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        The latest Skoda Rapid TSI, a Sedan from Skoda, was launched in India in May, 2020. Rapid TSI has received 84% rating from our users. Rapid TSI is preferred for its Performance and Comfort.

        Skoda Rapid TSI price starts from ₹ 11.99 Lakh in India. Rapid TSI is available in 1 colours - Carbon Steel Matte. Rapid TSI seating capacity is 5 People. Rapid TSI mileage is 16.2 - 18.9 km/l. Rapid TSI has received Not Tested safety ratings.

        Rapid TSI is available in 2 versions and 1 fuel options(s) - Petrol. Petrol models comes with 999cc engine which generates peak power of 109 bhp @ 5000 rpm .

        Rapid TSI competes with Volkswagen Vento, Skoda Slavia and Volkswagen Virtus in India.

        Skoda Rapid TSI Model List

        Rapid TSI Model Price Key Specs
        Matte Limited Edition ₹ 11.99 Lakh Petrol, 999 cc, Manual
        Matte Limited Edition AT ₹ 13.49 Lakh Petrol, 999 cc, Automatic (TC)

        Skoda Rapid TSI 2022 Price


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        ₹ 11.99 - 13.49 lakh

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        Rapid TSI starting EMI

        24,311 for 5 Years

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        Skoda Rapid TSI Key Specifications

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        ₹ 11.99 - 13.49 Lakh
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        Fuel Type

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        16.2 - 18.9 km/l
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        Seating Capacity

        5 People
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        Safety Rating

        Not Tested
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        4 Years or 100000 km
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        Engine Size

        999 cc
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        Manual, Automatic (TC)
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        4413 mm L X 1699 mm W X 1466 mm H
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        Fuel Tank

        55 litre
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        Ground Clearance (mm)

        116 mm

        Rapid TSI Expert Rating

        ExteriorStar Icon 6.5/10
        InteriorStar Icon 6.5/10
        PerformanceStar Icon 7.5/10
        ConclusionStar Icon 7/10

        Rapid TSI Expert Review



        When the new BS6 Skoda Rapid was launched in May 2020 at cut-throat starting prices, it didn’t take long for the entry-level ‘Rider’ variant to get sold out. Following this, the ‘Rider’ was reinstated this year with an increment of Rs 30,000 over last year’s listing price. It eventually reclaimed its position of being the most affordable sedan amongst others like the Hyundai Verna, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Volkswagen’s Vento, and the new Honda City. As for the BS6 edition of the Rapid, in addition to the minor tweaks to the exterior and interior, it is now powered by a new BS6 compliant 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbocharged petrol motor with the option of a manual or auto transmission.



        What we have here is the top-end ‘Monte Carlo’ variant that gets an all-black grille with gloss-black adorning the door mirrors and tailgate spoiler. Then there are dual-tone alloy wheels and also the ‘Monte Carlo’ B-pillar badging to show others where you’ve put your money. All variants also get the ‘quartz-cut’ projector headlamps that get those sexy dark internals. Admittedly, the Rapid may not come across as modern, but the clean body lines give it an elegant appeal. Like how fit Helen Mirren is in her 70s!



        On to what’s new. There’s the ‘Monte Carlo’ inscribed scuff plates and cushions, the glitzy leatherette upholstery, and bright red seams running through the flat-bottom steering and the gear lever boot. Another fine addition is the eight-inch Skoda Android touchscreen infotainment system which sounds okay, but despite being based on Android, the user interface needs some getting used to. What remains though, is the well-built cabin that’s uncluttered, ergonomic, and functional. However, it simply looks outdated. 

        The only thing that felt ridiculously out of place is the USB port that’s mysteriously placed in the glove box! The front seats, as such, are comfortable not only due to the adequate overall support and cushioning, but also as a consequence of the delightful driving position attained through the height-adjustable seats, the height and length adjustments for the steering, and the vast glass area. Furthermore, the rear bench experience is enhanced by the ample knee and foot room, along with a favourable backrest angle.

        Moreover, there’s enough space to fit three average adults without a squeeze. Yet, thigh support and headroom could pose a problem for taller occupants. Where this Skoda scores is in the boot department. There’s room for all the practical shopping you can think of, trips to the airport, or even an overnighter. Adding to its set of repertoires is the low loading lip that doesn’t require one to lift their heavy baggage far off the ground, unlike SUVs.



