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Skoda Rapid 2011 2013 1.6 MPI AT Elegance

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Rapid Skoda Rapid 2011 2013 1.6 MPI AT Elegance Overview

  • Mileage (upto)
    14.3 kmpl
  • Engine (upto)
    1598 cc
  • BHP
  • Transmission
  • Boot Space
  • Airbags
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Rapid 2011 2013 1.6 MPI AT Elegance Review

The Czech Republican automaker Skoda has silently introduced the updated version of Skoda Rapid and it is made available in two trim levels. Here, the Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI AT Elegance is the high end petrol variant and it is made available with automatic transmission option. The company is offering this high end petrol variant with additional features including projector headlamps, ABS, advanced music player with MP3, SD card slot, Aux-In, USB and Bluetooth connectivity with steering mounted audio controls. Also the company is offering leather package as standard in all variants, which include leather wrapped steering wheel, hand brake lever and a gearshift knob. This specific Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI AT Elegance is blessed with a 1.6-litre petrol motor that unleashes great power and returns decent mileage. This particular sedan comes with a lot of comfort features to make the ride joyful and memorable. The company also fitted this high end variant with unparalleled safety aspects including air bags, acoustic warning signal for over speeding and many others. The handling of the vehicle is very good thanks to the robust suspension and proficient braking systems of this sedan. Overall this car is a perfect blend of power, luxury and safety.

Exteriors :

The company hasn't made any changes to the exteriors of this sedan and kept its style and appearance same as the existing models. This particular Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI AT Elegance trim is equipped with stylish set of cosmetics that adds elegance and style to the vehicle. This sedan has the overall length of 4386mm with overall width of 1699mm and an overall height of 1466mm. The wheelbase of this sedan is 2552mm and its ground clearance is about 168mm, which is enough to cross the bumps and speed breakers on Indian roads. This premium class sedan is made available in five different colors, which enhances its beauty and style. These colors include Flash Red, Candy White, Brilliant Silver, Cappuccino Beige and Deep Black Pearl. The company fitted the wheel arches of this sedan with 15-inch alloy wheels, which adds the sporty elements to the side. The front radiator grille of this sedan gets a lot of chrome treatment, which will give a unique look to its frontage. There are several other exterior features incorporated to this sedan including electrically adjustable outside rear view mirrors, powerful projector headlights , fog lights and so on. The door handles along with the ORVMs have been painted in body color that further improves the style of its side profile.

Interiors :

Coming to the interiors, the company has added few additional features to this trim, while keeping most of the interior design unchanged. The cabin space of this sedan is spacious and comes incorporated with tons of features. Inside the cabin, the door handles, front center console, gearshift selector, locking button of hand brake, AC vents and the steering wheel gets chrome accents. This particular trim gets the dual toned environment with Mocca/Ivory color scheme. There are some number of features incorporated inside the cabin including steering mounted audio controls including Bluetooth audio and telephonic controls and various other advanced functions. Apart from these, this top end variant also gets features including anti-glare rear view mirror, rear windscreen defogger with timer, reading center lamp at front, illumination of luggage compartment, 12V power socket , front sun visor, remote control release for boot lid, vanity mirror and lots more.

Engine and Performance :

This Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI AT Elegance is the top end petrol variant and it comes loaded with a powerful in-line, DOHC based 1.6-litre engine that can produce 1598cc of displacement capacity. This 4-cylinder, dual overhead camshaft based petrol motor incorporated with liquid cooling system produces a maximum of 103.53bhp at the rate of 5250rpm while generating 153Nm of peak torque output at the rate of 3800rpm . The company has further incorporate this engine with multi point fuel injection system, which will enhance the power and performance. On the other hand, this sophisticated engine has been skillfully fitted with an advanced 6-speed automatic gearbox with tiptronic manual gear changing option. The front wheels of this sedan derives the commanding engine power through this gearbox and returns a maximum 14.3 Kmpl of mileage.

Braking and Handling :

This top end variant Skoda Rapid model series comes with a robust suspension system. The company has fitted the front axle with an advanced McPherson strut type of suspension system and further accompanied it with torsion stabilizers and lower triangular links. The rear axle of this sedan is fitted with compound link crank axle type of suspension system. The sedan's brakes comprises of hydraulic dual diagonal circuit system, which is further assisted by vacuum for efficient braking. The front wheels are fitted with disc brakes and they are blessed with dual inner cooling, with single/piston floating calipers. The rear wheels are fitted with traditional drum brakes. This disc and drum braking mechanism is further enhanced by an advanced Anti-lock braking system, which will prevent locking of wheels. On the other hand, the company has blessed this model with a direct rack and pinion electro mechanic power steering, which is very responsive.

Comfort Features :

This updated Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI AT Elegance version is the top end variant in its model series. This premium sedan comes with various exciting comfort features as well as utility based functions. The list of comfort features include an advanced automatic air conditioner with electronic regulation of cabin temperature, dust pollen filter, height adjustment for driver seat, front and rear center armrest, 2-DIN audio player incorporated to a large format display, steering mounted audio controls, SD/MMC card reader, power windows and various other functions. Apart from all these, the company has blessed this top end variant with number of utility based convenience features that makes the journey extremely comfortable.

