Skoda Rapid currently available with just 6 speed manual transmission will get automatic transmission in the form of 6 speed torque converter in September.
Skoda Rapid was launched back in May 2020 with BS 6 1.0-litre 3 cylinder petrol engine and comes paired with 6 speed manual gearbox. Now the Marketing Director of Skoda India, Zac Hollis, has confirmed the launch of Skoda Rapid automatic in India.
What are the engine specifications of Skoda Rapid Automatic?
Skoda Rapid will get a 6 speed torque converter automatic and not a DSG unit. It will produce the sam output figures as of manual counterpart (108 BHP / 175 NM). Also the exact same output figures and transmission options are offered in Polo and Vento.
Skoda Rapid Automatic Engine Specs
|Engine||1.0 L TSI 3 Cylinder Petrol|
|Transmission||6 Speed Torque Converter AT|
|Fuel Efficiency||18.2 kmpl|
In which variants will Rapid Automatic be available?
Skoda Rapid manual comes across the range – Rider, Ambition, Onyx, Style and Monte Carlo. But the automatic gearbox will be given a miss in the Rider base trim and come available in four other variants.
Will there be any new features on offer for Skoda Rapid Automatic?
No, Skoda Rapid won’t get any features update with introduction of automatic gearbox. Some of the top features of Skoda Rapid are:
- 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system
- Rear windscreen sunshade
- 4 airbags
- Projector Headlamps
- Rain sensing wipers
- Cooled glovebox
- Automatic climate control
- Leather wrapped steering wheel
- Auto headlamps
What will be the price of Skoda Rapid Automatic?
Skoda Rapid is priced between Rs. 7.49 Lakhs and Rs. 11.79 Lakhs for the top Monte Carlo petrol manual. The automatic variants of Skoda Rapid with a price premium of Rs. 80,000 will get a price sticker of Rs. 10.8 Lakhs and Rs. 12.6 Lakhs (Ex Showroom).
2020 Skoda Rapid 1.0 TSI Petrol Price
|Variants||Rapid 1.0 Petrol MT||Rapid 1.0 Petrol AT|
|Rider||₹ 7.49 lakh||–|
|Ambition||₹ 9.99 lakh||₹ 10.8 lakh|
|Onyx||₹ 10.19 lakh||₹ 10.99 lakh|
|Style||₹ 11.49 lakh||₹ 12.3 lakh|
|Monte Carlo||₹ 11.79 lakh||₹ 12.6 lakh|