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Skoda Rapid Sedan Price, Features, Specs

Mumbai, 16 November 2011: Skoda Auto has launched its new C segment sedan Skoda RApid in India today.

The Skoda Rapid is priced between Rs. 6.75 Lakh (entry petrol variant) and 9.19 lakh (top-end diesel) Ex-showroom Delhi.

The sedan is a Skoda version of much popular VW Vento available in India. The car features the typical Skoda design language with body coloured mirrors, chrome laced front grille, 15 inch alloy wheels etc.

The interiors of the car offers different colour tones, Mocca, Ivory and Onyx.

Features available in the top variants include
Alloy wheels 15, Antares
Steel wheels 14 + Comoros full wheel cover
Exterior Chrome Decor
Chrome trim on radiator grille
Chrome surround for radiator grille
Interior Chrome Decor and Colours
Chrome decor for interior door handles
Chrome decor for front centre console, gear-shift selector, locking button of hand-brake
Chrome trim on steering wheel and air conditioning duct sliders
Chrome trim on steering wheel
Onyx interior: Mocca/Onyx front dashboard, centre console and door panels, Onyx-Grey upholstery
Ivory interior: dual tone Mocca/Ivory front dashboard and door panels, Mocca centre console, Ivory upholstery
Exterior Colour Coding
Body colour external mirrors and door handles
Body colour bumpers
Gloss black decor on B-pillar

Halogen headlights with manual levelling
Front fog lights
Rear fog light
High level LED third brake light
Anti-glare interior rear view mirror
Rear windscreen defogger with timer
ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
Dual Rate brake assist
Driver front airbag
Front passenger front airbag
Occupant Restraint
Height-adjustable three-point seatbelts at front
Two three-point outer seatbelts and centre lap belt at rear
Height adjustable head restraints at front
Height adjustable head restraints at rear
Rough road package
Child-proof rear door locking
Child-proof rear window locking
Fuel supply cut-off in a crash
Door-open indicator
Emergency triangle in the luggage compartment
Dual-tone warning horn

Technical specifications 1.6 MPI/77 kW 1.6 MPI/77 kW (A) 1.6 TDI CR/77 kW
Engine type Petrol engine, in-line, liquid cooling system, 16V DOHC, transverse in front Petrol engine, in-line, liquid cooling system, 16V DOHC, transverse in front Turbocharged diesel engine, in-line, liquid cooling system, high-pressure direct injection system, 16V DOHC, transverse in front
Cylinders 4 4 4
Displacement [cm3] 1598 1598 1598
Max. power/revs [kW(bhp) at rpm] 77(105)/5250 77(105)/5250 77(105)/4400
Max. torque/revs [Nm at rpm] 153/3800 153/3800 250/1500 - 2500
Wheel drive Front wheel drive
Transmission Manual 5-speed fully synchronized Automatic 6-speed, with Tiptronic manual gear changing Manual 5-speed fully synchronized
Front axle McPherson suspension with lower triangular links and torsion stabiliser
Rear axle Compound link crank-axle
Braking system Hydraulic dual-diagonal circuit braking system vacuum assisted
Brake – front Disc brakes with inner cooling, with single/piston floating caliper
Brake – rear Drum brakes
Steering system Direct rack and pinion steering with electro mechanic power steering
Wheels 5.0J x 14 (Active, Ambition), 6.0J x 15 (Elegance)
Tyres 175/70 R14 (Active, Ambition), 185/60 R15 (Elegance)
Outside dimensions
Length [mm] 4386
Width [mm] 1699
Height [mm] 1466
Wheel base [mm] 2552
Ground clearance [mm] 168
Inside Dimensions
Storage capacity [l] 460
Kerb weight [kg] 1145 1180 1205
Gross weight [kg] 1674 1720 1757
Tank capacity [l] 55
Turning circle diameter [m] 10.6

Skoda Rapid
Petrol variants
Active Rs. 6.75 lakhs
Ambition Rs 7.09 lakhs
Elegance Rs 7.99 lakhs

Diesel variants
Active Rs 7.95 lakhs
Ambition Rs 8.29 lakhs
Elegance Rs 9.19 lakhs

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