Skoda Rapid | FAQs
1. How much mileage can I expect out of my new Skoda Rapid?
The actual mileage that you can get out of your new Skoda Rapid depends on a few factors. If you have a petrol variant, you can expect a mileage of 13 kmpl in the cities and around 15 kmpl on the highway. In case of a diesel variant, the city mileage is around 19 kmpl and for highways it is 22 kmpl.
2. Are there any features present in Skoda Rapid for the safety of my family?
There are a host of safety features available in Skoda Rapid, making it safe for your family. Though the availability of these features depends on the variant you chose, you can expect features like dual airbags (front), ABS, EBD, child safety lock, engine immobilizer, remote-controlled central locking, brake assist, fog lamps for front and rear, and many more.
3. Is there any variant of Skoda Rapid with CNG?
Currently, Skoda Rapid is available in diesel and petrol variants only. There is no option for CNG in Skoda Rapid cars at the moment. We will have to wait and watch if the company launches any variant with CNG in future.
4. What is the price range of Skoda Rapid cars in India?
The price of Skoda Rapid that you buy depends on a number of factors. There are at present 24 variants available in the market, out of which 11 run on petrol and 13 run on diesel. The broad price range starts from Rs. 8.48 Lakhs and goes up to Rs. 13.93 Lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi).
5. How much power does the Skoda Rapid engine produce?
Skoda Rapid comes with two engine options, i.e., a 1.5-Litre TDI diesel engine and a 1.6-Litre DOHC petrol engine. The petrol engine can produce a power of 103 bhp and a torque of 153 Nm while the diesel engine gives out 103 bhp of power and 250 Nm of torque. There is also the option to choose from manual or automatic transmission.
6. I am a retired army man. Can I buy the Skoda Rapid from CSD Canteen?
Currently, Skoda Rapid is not available for sale through the CSD Canteen. You will have to get your new Skoda Rapid from a local Skoda dealership in your city and you may get some good deals and offers. There is no information if the Skoda Rapid will ever be available through the CSD canteen.
7. What about the storage capacity of Skoda Rapid? Is it good?
There are several useful storage spaces provided in the car by the company to allow you to store handy stuff conveniently. Then, there is a spacious boot, which at 460 litres, is amongst the highest in the category and allows you to store plenty of luggage for your long holidays.
8. How about the warranty? What is the cap on warranty time and distance?
Skoda Rapid comes with a standard warranty period of 24 months, i.e., 2 years. There is no cap on the warranty distance. The warranty will expire after 24 months only. Though, you can check with your dealer regarding the availability of extended warranty and must opt for it, if available.
9. What are the differences between the old Skoda Rapid and the new Skoda Rapid?
Skoda has introduced several upgrades in Skoda Rapid over the years as per the customers’ demands. The key changes that you can see in the new Skoda Rapid are a reshaped grille, reshaped bumpers, new headlamps, new 1.5 Litre TDI engine and 7-speed dual clutch transmission system.
10. Which colour looks best on the Skoda Rapid?
This is a very subjective questions as the colour preference varies according to customer preferences. At present, Skoda Rapid is available in six different colours. The available colours are Flash red, Toffee Brown, Cappuccino Beige, Deep Black Pearl, Brilliant Silver and Candy White. You can check out Skoda Rapid photos to have a glimpse of this beautiful car.