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    Skoda Rapid 1.0L Turbo Petrol vs Hyundai Aura Petrol - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    by Jagdev Kalsi Dates: 13 Jun 2020

    Which petrol car is better: Skoda Rapid or Hyundai Aura? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.

     


    Skoda Rapid vs Hyundai Aura

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

    RAPID VS AURA | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Skoda Rapid

    Hyundai Aura

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Rider

    ₹7.49

    E

    ₹5.86

    Rider Plus

    ₹7.99

    S

    ₹6.62

    Ambition

    ₹9.99

    SX

    ₹7.36

    ONYX

    ₹10.19

    SX(O)

    ₹7.92

    Style

    ₹11.49

    SX Turbo

    ₹8.61

    Monte Carlo

    ₹11.79

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    -

    Skoda Rapid prices start from Rs. 7.49 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.79 lakh for turbo petrol manual powertrain. The Hyundai Aura petrol manual prices start from Rs. 5.86 lakh and go up to Rs. 8.61 lakh.

    RAPID VS AURA | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Skoda Rapid

    Hyundai Aura

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Rider Plus

    ₹9.49

    S

    ₹7.12

    Ambition

    ₹11.29

    SX+

    ₹8.11

    ONYX

    ₹11.49

    -

    -

    Style

    ₹12.99

    -

    -

    Monte Carlo

    ₹13.29

    -

    -

    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Skoda Rapid prices start from Rs. 9.49 lakh. Skoda Rapid petrol automatic is Rs. 1.3 - 1.5 lakh more expensive than the manual. Hyundai Aura starts at Rs. 7.12 lakh. Hyundai Aura petrol automatic is Rs. 49,900 more expensive than the manual.

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

    Skoda Rapid is 4413mm long, 1699mm wide and 1466mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2552mm. The Skoda Rapid has a boot space of 460 litres. The Hyundai Aura measures 3995mm in length, 1680mm in width and 1520mm in height. The wheelbase of Hyundai Aura is 2450mm and it has a boot space of 402 litres.

    Also Read - Which Variant Of 2020 Skoda Rapid Turbo BS6 Is The Most Value For Money?

    RAPID VS AURA | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Skoda Rapid

    Difference

    Hyundai Aura

    Length (mm)

    4413

    418

    3995

    Width (mm)

    1699

    19

    1680

    Height (mm)

    1466

    54

    1520

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2552

    102

    2450

    Boot Space (litre)

    460

    58

    402

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    168

    3

    165

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    55

    18

    37

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    185/60 R15

    -

    165/70 R14

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    195/55 R16

    -

    175/60 R15

    Dimension Review

    • The Rapid is longer than the Aura by 418mm.
    • The Rapid is wider than the Aura by 19mm.
    • The Aura is taller than the Rapid by 54mm.
    • The Rapid has a longer wheelbase than the Aura; by 102mm.
    • The Rapid has 58 litres more boot space than the Aura.
    • The Rapid has 3mm more ground clearance than the Aura.
    • In terms of dimensions, the Rapid is a larger car than the Aura. So, it will have a better road presence than the Aura.

    Rapid 2020 vs Aura 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?:

    RAPID VS AURA | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Skoda Rapid

    Hyundai Aura

    Engine

    1.0 L Turbo Petrol

    1.2 L Petrol

    1.0 L Turbo Petrol

    Displacement

    999 cc

    1197 cc

    998 cc

    Cylinder

    3

    4

    3

    Maximum Power

    110PS @ 5000rpm

    83PS @ 6000rpm

    100PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    175Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

    114Nm @ 4000rpm

    172Nm @ 1500-4000rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    Manual FE

    18.97kmpl

    20.5kmpl

    20.5kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    6-speedTC

    5-speed AMT

    -

    Automatic FE

    16.24kmpl

    20.3kmpl

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    Rapid Petrol vs Aura Petrol

    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 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.

    Also read - Skoda Rapid 2020 vs Competition | Price, Engine & Dimension Comparison

    Hyundai Aura 1.2 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 83PS of maximum power and 114Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Hyundai Aura petrol manual has a mileage of 20.5kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 20.3kmpl.

    Hyundai Aura also has a 1.0 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine, which makes 100PS of maximum power and 172Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and has a mileage of 20.5kmpl.

    Petrol Manual Engine Review

    • The Rapid has a more powerful petrol engine than the Aura.
    • The Rapid's petrol engine produces more torque than the Aura's.
    • The Aura petrol is more fuel-efficient than the Rapid.
    • The Aura turbo has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Rapid turbo. So, it’ll offer better drivability. The Rapid turbo is still much better than the Aura 1.2L in this regard.

    Rapid 2020 vs Aura 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

    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

    Also Read - Skoda Rapid 2020 Turbo Petrol vs Honda City 1.5 Petrol - Price, Specs, Features

    Notable top features of Aura 2020 are:

    • 8-inch Touchscreen Infotainment
    • Smart Key with Push Start Button
    • Electric Folding ORVMs
    • 15-inch Alloy Wheels
    • Cruise Control
    • Wireless Phone Charger
    • Projector Headlamp
    • Fully Automatic AC
    • Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
    • Leather-wrapped gear knob
    • Rear Camera

    Is Skoda Rapid Turbo Petrol Better Than Hyundai Aura Petrol?

    Price of the base variant of Skoda Rapid is Rs. 7.49 lakh and Hyundai Aura is Rs. 5.80 lakh (both ex-showroom). Entry-level price of Hyundai Aura is lower. So it is more affordable, but the Rapid’s base variant’s price is comparable with the Aura 1.2 SX, which costs Rs. 7.3 lakh. For the Rs. 20,000 premium, besides better performance, the Rapid’s base variant has the following features which are not available in the Aura SX 1.2:

    • Front armrest
    • Larger 15-inch wheels
    • Automatic AC

    Aura SX 1.2 SX’s notable features that aren’t available in the Rapid Rider are:

    • Touchscreen infotainment with Android Auto, Apple Carplay and steering-mounted controls
    • Rearview camera
    • Keyless entry with push-button start/stop
    • Alloy wheels

    In terms of dimensions, Rapid occupies a larger area compared to Aura. So, if the size is a measure of road presence for you, then Rapid is a better car than Aura.

    Also Read - Skoda Rapid 2020 vs Hyundai Verna 1.5L Petrol - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    For petrol manual powertrain, Rapid’s turbocharged engine offers more torque than the Aura 1.2 and Aura 1.0 turbo. Compared to Aura 1.2, the Rapid’s drivability and performance should be better. But, the Aura 1.0, may have better performance than the Rapid as it is a lighter and smaller car. If you're looking for a car with a low running cost then Aura will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Jagdev heads content for V3Cars. Apart from driving cars, he likes to keep an eye on the industry trends. He thinks he knows why Maruti Suzuki sells the most number of cars in India.

     

    Twitter handle : @jagdevkalsi



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