Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI AT Elegance is completely an automatic sedan introduced with many new features and lots of style and space in it. You have this sedan in 5 graceful shades with beautiful chrome and ivory crafting inside. This variant offers power and mileage to make your ride joyful and memorable forever. There is no match to this variant, as many great features are installed in the car making it a perfect blend of power, luxury and safety.
This sedan is equipped with great exteriors features. Its length is 4386mm, width 1699mm and overall height is 1466mm. and the kerb weight is 1180kg with gross weight of 720kg. Mainly the colors enhance the beauty of this variant which are packed with 15-inch alloy wheels for durable look. The chrome is trim and surround for radiator grille gives unique look. The adjustable headlights with front and rear fog lights are very nice additions along with tinted glass, power antennae and rear window defogger in it.
This variant has been provided with classy interiors which are designed to give luxurious look inside. The chrome décor for interior door handles and front console looks marvelous with a good impression on viewers. The gear shifter, air conditioning vents, duct sliders and locking button of handbrake has been chrome trimmed to give extra shine.
Engine and Performance
Skoda Rapid 1.6 MPI AT Elegance is loaded with petrol engine with a liquid cooling system. The 16 V dial overhead camshaft and slanting in front type of engine gives a maximum of 103.53bhp @ 5250rpm and torque of 153Nm @3800rpm which are very impressive. The displacement of the engine is 1598cc. the car can easily give a mileage of 11.0kmpl on the city roads and 14.3kmpl on highways. Being a petrol variant, it has the fuel tank capacity of 55 liters.
Braking and Handling
In this car, the suspension system used at the front axle comprises of a Mc Pherson strut with lower triangular links and torsional stabilizer. It is skillfully incorporated with proficient and vacuumed disc break with inner cooling at front and drum brakes at the rear side. There is direct rack and responsive pinion electro mechanic power steering. The braking and handling is great and ready to take both on and off Indian roads providing great ease to all the passengers.
In case of safety, the front and rear fog lights are useful at night. The fuel supply cut off in case of mishap, rough road package, height adjustable head restraints at back and front are the new introduced features in this variant. It’s ABS and height adjustable three point seat belts at front are also useful for the customer. Some other safety features are foldable key, central locking, boot lid remote, windows and many others.
Skoda Rapid version comes with the company made SKODA 2-D in audio player with a security code and a large format display. The height adjustment for driver seat, front centre armrest, rear centre armrest and height and length adjustable steering wheel are present in the car for a comfortable ride.