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Ford Aspire 2018 vs Skoda Rapid

Skoda Rapid Price starts at Rs. 7.79 Lakh which is Rs. 51,000 costlier than base model of Ford Aspire priced at Rs. 7.28 Lakh. The claimed mileage of Ford Aspire (Diesel Model) is 24.4 kmpl where as claimed mileage of Skoda Rapid (Petrol Model) is 19 kmpl. In technical specifications, Ford Aspire (Top Model) is powered by 1499 cc engine , while Skoda Rapid (Top Model) is powered by 999 cc engine. 50% users have chosen Skoda Rapid over Ford Aspire in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.

Ford Aspire 2018 vs Skoda Rapid Comparison

Key Highlights Aspire Rapid
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 8.73 Lakh Rs. 13.49 Lakh
Fuel Type Diesel Petrol
Engine Displacement 1499 cc 999 cc
Power 98.96bhp@3750rpm 108.62bhp@5000-5500rpm
Mileage 24.4 Kmpl 16.24 Kmpl
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Ford Aspire 2018 vs Skoda Rapid Summary

Basic Info Aspire Titanium Plus DieselRapid 1.0 TSI Matte Edition AT
Brand Ford Skoda
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 8.73 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 13.49 Lakh View On Road Price
Rating
4.3
(516 Ratings)
4.3
(568 Ratings)
Engine Displacement 1499 cc 999 cc
Body Type SedanAll Sedan Cars Sedan,Mid_Size_SedanAll Sedan Cars
Fuel Type Diesel Petrol
Max Power 98.96bhp@3750rpm 108.62bhp@5000-5500rpm
No Of Cylinders 4 3
Transmission Manual Automatic
Gear Box 5 Speed 6 Speed
Drive Type FWD FWD
Colors
Aspire Colors
Rapid Colors
Mileage (ARAI) 24.4 Kmpl 16.24 Kmpl
Tyre Size 195/55 R15 195/55 R16
Boot Space 359 Liters 460 Liters
Ground Clearance (Laden) ... 116 mm
Steering Mounted Audio Control Yes Yes
Cruise Control No Yes
Airbags Driver, Passenger and Side Front Driver and Passenger
Insurance Rs. 43,731 Aspire Insurance Rs. 46,368 Rapid Insurance

Engine Type
TDCi Diesel Engine
1.0L TSI Petrol
Engine Displacement
1499 cc
999 cc
Fuel Type
Diesel
Petrol
Max Power
98.96bhp@3750rpm
108.62bhp@5000-5500rpm
Max Torque
215Nm@1750-2500rpm
175nm@1750-4000rpm
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
No Of Cylinders
4
3
Transmission
Manual
Automatic
Gear Box
5 Speed
6 Speed
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Drive Type
FWD
FWD
Valve Configuration
SOHC
DOHC
Paddle Shift
...
Fuel Supply System
Common Rail
Direct Injection
Kerb Weight
1063-1091 Kg
1139-1169 Kg
Turbo Charger

Mileage (ARAI)
24.4 Kmpl
16.24 Kmpl

Suspension Front
Independent McPherso
McPherson suspension with lower triangular links and torsion stabaliser
Suspension Rear
Semi Independent Twist Beam
Compound link crank-axle
Brakes Front
Ventilated Disc
Disc
Brakes Rear
Drum
Drum
Steering Type
Electric
Power
Minimum Turning Radius
4.9 meters
5.3
Tyre Size
195/55 R15
195/55 R16
Alloy Wheel Size
R15
R16
Tyre Type
Tubeless
Tubeless,Radial

Dual Tone Dashboard
Ventilated Seats
...
Additional Interior Features
Two Tone (Sand + Light Oak) Environment, Map Pocket Driver/Front Passenger Seat, Parking Brake Lever Tip Chrome, Welcome Lamp, Distance To Empty, 12V Power source outlet
Chrome décor for interior door handles,Chrome décor for gear-shift selector, locking button of handbrake,Chrome trim on air conditioning vents and duct sliders,Chrome trim on steering wheel,Dual tone Tellur Grey Interiors,Piano Black décor on the gear-shift console,SuperSport flat bottom steering wheel with black stitching,Premium black leatherette upholstery with Alcantara inserts,Handbrake lever with leatherette cover base,Multi-function display (MFD) of Travelling time, Distance travelled, Average speed, Immediate consumption, Average consumption, Travel distance before refuelling, Service Interval, Outside temperature, Clock,Reading spot lamps at the rear,Illumination of luggage compartment,Illumination of glovebox,Stainless steel scuff plates with Rapid inscriptio
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Seats
Rear Seat Headrest
Front Shoulder Room
1290mm
...
Rear Shoulder Room
1315 mm
...
Seating Capacity
5
5
Doors
4
4
Boot Space
359 Liters
460 Liters
Fuel Capacity
40 Liters
55 Liters

