New Skoda Rapid – Maxabout News https://news.maxabout.com Latest Car & Bike News in India Wed, 27 May 2020 15:33:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.9 https://news.maxabout.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/cropped-Maxabout-News-Favi-Icon-2017-32x32.png New Skoda Rapid – Maxabout News https://news.maxabout.com 32 32 5 Reasons to Test Ride the New Skoda Rapid https://news.maxabout.com/cars/skoda/5-reasons-to-test-ride-the-new-skoda-rapid/ Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:51:41 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=116776 All new Skoda Rapid is a class leading product among other B-segment sedans of India. Rapid starts right from INR 8.20 lakh and goes up to INR 13.06 lakh for the top spec variant. Within this price range, buyers can opt between two different engines, both of which are available with one manual and one […]

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All new Skoda Rapid is a class leading product among other B-segment sedans of India. Rapid starts right from INR 8.20 lakh and goes up to INR 13.06 lakh for the top spec variant. Within this price range, buyers can opt between two different engines, both of which are available with one manual and one automatic gearbox. Here are five solid reasons why you should test ride the new Skoda Rapid before making any decision.

1) Elegant Design Lines: Skoda is known for its impressive design lines and Rapid follows this hierarchical factor with full pride. It comes with a clean front, side and rear view, missing extra sharp lines and curves that are seen in cars of this segment. The old generation headlights gave way to these new set of lights that are aggressive and more practical in present day situation. Skoda offers its conventional butterfly grill with this car.

2) Comfort Enhancing Interiors: Rapid comes with ample legroom for both the rows, further covering the interior components in Beige for light interior feel. It offers automatic climate control, adjustable rear vents, telescopic steering adjustment, cooled glove box, foot-well illumination, rain sensing wipers and arm rests for both the rows. Skoda equally takes care for both the driver and rear row by providing loads of features all over the car.

3) Powerful Engine Options: The car comes with 1.6L, 4-cylinder petrol motor producing 105 PS and 153 Nm of torque. If this feels under-powered, buyers can go for the more powerful 1.5L diesel engine producing 110 PS and 250 Nm of torque. Both the engines are offered with an optional 7-speed DSG, making them the most efficiently performing engines of this segment with this gearbox. The diesel engine claims 21.13 kmpl of impressive mileage.

4) Safety at its Best: Skoda Rapid comes with host of safety features like anti-lock braking system, electronic stability control, hill hold control, LED daytime running lights, high intensity projector headlights, rear parking sensors and dual front airbags. Skoda offers high connectivity options with its 6.5 inch touchscreen infotainment system that can mimic your mobile screen and help you find way through tough roads by staying away from the phone.

5) Impressive Offers: Skoda India is currently offering a limited period price of INR 7,99,000 on the new Rapid. Apart from that, buyers can avail 7.99% of low interest rate along with 4 years of Skoda warranty. This makes Skoda Rapid an even more irresistible option as your next car.

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2017 Skoda Rapid Launched at Rs 8.27 lakhs https://news.maxabout.com/cars/skoda/2017-skoda-rapid-launched-at-rs-8-27-lakhs/ https://news.maxabout.com/cars/skoda/2017-skoda-rapid-launched-at-rs-8-27-lakhs/#respond Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:56:13 +0000 http://news.maxabout.com/?p=5171 Skoda has launched the 2017 Rapid in India, starting with a price tag of INR 8.27 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The facelift for Rapid now uses new headlights, revised bumpers and Skoda’s traditional front grille. It is current sold in Active, Ambition and Style variants, ranging between INR 8.27 lakh – INR 11.36 lakh for the […]

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Skoda has launched the 2017 Rapid in India, starting with a price tag of INR 8.27 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The facelift for Rapid now uses new headlights, revised bumpers and Skoda’s traditional front grille. It is current sold in Active, Ambition and Style variants, ranging between INR 8.27 lakh – INR 11.36 lakh for the petrol model and INR 9.48 lakh – INR 12.67 lakh for the diesel model. It is the most effective update since its launch in India from 2011.

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2017 Skoda Rapid Launched at Rs 8.27 lakhs

The changes are mostly at the front, now carrying a sharper look and sportier attitude than the older generation Rapid. The headlights are now more with the 2016 trend of cars while the grill comes with chrome outline for enhanced looks. The bumper is new with wider airdam and fog lights within the Black finished lower grill. The side and rear profile gets nearly no changes while the overall design is now more in line with the Octavia and Superb.

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The car uses the same 1.5 L TDI motor but now uses a different turbocharger, producing 108 HP @ 4000 rpm and 250 Nm @ 1500-3000 rpm. The gearbox options on the same are 5-speed manual as well as 7-speed DSG. Rapid returns 21.13 kmpl for the manual version while automatic claims 21.72 kmpl.

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Rapid also comes with the same 1.6 MPI petrol motor producing 103 BHP. It comes mated to 5-speed manual as well as 6-speed tiptronic automatic gearbox. The car returns a claimed mileage of 15.41 kmpl with manual gearbox while automatic returns 14.84 kmpl. It competes with Maruti Ciaz, Honda City, Hyundai Verna and Volkswagen Vento.

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The car comes with attractive features like automatic climate control, touchscreen infotainment system with Mirrorlink, USB and AUX, Bluetooth connectivity, Navigation, automatic headlamps and rain sensing wipers. The safety is taken care by ABS with EBD and dual front airbags being standard on the car. The car now comes with 460 liters of boot space.

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It measures 4413 mm in length, 1699 mm in width and 1466 mm in height. It features dual tone interiors with perfectly placed dashboard angle. Other safety features on the car includes Hill Hold Control, Electronic Stability Program, LED front DRL’s, rear parking sensors and automatically dimming inside rear view mirror. It comes with dual adjustable rear AC vents, cruise control and many more comfort enhancing features.

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