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Skoda Rapid – User’s Asked Questions

Skoda Rapid@ Rs. 8.34 - 12.67 Lakhs
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1. What is the current status of Skoda Rapid?

Skoda Rapid is an ongoing car. Skoda has just launched an updated version of the sedan with cosmetic and mechanical changes.

2. When did Skoda Rapid launch?

Skoda Rapid launched on November 2011 in India but recently Skoda Rapid’s new version was launched on 3rd November 2016.

3. In which category Skoda Rapid falls?

The Skoda Rapid is a well packaged premium sedan.

4. How many types of fuel units are available in Skoda Rapid?

This sedan is available with two fuels units, diesel and petrol.

5. The available color options for Skoda Rapid are?

The SKODA Rapid sedan is available in six different colors in India which are candy white, brilliant silver, carbon steel, flash red, silk blue and cappuccino beige.

6. Is there an automatic transmission in Skoda Rapid?

Yes, this model is available in both manual and automatic version. The petrol variants of this sedan are coupled to a 5-speed manual and a 6-speed torque convertor automatic transmission gearbox. The diesel engine can be had in either a 5-speed manual or a 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox.

7. What are the specifications of engine equipped in Skoda Rapid?

(Petrol manual)

Engine Type 1.6L MPi, 4 Cyl 16V DOHC
Engine Size 1598 cc
Max. Power 103.56bhp @ 5250rpm
Max. Torque 153Nm @ 3800rpm
Transmission Type 5-Speed Manual

Petrol Automatic

Engine Type 1.6L 4 Cyl MPi, 16V DOHC
Engine Size 1598 cc
Max. Power 103.56bhp @ 5250rpm
Max. Torque 153Nm @ 3800rpm
Transmission Type 6-Speed Automatic

Diesel Manual

Engine Type 1.6L 4 Cyl TDI CR, 16V DOHC
Engine Size 1598 cc
Max. Power 109bhp @ 4400rpm
Max. Torque 250Nm @ 1500-2500rpm
Transmission Type 5-Speed Manual

Diesel Automatic

Engine Type 1.6L 4 Cyl TDI CR, 16V DOHC
Engine Size 1598 cc
Max. Power 109bhp @ 4400rpm
Max. Torque 250Nm @ 1500-2500rpm
Transmission Type 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox

 

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8. The exact price tags of Skoda Rapid’s all variants are?

Skoda Rapid  Pricing (ex-showroom Delhi)
Petrol Variants: Price (INR)
Skoda Rapid  Active 1.6 MPI MT Rs. 8,27,550
Skoda Rapid  Ambition 1.6 MPI MT Rs. 9,18,563
Skoda Rapid  Style 1.6 MPI MT Rs. 10,34,963
Skoda Rapid  Ambition 1.6 MPI AT Rs. 10,29,688
Skoda Rapid  Style 1.6 MPI AT Rs. 11,36,088
Diesel Variants:  
Skoda Rapid  Active 1.5 TDI CR MT Rs. 9,48,900
Skoda Rapid  Ambition 1.5 TDI CR MT Rs. 10,39,913
Skoda Rapid Style 1.5 TDI Rs. 11,56,312
Skoda Rapid  Ambition 1.5 TDI CR AT Rs. 11,61,150
Skoda Rapid  Style 1.5 TDI CR AT Rs. 12,67,325

 

9. Please inform about the on-road price of New Skoda Rapid

Skoda Rapid  Pricing (On-road Delhi)
Petrol Variants: Price (INR)
Skoda Rapid  Active 1.6 MPI MT Rs. 9,25,386
Skoda Rapid  Ambition 1.6 MPI MT Rs. 10,25,090
Skoda Rapid  Style 1.6 MPI MT Rs. 12,04,091
Skoda Rapid  Ambition 1.6 MPI AT Rs. 11,98,988
Skoda Rapid  Style 1.6 MPI AT Rs. 13,21,084
Diesel Variants:  
Skoda Rapid  Active 1.5 TDI CR MT Rs. 10,79,259
Skoda Rapid  Ambition 1.5 TDI CR MT Rs. 12,41,169
Skoda Rapid Style 1.5 TDI Rs. 13,68,570
Skoda Rapid  Ambition 1.5 TDI CR AT Rs. 13,74,281
Skoda Rapid  Style 1.5 TDI CR AT Rs. 14,98,325

 

 

10. Can I get the width of tyres fixed in Skoda Rapid?

Front – 185/60 R15 (Tubeless)

Rear – 185/60 R15 (Tubeless)

11. How long ground clearance SKODA Rapid carries?

It has 168 mm of ground clearance.