Alloy Wheels
Lighting
...
,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Projector Headlights
Trunk Opener
Smart
Remote
Additional Exterior Features
Outer Door Handles Body Coloured, Front and Rear Bumpers Body Coloured, Variable Intermittent Front Wipers,B-Pillar Black Applique,Silver painted premium cellular grille,Body coloured ORVM, Chrome Rear Applique on Decklid
Glossy Black radiator grille,Glossy Black door handles,Glossy Black exterior mirrors,Body colour bumpers,Glossy Black décor on B-pillar,Bolt caps,Quartz cut headlights with chrome eyelashes,Projector lens technology,Rear diffuser,Glossy Black body side moulding,Glossy Black front spoiler,Glossy Black tailgate spoiler,Glossy Black trunk lip garnish
Outside Rear View Mirror
Turn indicators on ORVM
Xenon Headlights
...
Trunk Light
...
Rear Spoiler
Antenna
Roof Rails
...
Ground Clearance (Laden)
...
116 mm
Length*Width*Height
3995*1704*1525 mm^3
4413*1699*1466 mm^3
Wheelbase
2490 mm
2552 mm
Ground Clearance (Unladen)
174 mm
...

In Car Entertainment (Audio)
7 inch Touchscreen, FM/AM/Radio, Speakers Front and Rear, Integrated 2DIN Audio, Bluetooth Connectivity, USB and Auxiliary input, Apple CarPlay ,Android Auto
Large Format Display, SD/MMC Data Card Reader
Addtional Comfort Features
Front Dome Lamp
Climatronic - automatic air conditioning with electronic regulation of cabin temperature,Adjustable dual rear air conditioning vents on rear centre console,Dust and pollen filter,USB Air purifier,Tinted windows and windscreen,Dead pedal for footrest,Front sun visors,Vanity mirror in front passenger side sun visor,Rear windscreen sunblind,Foldable roof handles, for front and rear passengers,Storage compartment in the front and rear doors,Storage pockets behind the front seats,SmartClip card holder,Coat hook on rear roof handles and B-pillars,Retaining strip on the driver sun visor
USB Charger
Front
...
Central Control Armrest
Not Available
With Storage
Tailgate Ajar
...
Gear Shift Indicator
...
Rear Curtain
Not Available
...
Luggage Hook and Net
...
Battery Saver
...
Lane Change Indicator
...
Additional Entertainment Features
Infotainment System 17.78 cm (7.0),Vehicle connectivity with ford pass
16.51 cm Drive Audio Player central infotainment system,GSM telephone preparation with Bluetooth
Smart Entry
...
Massage Seats
Not Available
...
Memory Functions For Seat
Not Available
...
One Touch Operating Power Windows
Driver's Window
All
Autonomous Parking
Not Available
...
Drive Modes
...
Internal Storage
...
No of Speakers
4
4
Rear Entertainment System
...
AC
Rear AC Ducts
Heater
Power Steering
Steering Column
Tilt
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audio Control
Cruise Control
Power Windows ( Front / Rear )
Front and Rear
Front and Rear
Adjustable Driver Seat
Heated Seat Front
Heated Seats Rear
Adjustable Front Passenger Seat
Lumbar Support
Folding Rear Seat
Not Available
...
Rear Seat Center Armrest
Tachometer
Dual Trip Meter
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Clock
Seat Belt Warning
Push Ignition
...
AM/FM Radio
USB Auxiliary Input
DVD Playback
...
Touch-screen Display
GPS Navigation System
...
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Automatic Head Lamps
Auto Rain Sensing Wipers
Follow me home headlamps
...
Adjustable Head Lights
Parking Sensors
Rear
Rear
Front Cupholders
Door Pockets
Front Door
Front Door
12V Power Outlets
Cigarette Lighter
...
Bottle Holder
Front Door
Front Door
Sun Roof
...
Moon Roof
...

Anti-Pinch Power Windows
...
2
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
...
Knee Airbags
...
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
...
Head-Up Display
...
Day/Night Rearview Mirror
Blind Spot Monitor
...
Hill Descent Control
...
Hill Assist
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
...
360 View Camera
...
Airbags
Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Driver and Passenger
Seat Belts
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist (BA)
...
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
...
Traction Control System (TCS)
...
Engine Immobilizer
Central Locking
Child Safety Lock
Fog Lamps (Front / Rear )
Both
Both
Rear Wash Wiper
...
Rear Defogger

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

Ford Aspire

  • Value for money
  • safety package
  • fun-to-drive

Skoda Rapid

  • Build quality. Peppy and efficient turbo-petrol engine. New 6-speed torque converter has no power lag. Ride and handling.

Ford Aspire

  • Average cabin space
  • plastic quality
  • no mid-spec AT

Skoda Rapid

  • Missing modern features. Transmission too eager for slow daily commutes and weak infotainment package.
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Recently Asked User Questions

Q. Would like to compare maintenance cost of Skoda Rapid, Honda City and Toyota Yaris?
  • Yaris- Rs 3.5k; City - 4.5 k ; Rapid - around 8 k. This is regular routine maintenance- no special works or part changes.
  • Skoda is expensive
Q. Which variant of Skoda Rapid is best for buying?
  • If you look at safety and most of the common features, the mid variant can save you some money. if you're fancy about more features, obviously the top variant. The basic variant also gives you the safety and basic comfort because Skoda is best for safety and basics everyone needs..
  • Go for medium spec Ambition .. if you are professional in driving choose style
  • One above the base i.e. mid one or its your preference
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