While Volkswagen India recently launched the fully loaded top-end variants of its Polo and Vento with new features at a smaller price tag, it is now Skoda’s turn to launch new variants to gain advantage on the big demand during the festive season. However, unlike Volkswagen, Skoda has added them as new models and thus these will be there giving car buyers more choice in the Rapid sedan range.
The two new variants added to Rapid line-up are called Active Plus and Ambition plus. Notably the Rapid Active variant is already there and the Plus model has many added features making the car studded with features. The Active Plus variant has a remote controlled boot lid and doors, foldable key, electrically operated and foldable outside rear view mirrors. Like the standard models, the Active Plus will also be available in diesel and petrol versions. However, Skoda has provided an option to have either the five speed manual gearbox or the six speed automatic gearbox in the Active Plus.
On the other hand, the Ambition Plus variant has a lot of features in addition to the features present on the Ambition variant. Chrome work on the AC vents, child proof window locking, audio player locking system, one touch opening and closing of windows, display unit which is larger in size than the Ambition model and a lot of other features that altogether make the Skoda Rapid a must buy car in the segment.
Prices of Skoda Rapid (Ex-showroom, Delhi) –
- Skoda Rapid Active Plus Petrol MT: Rs 7.11 lakh
- Skoda Rapid Ambition Plus Petrol MT: Rs 7.73 lakh
- Skoda Rapid Ambition Plus Petrol AT: Rs 8.73 lakh
- Skoda Rapid Active Plus Diesel MT: Rs 8.38 lakh
- Skoda Rapid Ambition Plus Diesel MT: Rs 9.1 lakh
Also see – Skoda Rapid available at Rs. 9999/- per month EMI Scheme