Skoda Rapid

` 7.6 - 11.7 Lac*
*Ex-showroom Price New Delhi
3.0 / 5based on 17 reviews
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    Mileage
    21.7 kmpl
    Service cost
    9,170 /yr
  • Performance
    Engine
    1498 cc
    BHP
    103.6
  • Comfort
    Automatic
    Yes
    Rear AC Vents
    Yes
  • Safety
    ABS
    Yes
    Driver Airbag
    Yes
  • EMI
    Duration
    60 months
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Rapid Specifications

Variants Fuel Type Transmission Engine Description Mileage Power
City Highway
1.5 TDI Active Diesel 1498cc
17.9 21.14 103.6bhp @ 4400rpm
1.5 TDI Ambition 1498cc
17.9 21.14 103.6bhp @ 4400rpm
1.5 TDI Ambition With Alloy Wheel 1498cc
17.9 21.14 103.6bhp @ 4400rpm
1.5 TDI Elegance 1498cc
17.9 21.14 103.6bhp @ 4400rpm
1.5 TDI Elegance Black Package 1498cc
17.9 21.14 103.6bhp @ 4400rpm
1.5 TDI Elegance Plus 1498cc
17.9 21.14 103.6bhp @ 4400rpm
1.5 TDI Elegance Plus Black Package 1498cc
17.9 21.14 103.6bhp @ 4400rpm
1.5 TDI AT Ambition 1498cc
17.9 21.14 103.6bhp @ 4400rpm
1.5 TDI AT Ambition With Alloy Wheel 1498cc
17.9 21.14 103.6bhp @ 4400rpm
1.5 TDI AT Elegance 1498cc
18.3 21.66 103.6bhp @ 4400rpm
1.5 TDI AT Elegance Black Package 1498cc
18.3 21.66 103.6bhp @ 4400rpm
1.5 TDI AT Elegance Plus 1498cc
18.3 21.66 103.6bhp @ 4400rpm
1.5 TDI AT Elegance Plus Black Package 1498cc
18.3 21.66 103.6bhp @ 4400rpm
1.6 MPI Active Petrol 1598cc
12.0 15.0 103.6bhp @ 5250rpm
1.6 MPI Ambition 1598cc
12.0 15.0 103.6bhp @ 5250rpm
1.6 MPI Ambition With Alloy Wheel 1598cc
12.0 15.0 103.6bhp @ 5250rpm
1.6 MPI Elegance 1598cc
12.0 15.0 103.6bhp @ 5250rpm
1.6 MPI Elegance Black Package 1598cc
12.0 15.0 103.6bhp @ 5250rpm
1.6 MPI Elegance Plus 1598cc
12.0 15.0 103.6bhp @ 5250rpm
1.6 MPI Elegance Plus Black Package 1598cc
12.0 15.0 103.6bhp @ 5250rpm
1.6 MPI AT Elegance 1598cc
11.0 14.3 103.6bhp @ 5250rpm
1.6 MPI AT Elegance Black Package 1598cc
11.0 14.3 103.6bhp @ 5250rpm
1.6 MPI AT Elegance Plus 1598cc
11.0 14.3 103.6bhp @ 5250rpm
1.6 MPI AT Elegance Plus Black Package 1598cc
11.0 14.3 103.6bhp @ 5250rpm

Skoda Rapid Review

Highlights

September 01, 2015: Skoda Rapid Anniversary Edition is priced from Rs.6.99 lakhs ex-showroom and gets features such as side door foils, contrasting tone roof foils and wood décor interior trims while the Elegance Plus model will have the revolutionary TrackPro car tracking device system. The Anniversary Edition will feature 7-speed DSG transmission with tiptronic manual gear changing, adjustable dual rear AC vents on rear center console, ŠKODA 2-DIN integrated audio player, Bluetooth connectivity for phone /audio streaming / remote control via phone app, cruise control, projector headlamps, height & length adjustable steering wheel.

