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Frequently Asked Questions

How many colours are available in Skoda Rapid?

The Skoda Rapid offers six different classy colours and the colours are: Brilliant Silver, Cappuccino Beige, Lapiz Blue, Carbon Steel, Flash Red, Candy White.

Does Skoda Rapid have safety airbags?

Yes, the Skoda Rapid have safety airbags and it comes with dual SRS airbags in the top-end variants. The Mid variants come with only the driver side airbag. Now it is much safer than before due to its dual SRS airbags.

What are the safety features in Skoda Rapid?

It comes with an Anti-Lock Braking System, central locking, power door locks and child safety locks. Airbags are present for both driver and passenger for their safety. The car comes with a day and night rearview mirror and also with a passenger-side rearview mirror. The seat belts are present with seat belt warning. Xenon and automatic headlamps for a clear view while driving at night. It also comes with side and front impact beams, engine immobilizer, crash sensor, centrally mounted fuel tank, rear camera and anti-theft device.

What is the difference between old Skoda Rapid and new Skoda Rapid?

The new Skoda Rapid's overall structure has few changes. The significant changes are under the bonnet and the new Skoda Rapid has a 1.6-litre petrol engine and produces a maximum power of 104bph and peak torque of 153Nm and the diesel variant with a 1.5-litre diesel engine which produces a maximum power of 108bhp and peak torque of 250Nm. The old Skoda Rapid priced in the range of Rs 7.94 lakh to Rs 12.19 lakh and the new one costs Rs.8.27 lakh to Rs.12.67 lakh. The new model comes with a length of 4,413mm, the width of 1,699mm, the height of 1,466mm and wheelbase of 2,552mm while the old variant with a length of 4,386mm and with the same width, height and wheelbase.

What are the variants of Skoda Rapid?

The variants of Skoda Rapid are Active, Ambition and Style which costs Rs 7.99 lakh to Rs 14 lakh. The price of most-selling diesel Rapid 1.5 TDI Ambition is Rs 11.29 lakh and the most selling petrol Rapid Onyx 1.6 MPI MT costs Rs 9.75 lakh. The top petrol Rapid Monte Carlo 1.6 MPI AT is available at Rs 12.69 lakh and the top diesel Rapid Monte Carlo 1.5 TDI AT costs Rs 14.25 lakh.

Does Skoda Rapid have automatic climate control?

Yes, the Skoda Rapid comes with automatic climate control. This is the most advanced out of all the air conditioning systems available in cars. It controls the temperature of cabins and humidity levels. It manages the air-flow and air distribution inside the cabin.

Does the Skoda Rapid have a sunroof?

The Skoda Rapid doesn't have a sunroof as it is not a fundamental feature of a car. So it is not available in small cars. The nearest authorized service center will be better for more information.

How is the performance of Skoda Rapid?

The Skoda Rapid comes with a 1.6-litre MPI petrol and 1.5-litre TDI diesel motor variants. The Diesel Skoda Rapid’s 1.5-litre TDI unit produces a maximum power output of 103bhp @ 4400 rpm with a peak torque of 250 Nm @1500-2500 rpm. The 1.6-litre MPI unit generates 105bhp of power @ 5250 rpm and torque of 153 Nm @ 3800 rpm. The diesel engine comes fitted to a 5-speed manual transmission and the petrol engine comes with a choice of a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission.

What is the top speed of Skoda Rapid?

The top speed of the Skoda Rapid is 170-185kmhr without any vibrations or feel of wobbling. The car seems very stable at its top speed as well.

What is the acceleration of Skoda Rapid?

The acceleration of the Skoda Rapid is quite good. It accelerates from 0 to 100kmph speed barrier within 10-12 seconds and it gives a powerful performance.

Which is better Skoda Rapid petrol or Skoda Rapid diesel?

The Skoda Rapid petrol and diesel both are a better choice. If the daily commute is more than 50 kilometer then the Skoda Rapid diesel is a better option but if it is less than 50 kilometer then definitely go for the Skoda Rapid petrol.

What is the ARAI mileage of the Skoda Rapid?

The ARAI mileage of the Skoda Rapid is 14.84 kmpl to 21.72 kmpl. The ARAI mileage of automatic diesel variant is 21.72 kmpl and the diesel manual gives a mileage of 21.14 kmpl. The ARAI mileage of manual petrol is 15.41 kmpl while automatic petrol gives a certified mileage of 14.84 kmpl.

Is Skoda Rapid available through CSD canteen?

Yes, the Skoda Rapid is available through CSD canteen and one can purchase it at subsidised rates.

What is the price of Skoda Rapid in India?

The price of the Skoda Rapid in India is Rs 8.81 lakh - Rs 14.25 lakh. In the most real sense, it is a masterpiece. The BS6 Rapid will be launched in April 2020 in India with a petrol engine only.

What is the lowest price of Skoda Rapid in India?

The lowest price of the Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI Active in India is Rs 8,81,916 and it is available in petrol variant. It is the base model of the Skoda Rapid.

What is the waiting period of Skoda Rapid in India?

The waiting period for the Skoda Rapid is probably one week. It also depends on certain factors like the city, colour, trim, dealer etc.

What is the service and maintenance cost of Skoda Rapid?

The approximate service and maintenance cost of the Skoda Rapid for 6 years is Rs 59,307 and the first service is free of cost after a distance of 10,000 km.

What is the price of the base model of Skoda Rapid?

