,791
    (On-Road Price New Delhi)
    • Displacement
      1598 CC
    • Power
      104 bhp@5250 rpm
    • Mileage
      16.09 kmpl
    • Transmission
      Manual
  • Hyundai Verna

    9,02,451
    (On-Road Price New Delhi)
    • Displacement
    • Power
    • Mileage
    • Transmission
  • Honda City

    9,50,501
    (On-Road Price New Delhi)
    • Displacement
    • Power
    • Mileage
    • Transmission
  • Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

    8,72,406
    (On-Road Price New Delhi)
    • Displacement
    • Power
    • Mileage
    • Transmission
  • Fiat Linea

    7,93,289
    (On-Road Price New Delhi)
    • Displacement
    • Power
    • Mileage
    • Transmission
  • Mahindra Verito

    7,61,981
    (On-Road Price New Delhi)
    • Displacement
    • Power
    • Mileage
    • Transmission
  • Fiat Linea Classic

    7,02,950
    (On-Road Price New Delhi)
    • Displacement
    • Power
    • Mileage
    • Transmission

Skoda Rapid Price By Variants

Variant On Road Price Spec Compare

1.6 MPI Active Petrol

9.25 Lakh Manual, Petrol, 15.4 Kmpl

1.6 MPI Ambition Petrol

10.25 Lakh Manual, Petrol, 15.4 Kmpl

1.6 MPI Style Petrol

12.02 Lakh Manual, Petrol, 15.4 Kmpl

1.6 MPI Ambition Petrol AT

12.21 Lakh Automatic, Petrol, 14.8 Kmpl

1.6 MPI Style Petrol AT

13.45 Lakh Automatic, Petrol, 14.8 Kmpl

1.5 TDI CR Active

10.76 Lakh Manual, Diesel, 21.1 Kmpl

1.5 TDI CR Ambition

12.27 Lakh Manual, Diesel, 21.1 Kmpl

1.5 TDI CR Ambition AT

13.7 Lakh Automatic, Diesel, 21.7 Kmpl

1.5 TDI CR Style

13.98 Lakh Manual, Diesel, 21.1 Kmpl

1.5 TDI CR Style AT

15.28 Lakh Automatic, Diesel, 21.7 Kmpl

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