Skoda Rapid 2020 is ready to go on the sale after lockdown finishes. Booking has been started in mid-March with a booking amount of RS 50,000. But it got reduced after some time to RS 25,000 by considering the price range of 9-12 lakhs.
Skoda Indian equipped the 2020 Rapid with a new powerful 1.0 turbo BS6 compliant petrol engine. However, the power figures are not disclosed yet, But we can expect the power figures similar to its cousin from Volkswagen. The recently launched Vento got a 1.0 TSI engine. Which produces a power delivery of 110 bhp and 175 Nm of torque with both manual and automatic transmission.
Five trims are gonna offered in Skoda 2020. Which are – Active, Ambition, Onyx, Style, and Monte Carlo. The Active will be the entry-level Rapid and Monte Carlo will be the Top Spec one. The entry-level Active Rapid will be available only in Candy White and Carbon Steel. The second base variant, Ambition, and below the top, Style will available in four color options – Brilliant Silver, Toffee Brown, Candy White, and Carbon Steel. The Mid variant of Rapid Onyx will come in only two exterior color options – White and Lapiz Blue. While the Top Spec variant of Skoda Rapid 2020 Monte Carlo will also available in only two exterior finishing, one is Candy White and the other one is Flashy Red.
One thing is to note here is that. The Rapid 2020 1.0 ltr turbo petrol will be offered in only manual transmission at the time of launch. But the automatic one will add to the lineup later.
The Skoda Rapid 2020 won’t get any cosmetic changes similar to the Octavia RS 245, which is going to sell in India. The expected date of Rapid held somewhere in June and July after the lockdown lifted off.
Skoda Rapid 2020 Rivals and Pricing?
Here is the list of Rapid 2020 Rivals-
- Volkswagen Vento
- Maruti Suzuki Ciaz
- Hyundai Verna
- Honda City
- Toyota Yaris
Here is the variant wise expected price list of Rapid 2020-
- Active:- 9.00 lakh (ex-showroom)
- Ambition:- 9.85 lakh (ex-showroom)
- Onyx:- 10.50 lakh (ex-showroom)
- Style:- 11.20 lakh (ex-showroom)
- Monte Carlo:- 12.00 lakh (ex-showroom)