Skoda Auto India which had been offering discounts and exchange benefits through the months of April, May and June is offering cash discounts and loyalty benefits along with extended warranty periods on its range of cars in July as well. These discounts have been extended as the company faces several constraints in terms of lower sales, leading to piling stocks.
Skoda Rapid, the entry level car from the company, is being offered with the highest cash discount of Rs.1 lakh along with loyalty bonus of Rs.25,000. This discount is on all variants of the Rapid except the Ambition MT diesel and petrol variants and on the Style MT petrol variant. Skoda Rapid Ambition MT diesel and petrol variants can be had through July 2019 exclusively with loyalty bonus of Rs.25,000.
Skoda Octavia is also on discount, with buyers able to get upto Rs.50,000 cash discount and Rs.50,000 exchange benefit. Buyers of the Skoda Superb can avail of loyalty bonus of Rs.50,000 along with benefits upto 57 percent buyback complimentary Skoda Shield service package. All variants of the Skoda Kodiaq is also being offered through the month with loyalty bonus of Rs.50,000.
In related news, Skoda Auto India has just launched the Rapid Rider Edition at Rs.6.99 lakhs. It is a limited edition which is based on the base Active trim. It comes in with new features and is priced Rs.1 lakh cheaper than the standard base variant.
Skoda Rapid Rider Edition is powered by a 1.6 liter petrol engine offering 103 bhp power and 153 Nm of peak torque, mated to a 5 speed gearbox. Safety features include dual airbags, ABS, rear parking sensors, rear windscreen defogger and rear parking sensors. It also receives height adjustable front seat belts, engine immobilizer and rough road package.
The new Rapid Rider is offered in two colour options of Carbon White and Carbon Steel. It comes in with Skoda’s standard warranty of 4 years along with road side assistance. Buyers can also avail of the Skoda Shield Plus which extends warranty to 6 years with motor insurance, 24×7 road side assistance while there is also the Prepaid Service Reminder pack at Rs.35,000 which includes a 4 year/60,000 km covering all services as per owner’s manual.
Disclaimer – Discounts are offered by dealers, and they vary from dealer to dealer, depending on stock availability. Please check with authorized dealers in your city for exact amount of discount / benefit offered.