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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

    ₹5.80

    Ambition

    ₹9.99

    S

    ₹6.56

    ONYX

    ₹10.19

    SX

    ₹7.30

    Style

    ₹11.49

    SX(O)

    ₹7.86

    Monte Carlo

    ₹11.79

    SX Turbo

    ₹8.55

     

    Skoda Rapid prices start from Rs. 7.49 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.79 lakh for turbo petrol manual powertrain. On the other hand, Hyundai Aura petrol manual prices start from Rs. 5.80 lakh and go up to Rs. 8.55 lakh. Hyundai Aura has a lower starting price.

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

    Skoda Rapid is 4413mm long, 1699mm wide and 1466mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2552mm. The Skoda Rapid has a boot space of 460 litres. On the other hand, the Hyundai Aura measures 3995mm in length, 1680mm in width and 1520mm in height. The wheelbase of the 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?

    A wider body normally results in better shoulder room inside the car while a higher roof makes it easier to get in and out of the car. A higher ground clearance makes it easier to go over tall speed breakers or drive on broken roads. The wheelbase is the distance between the centre of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase often results in more cabin space. A larger boot allows you to carry more luggage.

    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

     

    Dimension Review

    • Rapid is longer than Aura by 418mm.
    • Rapid is wider than Aura by 19mm.
    • Aura is taller than Rapid by 54mm.
    • Rapid has a longer wheelbase than Aura; by 102mm.
    • Rapid has 58 litres more boot space than Aura.
    • Rapid has 3mm more ground clearance than Aura.

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

    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.

    Rapid 2020 Vs Aura 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One Has Better Performance?

    The detailed comparison of Rapid and Aura Petrol powertrains is as follows:

    RAPID VS AURA | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL MANUAL

     

    Skoda Rapid

    Hyundai Aura

    Hyundai Aura

    Engine Type

    Turbo Petrol

    Petrol

    Turbo Petrol

    Displacement

    1.0L

    1.2L

    1.0L

    Cylinder

    3

    4

    3

    Maximum Power

    110PS @ 5000-5250rpm

    83PS @ 6000rpm

    100PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    175Nm @ 1750-4000rpm

    114Nm @ 4000rpm

    172Nm @ 1500-4000rpm

    Transmission

    6-Speed

    5-Speed

    5-Speed

    Claimed FE

    18.97kmpl

    20.5kmpl

    20.5kmpl

    Rapid 1.0L Turbo Petrol Manual Vs Aura 1.2L Petrol Manual

    Skoda Rapid gets a 1.0L turbo petrol engine that makes 110PS of maximum power and 175Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 18.97kmpl.

    Hyundai Aura gets a 1.2L petrol engine that makes 83PS of maximum power and 114Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 20.5kmpl.

    Petrol Manual Engine Review

    • Rapid has a more powerful engine than the Aura 1.2-litre normal petrol engine.
    • Rapid's engine produces more torque than Aura's 1.2L normal petrol engine.
    • Aura 1.2 petrol manual is more fuel-efficient than the Rapid manual.

    Rapid 1.0L Turbo Petrol Manual Vs Aura 1.0L Turbo Petrol Manual

    Skoda Rapid gets a 1.0L turbo petrol engine that makes 110PS of maximum power and 175Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 18.97kmpl.

    Hyundai Aura gets a 1.0L turbo petrol engine that makes 100PS of maximum power and 172Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 20.5kmpl.

    • Rapid has a more powerful engine than Aura 1.0.
    • Rapid's engine produces more torque than Aura's 1.0.
    • Aura 1.0 turbo petrol manual is more fuel-efficient than Rapid manual.

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

    Rapid's engine offers more torque ever so slightly better torque than the Aura turbo. But the extra weight should offset that. While both turbo cars will offer great drivability, the Aura turbo will perform better in a straight line acceleration test because of its lower kerb weight. If you're looking for a car with low running cost, then Aura will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

    Rapid 2020 Vs Aura 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

    RAPID VS AURA | FEATURE COMPARISON

    TOP 5 FEATURES

    Skoda Rapid

    Hyundai Aura

    Projector headlamp w/ LED DRL

    8-inch Touchscreen Infotainment w/ Android Auto and Apple Carplay

    Auto headlamps

    Smart Key with Push Start Button

    R16 alloy wheels

    Electric Folding ORVMs

    8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    R15 Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels

    Cruise control

    Cruise Control

     

    Top 5 features of Rapid are Projector headlamp w/ LED DRL, Auto headlamps, R16 alloy wheels, 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay and Cruise control. Top 5 features of Aura are 8-inch Touchscreen Infotainment, Smart Key with Push Start Button, Electric Folding ORVMs, R15 Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels and Cruise Control.

    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

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

    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.

    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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