        The earlier 1.6-litre petrol/1.5-litre diesel has made way for the new 110bhp/175Nm 1.0-litre, three-cylinder turbo petrol BS6 engine that’s fittingly mated to either a six-speed manual or an automatic gearbox. We’ve reviewed the manual version for this write-up. As you get going in the Rapid, you’re instantly recipient to the rev-happy persona of this mill. The rpm needle simply races briskly to the red line in what we term as an enjoyable and linear surge of power. Surprisingly, despite there being a steady thrum from this three-cylinder, we simply focussed on the stimulating power delivery.

        Since the turbo goes on boost at about 1,500rpm, keeping the revs above it portrays an acceleration that’s simply a revelation to experience behind the wheel. With the particularly strong mid-range along with the fact that it pulls cleanly to the 6,500rpm limit, overtaking and zipping past other vehicles is a child’s play. To put things in perspective, we strapped our VBox testing equipment and eventually learned that this Skoda Rapid reaches 100kmph slightly quicker than the all-new Honda City; which in itself is a big deal. 

        But, what if I told you that it is also 2.4 seconds faster in the 40-100kmph drivability test (in fourth gear)? Neat, Skoda! On the flip side, there’s some muted response from the engine until 1,400rpm since the turbo is off-boost. For you and me, this means that there will be some more-than-necessary downshifting in slow city driving conditions. Likewise, the overall gear shifting experience felt a tad rubbery. But, other than that, the short and stubby lever has accurately defined gates to go through, with the added benefit of a well-weighted clutch. 

        As regards the Rapid’s steering, since it’s perfectly weighted and fairly accurate, it provides the driver with immense assurance to keep the intended line while driving swiftly around corners. There’s very little roll too. Ride quality-wise, there’s some stiffness at lower speeds that’s felt, especially when trampling over the harsher irregularities of our roads. But, on the flip side, the Rapid feels supremely stable as it reaches highway speeds while lending a flat ride overall. Even braking is confidence-inspiring, more so under panic braking situations.



        It’s obvious that in the current state of affairs (read SUV demand), the Skoda Rapid in all of its road-hugging disposition has limited demand. But with the attractive starting price tag (manual at Rs 9.07-14.10 lakh OTR Mumbai), it will seem like value to those buying hatchbacks. So, I believe it needs to appeal to those buyers, to penetrate that mindset. The truth is, it doesn’t need to try hard. 

        Sure, I get the fact that it isn’t overflowing with ultra-modern features, and the dated appearance is hard to mask. But having said that, the Skoda Rapid seduces those who love to drive, owing to the zippy engine that’s mated to some seriously stimulating dynamics. Not to forget that it’s reasonably spacious, comfortable, and practical too. Oops, now isn’t that what every car buyer wants?

        Pictures by Kapil Angane and Kaustubh Gandhi

        Is Rapid TSI a Good Car?

        Overall Score : 84%

        Based on 168 User Ratings

        Rapid TSI has received a very favourable 84% approval rating based on 168 user reviews.

        What users like the most about Rapid TSI?

        Users prefer to buy Rapid TSI for Performance (92% rating) and Comfort (88% rating). The least appreciated parameters are Mileage (79%) and Styling (84%).





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        How Rapid TSI fares against competition?

        Among Skoda Rapid TSI alternatives, Volkswagen Vento is the best in terms of Styling, Performance, Mileage and Value for Money. Volkswagen Virtus is the best in terms of Comfort.

        Skoda Rapid TSI Volkswagen Vento Skoda Slavia Volkswagen Virtus
        Styling 84 91 90 86
        Comfort 88 92 86 94
        Performance 92 93 86 91
        Mileage 79 84 77 74
        Value for Money 85 88 75 80
        Overall Score 84 93 81 93

        Skoda Rapid TSI Price List

        Find a list of all 2 petrol versions of Skoda Rapid TSI. This table includes on-road price which covers all costs like RTO and Insurance.

