New Skoda Rapid 2014 Price and Reviews

Mr Sudhir Rao, Chairman and Managing Director, Skoda Auto India launched new Skoda Rapid 2014.

New Skoda Rapid gets a major mechanical Engine update with the new diesel variant car 1.5-litre diesel mated to a 7-speed DSG New gearbox.

    Skoda Rapid Engine statistics:

  • a. 1.5-litre TDI: 104bhp and 250Nm
  • b. 1.2-litre TSI: 104bhp and 175Nm

    Skoda Rapid facelift prices:

  • 1.6 MPI (Manual)
  • Active – Rs. 7,22,230
  • Ambition + – Rs. 8,17,181
  • Elegance – Rs. 8,72,017
  • Elegance Black Package – Rs. 8,85,117

    Skoda Rapid facelift prices:

  • 1.6 MPI (Automatic)
  • Ambition + – Rs. 9,14,940
  • Elegance – Rs. 9,68,583

    Skoda Rapid facelift Ex-showroom prices:

    1.5 TDI (Manual)

    Active – Rs. 8,38,772

    Ambition + – Rs. 9,24,813

    Elegance – Rs. 9,74,324

    Elegance Black Package – Rs. 9,87,424

    Skoda Rapid facelift Ex-showroom Price prices:

  • 1.5 TDI (Automatic)
  • Ambition + – Rs. 10,34,813
  • Elegance – Rs. 10,84,324
  • Elegance Black Package – 10,97,424

Skoda Rapid 1.5 TDI 7-speed DSG Review

Skoda is also offering a black package for the Rapid, which gives you black headlamps, fog lamps, grille, grille lip, mirrors and alloys. The blackened roof and stickers on the side are optional extras. It’s looks neat in bits but the headlamp cluster looks like a aftermarket fitment.

Skoda has launched the 2014 Rapid at Rs 7.22 lakh only, ex-showroom price for New Skoda in Delhi. The Skoda Rapid doesn’t get a facelift although it does get a mechanical n engine update that has the potential to be a game-changer in this car segment. The major changes are in line with the Volkswagen Vento that was launched a day before. Skoda will take on the new Honda City, Hyundai Verna and Maruti Ciaz in this refreshed battle.

Skoda Rapid gets the Volkswagen Industry new mainstay for Indian Market – New Skoda Rapid available 1.5-litre diesel engine. This New Skoda Rapid engine is the same seen in the Polo GT TDI and Vento. It develops 105PS of peak power at 4400rpm and 250Nm of peak torque from 1500-2500rpm. It’s similar to the 1.6-litre it replaces despite 100cc reduction in capacity. This Skoda Rapid engine comes mated to a five speed manual gearbox and a 7-speed dual clutch gearbox option is also available. This 7-Speed DSG unit is borrowed from the Polo TSI.

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