Overview

Skoda has again hit the headlines by introducing the Zeal Edition of its entry level sedan model, Rapid in the market. It comes as a package and is available with Ambition, Elegance and Elegance Plus variants of this sedan and it includes quite a few interior aspects, which makes the cabin more stylish. In terms of technical specifications, the company not made any changes. The cars with this special package will be available for limited period only in the Indian automobile market. It includes an observation mirror, floor mats along with Alcantara leather seats, which makes it look more classy and attractive. Apart from these, it also comes with some additional features like rear parking sensors along with rear view camera and GPS navigation system for easy access. The latest version of this sedan is available with both petrol and diesel engine options for the buyers to select from. It is being sold with a new 1.5-litre TDI diesel engine, which will be replacing the outgoing 1.6-litre TDI mill. It has the capacity of producing a maximum power of 103.5bhp in combination with 250Nm of torque output. This engine is coupled with both five speed manual and a newly developed 7-speed DSG automatic transmission gear box, depending on the variants. On the other hand, its 1.6-litre MPI petrol engine comes with a displacement capacity of 1598cc. It can churn out a peak power and torque outputs of 103.5bhp and 153Nm respectively. This motor is also available with both manual and automatic transmission gear box, which makes it more competitive in its segment. Its braking and suspension mechanism are quite proficient, which makes it well balanced at all times. It is equipped with anti-lock braking system along with electronic brake force distribution. Apart from these, its top end diesel variant is also equipped with electronic stability control. This sedan will continue to hose the same set of features like its predecessor as it did not got any updates to the features. However, its interiors are slightly tweaked to emphasize its fresh new appeal. Its dual tone dashboard is now integrated with a brand new steering wheel, which is also seen in Yeti and Octavia. Apart from this, all the other aspects have been retained from its earlier version. While introducing its refined version, the car maker has also rolled out this Black Edition, which hosts a series of exclusive cosmetics. It has high gloss black finish for its fog light console, alloy wheels, ORVM caps, B pillars and radiator grille. Furthermore, it also gets black finish for the window frames and headlight cluster, which gives it a distinct new look. At present, the automaker is offering this sedan in four trim levels, which are Active, Ambition, and Elegance. The top end Elegance trims are being equipped with advanced aspects like Climatronic automatic climate control unit a multi-information display and an Audio player with large format display. It is also available with a unique iOS5 and Android based application using which, the occupants can control the audio system. This sedan is also incorporated with sophisticated safety features like dual front airbags, parking sensors and anti lock braking system. However, these aspects are available in Elegance and Elegance Plus variants only. All these features put together makes it one of the good looking and safest sedan in its segment. This sedan model is placed against the likes of Honda City, Renault Scala, Nissan Sunny, Ford Fiesta, Maruti Ciaz, Volkswagen Vento and others in its segment. It is available with a standard warranty of two years or unlimited kilometer along with 3-years warranty for exterior paint as well.

Exterior

Exteriors

The company has designed the external appearance of this sedan series with a lot of striking features. Its sleek and lustrous body line looks quite attractive on the roads. This sedan is also being offered with an exclusive Black Package, which gives it a brand new look. It comprises of black shade for projector headlamps, alloy wheels, ORVM caps, fog lamps and for radiator grille. However, this package is available as optional for its Elegance trim only. To begin with the front fascia, it has a stylish radiator grille with vertically positioned bars and a chrome plated strip. It is embossed with a prominent company logo in the center. This grille is surrounded by a neatly crafted headlight cluster that is powered by halogen based headlamps and side turn indicators. However, its top end variant is blessed with powerful projector headlamps, which gives a distinct look to the front facade. Its front body colored bumper has a small air dam that is flanked by dynamic fog lamps. Its side profile looks quite elegant, owing to its trendy features like black B pillars, body colored ORVMs and door handles. Its entry level variants are blessed with conventional steel wheels featuring 'Dakara' fueel wheel covers, while the top end variants have been blessed with 15-inch 'Bold' alloy wheels. These rims are further covered with high performance tubeless radial tyres that gives superior grip on any road conditions. The rear end is designed with C-contoured taillight cluster and a stylish tailgate with triangular design. There are a lot of chrome inserts given on tailgate, which further adds to its elegance.

