The Skoda Rapid is said to be a vehicle based on the Volkswagen’s Vento; however, Skoda is also told be better looking car than the Vento. It also offers a ‘Black Package’ for extra styling. Interior and exterior have minor changes. This is the second vehicle of the segment which has been incorporated automatic gearbox with diesel engine.
Skoda Rapid is such a car which is similar to the Volkswagen Vento. This new vehicle has been updated by the automaker; however, it has also gone through some minor updates in 2011 too. This time, The Skoda Rapid 1.5 TDI DSG, has been equipped with the1.5 liter diesel engine, and seven-speed gearbox.
This new vehicle Rapid has the same kind of the exterior styling as it has in 2014; however, minor changes can be noticed. The new things you will observe are the new design alloy wheel and the headlamps. Other things like the mirrors, the grille, the fog lamps, the bumpers, and the body panel are unchanged. For the people who want more styling, company has offered ‘Black Package’ that includes smoked headlamps, black alloy wheels, fog lamps, black grille, and mirrors. You also have option to choose stickers and the blackened.
The cabin of the Skoda Rapid 3.5 TDI DSG has also not incorporated many new things. It is almost similar to that of 2014 model. The new things you will see in this facelifted version are automatic gearbox and the cardholder which has been fitted under the AC vent. The automatic of The Rapid has been incorporated with the traction control and cruise. However, you will miss parking sensor and leather upholstery. However, the missing of these two things can be gotten as aftermarket fitments.
This new vehicle has been incorporated with the TDI 1.5 which is capable to produce 103 bhp of power paired with 250 Nm of torque. It is mated with either the five-speed manual gearbox or 7 speed DSG gearbox. The 7 speed DSG gearbox with the diesel engine works fantastic.