NEW DELHI: Skoda India on Thursday launched the Rapid 1.0 TSI equipped with automatic gearbox, priced between Rs 9.49 lakh and Rs 13.29 lakh (ex-showroom).
Rider Plus AT: Rs 9.49 lakh
Ambition AT: Rs 11.29 lakh
Onyx AT: Rs 11.49 lakh
Style AT: Rs 12.99 lakh
Monte Carlo: Rs 13.29 lakh
The 1.0-litre TSI engine puts out 110 PS at 5,000-5,500 rpm and 175 Nm of peak torque at 1,750-4,000 rpm.
The engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic torque convertor.
The engine is FE rate 16.24 kmpl, witnessing a surge in 9% increase over the replaced MPi engine.
Earlier in May, Skoda India debuted the brand-new TSI engines with Rapid, Karoq and Superb in 1.0-litre, 1.5-litre and 2.0-litre capacity options.
Skoda Rapid paired with a six-speed manual transmission starts just under Rs 8 lakh (ex-showroom).
Skoda India informed the share of Rapid in compact sedan segment has increased from 8.7% in 2019 to 10.3% in 2020. Rapid competes with the likes of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna, Honda City and VW Vento.