After launching its potent Yeti SUV quite recently, Skoda India has launched the refreshed Rapid at INR 7.20 Lakhs. The new Rapid is being offered with two engine options, namely a 1.6-litre MPI petrol and the new 1.5-litre TDI diesel mill. While the four trim includes Active, Ambition Plus, Elegance, Elegance Package. The new Rapid will continue locking its horns with the C-segment sedans, that includes Volkswagen Vento, Hyundai Verna, Ford Fiesta, Fiat Linea and the Honda City.
Skoda has added an all-new optional black package with the new Rapid. The black package gets new black alloys, black fog lamps, black grille and logo, black wing mirrors and black projector headlamps. Additionally, glossy black roof and black side foils are available as optional accessories.
The most prominent change comes in the form the new 103bhp-1.5-litre diesel mill, that comes mated to a seven-speed DSG gearbox. While the petrol variants retain the same 103bhp-1.6-litre MPI petrol engine, coupled with the six-speed tiptronic gearbox. And a common five-speed manual gearbox is available with both engine options.
New Skoda Rapid Prices (Ex-Showroom New Delhi):
Manual Diesel: Skoda Rapid Active 1.5 TDI Manual : INR 8.38 Lakh Skoda Rapid Ambition+ 1.5 TDI Manual : INR 9.24 Lakh Skoda Rapid Elegance 1.5 TDI Manual : INR 9.74 Lakh Skoda Rapid Elegance Black Package 1.5 TDI Manual : INR 9.87 Lakh
Diesel DSG Automatic: Skoda Rapid Ambition+ 1.5 TDI Automatic DSG : INR 10.34 Lakh Skoda Rapid Elegance 1.5 TDI Automatic DSG : INR 10.84 Lakh Skoda Rapid Elegance Black Package 1.5 TDI Automatic DSG : INR 10.97 Lakh
Manual Petrol: Skoda Rapid Active 1.6 MPI Manual: INR 7.22 Lakh Skoda Rapid Ambition+ 1.6 MPI Manual: INR 8.17 Lakh Skoda Rapid Elegance 1.6 MPI Manual: INR 8.72 Lakh
Petrol Automatic : Skoda Rapid Elegance Black Package 1.6 MPI Automatic: INR 8.85 Lakh Skoda Rapid Ambition+ 1.6 MPI Automatic: INR 9.14 Lakh Skoda Rapid Elegance 1.6 MPI Automatic: INR 9.68 Lakh Skoda Rapid Elegance Black Package 1.6 MPI Automatic: INR 9.81 Lakh
Source : CarDekho