12. What type of suspension system fixed in Skoda Rapid?

Front: McPherson Suspension with Lower Triangular Links and Torsion Stabilizer

Rear: Compound Link Crank-Axle

13. Is cruise control available in it?

Yes, cruise control is available in new Skoda Rapid.

14. Which safety features Skoda Rapid has?

As far as its safety is concerned, Rapid has driver and passenger airbags, height adjustable 3 point seat belts, high stop LED center brake lights. With these passive safety features, New Rapid also gets all the new age active safety features like Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) to control the car at high speeds and prevent rollovers, electronic stability control (ESC), fuel cut off in crash, rough road package, rear Parktronic sensor, reverse parking camera, hill hold control, automatic door lock on high speeds etc. Engine immobilizer with floating code and central door locking is also added as security features in Skoda Rapid. These safety features prove Rapid a safe car.

15. What is the acceleration and top speed of Skoda Rapid?

The Rapid gets superior and effortless acceleration and faster pick up due to the powerful engine producing phenomenal torque. It accelerates 0 – 100 km/h is in claimed 12.4 seconds. The Skoda Rapid diesel offers little less acceleration than the petrol one but it is said to be smoother in the city due to its high torque at low rpm. The petrol and diesel Rapid cars are expected to have a top speed of around 170-185 km/h.

16. Seating capacity of Skoda Rapid is?

It offers seating capacity for 5 passengers.

17. What is the boot capacity of Skoda Rapid?

Skoda Rapid has Boot capacity of 460 liters.

18. What common & unique interior features Skoda Rapid get?

The Skoda Rapid is equipped with a 6.5 inch mirrorlink touchscreen infotainment system, Height Adjustable Driver Seat, Electric Power Steering w/Tilt Function and audio controls on it, Power Windows with Auto-down for all four windows, automatic climate control, new seat upholstery, rain sensing wipers, ambient lighting, Central Locking, USB, Aux-In, SD/MMC data card reader, GSM telephone preparation with Bluetooth, Bluetooth audio streaming, Front and rear speakers, Telephone controls on multi-function steering wheel, Front sun visors, Electrically adjustable external mirrors and many more.

19. Please tell the mileage figure of Skoda Rapid- ARAI-certified, highway and city-road?

Engine type       ARAI/Highway Kmpl City Kmpl
SKODA Rapid  Millage (Petrol) 15.0 12.0
SKODA Rapid  AT (Petrol) 14.3 11.0
SKODA Rapid  Millage  (Diesel) 21.1 17.4
SKODA Rapid  Millage  (Diesel) AT 21.7 18.2

20. In Indian car market, which are the main competitors of this model?

In car market, SKODA Rapid competes with Hyundai Verna, Honda City, Volkswagen Vento‎ and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz etc.

21. After how many kilometers company has scheduled the first servicing of Skoda Rapid?

Skoda Rapid Diesel Cars Maintenance Cost Details
Service KM Month Free/Paid Price(Rs.)
1 15000 12 Free 7445
2 30000 24 Paid 9545
3 45000 36 Paid 10654
4 60000 48 Paid 9545
5 75000 60 Paid 10654
6 90000 72 Paid 9545
                                                                     6 years                                                              Rs. 57,388

 

Skoda Rapid Petrol Cars Maintenance Cost Details

Service KM Month Free/Paid Price(Rs.)
1 15000 12 Free 5109
2 30000 24 Paid 7527
3 45000 36 Paid 8318
4 60000 48 Paid 7527
5 75000 60 Paid 8318
6 90000 72 Paid 7527
                                                                      6 years                                                             Rs. 44,326

 

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