Skoda New Rapid Road Test Review
Replacing a DSG dual clutch transmission with a torque converter automatic in an enthusiast-centric sedan might not have been the wisest of decisions. Unless, the new automatic is as good… or better?
We were a bit disheartened to learn that Skoda was downsizing the Rapid to a 1.0-litre petrol engine in the BS6 era. Then we drove it…
Skoda has given the Rapid its first-ever comprehensive facelift since the model was launched here in 2011. What is new? And how does it stack up against the competition? We find out.
The Skoda Rapid is the most important product in the Czech carmaker’s India line-up. It is an India-specific product and a volume player for Skoda. Half a decade into its life, the Rapid gets its first major design revamp and sheds the face it inherited from the Fabia. We hit the road with the aesth
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
Let's make one thing clear here. The new Skoda Rapid is not a facelift but a Model Year update. It doesn't get any design upgrades both outside and inside, but now comes with a new diesel engine and a new 7-speed automatic DSG transmission. Apart from the regular petrol and diesel versions, the Rapi
As we bid good-bye to the Ford Fiesta, the Skoda Rapid makes it way into our long-time garage. The Rapid is Skoda’s new entry-level sedan that was based on the Polo platform and is available with petrol and diesel options. We picked up the diesel version of the Skoda Rapid due to our intensive trav
The journey for Skoda in India has been quite wavy with all highs and lows in Indian market. At one time, it tasted big success with its first entrant- Skoda Octavia way back in 2002, followed by the classy sedan Skoda Superb in 2004 and the exuberant-Skoda Laura in 2006. Skoda floated its first sma
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