New Hyundai i20 vs Skoda Rapid - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

New Hyundai i20 vs Skoda Rapid - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

Which car is better: new Hyundai i20 or Skoda Rapid? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

 

New Hyundai i20 vs Skoda Rapid

New i20 vs Rapid 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

NEW i20 VS RAPID | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

New Hyundai i20

Skoda Rapid

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Magna

₹6.80

Rider

₹7.49

Sportz

₹7.60

Rider Plus

₹7.99

Asta

₹8.70

Ambition

₹9.99

Sportz Turbo 1.0

₹8.80

ONYX

₹10.19

Asta (O)

₹9.20

Style

₹11.49

Asta Turbo 1.0

₹9.90

Monte Carlo

₹11.79


The new Hyundai i20 prices start from Rs. 6.80 lakh and go up to Rs. 9.90 lakh for the petrol manual powertrain. The Skoda Rapid turbo petrol manual prices start from Rs. 7.49 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.79 lakh.

NEW i20 VS RAPID | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

New Hyundai i20

Skoda Rapid

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Sportz

₹8.60

Rider Plus

₹9.49

Asta

₹9.70

Ambition

₹11.29

Asta Turbo 1.0

₹10.67

ONYX

₹11.49

Asta (O) Turbo 1.0

₹11.18

Style

₹12.99

-

-

Monte Carlo

₹13.29


For the petrol automatic powertrain, new Hyundai i20 prices start from Rs. 8.60 lakh. The new Hyundai i20 petrol automatic is Rs. 77,000 - 1.0 lakh more expensive than the manual. Skoda Rapid starts at Rs. 9.49 lakh. Skoda Rapid petrol automatic is Rs. 1.3 - 1.5 lakh more expensive than the manual.

New i20 vs Rapid 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

The new Hyundai i20 is 3995mm long, 1775mm wide and 1505mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2580mm. The new Hyundai i20 has a boot space of 311 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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NEW i20 VS RAPID | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

New Hyundai i20

Difference

Skoda Rapid

Length (mm)

3995

418

4413

Width (mm)

1775

76

1699

Height (mm)

1505

39

1466

Wheelbase (mm)

2580

28

2552

Boot Space (litre)

311

149

460

Ground Clearance(mm)

-

-

168

Fuel Tank (litre)

37

18

55

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

185/55 R15

-

185/60 R15

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

195/55 R16

-

195/55 R16

Dimension Review

  • The Rapid is longer than the i20 by 418mm.
  • The i20 is wider than the Rapid by 76mm.
  • The i20 is taller than the Rapid by 39mm.
  • The i20 has a longer wheelbase than the Rapid; by 28mm.
  • The Rapid has 149 litres more boot space than the i20.
  • The new i20’s ground clearance details aren’t available right now. But we expect it to be on par with the rest of the hatchbacks and measure 165mm (approx).
  • In terms of dimensions, the Rapid is a larger car than the i20. So, it will have a better road presence than the i20.

New i20 vs Rapid 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

NEW i20 VS RAPID | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

New Hyundai i20

Skoda Rapid

Engine

1.2 L Petrol

1.2 L Petrol

1.0 L Turbo Petrol

1.0 L Turbo Petrol

Displacement

1197 cc

1197 cc

998 cc

999 cc

Cylinder

4

4

3

3

Maximum Power

83PS @ 6600rpm

88PS @ 6600rpm

120PS @ 6000rpm

110PS @ 5000rpm

Peak Torque

115Nm @ 4200rpm

115Nm @ 4200rpm

172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

175Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

-

6-speed ACMT

6-speed

Manual FE

20.35kmpl

-

20kmpl

18.97kmpl

Automatic Transmission

-

CVT

7-speed DCT

6-speed TC

Automatic FE

-

19.65kmpl

20.25kmpl

16.24kmpl

New i20 Petrol vs Rapid Petrol

The new Hyundai i20’s 1.2 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 83PS of maximum power and 115Nm of peak torque with the 5-speed manual transmission. With the automatic, the power figure increases to 88PS. The torque output remains the same for both manual and CVT type automatic transmission and it peaks at 4200rpm. The new Hyundai i20 1.2L petrol manual has a mileage of 20.35kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 19.65kmpl.

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The new i20 also gets a 1.0 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine that makes 120PS of maximum power and 172Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed auto-clutch manual and a 7-speed DCT type automatic transmission. The new Hyundai i20 1.0L turbo petrol manual has a mileage of 20kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 20.25kmpl.

Skoda Rapid gets a 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 and a 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Skoda Rapid petrol manual has a mileage of 18.97kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 16.24kmpl.

Petrol Engine Review

  • The Rapid has a more powerful petrol engine than the i20 1.2L.
  • The new i20 turbo petrol is more powerful than the Rapid turbo.
  • The Rapid petrol produces more torque than the i20 1.2L and 1.0L turbo petrol engines.
  • The i20 petrol is more fuel-efficient than the Rapid turbo.
  • The Rapid petrol has a significantly better torque-to-weight ratio than the i20 1.2L but the i20 turbo has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Rapid turbo. So, the i20 turbo will offer slightly better driveability.

New i20 vs Rapid 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

Notable top features of new i20 are:

  • Auto headlamps
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Side & curtain airbags
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system w/ Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
  • Electric sunroof
  • Auto AC w/ rear AC vents
  • Cruise control
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Keyless entry w/ push start/stop button
  • Rear defogger
  • Rear wiper & washer

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
  • Front side airbags
  • Rear AC vents
  • Cruise control
  • Auto AC
  • Anti-theft alarm with interior monitoring
  • Front amber glow illumination
  • Steering mounted controls

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mahesh Yadav

Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.

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