Skoda Rapid 2018 Specifications, Price in India

Skoda’s budget C segment offering to India was first launched in 2011 and it has undergone several face lifts and updates since then. The latest offering has some exterior features redone and a few cosmetic updates. The front includes a subtle change in the bonnet design, horizontal fog lamps with a new grille and sleeker smoked headlights. Apart from the chrome strip at the back, the rear hardly looks any different from its predecessor. The side profile also looks similar to the earlier version except for the new ORVM’s and five spoke alloy wheel.


Skoda Rapid

It is currently priced between Rs 7.94 L and Rs 12.2 L (Ex-Showroom Price, Delhi) but the price will vary according to the place.


The changes insides now include a dual tone interior with flat bottom steering wheel. The ORVM’s are electrically adjustable and foldable. Leather upholstery, automatic climate control and rear AC vents add comfort while Bluetooth and other connectivity features are built in the 2 DIN system in the centre console. Height adjustable driver seat with rake and reach adjustment for the steering means you can get the ideal driving position. There are many cubby holes that are adequate for storage of small items and the boot space at 460 litres is roomy enough. The entire range is offered dual airbags as standard for safety while the ABS is offered on the mid range variants and above. The projector headlamps aid visibility while the follow me home function is very useful. All four windows come with anti pinch function.

There new 1.5 litre turbocharged delivers the same power as the older 1.6 litre engine but with improved efficiency of 21.1 kmpl. It comes with 5 speed manual or 6 speed DSG automatic transmissions. The petrol motor is 1.6 litre MPI which give 103 bhp. It is mated with manual and automatic as well, however, the petrol gets a seven speed DSG.

Specifications (Skoda Rapid 1.5 TDI CR Style Plus Black Package, Diesel)

Dimensions & Weight
Length 4386 mm
Width 1699 mm
Height 1466 mm
Wheelbase 2552 mm
Ground Clearance 168 mm
Kerb Weight 1206 kg
Doors 4 Doors
Seating Capacity 5 Person
No of Seating Rows 2 Rows
Bootspace 460 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 litres
Engine & Transmission
Engine Type Turbocharged diesel engine, in-line, liquid cooling system, high-pressure direct injection system, 16V DOHC, transverse in front
Valve/Cylinder (Configuration) 4, DOHC
Displacement 1498 cc
Mileage (ARAI) 21.14 kmpl
Turbocharger/Supercharger Turbocharged
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Dual Clutch No
Sport Mode No
Alternate Fuel Not Applicable
Cylinders 4, Inline
Fuel Type Diesel
Max Power (bhp@rpm) 104 bhp @ 4400 RPM
Max Torque (Nm@rpm) 250 Nm @ 1500 RPM
Turbocharger Type Variable Geometry
No of gears 5 Gears
Transmission Type Manual
Manual Shifting for Automatic No
Driving Modes No
Engine Start-Stop Function No
Suspensions, Brakes & Steering
Suspension Front McPherson suspension with lower triangular links and torsion stabilizer
Suspension Rear Compound link crank-axle
Front Brake Type Disc
Rear Brake Type Drum
Minimum Turning Radius 5.3 metres
Steering Type Power assisted (Electric)
Wheels & Tyres
Wheels Alloy Wheels
Spare Wheel Alloy
Front Tyres 185 / 60 R15
Rear Tyres 185 / 60 R15




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