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

    by Jagdev Kalsi Dates: 30 May 2020

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

     


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

    RAPID VS YARIS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Skoda Rapid

    Toyota Yaris

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Rider

    ₹7.49

    J-Optional

    ₹8.76

    Ambition

    ₹9.99

    J

    ₹9.40

    ONYX

    ₹10.19

    G-Optional

    ₹9.74

    Style

    ₹11.49

    G

    ₹10.55

    Monte Carlo

    ₹11.79

    V

    ₹11.74

     -

    V-Optional

    ₹12.08

     -

    VX

    ₹12.96


    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, Toyota Yaris petrol manual prices start from Rs. 8.76 lakh and go up to Rs. 12.96 lakh. Skoda Rapid has a lower starting price.

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

    Skoda Rapid is 4413mm long, 1699mm wide and 1466mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2552mm. It has a boot space of 460 litres. On the other hand, the Toyota Yaris measures 4425mm in length, 1730mm in width and 1495mm in height. The wheelbase of Toyota Yaris is 2550mm and it has a boot space of 476 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.

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    RAPID VS YARIS | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Skoda Rapid

    Difference

    Toyota Yaris

    Length (mm)

    4413

    12

    4425

    Width (mm)

    1699

    31

    1730

    Height (mm)

    1466

    29

    1495

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2552

    2

    2550

    Boot Space (litre)

    460

    16

    476

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    168

    7

    175

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    55

    13

    42


    Dimension Review

    • Yaris is longer than Rapid by 12mm.
    • Yaris is wider than Rapid by 31mm.
    • Yaris is taller than Rapid by 29mm.
    • Rapid has a longer wheelbase than Yaris; by 2mm.
    • Yaris has 16 litres more boot space than Rapid.
    • Yaris has 7mm more ground clearance than Rapid.

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

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

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

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

    RAPID VS YARIS | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL MANUAL

     

    Skoda Rapid

    Toyota Yaris

    Engine Type

    Turbo Petrol

    Petrol

    Displacement

    1.0L

    1.5L

    Cylinder

    3

    4

    Maximum Power

    110PS @ 5000-5250rpm

    107PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    175Nm @ 1750-4000rpm

    140Nm @ 4200rpm

    Transmission

    6-Speed

    6-Speed

    Claimed FE

    18.97kmpl

    17.1kmpl


    Rapid 1.0L Turbo Petrol Manual vs Yaris 1.5L 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.

    Toyota Yaris gets a 1.5L petrol engine that makes 107PS of maximum power and 140Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 17.1kmpl.

    Petrol Manual Engine Review

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

    Also Read : Skoda Rapid 2020 Petrol vs Volkswagen Vento Petrol - Price, Specs, Features

    Rapid's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Yaris' 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 Yaris 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

    RAPID VS YARIS | FEATURE COMPARISON

    TOP 5 FEATURES

    Skoda Rapid

    Toyota Yaris

    Projector Headlamps w/ LED DRLs

    Projector Headlamps w/ LED DRLs

    Auto Headlamps

    8-way Power Adjustable Driver Seat

    R16 Alloy Wheels

    R15 Alloy Wheels

    8-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    7-inch Touchscreen w/ Navigation & Gesture Control

    Cruise Control

    All 4 Disc Brakes


    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 Yaris are projector headlamps w/ LED DRLs, 8-way power adjustable driver seat, R15 alloy wheels, 7-inch touchscreen w/ navigation & gesture control and 4 disc brakes.

    Is Skoda Rapid Turbo Petrol Better Than Toyota Yaris Petrol?

    The price of the base variant of Skoda Rapid is Rs. 7.49 lakh and Toyota Yaris is Rs. 8.76 lakh (both ex-showroom). Entry-level price of Skoda Rapid is lower. So it is more affordable.

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

    For the petrol-manual powertrain, Rapid's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Yaris'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

    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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