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    Skoda Rapid 2020 vs Hyundai Verna 1-5L Petrol - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 27 May 2020

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

     


    Skoda Rapid 2020 vs Hyundai Verna 2020

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

    RAPID vs VERNA | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Skoda Rapid

    Hyundai Verna

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Rider

    ₹7.49

    1.5L Petrol S

    ₹9.31

    Ambition

    ₹9.99

    1.5L Petrol SX

    ₹10.70

    ONYX

    ₹10.19

    1.5L Petrol SX(O)

    ₹12.60

    Style

    ₹11.49

     -  -

    Monte Carlo

    ₹11.79

     -  -


    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 Verna petrol-manual prices start from Rs. 9.31 lakh and go up to Rs. 12.60 lakh. Skoda Rapid has a lower starting price.

    Rapid 2020 vs Verna 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 Verna measures 4440mm in length, 1729mm in width and 1475mm in height. The wheelbase of Hyundai Verna is 2600mm and it has a boot space of 465 litres.

    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 VERNA | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Skoda Rapid

    Difference

    Hyundai Verna

    Length (mm)

    4413

    27

    4440

    Width (mm)

    1699

    30

    1729

    Height (mm)

    1466

    9

    1475

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2552

    48

    2600

    Boot Space (litre)

    460

    5

    465

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    168

    3

    165

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    55

    10

    45

    Dimension Review

    • Verna is longer than Rapid by 27mm.
    • Verna is wider than Rapid by 30mm.
    • Verna is taller than Rapid by 9mm.
    • Verna has a longer wheelbase than Rapid; by 48mm.
    • Verna has 5 litres more boot space than Rapid. 
    • Rapid has 3mm more ground clearance than Verna.

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

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

    Rapid 2020 vs Verna 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One Has Better Performance?

    The detailed comparison of Rapid and Verna’s petrol powertrains is as follows:

    RAPID vs VERNA | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL MANUAL

     

    Skoda Rapid

    Hyundai Verna

    Engine Type

    Turbo Petrol

    Petrol

    Displacement

    1.0L

    1.5L

    Cylinder

    3

    4

    Maximum Power

    110PS @ 5000-5250rpm

    115PS @ 6300rpm

    Peak Torque

    175Nm @ 1750-4000rpm

    144Nm @ 4500rpm

    Transmission

    6-Speed

    6-Speed

    Claimed FE

    18.97kmpl

    17.7kmpl


    Rapid 1.0L Turbo Petrol Manual vs Verna 1.5L Petrol Manual

    Skoda Rapid gets a 1.0L turbocharged 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 Verna gets a 1.5L petrol engine that makes 115PS of maximum power and 144Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 17.7kmpl.

    Petrol Manual Engine Review

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

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

    Rapid 2020 vs Verna 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

    RAPID vs VERNA | FEATURE COMPARISON

    TOP 5 FEATURES

    Skoda Rapid

    Hyundai Verna

    Projector headlamps w/ LED DRLs

    LED headlamps w/ LED DRLs

    Auto Headlamps

    Sunroof

    R16 Alloy Wheels

    R16 Alloy Wheels

    8-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    8-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    Cruise Control

    Side & Curtain Airbags


    Top 5 features of Rapid are projector headlamps w/ LED DRLs, auto headlamps, R16 alloy wheels, 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay and cruise control. Top 5 features of Verna are LED headlamps w/ LED DRLs, sunroof, R16 alloy wheels, 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay and side & curtain airbags.

    Is Skoda Rapid Turbo Petrol Better Than Hyundai Verna Petrol?

    The price of the base variant of Skoda Rapid is Rs. 7.49 lakh and Hyundai Verna is Rs. 9.31 lakh (both ex-showroom). Entry-level price of Skoda Rapid is lower. So it is more affordable.

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

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

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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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