Skoda Rapid Rider Bookings Temporarily halted due to high demand

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Skoda Rapid facelift was launched back in May 2020 and with the 1.0-litre TSI engine powering the Czech sedan, it comes in a total of 5 variants and one transmission option.

The C-Segment sedan gained instant popularity due to the highly competitive price sticker of the base Rider trim of Skoda Rapid and the carmakers have currently stopped accepting further bookings as of now.

Skoda Rapid Rider
Skoda Rapid Rider

Why the bookings for Skoda Rapid Rider have been stopped?

Will be it removed from Rapid lineup? No, the base Rider trim was getting the maximum orders and the carmakers have temporarily halted the bookings for Rider variant.

When will bookings reopen for Skoda Rapid Rider?

Skoda India will reopen the bookings for the base trim once all the Rapid Rider variant orders have been delivered. One can expect the bookings to commence again next month onwards.

Will there be a price hike for Skoda Rapid Rider?

The price of Skoda Rapid Rider (Rs. 7.49 Lakhs) will remain unchanged since this aspect has resulted in Rapid Rider accounting for 30% of the total sales of sedan.

Will it get new features?

Skoda Rapid Rider will have the same set of features as before. Top features are:

  1. 2 airbags
  2. Halogen Headlamps
  3. Dual tone interiors
  4. 2 DIN Music System 
  5. 4 speakers
  6. Adjustable front and rear headrest
  7. Front and rear armrest
  8. Automatic climate control and rear ac vents
  9. Power adjustable ORVMs with turn indicators
  10. All four power windows with one touch up/down and anti-pinch

Will Skoda Rapid get any new variants?

With the bookings reopening, Skoda will also introduce a new Rapid Rider plus trim which will sit between Rider and Ambition trim. Over the base Rider, it will have alloys, LED daytime running lamps among certain more features.

Also, Skoda Auto India have confirmed to bring 6-speed torque converter automatic and it will be Rs. 1 lakh premium over regular manual trim and likely to be available in Ambition, Onyx, Monte Carlo and Style.

2020 Skoda Rapid Variant Price List

Skoda Rapid 1.0 TSIPrice (Ex Showroom
Rider₹ 7.49 lakh
Rider Plus₹ 8.29 lakh
Ambition₹ 9.99 lakh
Onyx₹ 10.19 lakh
Style₹ 11.49 lakh
Monte Carlo₹ 11.79 lakh

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