Rs. 8.00 - 14.26 lakh
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Skoda Rapid Colours

  • Silk Blue
  • Flash Red
  • Carbon Black
  • Cappuccino Beige
  • Candy White
  • Brilliant Silver

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Skoda India has announced the prices of all its products will increase from Jan 1, 2018. Click here for more details.

Skoda recently rebadged the Rapid Monte Carlo edition as the Rapid X. The special edition car is based on top of the fully-loaded Style variant and gets cosmetic features such as leather-wrapped flat-bottom steering, black interiors, steel pedals, spoiler, black mirrors, metallic door sill plates with Monte Carlo badging and black upholstery with red bits thrown in. These visual enhancements are priced at a premium of about Rs 50,000 over comparable Style variants and it's available in red and white colours with the existing engine and transmission combinations.

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Skoda Rapid Price

Skoda Rapid prices start at Rs. 8.00 lakh for petrol and goes upto Rs. 12.36 lakh. The prices of Rapid diesel variants start at Rs. 9.50 lakh and the top-end diesel is priced at Rs. 14.26 lakh. Skoda Rapid is available in 14 variants and 6 colours.

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Rapid 1.6 MPI MT Active
1598 cc | Petrol | Manual
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Rapid 1.5 TDI MT Active
1498 cc | Diesel | Manual
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Skoda Rapid Mileage

The claimed ARAI mileage for the Skoda Rapid petrol is 15 kmpl, and for the Skoda Rapid diesel is 21 kmpl.

Editor's View of Skoda Rapid

  • Upside

    Diesel automatic, handling

  • Downside

    lack of features

  • Our Verdict

    With the new 7-speed dual clutch gearbox, the Rapid has the potential to be a gamechanger in the C-segment, especially in big cities where it should now be a popular choice

Rapid Detailed Review

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Skoda Rapid Highlights


A very reliable and more importantly affordable, the Rapid is the Skoda’s bet against the likes of Honda City, Maruti Ciaz, Hyundai Verna and its own cousin VW Vento. Skoda has got spot-on with the styling and the clean lines add the air of sophistication to Rapid’s design. Rapid’s cabin oozes quality and upmarket feel and the choice of material subscribes to the luxurious standards. Surprisingly, the cabin is spacious enough to accommodate the three adults abreast at the back and the trunk is equally accommodating. Power flows to the front wheels of Rapid via either a 5-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed DSG and the engine options include 105PS/153Nm, 1.6-liter petrol and 110PS/250Nm, 1.5-liter diesel motor. The Skoda Rapid is retailed in India in the price range of Rs 8.49-13.77 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) and currently acting as the starting, base line model in Skoda’s stable.

Exterior and Interior

Skoda’s ageing sedan got a fresh shot of botox in late 2016. The design is now in-line with the Czech automaker’s global lineup, courtesy the larger ‘butterfly’ grille and the smoked out projector headlamps. Changes to the profile and the rear are next to none, save for a new set of 16-inch alloy wheels, a reworked bumper and revised detailing for the taillamp. The redesign doesn’t do much to hide the age of the sedan, but there’s no denying it’s classy. We have to give a special mention to the rock-solid build quality; the Rapid feels like it’s built to last.

The design of the cabin remains unchanged with the update. The colour scheme, though, has been updated to beige and black, which does make it look a lot livelier. The equipment list features the usual suspects - automatic climate control, a 6.5-inch touchscreen, cruise control and rear AC vents. The show-off features such as a sunroof, ventilated seats et al are missing from the list though. Skoda has also silently updated the feature list of the Rapid, replacing dual airbags with four. This, in our books, is a very good move!


You can choose between a 1.5-litre diesel engine and a 1.6-litre petrol motor. Let’s go through this one engine at a time. The diesel motor is a four-cylinder unit that makes 110PS of power and 250Nm of torque. You can opt for a slick-shifting 5-speed manual, or a super-quick 7-speed DSG with this engine. The 1.6-litre petrol engine makes 105PS of power, and 153Nm of torque. You get the option of 6-speed automatic besides the 5-speed manual, but this is a conventional torque converter and not a DSG.


The Rapid can be had in three variants - Active, Ambition, and Style. There’s an Edition accessory pack as well, that adds black accents and black upholstery apart from an all-black dash. All engine-gearbox options are available in all variants, save for the diesel-automatic that can be had in the top-spec Style variant only. If it’s value for money you’re looking for, pick the Ambition variant - it’s the best blend of flash and functionality.


Honda City: The City continues to be the most desirable sedan in this lot. It’s got the looks, the tech and more importantly - that oh-so-illustrious ‘H’ badge on the grille. It’s fun to drive, and has enough space to shame cars from a segment above. Looking for a big car experience? Dial H for Honda.

Hyundai Verna: Looks suave, is loaded with features you didn’t know of, and most importantly - doesn’t ride like it’s got pogo sticks for wheels. If you can make peace with the limited room at the rear, the current generation is the best Verna ever!

Volkswagen Vento: It’s ageing, but it’s far from being dated. If you’re keen on driving (fast) yourself, the dual-clutch transmission on the Vento will be a more-than-willing partner in crime. It’s got a stiff ride, but the basics of space, practicality and ergonomics have been nailed to the T.

Maruti Ciaz: There’s nothing that makes you go ‘wow’, but it doesn’t let you whine either. Yes, it’s a bit boring to drive and it could do with some more features. But, if you need a no-nonsense car to be chauffeured around in without burning a hole in your pocket, the Ciaz should be in your garage.


There’s not much to dislike about the Skoda sedan. With the facelift, it looks as premium as ever, and packs in more tech. If you feel the Vento is a bit out of reach, pick the Rapid. It’s practically the same package delivered with a smaller pinch to the wallet. Yes, it’s a tad bit old and could do with some more features, but that build quality does make up for a lot!

Skoda Rapid Service Cost

The estimated service cost for Skoda Rapid Diesel for 6 years is Rs. 90,480
The estimated service cost for Skoda Rapid Diesel Automatic for 6 years is Rs. 81,308
The estimated service cost for Skoda Rapid Petrol Automatic for 6 years is Rs. 86,669
The estimated service cost for Skoda Rapid Petrol for 6 years is Rs. 41,932
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Skoda Rapid User Reviews

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Antony_Joseph_3 14 Feb 2019 4.7

DSG is a really awesome.Never feel like driving an automatic.There is no lag at all.Power delivery is quite stunning.They could have provided push but ...read more

Uses this car for : Daily Commute
Gets mileage of : 15 kmpl
birender_kau.. 6 Feb 2019 5.0

Safety features marvelous. Comfortable drive

Uses this car for : Family Car
Gets mileage of : 19 kmpl
vishvendra_d.. 6 Feb 2019 4.3

Happy with Rapid 2018 model .

Uses this car for : Occasional Commute
Gets mileage of : 9 kmpl
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