Exterior Measurements:

Its overall dimensions are quite decent and can easily accommodate five passengers. The large wheelbase measures about 2552mm that ensure ample leg space inside the cabin. Its minimum ground clearance is about 168mm. Its overall length, width and height are 4386mm, 1699mm and 1466mm respectively. The steering wheel supports a minimum turning radius of 10.6 meters.

Interior

Interiors

Editor's take :  Build quality, touch and feel of the plastics on the Rapid are good and live up to Skoda's brand expectations. The space is also sufficient in both the rows and even the boot is large. The only thing, we wish was added are the extra bells and whistles.

The interiors of this latest model series are quite elegant, which gives a pleasant feel to its occupants with a number of features. It provides comfortable seating capacity for five people besides offering them with enough leg and shoulder room. The spacious cabin is decorated with a dual tone Ivory and Mocca color scheme, while the high quality plastic further gives a plush look. It is incorporated with well cushioned seats that are covered with premium fabric upholstery. The driver's seat has height adjustment facility, while the front center arm rest has a bit of storage space beneath it. The front seats are quite comfortable and the rear seats have a firm cushioning, a foldable center arm rest and height adjustable headrests. There are two rear air conditioning vents available behind the center console. The two tone dashboard looks attractive in a stylish design and is equipped with a new steering wheel, center console, air vents and a glove box. The steering wheel, hand brake lever as well as gear shift indicator are wrapped with premium leather. The stylish instrument cluster has two dials reflecting green back light from within. Inside the dials, the green lit needles add to the charm of this panel. The trip computer in the middle includes a digital fuel meter, clock, distance to empty (DTE) and trip meters. This new version includes a new magnetic card holder on the center console for holding various papers like toll tickets etc, while there is cruise control available in the Elegance and Elegance Plus variants. Furthermore, it includes a unique iOS5 and Android based phone application for the rear seat occupants using which, the radio can be operated easily. The high end variants are blessed with an advanced 2-DIN audio system that has front and rear speakers. While the remaining trims have 1-DIN music system with cable as well as connector. There is automatic climate control present in the top end Elegance trim that electronically regulates the cabin temperature.Besides these, it has a manually dimming inside mirror, reading lights in front, illumination of luggage compartment and reading spot lamps at rear. There are cup holders available at both rear and front flip frame, storage compartment in the front center console, while the top variant comes with front seat back pockets. Moreover, it has a 12V power socket that are quite useful for passengers for charging their electronic devices. The chrome decor for door handles, front center console and gear shift selector further adds classiness to its interiors. In addition to these, its newly launched Zeal Edition package includes an observation mirror, floor mats, Alcantara leather seats and GPS navigation system.

 

Interior Comfort:


The automaker has incorporated this stylish sedan with quite a few comfort features, which offer a pleasant driving experience to its passengers. It has a height adjustable driver seat that makes it more convenient for the driver. Additionally, the steering wheel with height and length adjustable feature further adds to the convenience. The Active and Ambition trims have manually adjustable outside rear view mirrors, while these can be electrically adjusted in the remaining variants. This vehicle has a multi-function display (MFD) that gives information about traveling time, distance traveled, average speed, immediate consumption, average consumption, travel distance before refueling, service interval, outside temperature and a clock as well. Apart from the entry level trim, there are front and rear power windows available in all its variants with one touch up and down function. Besides these, the windscreen and windows have tinted glasses that adds to the convenience of its passengers. It is equipped with a few other aspects like GSM telephone preparation with Bluetooth, gear change indicator, ergo lever for front passenger seat adjustment from rear and so on. It has a multifunction steering wheel that is mounted with phone and audio control buttons. In addition to these, it has a vanity mirror in front left sun visor, foldable roof handles for front and rear passengers, lights on acoustic signal, coat hook on rear roof handles and a remote control release of boot lid. On the other hand, it is bestowed with a manually regulated air conditioning system, whereas the high end variant has a climatronic automatic AC unit, which cools the cabin and creates a pleasant ambiance. It further includes dust and pollen filter along with dual air vents on rear center console.

Interior Measurements:


This sedan series offers its occupants with ample headroom as well as shoulder space, thus making them feel more comfortable throughout their journey. The rear seat has sufficient leg room, which can be extended by adjusting the front seat from rear using an ergo lever. The head room at rear is good enough for tall passengers. It is available with a luggage storage space of 460 litres, which can be further increased by folding its rear seat. Its fuel tank can store about 55 litres of petrol or diesel in it, which is good enough for longer journeys.

