Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI AT Elegance is a fully automatic sedan with lots of features packed in it. The company also introduces many new features in the car with lots of space and style. The car comes in 5 graceful shades with very beautiful chrome and ivory crafting done on the inside. This specific Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI AT Elegance is a petrol variant, which offers great power but a little less mileage. The sedan comes with lot of comfort features to make the ride joyful and memorable. In terms of safety there is no match of this car among others in the same class as many greatest and the latest safety features are installed in it. The handling of the vehicle is very good thanks to the suspension and braking systems of the car. Overall this car is the perfect blend of power, luxury and safety.
Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI AT Elegance is equipped with great exteriors and features. The car has the overall length of 4386mm with overall width of 1699mm and an overall height of 1466mm. The wheel base of the car is 2552mm with ground clearance of 168mm enough to cross the bumps and speed breakers on Indian roads. The kerb weight of the car is 1180kg and its gross weight is 1720kg. The car comes in 5 different full-of-joy colors, which enhance the beauty of the Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI AT Elegance. These colors are Cappuccino Beige, Candy White, Flash Red, Brilliant Silver and Deep Black Pearl. This beauty also comes packed with 15-inch alloy wheels, which look very nice and durable. The chrome trim and chrome surround for radiator grille gives a unique look to the car. The adjustable headlights with front and rear fog lights are very nice additions. There are power adjustable exterior rear view mirrors, power antenna, tinted glass and rear window defogger present in the car.
The interiors and the space inside have been carefully crafted and designed. Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI AT Elegance also has very good and luxurious interiors. The chrome décor for interior door handles and front console looks marvellous and leaves a good impression on the viewers. The gear shifter, air conditioning vents, duct sliders and locking button of hand brake has been chrome trimmed to give extra shine. The dual tone mocca/ivory front dashboard and door panels, mocca centre console and ivory upholstery are provided to make the interiors graceful. The gloss black décor on the b-pillar looks very good.
Engine and Performance
Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI AT Elegance comes loaded with a petrol engine that is in-line and has a liquid cooling system. The 16 V dual overhead camshaft and transverse in front type of engine offers a maximum of 103.53bhp at the rate of 5250rpm with a maximum torque of 153Nm at the rate of 3800rpm. The power and torque outputs are very impressive. The displacement of the engine is 1598cc. The valve configuration is of dual overhead cam shaft (DOHC) with a multi point fuel injection. The car can easily provide a mileage of 11.0kmpl on the city roads and 14.3kmpl on highways. This is a petrol variant with the fuel tank capacity of 55 litres. The emission emitted by the car follows bharat stage IV rules and regulations up to the mark.
Braking and Handling
In Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI AT Elegance, the suspension system used at the front axle comprises of a Mc Pherson strut with lower triangular links and torsional stabilizer while the rear suspension features a compound link crank axle. The vehicle's brakes comprises of hydraulic dual diagonal circuit system, which is of vacuum assisted type. The front disc brakes have dual inner cooling, with single/piston floating caliper and the rear are just drum brakes. There is direct rack and pinion electro mechanic power steering, which is very responsive. The braking and handling is great and ready to take on both on and off roads providing great ease to all the passengers.The car comes with 6.0J x 15 wheels with tyres of size 185/60 R15 that are ideal for Indian roads.
The front and rear fog lights present in the car are very useful at night. The rough road package, fuel supply cut off in a crash and height adjustable head restraints at the front and rear are the new features that are introduced in the Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI AT Elegance. The height adjustable three point seat belts at the front are very useful and the anti lock braking system (ABS) with dual rate brake assist is good. The engine immobilizer with floating code system and security code for audio player is also among the new features introduced. Some other safety features are foldable key, central locking, boot lid remote, windows, and many others.
Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI AT Elegance version comes with the company made SKODA 2-din audio player. The audio player has a security code and a large format display. Also there are many front and rear speakers installed throughout the car's interior. As for connectivity options, there is auxiliary audio input for portable media players, SD/MMC data card reader. The height adjustment for driver seat, front centre armrest, rear centre armrest and height & length adjustable steering wheel are present in the car for a comfortable ride. The automatic air conditioning with electronic regulation of cabin temperature comes with adjustable dual rear air conditioning vents. These vents are also present on rear centre console. The dust and pollen filter are very nice additions not only because these eliminate bad odors but also because they provide a good fragrance too. There are electrically adjustable external mirrors as well. The windows for the front and rear can also be remotely operated. The ergo lever for front passenger seat adjustment from rear seat with spot lamps at the rear for reading while travelling at night.
Spacious, frugal engine, good handling and nice features.
Petrol engine and unsatisfactory mileage rating.
The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
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