Safety Features :

Coming to the safety aspects, this top end version in Skoda Rapid model series is blessed with sophisticated safety and protective functions. The list of functions include an advanced Anti-lock braking system with dual rate brake assist system, an engine immobilizer system with floating code, central locking, driver and passenger air bags, rough road package, fuel supply cut-off in a crash, emergency triangle in the luggage compartment and many other such functions.

Pros : Spacious interiors with exciting features, frugal engine, good handling.

Cons : Unsatisfactory mileage figures, safety aspects need to improve.

Key Specifications of Skoda Rapid 2011-2013 1.6 MPI AT Elegance

ARAI Mileage14.3 kmpl
City Mileage11.0 kmpl
Fuel TypePetrol
Engine Displacement (cc)1598
Max Power (bhp@rpm)103.5bhp@5250rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)153Nm@3800rpm
Seating Capacity5
Boot Space (Litres)460re
Fuel Tank Capacity55
Body TypeSedan

Key Features of Skoda Rapid 2011-2013 1.6 MPI AT Elegance

Multi-function Steering WheelYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYes
Automatic Climate ControlYes
Anti Lock Braking SystemYes
Alloy WheelsYes
Fog Lights - FrontYes
Fog Lights - RearYes
Power Windows RearYes
Power Windows FrontYes
Wheel CoversNo
Passenger AirbagYes
Driver AirbagYes
Power SteeringYes
Air ConditionerYes

Skoda Rapid 2011 2013 1.6 MPI AT Elegance Specifications

Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeIn-Line Petrol Engine
Displacement (cc)1598
Max Power (bhp@rpm)103.5bhp@5250rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)153Nm@3800rpm
No. of cylinder4
Valves Per Cylinder4
Valve ConfigurationDOHC
Fuel Supply SystemMPFI
Turbo ChargerNo
Super ChargeNo
Gear Box6 Speed
Drive TypeFWD
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Fuel & Performance

Fuel TypePetrol
Mileage (ARAI)14.3
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)55
Emission Norm ComplianceBS IV
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Suspension, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionMcPherson Suspension With Lower Triangular Links And Torsion Stabiliser
Rear SuspensionCompound Link Crank-Axle
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnHeight & Length Adjustable
Steering Gear TypeDirect Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)5.3 meters
Front Brake TypeDisc
Rear Brake TypeDrum
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Dimensions & Capacity

Length (mm)4386
Width (mm)1699
Height (mm)1466
Boot Space (Litres)460re
Seating Capacity5
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)168
Wheel Base (mm)2552
Kerb Weight (Kg)1180
Gross Weight (Kg)1720
No of Doors4
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Comfort & Convenience

Power Steering
Power Windows-Front
Power Windows-Rear
Air Conditioner
Adjustable Steering
Automatic Climate Control
Air Quality Control
Remote Trunk Opener
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
Low Fuel Warning Light
Accessory Power Outlet
Trunk Light
Vanity Mirror
Rear Reading Lamp
Rear Seat Headrest
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
Cup Holders-Front
Cup Holders-Rear
Rear AC Vents
Heated Seats Front
Heated Seats - Rear
Seat Lumbar Support
Cruise Control
Parking Sensors
KeyLess Entry
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Electronic Multi-Tripmeter
Leather Seats
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Steering Wheel
Glove Compartment
Digital Clock
Outside Temperature Display
Cigarette Lighter
Digital Odometer
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Adjustable Headlights
Fog Lights - Front
Fog Lights - Rear
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View Mirror
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Rain Sensing Wiper
Rear Window Wiper
Rear Window Washer
Rear Window Defogger
Wheel Covers
Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)
Power Antenna
Tinted Glass
Rear Spoiler
Removable/Convertible Top
Roof Carrier
Sun Roof
Moon Roof
Side Stepper
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
Intergrated Antenna
Smoke Headlamps
Tyre Size185/60 R15
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
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Anti-Lock Braking System
Brake Assist
Central Locking
Power Door Locks
Child Safety Locks
Anti-Theft Alarm
Driver Airbag
Passenger Airbag
Side Airbag-Front
Side Airbag-Rear
Day & Night Rear View Mirror
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
Xenon Headlamps
Rear Seat Belts
Seat Belt Warning
Door Ajar Warning
Side Impact Beams
Front Impact Beams
Traction Control
Adjustable Seats
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Vehicle Stability Control System
Engine Immobilizer
Crash Sensor
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Engine Check Warning
Follow Me Home Headlamps
Rear Camera
Anti-Theft Device
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Entertainment & Communication

Cd Player
CD Changer
DVD Player
Audio System Remote Control
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
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Skoda Rapid 2011 2013 1.6 MPI AT Elegance Colours

Skoda Rapid 2011-2013 is available in 5 different colours - Brilliant Silver, Cappuccino Beige, Flash Red, Deep Black Pearl, Candy White.

  • Candy White
    Candy White
  • Brilliant Silver
    Brilliant Silver
  • Cappuccino Beige
    Cappuccino Beige
  • Flash Red
    Flash Red
  • Deep Black Pearl
    Deep Black Pearl

Compare Variants of Skoda Rapid 2011-2013

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