Skoda Rapid – Will increase competition in C segment sedan

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Mid-sized Skoda Rapid, C segment sedan is being launched in India by Skoda auto India. It seems that the pricing range of this sedan will bring a tough competition in the market among the leading car makers.

With excellent design and attractive features, the price of Rapid will range between Rs. 6.75 lakhs and Rs. 9.19 lakhs ex-showroom Delhi.

Rapid has a strong and muscular exterior lines and good balance has been maintained between space and comfort. It seems that this model is being designed keeping in mind the Indian roads. Rapid seems loaded with good features like ample space, use of attractive safety equipments and inclusion of modern technology.

 

 

 

The rapid will be available in both petrol and diesel versions but automatic transmission will be available only in petrol version. Skoda has provided its customers a good range of colours choice by launching Rapid in 8 attractive colours.


This model will be available in three different variants – Active, Ambition and Elegance. Rapid has 1.6 litre petrol engine which will deliver a maximum power of 77KW at 5250 rpm and maximum torque of 153 Nm at 3800 rpm. Its diesel version has 1.6 litre engine which generate maximum power of 77KW at 4400 rpm and maximum torque of 250Nm at 1500-2500 rpm.

It seems that this model will provide a tough competition to other car variants such as Toyota’s Etios, Maruti Suzuki’s Sx4, Hyundai’s Verna etc. But the diesel variant seems a little higher priced than the other options available in the market.


 

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