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        Rapid TSI Versions Ex-showroom Price Compare
        Petrol, 999 cc, Manual, 18.9 kmpl tooltip
        Fuel Type: Petrol
        Engine: 999 cc (Higher engine size helps to generate more power)
        Transmission: Manual (In a manual transmission car, the driver has to manually shift gears)
        Mileage: 18.9 kmpl (ARAI reported mileage)
        ₹ 11.99 Lakh
        Key features : Turbocharged, Cruise Control, Alloy Wheels, Steering Mounted Controls, Reverse Camera Parking Assist
        Petrol, 999 cc, Automatic (TC), 16.2 kmpl tooltip
        Fuel Type: Petrol
        Engine: 999 cc (Higher engine size helps to generate more power)
        Transmission: Automatic (TC)
        Mileage: 16.2 kmpl (ARAI reported mileage)
        ₹ 13.49 Lakh
        Key features : Turbocharged, Cruise Control, Alloy Wheels, Steering Mounted Controls, Reverse Camera Parking Assist

        Skoda Rapid TSI Price in Popular Cities

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        About Skoda Rapid TSI


        Skoda India launched the Rapid TSI in India in mid-2020, with prices starting at Rs 7.49 lakh (ex-showroom). The model is available in five variants that include Rider, Ambition, Style, Onyx and Monte Carlo.


        The Skoda Rapid carries over the same silhouette it has been running since its launch but now with modern design elements like the latest Skoda grille, new head lamps, tail lamps, fog lamps as well as various designs for the alloy wheels.


        The cabin too has been carried over unchanged from the previous models and sports the same layout and elements but now with an updated feature list. Even the dimensions are unchanged and so you the same amount of space in both rows as well as in the boot area.


        Feature wise, the Skoda Rapid TSI comes equipped with automatic climate control, automatic wipers, touchscreen infotainment system with integrated reverse camera, cruise control, automatic headlamps and wipers, auto-dimming IRVM, flat-bottom steering wheel, projector headlamps and 16-inch alloy wheels.

        Engine & Transmission

        The powertrain option on the Skoda Rapid TSI is limited to a 1.0-litre, three cylinder petrol engine that produces 109bhp and 175Nm of torque. The model is currently offered only with a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic.


        The Skoda Rapid is a rival for the likes of the Honda City, Hyundai Verna, Maruti Ciaz and the Volkswagen Vento.

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        Rapid TSI FAQs

        Skoda Rapid TSI is available in 1 colours - Carbon Steel Matte

        Quick Facts about Skoda Rapid TSI

        Skoda Rapid TSI, a Sedan, is available from ₹ 11.99 - 13.49 Lakh in India. Skoda offers the latest Rapid TSI in 2 versions in India. The base model Matte Limited Edition starts at ₹ 11.99 Lakh in Delhi and the top model Matte Limited Edition AT priced at ₹ 13.49 Lakh in Delhi. If you are looking for 5 seater car then you should consider Rapid TSI.

        Rapid TSI comes in 2 Petrol version (s).

        The Petrol version comes with 999cc engine capacity and Manual,Automatic (TC) transmission mode(s). It generates 109 bhp @ 5000 rpm.

        Skoda Rapid TSI comes in 1 colors which include Carbon Steel Matte.

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        Skoda Rapid TSI Volkswagen Vento Skoda Slavia Volkswagen Virtus
        Price ₹ 11.99 Lakh ₹ 10.00 Lakh ₹ 10.99 Lakh ₹ 11.22 Lakh
        Fuel Type Petrol Petrol Petrol Petrol
        Engine Size 999 cc 999 cc 999 cc 999 cc
        Transmission Manual Manual Manual Manual
        Power 109 bhp @ 5000 rpm 109 bhp @ 5000 rpm 114 bhp @ 5000 rpm 114 bhp @ 5000 rpm
        Torque - 175 Nm @ 1750 rpm 178 Nm @ 1750 rpm 178 Nm @ 1750 rpm
        Safety Rating Not Tested 4 Star (Global NCAP) Not Tested Not Tested
        Boot Space 460 litres 494 litres 521 litres 521 litres
        Ground Clearance 116 mm - 179 mm 179 mm
        Size 4413 mm L X 1699 mm W X 1466 mm H 4390 mm L X 1699 mm W X 1467 mm H 4541 mm L X 1752 mm W X 1507 mm H 4561 mm L X 1752 mm W X 1507 mm H
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        Skoda Rapid TSI News

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        Skoda Rapid ‘Matte Edition’ is likely to arrive soon
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        by Gajanan Kashikar
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        Skoda India is likely to launch the Rapid 'Matte Edition' version in India in a few weeks. It is expected to come with a darker grey matt paint.

        Skoda India to increase prices of all models from 1 January
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        Skoda Rapid Skoda India has announced a revision in prices of about 2.5 per cent across its range in the country. The new prices will come into force from 1 January 2021. The Czech Republic

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