Toyota Corolla Altis Vs Skoda Rapid - Which one should you opt for?

Tuesday 09 December 2014, 12:42 PM by

To compare any car to Toyota Corolla when it comes to sales would be grossly unfair, given the fact that no model, in history, has been sold more. However, keeping those figures aside, there are plenty of other good models that can compete with Toyota Corolla Altis in the Indian market, which includes the Skoda Rapid. Let’s take a look at how these two models rack up against each other.

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Toyota Corolla Altis

The 11th generation Toyota Corolla Altis is incredibly stylish and one look at it sufficient for someone to become a fan. LED taillamps, R16 alloy wheels and splendid interior design make for a wonderful package. Comfort is also top notch inside the Toyota Corolla Altis with a spacious seating arrangement, rear reclining seat, paddle shift on steering wheel, cruise control and eight-way power drive seat with lumbar support. Variants of this car are powered by a 1.8-litre petrol and 1.4-litre diesel engines and are capable of producing 138 BHP and 87 BHP of power, respectively.

Skoda Rapid

Skoda Rapid is also an attractive sedan with a bold grille, C-shape tail lamp, alloy wheels, black roof and side decals, stylish ORVMs and projector headlamps. Spaciousness is the USP of this model and it allows passengers to experience complete comfort during long journeys. The Skoda Rapid comes in two variants, which are powered by 1.6-litre MPI and 1.5-litre TDI engines. These drivetrains generate power levels of 103 BHP.

Considering all factors, the Toyota Corolla Altis would win an individual battle against Skoda Rapid. However, the latter has its own merits and is not too far behind its famous and more popular rival.

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