2021 Skoda Rapid Rider Variant Priced at Rs 7.79 Lakh in India

  • Published On: 20 January 2021
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Skoda re-introduces the Rider variant of its entry-level sedan Rapid in the country

2021 Skoda Rapid Rider Front
2021 Skoda Rapid Rider Side
2021 Skoda Rapid Rider Front
2021 Skoda Rapid Rider Side

Highlights

  • 2021 Rapid Rider is Rs 30,000 dearer than before.
  • No changes have been made to its equipment list.
  • 2021 Rapid Rider is available with manual transmission only.
  • Skoda Auto India has revised the prices for select variants of the Rapid.

Skoda Auto India has re-introduced the entry-level Rapid Rider at a price point of Rs 7.79 lakh (ex-showroom) in the country. Skoda had halted bookings for the Rider variant last year owing to the high demand. The company had altogether removed the Rider trim from its official website. 

Talking about the Rapid Rider, it is now Rs 30,000 pricier than what it was initially launched at. No such changes have been made to the design or the equipment list. In terms of features, the mid-size sedan will continue to get auto climate control, rear AC vents, all four power windows, remote central locking, rear defogger, adjustable headrests in the front and rear, power-adjustable wing mirrors, rake and reach adjust for the steering wheel, center armrests for the front and back, and full-wheel covers. Furthermore, it will also get a 2-DIN audio system with USB, aux & Bluetooth Connectivity. Its safety kit comprises dual front airbags, ABS, and rear parking sensors.


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Below is the latest price list of 2021 Skoda Rapid. It is effective from January 2021.

 

Skoda Rapid MT

Price (ex-showroom)

Skoda Rapid AT

Price (ex-showroom)

Rider

Rs 7.79 lakhs

Rider Plus 

Rs 9.69 lakhs

Rider Plus

Rs 8.19 lakhs

Ambition

Rs 11.49 lakhs

Ambition 

Rs 9.99 lakhs 

Onyx

Rs 11.69 lakhs

Onyx

Rs 10.19 lakhs

Style

Rs 12.99 lakhs

Style 

Rs 11. 69 lakhs 

Monte Carlo

Rs 13.29 lakhs

Monte Carlo

Rs 11.99 lakhs

 

Under the bonnet, Skoda Rapid Rider is powered by a 1.0-litre turbocharged, 3-cylinder petrol engine that churns out 108 bhp power and 175 Nm torque. The engine is linked to a 6-speed manual transmission. 

Skoda has also revised the price of other variants as well. The Rapid Rider Plus is now Rs 20,000 dearer. Thus, the manual variant is currently offered at Rs 8.19 lakh and the automatic variant retails at Rs 9.69 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom). The Rapid Ambition Automatic and Rapid Onyx Automatic also witnesses a price hike of Rs 20,000. They are now available for Rs 11.49 lakhs and Rs 11.69 lakhs (all price, ex-showroom).

 

Author: Samreen Pall

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