Gear

Acceleration & Pick-Up

Editor's take :  The acceleration of the petrol and diesel are good, especially the diesel. The latter is definitely the most the fuel-efficient one.

 

Its petrol variants with manual transmission gearbox have the ability to cross the 100 Kmph mark in 12 seconds from a standstill, while its automatic trims can cross this speed mark in just 11 seconds. At the same time, the automatic diesel variants can break the 100 Kmph speed mark from a standstill in 12 to 13 seconds, whereas its manual version takes about 10 seconds. Its petrol powered version can achieve a top speed of approximately 165 Kmph, but the diesel variants can achieve a top speed of 175 Kmph, which is quite thrilling for the occupants sitting inside.

Engine and Performance

Editor's take :  The 1.6-litre diesel engine of the Rapid is far superior to its petrol brethren in performance and fuel efficiency. The power delivery is linear and it is fun to drive in the city or the highway. We recommend the diesel version of the Rapid for its sheer pleasure and economy.

 

As said above, this sedan is available in both petrol and diesel engine options for the buyers to select from. Its petrol variants are equipped with a 1.6-litre, in-line engine, which comes with liquid cooling system. It has the ability to displace 1598cc. This mill is integrated with four cylinders and sixteen valves using double overhead camshaft based valve configuration. It can churn out a maximum power output of 103.5bhp at 5250rpm in combination with 153Nm of peak torque at 3800rpm. This motor is cleverly mated with a five speed manual transmission gear box, which distributes the engine power to its front wheels. While the engine of its Elegance and Elegance variants are paired with a six speed automatic transmission with triptronic manual gear changing function. On the other hand, the diesel variants are powered by a 1.5-litre mill, which comes with a displacement capacity of 1498cc. This mill can unleash a maximum power of 103.5bhp at 4400rpm in combination with a commanding torque output of 250Nm in the range of 1500 to 2500rpm. It is mated with a five speed manual or seven speed DSG automatic transmission gear box, depending on the variants.

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Mileage

Editor's take :  The Rapid shares its engines with the Vento, hence the fuel efficiency is similar. The diesel is highly efficient, while the petrol has been tuned for better fuel economy.

 

The 1.5-litre turbocharged diesel engine is incorporated with a common rail based direct injection fuel supply system, which enhances its fuel efficiency. Its manual version has the ability to produce a maximum mileage of approximately 21.14 Kmpl on the bigger roads and 15 Kmpl in the city traffic conditions. Whereas its automatic variant can deliver a mileage of 21.6 Kmpl on the highways and about 14.5 Kmpl within the city limits, which is quite good. The car maker has retained its petrol variants with the same 1.6-litre engine, which is also available with manual and automatic transmission options. This motor is integrated with a multi point fuel injection supply system, which allows the sedan to can give away a mileage of 15 Kmpl (manual), which goes down to 14.3 Kmpl in its automatic variants.

Power of Skoda Rapid

Editor's take :  The power produced by the petrol and diesel engines is the same on paper, but the performance of the diesel is much better. It comes with a 1.6-litre petrol and diesel engine options. The 1.2-litre petrol isn't available on the Rapid, like the Vento. It has automatic on the 1.6-litre petrol only.

 

Its newly introduced 4-cylindered based diesel engine is incorporated with a turbocharger, which enables the vehicle to produce a maximum power of 103.5bhp at 4400rpm in combination with a commanding torque output of 250Nm between 1500 to 2500rpm, which is remarkable for this class. On the other hand, its naturally aspirated petrol engine can produce a peak power of 103.5bhp at 5250rpm, while yielding a superior torque output of 153Nm at just 3800rpm.

Accessories

Stereo & Accessories

Editor's take :  The Rapid gets a music system with Bluetooth, aux and USB connectivity, alloy wheels in the range topper. It also has steering mounted audio controls and even projector headlamps on the Elegance model, which is the top-of-the-line variant. The 2014 model even has leather seats as a standard fitment.

