Skoda Rapid Rider variant launched again, price Rs 7.79 lakh

The Rapid base-spec and a few other variants are now more expensive than before.

Skoda Rapid

Highlights

The base-spec Rider trim's starting price has increased by Rs 30,000, but it is still the most affordable in its segment.

Few other models, including the Rider plus, have become pricier by Rs 20,000.

The Rapid is only offered with a 1.0-litre turbo-petrol engine; you can choose between manual and automatic 6-speed transmissions.

Skoda Rapid Rider receives auto AC and a Bluetooth and 4-speakers audio system.

Later in 2021, Skoda will launch the successor of the Rapid.

The base model rider of Skoda Rapid has relaunched. The company discontinued this variant some time ago due to high demand. Along with relaunching the rider variants, the company has also increased the price of other variants of the Rapid Sedan.

Skoda Rapid Rider

Here is the new price list of Skoda Rapid:-

Manual

Variant Old price New price
Rider Rs 7.49 lakh Rs 7.79 lakh
Rider plus Rs 7.99 lakh Rs 8.19 lakh
Ambition Rs 9.99 lakh Rs 9.99 lakh
Onyx Rs 10.19 lakh Rs 10.19 lakh
Style Rs 11.49 lakh Rs 11.69 lakh
Monte carlo Rs 11.79 Rs 11.99 lakh

• The base model rider had become costlier by up to Rs 30,000, while the price of it's Rider Plus variant has increased by Rs 20,000.

• Skoda has also increased the price of its Style and Monte Carlo variants by Rs 20,000. At the same time, there has been no change in the price of the mid variant Ambition and Onyx.

Automatic

Variant Old price New price
Rider plus Rs 9.49 lakh Rs 9.69 lakh
Ambition Rs 11.29 lakh Rs 11.49 lakh
Onyx Rs 11.49 lakh Rs 11.69 lakh
Style Rs 12.99 lakh Rs 12.99 lakh
Monte Carlo Rs 13.29 lakh Rs 13.29 lakh

The automatic transmission option in Skoda Rapid comes from the rider plus variant.

Price of Rider plus, Ambition and Onyx automatic has increased by Rs 20,000.

There has been no change in the price of the top automatic variants of Rapid.

Skoda Rapid Rider

The Skoda Rapid is only available with a petrol engine option. It has a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine that generates 110 Ps of power and 175 Nm of torque. Along with the engine, it has a 6-speed manual and 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox option. Skoda Rapid get features such as auto AC, 2-din audio system (with 4 speakers and blue tooth connectivity), dual front airbags, ABS and rear parking sensors from base variants. At the same time, the 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system has also been given in the Rider Plus, although it is Rs 40,000 more expensive than the rider variant. Its top-line model has features such as four airbags, 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, cruise control and leather seat upholstery.

Skoda Rapid Rider

The Skoda Rapid in the segment is compared to Hyundai Verna, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Toyota Yaris and Volkswagen Vento.



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