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Skoda Rapid

Skoda Rapid
Rs. 9.0 Lac*
*Ex-showroom price (new delhi)
Skoda Rapid Specs / Features
Engine
Engine TypeDiesel Engine
Engine Description1.5-litre 103.52bhp 16V Diesel Engine
Engine Displacement(cc)1498
No. of Cylinders4
Maximum Power103.52bhp@4400rpm
Maximum Torque250Nm@1500-2500rpm
Valves Per Cylinder4
Valve ConfigurationDOHC
Fuel Supply SystemDirect Injection
Bore x Stroke-
Compression Ratio-
Turbo ChargerYes
Super ChargerNo
Performance
Top Speed183 Kmph
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)11 Seconds
Drag Coefficient-
BrakingTime-
Service cost`9,564 /yr
Fuel
Mileage-City (kmpl)17.9
Mileage-Highway (kmpl) 21.14
Fuel Type Diesel
Emission Norm ComplianceBS IV
Emission Control System-
Fuel Tank Capacity (Liters) 55
Transmission
Transmission TypeManual
Gear box 5 Speed
Drive TypeFWD
Overdrive-
Clutch Type -
Suspension System
Front SuspensionMacPherson Strut
Rear SuspensionCompound Link Crank
ShockAbsorbers Type -
Steering
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnHeight Adjustable
Steering Gear TypeRack & Pinion
Turning Radius (wheel base)5.3 metres
Brake System
Front Brake TypeDisc
Rear Brake TypeDrum
Tyres
Tyre Size 185/60 R15
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
Wheel Size15 Inch
Alloy Wheel Size-
Other Specifications
Seating Capacity 5
No of Doors4
No of Floors -
Payload & Towing
Cargo Volume460-litres
Car Details
Country of AssemblyIndia
Country of ManufactureIndia
Warranty Time2 Years
Warranty DistanceUnlimited Kms
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYes
Power Windows-FrontYes
Power Windows-RearYes
Automatic Climate ControlNo
Air Quality ControlYes
Remote Trunk OpenerYes
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYes
Low Fuel Warning LightYes
Accessory Power OutletYes
Trunk LightYes
Vanity MirrorYes
Rear Reading LampYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYes
Cup Holders-FrontYes
Cup Holders-RearYes
Rear A/C VentsYes
Heated Seats - FrontNo
Heated Seats - RearNo
Seat Lumbar SupportNo
Multi-function Steering WheelNo
Cruise ControlNo
Parking SensorsNo
Navigation SystemNo
Foldable Rear SeatNo
Smart Access Card EntryNo
Engine Start/Stop ButtonNo
Glove Box CoolingNo
Bottle HolderFront Door
Voice ControlNo
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesNo
Safety
Anti-Lock Braking SystemNo
EBDNo
Central LockingYes
Brake AssistNo
Power Door LocksYes
Child Safety LocksYes
Anti-Theft AlarmNo
Driver AirbagYes
Passenger AirbagYes
Side Airbag-FrontNo
Side Airbag-RearNo
Day & Night Rear View MirrorYes
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror Yes
Xenon HeadlampsNo
Halogen HeadlampsYes
Rear Seat BeltsYes
Seat Belt WarningNo
Door Ajar WarningYes
Side Impact BeamsYes
Front Impact BeamsYes
Traction ControlNo
Adjustable SeatsYes
Keyless EntryYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorNo
Vehicle Stability Control SystemNo
Engine ImmobilizerYes
Crash SensorYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYes
Engine Check WarningNo
Automatic HeadlampsNo
Clutch LockNo
Advance Safety Features -
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNo
Rear CameraNo
Anti-Theft DeviceYes
Interior
Air ConditionerYes
HeaterYes
Adjustable Steering ColumnYes
TachometerYes
Electronic Multi-TripmeterYes
Leather SeatsNo
Fabric UpholsteryYes
Leather Steering WheelNo
Glove CompartmentYes
Digital ClockNo
Outside Temperature DisplayNo
Cigarette LighterNo
Digital OdometerYes
Electric Adjustable SeatsNo
Folding Table in The RearNo
Driving Experience Control EcoNo
Height Adjustable Driving SeatNo
Exterior
Adjustable HeadlightsYes
Fog Lights - FrontNo
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYes
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View MirrorNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorNo
Rain Sensing WiperNo
Rear Window WiperNo
Rear Window WasherNo
Rear Window DefoggerNo
Wheel CoversYes
Alloy WheelsNo
Power AntennaYes
Tinted Glass Yes
Rear SpoilerNo
Removable/Convertible Top No
Roof CarrierNo
Sun RoofNo
Moon RoofNo
Side StepperNo
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators Yes
Integrated AntennaNo
Chrome GrilleNo
Chrome GarnishNo
Smoke Headlamps No
Roof RailNo
Entertainment
Cassette Player No
CD PlayerNo
CD ChangerNo
DVD PlayerNo
FM/AM/RadioNo
Audio System Remote ControlNo
Speakers FrontNo
Speakers RearNo
Integrated 2DIN AudioNo
Bluetooth ConnectivityNo
USB & Auxiliary inputNo
Touch ScreenNo
Skoda Rapid Colours
  • Flash Red
  • Toffee Brown
  • Candy White
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Brilliant Silver
  • Cappuccino Beige
Skoda Rapid REVIEW
SYNOPSIS Skoda entered the mid- size sedan market in November 2011 by introducing their Rapid sedan having an unparalleled built quality and easy handling. The new Rapid is comparatively more affordable than other existing Skoda models. Moreover, its easy drivability makes it a favorite amongst its rivals. Rapid is a C-segment sedan which comes from the same soapbox as the Volkswagen Vento. The new Skoda which was introduced by Skoda India in the last year is a hope to improve and increase the company’s sales and market domination.  Slight changes have been made to the exterior and interior of the car but it’s the engine which is made more flamboyant. Skoda Rapid even comes in 6 alluring colors names as ; Brilliant Silver, Candy white, Cappuccino Beige, Deep Black Pearl, Flash Red and Toffee brown.