 

The Active and Ambition variants of this sedan lineup is integrated with 1-DIN after market audio preparation, which includes a cable and connector. While other trims are equipped with an advanced 2-DIN audio player, which comes with large format display and four speakers. It is integrated with CD/MP3 player, Aux-in port, USB interface, SD and MMC card reader and Bluetooth connectivity for pairing the mobile phones. The multi-functional steering wheel is mounted with call and music control buttons. The company has also given a unique iOS5 and Android based phone app for back seat occupants, which helps in controlling the car's audio. In addition to these, its Zeal Edition package comes with a GPS navigation system and rear parking sensors along with reversing camera that adds to the convenience. Apart from these, the owners can also customize the interiors with a number of features like rear view camera, portable navigation system, leather seats, floor mats, rear parking sensors and so on. Whereas, exteriors can be decorated by scuff plates, door visors, sporty rear spoilers, alloy wheels, door sill covers, body decals and several other aspects.

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Braking & Handling

Editor's take :  The ride on the Rapid is a tad stiff, but most of the road shocks are filtered out. The Rapid lives up to the Skoda badge in the handling department. The well-balanced chassis of the Rapid makes it joy to drive around bends, and even the response from the steering wheel is good as it weighs up well.

 

This sedan series is equipped with an hydraulic dual diagonal circuit braking with vacuum assist mechanism. Its front wheels are fitted with a set of disc brakes with inner cooling, which also has single piston caliper. While the rear ones have been fitted with a conventional set of drum brakes. Apart from the Active variant, the braking mechanism of other trims are assisted by anti lock braking system along with dual rate brake assist function. On the other hand, the front axle is assembled with a McPherson suspension, which has lower triangular links and torsion stabilizer. The rear end gets a compound link crank axle type of mechanism. At the same time, it has a direct rack and pinion steering with an electro mechanic system, which is speed sensitive and makes handling effortless even in peak traffic conditions. This tilt and telescopic adjustable steering wheel supports a minimum turning circle of 10.6 meters.

Safety

Safety & Security

Editor's take :  The Rapid gets dual airbags and ABS in the top of the line variant.

 

This sedan model series is incorporated with a number of protective aspects, which gives the occupants a stress free driving experience. Some of these standard safety aspects include a centrally located high mounted stop lamp, anti glare internal rear view mirror, height adjustable head restraints, rough road package, central locking system, rear doors with child safety locks and remote control with foldable key. It has 3-point seat belts for all passengers along with driver seat belt reminder notification on instrument panel. This sedan has an advanced engine immobilizer with floating code that safeguards the vehicle from theft and unauthorized entry. In addition to these, it also has automatic locking of doors on overrun speed, remote control opening and closing windows, fuel supply cut-off in crash, front and rear fog lamps. The anti lock system along with dual rate brake assist function further augments its braking mechanism. The Elegance and Elegance Plus variants are also integrated with child proof rear window locking, security code for audio player, airbags for driver and front co-passenger that enhances the safety in case of any collision.

Wheels

Wheels

The wheel arches of its Elegance variant are fitted with a set of 15-inch alloy wheels, which are further covered with 185/60 R15 sized tubeless radial tyre. While other variants are fitted with a sturdy set of 14-inch steel wheels that are equipped with tubeless radial tyres of size 175/70 R14. These wheels have also 'Comoros' full wheel covers that gives the side profile an elegant look. The company has also given a full size spare wheel with all other tools required for changing a flat tyre, which is a standard feature across all variants. The trims with its Black edition package also gets 15-inch black painted alloy rims covered with similar tubeless radials, which are given to its other variants.

