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Skoda Rapid Car

Skoda Rapid is one of the most elegant and best looking sedans in the country that was launched in 2011.

This car is a perfect blend of safety, power, performance and elegance.

Post launch there have been various facelifts and upgrades to meet the tough competition in the market. The small family car comes in petrol and diesel engines and is ideal for long journeys.
Note - All the information contained in this page has been sourced from the official website of Skoda Auto

Skoda Rapid Features

The features of Skoda Rapid are as follows:

  • Stays true to the brand's timeless design ideals while incorporating avant-garde elements
  • State-of-the-art colour touchscreen central infotainment system
  • Jewel-shadow LED Day Running Lights
  • Anti-lock braking system boosts braking efficiency
  • DSG transmission with Sport Mode

Skoda Rapid Specifications

EquipmentActiveAmbitionStyle
Wheels
Steel wheels R(15) + full wheel cover, DentroStandard equipment--
Alloy wheels R(15), Matone Silver-Standard equipment-
Exterior Chrome Décor
Chrome surround for radiator grille-Standard equipmentStandard equipment
Chrome moulding on Deck Lid--Standard equipment
Interior Chrome Décor and Colours
Chrome décor for interior door handlesStandard equipmentStandard equipmentStandard equipment
Chrome décor for gear-shift selector, locking button of hand-brake -Standard equipmentStandard equipment
Visibility
Anti-glare interior rear view mirrorStandard equipmentStandard equipmentStandard equipment
Rear windscreen defogger with timerStandard equipmentStandard equipmentStandard equipment
Electronic Theft Deterrence
Engine immobiliser with floating code systemStandard equipmentStandard equipmentStandard equipment
Anti-Theft Alarm with interior Monitoring--Standard equipment
Seats
Height adjustment for driver seat-Standard equipmentStandard equipment
Front centre armrest with storageStandard equipmentStandard equipmentStandard equipment
1.6 MPI/77 kW MT1.6 MPI/77 kW AT1.5 TDI CR/81 kW MT1.5 TDI CR/81 kW AT
Engine
Engine typePetrol engine, in-line, liquid cooling system, 16V DOHC, transverse in frontPetrol engine, in-line, liquid cooling system, 16V DOHC, transverse in frontTurbocharged diesel engine, in-line, liquid cooling system, high-pressure direct injection system, 16V DOHC, transverse in front Turbocharged diesel engine, in-line, liquid cooling system, high-pressure direct injection system, 16V DOHC, transverse in front
Cylinders4444
Displacement [cm3]1598159814981498
Transmission
Wheel driveFront wheel driveFront wheel driveFront wheel driveFront wheel drive
TransmissionManual 5-speed fully synchronised Automatic 6-speed, Transmission with Tiptronic manual gear changing Manual 5-speed fully synchronised 7-Speed DSG, Automatic
Chassis
Front axleMcPherson suspension with lower triangular links and torsion stabiliserMcPherson suspension with lower triangular links and torsion stabiliserMcPherson suspension with lower triangular links and torsion stabiliserMcPherson suspension with lower triangular links and torsion stabiliser
Rear axleCompound link crank-axleCompound link crank-axleCompound link crank-axleCompound link crank-axle
Braking systemHydraulic dual-diagonal circuit braking system vacuum assistedHydraulic dual-diagonal circuit braking system vacuum assistedHydraulic dual-diagonal circuit braking system vacuum assistedHydraulic dual-diagonal circuit braking system vacuum assisted

Source: Skoda Auto

Skoda Rapid Interior and Exterior

Interior

  • Contrasting dual-tone ebony-sand interiors
  • Climatronic automatic air-conditioning
  • Chrome Decor
  • Driver and passenger front airbag
  • Height and length adjustable steering wheel
  • Anti-glare rear view mirror

Exterior

  • Crystalline design
  • C-shaped smoked tail lights and chrome moulding on the deck
  • Avant-garde elements
  • Skoda signature grille
  • Gloss black decor on B-pillar

List of Skoda Rapid Models/Variants

Sl. No.Variants
1Active
2Ambition
3Style

Skoda Rapid Price in India

Rapid VariantEx-showroom Price
1.5 TDI CR Ambition AT₹ 12,49,599
1.5 TDI CR Style AT ₹ 13,99,599
1.6 L Rider₹ 6,99,000
1.6 L Ambition AT₹ 11,35,599
1.6 L Style AT₹ 12,43,599

Source: Skoda Auto

Why Is It Important to Have Insurance For Skoda Rapid Car Through Coverfox?

  • Covers for any damages/losses caused to the third party

  • Provides comprehensive coverage for your own car

  • Offers cashless transactions through network garages

  • Get end to end claims assistance

Essential Information about Insurance for your Skoda Rapid Car

Third-party Liability Insurance:
  • Covers bodily injury and /or death of third party
  • Property damage to third party
Comprehensive Coverage
  • Third-party coverage
  • Loss and damage to the vehicle due to accident, theft, natural calamities, etc.
  • Personal accident cover for the occupants
What is covered under a Comprehensive Car Insurance?
  • Loss or damage caused by natural calamities
  • Total loss because of fire, explosions or an act of terror
  • Total loss because of theft
  • Personal accident cover which could include passengers also
  • Own-damage cover
  • Third-party liability cover
What is not covered under a Comprehensive Car Insurance?
  • Normal Wear and Tear and Electrical or Mechanical Breakdowns
  • Damage to Tyres (unless vehicle also damaged)
  • Driver without a Valid Driving License
  • Driving under the influence (DUI) of intoxicants such as liquor or drugs
  • When the vehicle is used for any illegal purpose
  • Usage outside geographical limits
  • Vehicle is used for Hire or Reward, Carriage of Goods, Organised Racing, Pace Making, Speed Testing, Reliability Trials
  • Nuclear Wars and Perils

Increase Protection of Skoda Rapid Car with these Add-ons

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ZERO DEPRECIATION COVER

A Zero Depreciation Cover, commonly known as Nil Depreciation Policy, covers for a full claim for plastic, rubber, glass or fiber parts.