OUTER LOOK
The Rapid measures 4386mm in length, 1699mm in width, 1466mm in height and has a monumental wheelbase of 2552mm.  It provides a 168mm ground clearance. Though being about 2mm longer than the Vento, the Rapid is equal to it when compared to its overall height, width and wheelbase. The motor car has stretch back headlamps and a horizontal grille with single chrome lining which sprints over the body of the car. The A-pillar and the log hood of the car are joined by unconfined lines. The bumper is wide and the fog lights are lifted for better clarity. The new Skoda Rapid exterior has the Skoda logo on the front, rear and on the wheels. It also has the freshly styled 15 inch alloy wheels which fit the glaring wheel arches. The sedan is polished in black and chrome and has the latest projector headlamps. The exterior of the car is available in 6 new shades; Brilliant Silver, Candy White, Cappuccino beige, Deep Black pearl, Flash Red and the New Toffee Brown.

INTERIOR & FEATURE
The brown and beige color scheme which is the staple of Rapid is also featured by the New Vento. Cruise control and magnetic card holder are some new features equipped in the car. The new sedan has the iOS5 and android based phone application as a source of entertainment. The chrome inserts are also present in the interior door handles, centre console, gearshift indicator, air- conditioning vents and in the steering wheel. It also comes with and 2-DIN audio system with USB, AUX-in, SD/MMC card and Bluetooth. Bluetooth transmissions as well as the audio can be controlled by the customized steering wheel.

MILEAGE
The petrol variant offers a mileage of 15kmpl. Whereas the 1498cc power diesel variant, provides the mileage of 21.15 kmpl.

ENGINE
A 1.6-litre MPI/DOHC petrol and a 1.5-litre TDI diesel are the two available engine options in the Rapid. 103bhp at 5250rpm is the top power output of the petrol engine and gives a peak torque of 153Nm at 3800rpm. The sedan has a 1.5-litre TDI unit oil burner which is a restrained version of the 1.6-litre turbocharged motor. The engine can produce 103bhp of power at 4400rpm and 250Nm of torque at 1500rpm. The petrol automatic has a six-speed gearbox as well as the oil burner gets a seven speed dual clutch automatic gearbox. Moreover a five-speed manual gearbox drives the power to front wheels for efficient drivability.

PERFORMANCE AND HANDLING
Skoda Rapid’s distinctive drivability and handling is what makes the car unique. It’s a smooth ride even on the potholes and operates the best on the highways. In order to prevent accidents, the steering is kept light on low speeds as well as it gets stiffer on high speeds for improved control. Both engines that are the 1-litre turbocharged diesel and the 1.6-litre petrol, execute just right efficiency on both mid and high-revs. The high-range is also classified as decent. The Rapid makes a run of 100kmph in just 11 to 12 seconds.

RIVALRY
Skoda Rapids antagonists are – Honda City, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna, Fiat Linea, Nissan sunny, Renault Scala and the Volkswagen Vento.

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Pros
  1.  
    Spacious cabin, Automatic diesel variant, Built quality  

Cons
  1.  
    After sales service, High Maintenance, Lack of features  
     
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