Skoda Rapid Specifications and Features

Published: 16th December 2011
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Skoda Rapid is the first popular entry level C-segment sedan car in India by Czech based auto major, Skoda Auto. The company is launching this most popular sedan car in India on this mass festive season of Diwali which is expected to achieve buzz response to the customers. Now, Skoda Auto India has fully dived in the Indian entry level sedan car market with launch of this popular new car model in competitive price range. The Mission L shaped new Skoda Rapid is available on this mass festive season of Diwali. Here we are proving you full details of this new car.

Skoda Rapid Price

So far, the company has not announced the exact Skoda Rapid Price but it is expected to fall the range of Rs. 7.50 lakh to Rs. 9 lakh at ex-showroom. In this affordable price range the new C+ segment sedan is expected an answer to Volkswagen Vento, Tata Manza, Maruti SX4, Ford Figo, Tata Indigo and Hyundai Accent which are dominating the Indian entry level sedan car segment for a long time.

Skoda Rapid features and specifications

To make this new sedan car decent in the segment the company has offered highly sophisticated features. The available Skoda Rapid features are power windows, powers steering, remote central locking, manual air conditioner, rear defogger, steering adjustment, height adjustable driver's seat, designer wheel covers, single DIN music system and so forth. Skoda is offering high safety features like keyless entry, push-button start, folding rear seats, airbags, ABS and EBD in top-end model as standard.

Skoda Rapid engine and mileage

The all new Skoda Rapid comes in both the the petrol and diesel models which are most fuel efficient in its segment. The petrol model of the popular sedan comes powered by a 1.6L, 1598cc, 4 Cylinder, 8 Valve petrol heart that generates massive power of 105 Bhp and belts out peak torque of 153 Nm. With it, the diesel model of the car also has the sames 1598cc, 4 Cylinder, 8 Valve engine under the hood. The diesel engine of the car generates peak power of 105 Bhp and top torque of 250 Nm. The is offered a 5 speed manual gearbox in Skoda Rapid while an automatic transmission is would also be offered in the new beast later this year.

Both, the petrol and diesel engines of the Skoda Rapid are blessed with innovative fuel efficient technology which capable to make it fuel economical entry level sedan in its segment. The expected Skoda Rapid mileage for petrol model is 15.4 Kmpl while diesel model of the car would provide an impressive mileage of 20.5 kmpl.

Skoda Rapid variants and colours

The new Skoda Rapid is being offered in six variants. The petrol model of the car will be available in Active, Ambition and Elegance variants while diesel model also has same variants as petrol. All these Skoda Rapid Variants will be offered in five attractive body colours like Candy White, Deep Black, Brilliant Silver, Flash Red and Cappuccino Beige. So, the all new Skoda Rapid is being proved value for money entry level sedan car in the Indian auto market.

On the other hand, this Diwali season bound plenty of new car models have been launched like Nissan Sunny, new Tata Indica Vista, Force One, New Maruti Swift, New Volkswagen Jetta, New Honda Jazz, Toyota Etios Liva, Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Beat diesel, Audi A6, Tata Aria 4x2, Tata Indica Xeta, Honda Brio and Mahindra XUV 500. Recently a new small car model with name of Hyundai Eon will also be offered to the Indian customers before this Diwali.

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