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    Skoda Rapid 1-0L Turbo Petrol vs Tata Tigor 1-2L Petrol - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    by Jagdev Kalsi Dates: 26 Jun 2020

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


    Skoda Rapid vs Tata Tigor

    Rapid 2020 Vs Tigor 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

    RAPID VS TIGOR | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Skoda Rapid

    Tata Tigor

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Rider

    ₹7.49

    XE

    ₹5.75

    Ambition

    ₹9.99

    XM

    ₹6.10

    ONYX

    ₹10.19

    XZ

    ₹6.50

    Style

    ₹11.49

    XZ+

    ₹6.99

    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. On the other hand, Tata Tigor petrol manual prices start from Rs. 5.75 lakh and go up to Rs. 6.99 lakh. Tata Tigor has a lower starting price. The Tigor is the cheapest sub-4m sedan. Therefore, its prices don’t even overlap with the Rapid’s Rider variant. Other cars like Amaze, Dzire and Aura have top variants, which are more expensive than the bottom variant of the 2020 Rapid turbo.

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    Only the Tigor’s top variant with automatic transmission touches the Rapid Rider’s Rs. 7.5 lakh price point.

    Rapid 2020 Vs Tigor 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 Tata Tigor measures 3993mm in length, 1677mm in width and 1532mm in height. The wheelbase of Tata Tigor is 2450mm and it has a boot space of 419 litres.

    RAPID VS TIGOR | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Skoda Rapid

    Difference

    Tata Tigor

    Length (mm)

    4413

    420

    3993

    Width (mm)

    1699

    22

    1677

    Height (mm)

    1466

    66

    1532

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2552

    102

    2450

    Boot Space (litre)

    460

    41

    419

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    168

    2

    170

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    55

    20

    35

     

    Dimension Review

    • Rapid is longer than Tigor by 420mm.
    • Rapid is wider than Tigor by 22mm.
    • Tigor is taller than Rapid by 66mm.
    • Rapid has a longer wheelbase than Tigor; by 102mm.
    • Rapid has 41 litre more boot space than Tigor.
    • Tigor has 2mm more ground clearance than Rapid.

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    In terms of dimensions, Rapid is a larger car compared to Tigor. So, it has a better road presence than the Tigor.

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

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

    RAPID VS TIGOR | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL MANUAL

     

    Skoda Rapid

    Tata Tigor

    Engine Type

    Turbo Petrol

    Petrol

    Displacement

    1.0L

    1.2L

    Cylinder

    3

    3

    Maximum Power

    110PS @ 5000-5250rpm

    86PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    175Nm @ 1750-4000rpm

    113Nm @ 3300rpm

    Transmission

    6-Speed

    5-Speed

    Claimed FE

    18.97kmpl

    19.93kmpl

     

    Rapid 1.0L Turbo Petrol Manual Vs Tigor 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.

    Tata Tigor gets a 1.2L petrol engine that makes 86PS of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 19.93kmpl - almost 1kmpl or 5% better than the Rapid turbo but with significantly lower power and torque output.

    Petrol Manual Engine Review

    • Rapid has a more powerful engine than Tigor.
    • Rapid's engine produces more torque than Tigor's.
    • Tigor petrol manual is more fuel-efficient than the Rapid manual.

    Also Read - Skoda Rapid 1.0L Turbo Petrol vs Honda Amaze 1.2L Petrol - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    Rapid's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Tigor's engine. If you're looking for a car with low running cost, then Tigor will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

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

    RAPID VS TIGOR | FEATURE COMPARISON

    TOP 5 FEATURES

    Skoda Rapid

    Tata Tigor

    Projector headlamp w/ LED DRL

    Projector headlamp w/ LED DRL

    Auto headlamps

    Auto AC

    R16 alloy wheels

    R15 alloy wheels

    8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    Cruise control

    Rear parking assist with camera

     

    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 Tigor are Projector headlamp w/ LED DRL, Auto AC, R15 alloy wheels, 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay and Rear parking assist with camera.

    Is Skoda Rapid Turbo Petrol Better Than Tata Tigor Petrol?

    Price of the base variant of Skoda Rapid is Rs. 7.49 lakh and Tata Tigor is Rs. 5.75 lakh (both ex-showroom). The Tata Tigor costs less than the Rapid.

    The Rider variant of the Rapid is so aggressively priced that it’s comparable with the Tigor XZA+ (Automatic) variant but not the XZ+ (Manual). The unique features of the Tigor XZ+, which aren’t available in the Rapid’s base variant are:

    • Touchscreen infotainment with Android Auto and Apple Carplay
    • Alloy wheels
    • Projector headlamps with LED DRL
    • Steering-mounted controls
    • Keyless entry with push-button start-stop
    • Electrically foldable ORVMs
    • Height adjustable driver seat

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    Meanwhile, the Rapid Rider also has some features, which aren’t available even in the top variant of the Tigor such as:

    • Front armrest
    • Telescopic steering wheel adjustment
    • Rear AC vents

    The Rapid also scores points for bigger dimensions and better engine performance - for highway as well as city driving.

    For petrol manual powertrain, Rapid's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Tigor's engine. If you're looking for a car with a low running cost then Tigor 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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