Skoda Rapid Automatic India Launch Hghlights: Price, Features, Specifications, Images

The 2020 Skoda Rapid automatic gets the same 1.0-litre TSI engine as the manual option, but instead of the older DSG unit, we now get a new 6-speed torque converter. Skoda says it will commence deliveries from September 18.

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Bookings for the Skoda Rapid automatic are already underway for a token of Rs. 25,000

The 2020 Skoda Rapid has finally got an automatic option today, and we have all the highlights from the launch event, here. Powered by a new 1.0-litre TSI engine, the automatic option comes paired to a 6-speed torque converter unit, and will be available from the Rider Plus variant and above. Bookings for the 2020 Skoda Rapid 1.0 TSI Automatic has already been underway for a token amount of ₹ 25,000, and it's priced in India from ₹ 9.49 lakh to ₹ 13.29 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

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Currently, the Skoda Rapid only comes with a 999 cc, three-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine, and the automatic trim gets the same motor. The engine is tuned to make 108 bhp at 5000-5500 rpm while developing a peak torque of 175 Nm at 1750-4000 rpm.

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The Skoda Rapid is powered by a 1.0-litre TSI turbo-petrol engine that makes 108 bhp and 175 Nm torque

The new 6-speed automatic torque converter automatic replaces the older 7-speed DSG unit, which was paired with the now discontinued 1.2-litre TSI engine. This is the same unit that features on the Volkswagen Vento and Polo GT TSI. Skoda claims a fuel efficiency figure of 16.24 kmpl with the Rapid automatic, while the torque converter promises to be more cost-effective to maintain, as compared to the DSG.

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The company has also confirmed that deliveries for the new offering will commence from September 18, a day after the launch.

Here Are All The Highlights From The Launch Of The Skoda Rapid Automatic:

Sep 17, 2020
Skoda Rapid Automatic Launch - Live Updates!
The Skoda Rapid Automatic has officially gone on sales in India, and the you read all about it here. The carmaker has announced that deliveries for the car will commence from September 18, 2020.



Sep 17, 2020
Skoda Rapid Automatic Launch Live - Price Announcment
The new Skoda Rapid automatic will be available from the Rider Plus variant and above, and it has been launched a Rs. 9.49 lakh to Rs. 13.29 lakh, (ex-showroom, India)

Sep 17, 2020
Skoda Rapid Automatic Launch - Live Updates!
Now, the current Skoda Rapid comes with a 1.0 TSI engine that more powerful, and efficient, and now it comes with a new 6-speed automatic torque converter.

Sep 17, 2020
Skoda Rapid Automatic Launch - Live Updates!
The Rapid nameplate was first introduced in 1931 as Skoda Rapid Type 901

Sep 17, 2020
Skoda Rapid Automatic Launch - Live Updates!
Skoda India Director, Zac Hollis, says that the company plans to double its sales network in India in next couple of years

Sep 17, 2020
Skoda Rapid Automatic Launch - Live Updates!
Skoda Auto India has been seeing growth in the last few months post COVID,



Sep 17, 2020
Skoda Rapid Automatic Launch - Live Updates!
The virtual launch is about to start soon


Sep 17, 2020
Skoda Rapid Automatic Launch Live - Price Expectation
The Skoda Rapid manual range currently starts from Rs 7.49 lakh with the Rider variant. The automatic line-up is likely to start with the Rider Plus variant and is expected to come with a premium of Rs.1-1.5 lakh over the asking price of the manual trims.

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Sep 17, 2020
Skoda Rapid Automatic Launch - Live Updates!
The Skoda Rapid automatic was first showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo and the automaker commenced pre-bookings for the model earlier this month for a token amount of Rs. 25,000.

Sep 17, 2020
Skoda Rapid Automatic To Get The Same 1.0 TSI Engine
The Skoda Rapid Automatic will come mated to the same turbocharged 1.0-litre TSI petrol engine that does duty in the manual option. The company's sister brand Volkswagen has already introduced this engine and gearbox combination in the Polo GT TSI and Vento automatic.

Sep 17, 2020
Skoda Rapid Automatic Launch - Live Updates!
Skoda India is all set to launch the new automatic version of the Rapid sedan today. The car will now come with a new 6-speed automatic torque converter, replacing the older DSG unit.

Watch this space for more information.