Pros

1. Spacious internal cabin with lots of comfort features.

2. Fuel economy of diesel variants is quite good.

3. Refreshed exteriors add to its advantage.

4. Available in both manual and automatic transmission gear box.

5. Good engine performance with decent acceleration and pick up.

 

Cons

1. After sales service needs to improve.

2. Lower ground clearance is a minus point.

3. Cost of maintenance and spares is expensive.

4. Mileage of petrol variants is not satisfying.

5. Diesel engine noise and harshness can be reduced.

 

Skoda Rapid Price

Variants New Delhi Bangalore Mumbai Chennai Pune Hyderabad Kolkata
1.5 TDI Active
(Diesel)
8,80,767 8,96,425 9,03,132 8,96,425 8,64,242 8,96,425 9,05,121   Get On Road Price  
1.5 TDI Ambition
(Diesel)
9,33,266 9,49,858 9,56,951 9,49,858 9,15,743 9,49,858 9,59,073   Get On Road Price  
1.5 TDI Ambition With Alloy Wheel
(Diesel)
9,48,267 9,65,125 9,72,329 9,65,125 9,30,459 9,65,125 9,74,488   Get On Road Price  
1.5 TDI Elegance
(Diesel)
9,87,266 10,04,818 10,12,311 10,04,818 9,68,718 10,04,818 10,14,565   Get On Road Price  
1.5 TDI Elegance Black Package
(Diesel)
10,00,367 10,18,151 10,25,740 10,18,151 9,81,569 10,18,151 10,28,028   Get On Road Price  
1.5 TDI Elegance Plus
(Diesel)
10,21,366 10,39,524 10,47,268 10,39,524 10,02,170 10,39,524 10,49,608   Get On Road Price  
1.5 TDI Elegance Plus Black Package
(Diesel)
10,34,467 10,52,857 10,60,697 10,52,857 10,15,021 10,52,857 10,63,071   Get On Road Price  
1.5 TDI AT Ambition
(Diesel)
10,68,266 11,02,525 10,95,346 10,87,258 10,48,178 10,87,258 10,97,805   Get On Road Price  
1.5 TDI AT Ambition With Alloy Wheel
(Diesel)
10,83,267 11,02,525 11,10,724 11,02,525 10,62,894 11,02,525 11,13,221   Get On Road Price  
1.5 TDI AT Elegance
(Diesel)
11,18,267 11,38,147 11,46,606 11,38,147 10,97,231 11,38,147 11,49,187   Get On Road Price  
1.5 TDI AT Elegance Black Package
(Diesel)
11,31,366 11,51,480 11,60,033 11,51,480 11,10,080 11,51,480 11,62,650   Get On Road Price  
1.5 TDI AT Elegance Plus
(Diesel)
11,52,367 11,72,853 11,81,563 11,72,853 11,30,682 11,72,853 11,84,230   Get On Road Price  
1.5 TDI AT Elegance Plus Black Package
(Diesel)
11,65,466 11,86,186 11,94,991 11,86,186 11,43,532 11,86,186 11,97,693   Get On Road Price  
1.6 MPI Active
(Petrol)
7,55,767 7,69,203 7,74,990 7,69,203 7,41,617 7,69,203 7,76,665   Get On Road Price  
1.6 MPI Ambition
(Petrol)
8,43,266 8,58,258 8,64,688 8,58,258 8,27,453 8,58,258 8,66,584   Get On Road Price  
1.6 MPI Ambition With Alloy Wheel
(Petrol)
8,58,267 8,73,525 8,80,066 8,73,525 8,42,169 8,73,525 8,81,999   Get On Road Price  
1.6 MPI Elegance
(Petrol)
8,88,266 9,04,058 9,10,820 9,04,058 8,71,598 9,04,058 9,12,828   Get On Road Price  
1.6 MPI Elegance Black Package
(Petrol)
9,01,367 9,17,391 9,24,251 9,17,391 8,84,451 9,17,391 9,26,290   Get On Road Price  
1.6 MPI Elegance Plus
(Petrol)
9,22,366 9,38,764 9,45,777 9,38,764 9,05,050 9,38,764 9,47,871   Get On Road Price  
1.6 MPI Elegance Plus Black Package
(Petrol)
9,35,467 9,52,097 9,59,208 9,52,097 9,17,903 9,52,097 9,61,333   Get On Road Price  
1.6 MPI AT Elegance
(Petrol)
9,87,266 10,04,818 10,12,311 10,04,818 9,68,718 10,04,818 10,14,565   Get On Road Price  
1.6 MPI AT Elegance Black Package
(Petrol)
10,00,367 10,18,151 10,25,740 10,18,151 9,81,569 10,18,151 10,28,028   Get On Road Price  
1.6 MPI AT Elegance Plus
(Petrol)
10,21,366 10,39,524 10,47,268 10,39,524 10,02,170 10,39,524 10,49,608   Get On Road Price  
1.6 MPI AT Elegance Plus Black Package
(Petrol)
10,34,467 10,52,857 10,60,697 10,52,857 10,15,021 10,52,857 10,63,071   Get On Road Price  

