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Skoda Rapid Car

Skoda Rapid Car

Czech automaker Skoda has recently launched its new sedan in India as Skoda Rapid and which will be manufactured in the same plant (Chakan, Pune) where Vento is also manufactured. Skoda Rapid is based on the platform of Vento.

Skoda Rapid Interiors
Skoda Rapid has comfort features like an adjustable power steering, internally adjustable ORVMs with power fold feature, central locking, power windows, adjustable front seats, music system with MP3 and FM integrated with four speakers. On safety end Skoda Rapid is equipped with two airbags for the driver and the front passenger besides Anti-lock Braking System, front fog lamps and Electronic Brake Force Distribution.

Variants of Skoda Rapid
Skoda Rapid is available in eight variants: 5 petrol variants: Skoda Rapid Petrol Active, Skoda Rapid Petrol Ambition, Skoda Rapid Petrol Elegance, Skoda Rapid Petrol Ambition Automatic and Skoda Rapid Petrol Elegance Automatic and three diesel variants: Skoda Rapid Diesel Active, Skoda Rapid Diesel Ambition and Skoda Rapid Diesel Elegance.

The diesel Skoda Rapid is powered with 1.6 litre of TDi with 1598 cc displacement unit that produces 105 PS of power along with 250 Nm of torque. The petrol variant of Skoda Rapid comes with 1.6 litre-1598 cc of MPI unit, which produces maximum power of 105 PS together with 153 Nm of torque.

Skoda Rapid petrol delivers mileage of 12-14 kmpl from the automatic version. On the other hand the Diesel engine gives the mileage 13.4-16 kmpl. It has an acceleration of 0 - 100 kmph in 12.4 seconds and attains a top speed of 170kmph-185 kmph.

Competitors of Skoda Rapid
The major competitors for Skoda Rapid in India are Honda City, Volkswagen Vento, New Hyundai Verna, New Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Aveo, Fiat Linea and Tata Indigo Manza.

Skoda Rapid Color Shades
Skoda Rapid is available in five shades: Deep Black, Candy White, Flash Red, Brilliant Silver and Cappuccino Beige.

Skoda Rapid Price
Skoda Rapid base model petrol variant is priced at starting Rs. 6.5 lacs.

Skoda Rapid Specifications

Model Skoda Rapid Active
Year 2013
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 ltrs
Body Chasis Type Sedan
Transmission Manual
Ground Clearance 168 mm
Seating Capacity 5

Skoda Rapid Engine, Performance

Engine Displacement 1598cc, 4 Cylinder
Engine Type Petrol
Fuel Consumption 16 kmpl (highway) / 13.4 kmpl (city)
Power 105 Bhp at 5250 rpm
Torque 153 Nm at 3800 rpm
Gearbox 5, Manual

Skoda Rapid Steering/Brakes/Tires

Steering Power
Suspension Mcpherson, compound link crank axle
Brake details Front Disk, Rear Drum
Tyre Size 175/70 R14

Skoda Rapid Dimensions, Weight

Length x Width x Height 4386 mm x 1699 mm x 1466 mm
Weight 1145 kg
Turning Circle 10.60 m
Trip Meter 2