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    Skoda Rapid 1.0L Turbo Petrol vs Tata Nexon 1.2L Turbo Petrol - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 11 Jun 2020

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

     


    Skoda Rapid vs Tata Nexon

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

    NEXON VS RAPID | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Tata Nexon

    Skoda Rapid

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    XE

    ₹7.00

    Rider

    ₹7.49

    XM

    ₹7.85

    Rider Plus

    ₹7.99

    XM (S)

    ₹8.37

    Ambition

    ₹9.99

    XZ

    ₹8.85

    ONYX

    ₹10.19

    XZ+

    ₹9.65

    Style

    ₹11.49

    XZ+ Dual Tone

    ₹9.85

    Monte Carlo

    ₹11.79

    XZ+(S)

    ₹10.25

       

    XZ+(S) Dual Tone

    ₹10.45

       

    XZ+(O)

    ₹10.55

       

    XZ+(O) Dual Tone

    ₹10.75

       

    Tata Nexon prices start from Rs. 7.00 lakh and go up to Rs. 10.75 lakh for turbo petrol manual powertrain. The Skoda Rapid turbo petrol manual prices start from Rs. 7.49 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.79 lakh.

    NEXON VS RAPID | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Tata Nexon

    Skoda Rapid

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    XM

    ₹8.45

    Rider Plus

    ₹9.49

    XM (S)

    ₹8.97

    Ambition

    ₹11.29

    XZ+

    ₹10.25

    ONYX

    ₹11.49

    XZ+ Dual Tone

    ₹10.45

    Style

    ₹12.99

    XZ+(S)

    ₹10.85

    Monte Carlo

    ₹13.29

    XZ+(S) Dual Tone

    ₹11.05

       

    XZ+(O)

    ₹11.15

       

    XZ+(O) Dual Tone

    ₹11.35

       

    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Skoda Rapid prices start from Rs. 9.49 lakh. Skoda Rapid petrol automatic is Rs. 150,000 more expensive than the manual. Tata Nexon starts at Rs. 8.45 lakh. Tata Nexon petrol automatic is Rs. 60,000 more expensive than the manual.

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

    Tata Nexon is 3993mm long, 1811mm wide and 1606mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2498mm. The Tata Nexon has a boot space of 350 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.

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

    NEXON VS RAPID | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Tata Nexon

    Difference

    Skoda Rapid

    Length (mm)

    3993

    420

    4413

    Width (mm)

    1811

    112

    1699

    Height (mm)

    1606

    140

    1466

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2498

    54

    2552

    Boot Space (litre)

    350

    110

    460

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    209

    41

    168

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    44

    11

    55

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    195/60 R16

    -

    185/60 R15

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    215/60 R16

    -

    195/55 R16

    Dimension Review

    • The Rapid is longer than the Nexon by 420mm.
    • The Nexon is wider than the Rapid by 112mm.
    • The Nexon is taller than the Rapid by 140mm.
    • The Rapid has a longer wheelbase than the Nexon; by 54mm.
    • The Rapid has 110 litres more boot space than the Nexon.
    • The Nexon has 41mm more ground clearance than the Rapid.
    • In terms of dimensions, a wider and taller body makes the Nexon a larger car. Therefore, it’ll offer better road presence than the Rapid.

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

    NEXON VS RAPID | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Tata Nexon

    Skoda Rapid

    Engine

    1.2 L Turbo Petrol

    1.0 L Turbo Petrol

    Displacement

    1199 cc

    999 cc

    Cylinder

    3

    3

    Maximum Power

    120PS @ 5500rpm

    110PS @ 5000 - 5250rpm

    Peak Torque

    170Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

    175Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    17.57kmpl

    18.97kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    6-speed AMT

    6-speed torque converter

    Automatic FE

    16.35kmpl

    16.24kmpl

    Nexon Turbo Petrol vs Rapid Turbo Petrol

    Tata Nexon 1.2 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine makes 120PS of maximum power and 170Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Tata Nexon petrol manual has a mileage of 17.57kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 16.35kmpl.

    Also Read - Skoda Rapid 2020 vs Toyota Yaris - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    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.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • The Nexon has a more powerful engine than the Rapid.
    • The Rapid's engine produces more torque than the Nexon's.
    • The Rapid 1.0 l turbo petrol manual is more fuel-efficient than the Nexon manual.
    • Rapid's engine offers a little bit more torque than the Nexon. However, it has a significant advantage in terms of torque-to-weight ratio. Therefore, it’ll offer better driveability compared to Nexon's engine.

    Nexon 2020 vs Rapid 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

    Notable top features of Nexon 2020 are:

    • Halogen Projector headlamps w/ DRLs
    • Electric sunroof
    • 16-inch Alloy Wheels
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Auto AC with rear AC vents
    • Auto headlamps
    • Rain sensing wipers
    • Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • Push start button w/ smart key
    • Wearable key (AMT only)
    • Cruise Control
    • ESP with hill start assist
    • Multiple drive modes
    • Telematics and connected car features
    • Front and rear armrests

    Notable top features of Venue 2020 are:

    • Projector headlamp w/ LED DRL
    • Electric sunroof
    • 16-inch alloy wheels
    • 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • 6 airbags
    • Automatic AC
    • Cruise Control
    • Push-button start
    • Smart key
    • Wireless phone charger
    • Tyre pressure monitoring system
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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    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. 

    Twitter handle: @lakshya_khanna



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