At Rs 6.99 lakhs the limited edition car is the most affordable Sedan from Skoda. The new Skoda
Rapid car is available only with the 1.6L Petrol engine and manual transmission.
The 1.6-litre petrol engine with multi-point injection and 16 valves dual overhead camshaft churns out 105 PS (77kW) power and 153Nm peak torque. The fuel efficiency of this low-budget sedan is 15.41kmpl.
Rider is available in two colours - Candy White and Carbon Steel. The black design elements enhance the bold and dynamic appearance of the Skoda Rapid Rider. The black facade of the Skoda signature grille, black side foils, glossy black decor on the B pillars, and black trunk lip garnish accentuates the exterior.
Ivory slate upholstery and scuff plates with RAPID inscription complement the Plush dual-tone ebony sand interiors very well.
In the safety and security department, the newbie offers dual airbags, anti-lock braking system, engine immobilizer with floating code system, rear windscreen defogger with timer, height-adjustable three-point seatbelts at the front, rough road package, and Parktronic rear parking sensors.
Skoda claims to offer 6 years of hassle-free ownership experience and absolute peace-of-mind with its Shield Plus scheme. It incorporates motor insurance, 24 x 7 roadside assistance, and an extended warranty.
The entry-level Skoda Rapid Rider is a strategic move from Skoda Auto, the Czech automobile manufacturer owned by the German Volkswagen Group. It takes a shot at being 'the best family car' in India.
Skoda Rapid comes with a variety of variants. A 1.6L engine powers the petrol-fueled variants whereas a 1.5L engine powers the diesel variants.
Skoda offers attractive discounts
for its mid-range Rapid models, Skoda Kodiaq
- a mid-size crossover SUV (J-segment), and Skoda Superb Sportline
- a compact executive car.
Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire
, Ford Aspire
, Honda Amaze
, Tata Tigor
, and Hyundai Xcent
are the rivals for the new Skoda Rapid Rider.