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New Skoda Rapid facelift TVC, features explained

 

The new Skoda Rapid is now on sale across India at a starting price of INR 8.34 lakh.

First launched in 2011, the new Rapid comes with many more updates. All of which Skoda tries to explain in a series of new videos, which you can watch below. There is also a new TVC for the all-new Rapid.

The 2016 Skoda Rapid facelift has been launched in India. The C-Segment sedan is seen with significant visual and equipment upgrades.

Easily the most attractive looking car in the segment, the new Rapid gets a completely revised front, thanks to new projector headlights with LED DRLs, new bumper, new grille, revised bonnet and ORVMs with integrated turn indicators. The side profile has been carried forward without any change save for new alloy wheel design. The rear fascia features a reprofiled bumper and a set of revised taillights.

Inside, the Skoda Rapid facelift features new upholstery with a revised color theme. The equipment list of the top variant comes with goodies such as a new infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, automatic wipers, auto dimming internal rear view mirror and so on.

Coming to powertrains, Skoda Rapid facelift is offered with a 1.6 liter petrol and a 1.5 liter diesel engine option. The 1.6 liter petrol mill is rated at 105 PS and 153 Nm while the diesel motor is rated at 110 PS and 250 Nm. Transmission options on offer with Rapid petrol are 5 MT and 6 AT while the same with diesel motor is 5 MT and 7 DSG.

 

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