Road Test

2014 Skoda Rapid 1.5 TDI Expert Review
2014 Skoda Rapid 1.5 TDI Expert Review Expert Review
While on one side their Octavia is selling much faster than they can fill in the order books, Skoda India is having a rough time selling their entry level product, Rapid. The competition has grown strong and Skoda had to up their game. A new engine and a gearbox is how they have chosen to fight the opponents. As we have already said in our First Drive report that the new Rapid is not a facelift but a Model Year update. So, though there are no changes in design, the Rapid now gets a new 1.5-litre diesel engine along with a 7-speed DSG automatic transmission and a new Black Package. Will it be enough to keep the Rapid going? [read more]

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  • Rapid is a driver car, pure power
    By Nandith Jaisimha| July 23, 2015 | 500 Views
    Look and Style- Great, beautiful lines add perfect look to this sedan. Comfort- It is at its best, the seating fits like a glove and offers great comfort even on the long journey. Pickup- Mind blowing pick up, the power is at its best. It is amongst the most powerful vehicles in this price range Mileage- Pretty decent for city use 12-14kmpl Best Features- The total drive, love the power, feel and handling, which is quite amazing, runs well in all... Read Full Review
  • Very bad experience in 1st year driving
    By pinakin barot | November 12, 2014 | 6105 Views
    I am using this car since one year (20000kms) and every six months I get some engine & heater light in after starting car in odometer. When I call on service center he told that I have to take car at service center and he need one day for finding problem and than they will let me know when my car is ready. After I reached service center they told that they needed 3 days for replacement of some wire and where I am staying service center is 10... Read Full Review
  • Confused: Whether to buy Rapid or Vento
    By VINOTH| October 20, 2014 | 5026 Views
    Look and Style: Skoda Rapid and VW Vento look similar but Rapid is liitle bit attractive by projector head lamps and cruise control.  Comfort: Comfort wise Rapid is better than Vento   Pickup: Remains same for both the cars   Mileage: No one is saying precisely of how much mileage it gives in city and highways. Best Features: Both Vento and Rapid are same except for the ground clearance. Rapid is better than Vento. Needs to improve: Tyres of Rapi... Read Full Review
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  • Skoda Rapid Anniversary Edition launched at Rs.6.99 lakhs
    Posted On | September 01, 2015 | 1477 Views
    Skoda Auto India has launched the new Rapid Anniversary Edition priced from Rs.6.99 lakhs ex-showroom. The Rapid Anniversary Edition gets side door foils, contrasting tone roof foils and wood décor interior trims while the Elegance Plus model will have the revolutionary TrackPro car tracking device system. Further, the Rapid also gets dual front airbags as a standard fitment to all versions making it one of the safest cars in the C segment. The Rapid Anniversary Edition will be available for a limited time period at all Skoda dealerships till the end of September, 2015. Read Full News
  • Skoda India Comes Up With What-a-June Offer On Rapid
    Posted On | June 08, 2015 | 1621 Views
    To help churn some numbers, Skoda India is offering lucrative offers on Rapid sedan. Under 'What-a-June Offer', the company is offering free insurance, free roadside assistance, free extended warranty and low interest of 7.99 per cent. The offer is available on the complete range of Rapid and as the same suggests, is valid until 30th June, 2015. Read Full News
  • Skoda India Reshuffle Top Management, Ashutosh Dixit to be the New Director for Sales, Marketing and Service
    Posted On | February 27, 2015 | 1616 Views
    To boost the sales number, Skoda India has revamped its top management in marketing, finance and human resources departments. The turn around in top management is the aftermath of sales falling to five-year low. Ashutosh Dixit joined as the new director for sales, marketing and service and Tarun Jha as the new marketing head. Prior to joining Skoda India, both of them previously worked at company headquarters. Read Full News
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