Features and Specifications – New Skoda Rapid


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The new Skoda Rapid was launched yesterday and here’s a look at the features and specifications of the sedan.


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  1. Length: 4,386 mm
  2. Width: 1,699 mm
  3. Height: 1,466 mm
  4. Wheelbase: 2,552 mm
  5. Boot capacity: 460 liters

Engine and Gearbox:

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  • Engine Option 1: 1,598 cc four-cylinder petrol inline 16v DOHC engine producing 105 PS (103.5 bhp) @ 5,250 rpm and 153 Nm of torque at 3,800 rpm; 5-speed MT rated at 15 km/l and 6-speed AT at 14.3 km/l
  • Engine Option 2: 1,498 cc four-cylinder turbocharged direct injection 16v DOHC diesel engine producing 105 PS (103.5 bhp) @ 4,400 rpm and 250 Nm of torque between 1,500 – 2,500 rpm; 5-speed MT variant fuel efficiency rated at 21.14 km/l and 7-speed DSG at 21.66 km/l

Suspension, Brakes and Tires:

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  • Front: McPherson suspension with lower triangular links and torsion stabilizer
  • Rear: Compound link crank-axle
  • Brakes: Disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear
  • Tires: 185/60 R15


Safety features:

  • Dual airbags
  • ABS and EBD
  • Rear parking sensors
  • ESP

Exterior features:

  • Projector headlights
  • Alloy wheels
  • Optional Black package

Interior features:

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  • 2-DIN music system with Bluetooth, CD, USB and AUX-in
  • Automatic climate control
  • Electrically adjustable wing mirrors
  • Steering mounted audio controls
  • Cruise control

[Note: These features are seen on the top-end DSG automatic variant.]

New Skoda Rapid – Specification Sheet

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