2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross vs Skoda Rapid - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross vs Skoda Rapid - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

Which car is better: Maruti Suzuki S-Cross or Skoda Rapid? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

 

2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross vs Skoda Rapid

S-Cross 2020 vs Rapid 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

S-CROSS VS RAPID | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

Skoda Rapid

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Sigma

₹8.39

Rider

₹7.49

Delta

₹9.60

Rider Plus

₹7.99

Zeta

₹9.95

Ambition

₹9.99

Alpha

₹11.16

ONYX

₹10.19

   

Style

₹11.49

   

Monte Carlo

₹11.79


Maruti Suzuki S-Cross prices start from Rs. 8.39 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.16 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Skoda Rapid turbo petrol manual prices start from Rs. 7.49 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.79 lakh.
 

S-CROSS VS RAPID | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

Skoda Rapid

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Delta

₹10.84

-

-

Zeta

₹11.19

   

Alpha

₹12.39

   


For the petrol automatic powertrain, Maruti Suzuki S-Cross prices start from Rs. 10.84 lakh. Maruti Suzuki S-Cross automatic is Rs. 1.24 lakh more expensive than manual. Skoda Rapid is not available with petrol automatic powertrain.

S-Cross 2020 vs Rapid 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross is 4300mm long, 1785mm wide and 1595mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2600mm. The Maruti Suzuki S-Cross has a boot space of 375 litres. The Skoda Rapid measures 4413mm in length, 1699mm in width and 1466mm in height. The wheelbase of Skoda Rapid is 2552mm and it has a boot space of 460 litres.

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S-CROSS VS RAPID | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

Difference

Skoda Rapid

Length (mm)

4300

113

4413

Width (mm)

1785

86

1699

Height (mm)

1595

129

1466

Wheelbase (mm)

2600

48

2552

Boot Space (litre)

375

85

460

Ground Clearance(mm)

180

12

168

Fuel Tank (litre)

48

7

55

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

215/60 R16

-

185/60 R15

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

215/60 R16

-

195/55 R16


Dimension Review

  • The Rapid is longer than the S-Cross by 113mm.
  • The S-Cross is wider than the Rapid by 86mm.
  • The S-Cross is taller than the Rapid by 129mm.
  • The S-Cross has a longer wheelbase than the Rapid; by 48mm.
  • The Rapid has 85 litres more boot space than the S-Cross.
  • The S-Cross has 12mm more ground clearance than the Rapid.
  • For better boot space, the Rapid is more suitable but other than that, the S-Cross leads the way with a wider and taller body with higher ground clearance and bigger tyres.

S-Cross 2020 vs Rapid 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

S-CROSS VS RAPID | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

Skoda Rapid

Engine

1.5 L Hybrid Petrol

1.0 L Turbo Petrol

Displacement

1462 cc

999 cc

Cylinder

4

3

Maximum Power

105PS @ 6000rpm

110PS @ 5000 - 5250rpm

Peak Torque

138Nm @ 4400rpm

175Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

6-speed

Manual FE

18.55kmpl

18.97kmpl

Automatic Transmission

4-speed torque converter

-

Automatic FE

18.43kmpl

-


S-Cross Petrol vs Rapid Turbo Petrol

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross 1.5 L, 4-cylinder hybrid petrol engine makes 105PS of maximum power and 138Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Maruti Suzuki S-Cross petrol manual has a mileage of 18.55kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 18.43kmpl. 

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Skoda Rapid 1.0 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine makes 110PS of maximum power and 175Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and has a mileage of 18.97kmpl.

Petrol Engine Review

  • The Rapid has a more powerful engine than the S-Cross.
  • The Rapids engine produces more torque than the S-Crosss.
  • The Rapid 1.0 l turbo petrol manual is more fuel-efficient than the S-Cross manual.
  • The Rapid has a much better torque-to-weight ratio than the S-Cross petrol and will, therefore, offer much better drivability and in-gear performance.
  • Surprisingly, it doesn’t come at the cost of mileage either as the car promises better mileage figures than the S-Cross, which has a bigger engine and hybrid tech.

S-Cross 2020 vs Rapid 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

Notable top features of S-Cross 2020 are:

  • LED projector headlamps w/ LED DRL
  • Auto headlamps
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • Auto AC
  • Auto-dimming IRVM
  • Cruise control
  • Keyless entry w/ push-button start/stop
  • Rear wiper & washer
  • Rear defogger
  • Height adjustable driver seat

Notable top features of Rapid 2020 are:

  • Halogen Projector headlamp w/ LED DRL
  • Auto headlamps
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • 8-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • Cruise control
  • Rear AC vents
  • Front side airbags
  • Auto AC
  • Anti-theft alarm with interior monitoring
  • Front amber glow illumination
  • Steering mounted controls

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lakshya Khanna

Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he's mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He's usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars editorial team.

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