Avail No Claim Bonus
ENGINE PROTECTION

If you live in one of those areas that are prone to heavy rainfall, this cover is a must for you. It protects you against the expenses involved in the repair of your car’s engine in case it is damaged due to submersion in water.

Install security devices
NO CLAIM BONUS PROTECTION

Your cautious driving earns you a 20%-50% No Claim Bonus on your own-damage premium for every successful claim free year. However, once you claim, your discounts will be reset to zero. The NCB Protection add-on helps you to retain your discount even if you make some smaller claims as per the policy terms.

Become AAI Member
PASSENGER COVER

The Passenger Cover protects the passengers traveling in the car financially against death or disability due to an accident. This cover starts from Rs.10,000 and can go higher depending on the insurance company, and the payout differs as per the nature and intensity of the injury.

Trim your Comprehensive Car Insurance Premium with these Discounts

  • NO CLAIM BONUS

    You are eligible for a NCB discount on your own-damage premium for every claim-free year. It starts with 20% for the first year and can go as high as 50% over 5 consecutive claim-free years. The best part is you can retain this discount, even if you wish to sell the current car and purchase a new one.

  • INSTALLATION OF SECURITY DEVICES

    If your car is fitted with ARAI approved anti-theft devices, you are eligible for an additional discount up to 2.5% on your own-damage premium.

  • MEMBERSHIP OF AAI

    A membership to any of the recognized Automobile Associations of India can fetch you an extra discount.

  • ACCIDENT COVER

    If you are in the noble profession of teaching or employed in Govt. Services, you are entitled for an additional discount on your own-damage car insurance premium.

How to Buy/Renew Car Insurance for Skoda Rapid?

You can buy or renew car insurance for your Skoda Rapid through the website of Coverfox.com. Compare the different policies available and then shortlist your options on the basis of which plan fits your needs the best. Submit the basic details of your car like make, model, registration number, manufacturer, and then select the premium amount. Next, submit your KYC details, such as your personal details and communication address. Post submission, you will be directed to the payment page, where you can pay your premiums and purchase the policy. You can also request a call back by submitting your telephone number on the Coverfox.com website and schedule an appointment with an agent.

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Review of Skoda Rapid

The breath-taking designs of Skoda Rapid seamlessly lends to the luxurious features. It remains true to the brand's timeless design ideals while also incorporating avant-garde elements. Skoda Rapid is available in class-leading diesel and petrol engines. The 1.5TDI diesel engine delivers 81kw and 1.6 L petrol engine delivers 77kw.

FAQs on Skoda Rapid

Is it mandatory to insure my Skoda Rapid in India?

In India, as per the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988, it is mandatory that every vehicle being driven on the road be insured. This rule applies to your Car too. Broadly, car insurance is divided into two categories i.e. third-party car insurance and comprehensive car insurance. However, you’ll be surprised to know [if you don’t know already] that only the third-party liability insurance is mandatory by law. Buying a comprehensive car insurance policy is a matter of choice.

How will the engine’s CC affect my Skoda Rapid’s car insurance premium?

The total volume of all the cylinders in a car’s engine added together is expressed in cubic centimetres(cc) or, more frequently in litres. So, an engine with a capacity of 1499cc will be referred to as a 1.5litre unit. The cubic capacity of your car is mentioned in your car registration certificate (RC).The premium calculation is done as per below:

• Cars not exceeding 1000 cc
• Cars exceeding 1000 cc but not exceeding 1500cc
• Cars exceeding 1500cc

Incidentally, the cubic capacity of the car also has a direct impact on the Third Party premium, too. So, the higher the cubic capacity of your car, the more is the premium.

What are the documents required to buy Insurance for my Skoda Rapid?

With the availability of online platforms, buying insurance is a very simple and hassle-free procedure. However, following are the documents that you would need to keep handy.

• The copy of your Registration Certificate (RC) of your vehicle
• The invoice copy for a new car
• Previous insurance policy
• No claim bonus reserving letter, whenever required

What if I had provided wrong policy information while buying my Skoda Rapid’s car insurance?

You may wish to make changes to your existing Skoda Rapid’s car insurance policy, and these changes are done through an endorsement. An endorsement is a written evidence of the changes made in the policy. If you need to make any changes then you can submit a letter to the insurer with the necessary proofs. This helps you obtain an endorsement, which can affect the premium to be paid for the policy.

Is it possible to renew my Skoda Rapid’S car insurance policy from third-party to comprehensive?

Yes it’s possible to switch from third-party to comprehensive. However, a vehicle inspection will be required.

Can I renew my Skoda Rapid car insurance with another Insurance company?

Yes, you can renew your car insurance with another insurance company without any hassles.

How does Coverfox.com assist me with car insurance comparison?

When you compare quotes on Coverfox.com, you get to customize your car insurance premium based on the different insurers available, the IDV and add-on covers. You can schedule inspection of your car if required by the insurance company. In case you do not understand the plan that you choose or any other aspect of the plan that you wish to buy, then our expert advisors are available to guide you through the process.

What if I plan to cancel my Skoda Rapid’s car insurance policy? In such a case, what should I do?

There might be circumstances when you might feel like cancelling your existing car insurance policy. You may certainly do so. In this case, you need an alternate policy.

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