The price of the base model of the Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI Active petrol variant is Rs.8,81,916 and the on-road price of this model is Rs.10,09,789. The base model of diesel variant 1.5 TDI Active costs Rs 10,06,139 and its on-road price is Rs 11,94,598.

What is the price of the top model of Skoda Rapid?

The top model of the Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo 1.5 TDI AT costs Rs 14,25,599 and it comes with a diesel engine. The top model, Monte Carlo 1.6 MPI AT costs Rs 12,69,076 and it comes with a petrol engine.

What are the various EMI options available for Skoda Rapid?

The EMI for diesel engine of the Skoda Rapid 1.5 TDI Active starts from Rs.21,918 and for the Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI Active(petrol), EMI starts from Rs.19,565. The EMI options differ as per the model.

What is the Price of Skoda Rapid Diesel?

The price of the Skoda Rapid diesel starts from Rs 11,29,599 and the top model costs Rs 14,25,599. The 1.5 TDI Ambition is the top-selling model of the Skoda Rapid and Monte Carlo 1.5 TDI AT is the top model of the diesel engine.

What is the boot space of Skoda Rapid?

The Skoda Rapid comes with a boot space of 460 litres. The boot space is quite spacious for a good amount of luggage.

What engine oil is best for my Skoda Rapid?

The best engine oil for the Skoda Rapid is 5W30 synthetic grade oil. For the first 10,000kms mineral engine oil is good and it is also cheaper than the synthetic grade oil.

What is the mileage of Skoda Rapid?

The Skoda Rapid offers a mileage of 14.3 kmpl to 21.72 kmpl. The automatic diesel variant gives a mileage of 21.72 kmpl while the manual diesel variant has a mileage of 21.14 kmpl. The manual petrol variant can provide a mileage of 15.41 kmpl and the automatic petrol variant has a mileage of 14.84 kmpl.

Is Skoda Rapid available in diesel version in India?

Yes, the Skoda Rapid is available in diesel version in India. It comes with 9 Diesel variants, out of which four comes with automatic and five with manual variants.

What is the tyre pressure for Skoda Rapid?

The tyre pressure for the Skoda Rapid is between 32-36 PSI and the size of the tyre is 185/60 R15. The 36 PSI gives better fuel efficiency and 32 PSI offers a more comfortable and smoother ride.

Is LPG/CNG versions available of Skoda Rapid in India?

At present, LPG/CNG versions of the Skoda Rapid are not available in India. It only comes with petrol and diesel versions.

Is there an automatic transmission version available in Skoda Rapid?

Yes, the petrol version of the Skoda Rapid comes with an automatic transmission gearbox. It is fitted with 7 speed DSG and coupled with the 1.5 litre TDI.

What is the power of Skoda Rapid?

The maximum power of the Skoda Rapid is [email protected] which churns peak torque of [email protected]

Does Skoda Rapid have power steering?

Yes, all variants of the Skoda Rapid offer power steering and it is a key component of the car. It reduces the effort required by the driver on the steering wheel and now power steering is a fundamental feature of any car.

What is the mileage of Skoda Rapid on highways and City?

The highway mileage of the Skoda Rapid is 21.44 kmpl and it gives a city mileage of 12.6 kmpl. The mileage is quite good and it also depends on the driving techniques of the driver.

What is the fuel tank capacity of Skoda Rapid?

The Skoda Rapid comes with a fuel tank capacity of 55 litres. It is also suitable for a long drive as it gives great mileage and the car warns the driver when the fuel gets below the critical level.

Tell me the engine specifications of Skoda Rapid?

The Skoda Rapid comes with the engine displacement of 1498cc and produces a maximum power of [email protected] It has a maximum torque of 250Nm @1500-2500rpm with DOHC configuration. It comes with four cylinders and a turbocharger.

What type of automatic transmission comes in Skoda Rapid?

The Skoda Rapid offers an advanced 7-speed DSG transmission and in this segment, it is one of the best automatic transmissions.

What is the tyre size of Skoda Rapid?

The tyre size of the Skoda Rapid is 195/55 R16 with tubeless radial tyres. The driving experience is good enough without any jerks or discomfort.

What are the specifications of the music system?

It is loaded with front and rear speakers, Bluetooth connectivity, integrated 2DIN audio, USB & Auxiliary input, SD Card Reader. Some additional features are Drive Audio Player, Central infotainment system, Smartlink connectivity and telephone controls with a touch screen panel.

What is the kerb weight of the Skoda Rapid?

The Skoda Rapid comes with sufficient kerb and gross weight. It has a kerb weight of 1,220 kg and a gross weight of 1,770 kg.

Specify the dimensions of Skoda Rapid?

The Skoda Rapid comes with a length of 4,413mm, a width of 1,699mm, the height of 1,466mm and a wheelbase of 2,552mm with a seating capacity of five passengers. It has a boot space of 460 litres and the laden ground clearance is 120mm while unladen ground clearance is 163mm.

What is the transmission type of Skoda Rapid?

The Skoda Rapid comes in both manual and automatic transmission. It has 5 or 6-speed manual transmission and 7-speed automatic transmission with DSG (Direct Shift Gearbox).

What is the city mileage of Skoda Rapid?

The city mileage of the Skoda Rapid is 12.6kmpl. It gives good city mileage and also it is fuel economy.

What is the Highway mileage of the Skoda Rapid?

The Skoda Rapid offers a highway mileage of 21.44kmpl and also it depends on the way of driving.

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