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    2021 Rapid Specifications - Engine, Power, Transmission & Fuel Efficiency

    by Mahesh Yadav on Sunday, Jun 28 2020

    Skoda Rapid is a C-segment sedan. It's a 5 seater car that rivals the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna and Honda City. This article will give you a perspective of its engine specs and fuel efficiency.

     

    Skoda Rapid 2021 Specifications

    What Is The Power & Torque Of Skoda Rapid 2021?

    2021 Skoda Rapid Engine Specifications

    Engine Type

    Normal Petrol Manual

    Normal Petrol Automatic

    Turbo Petrol Automatic

    Petrol Manual

    Displacement

    1.6L

    1.6L

    1.4L

    1.6L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    4

    4

    Power

    110PS @ 5800rpm

    110PS @ 5800rpm

    125PS @ 5000-6000rpm

    90PS @ 4250-6000rpm

    Torque

    155Nm @ 3800-4000rpm

    155Nm @ 3800-4000rpm

    200Nm @ 1400-4000rpm

    155Nm @ 3800-4000rpm

    Transmission

    5-speed

    6-speed torque converter

    7-speed DCT

    5-speed

     

    The Skoda Rapid is available with a 1.6L normal petrol engine paired with either a 5-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The power and torque output of this engine are 110PS and 155Nm, respectively.

    There is a 1.4L turbo petrol engine on offer as well, paired with a 7-speed DCT automatic transmission. The power and torque output of the turbo petrol engine is 125PS and 200Nm, respectively.

    There is another 1.6L petrol engine, paired with a 5-speed manual transmission. The power and torque output of the petrol engine is 90PS and 155Nm, respectively. This is a lower tuned version of the 1.6-litre petrol engine.

    For the Indian market, we can expect the next-generation Rapid to come with only a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine and a 6-speed manual transmission.

    Is Skoda Rapid Underpowered?

    The Skoda Rapid is not underpowered for normal drivers. Rapid 1.6L petrol produces 110PS of maximum power and 155Nm of peak torque. Rapid 1.4L Turbo petrol produces 125PS of maximum power and 200Nm of peak torque. Even with the India-spec 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine, the Rapid should have enough torque to maintain expressway speeds all day long.

    How Many Cylinders Does The Skoda Rapid Turbo Petrol Have?

    Skoda Rapid petrol gets a 1.6L, 4-cylinder engine. The Rapid turbo petrol gets a 1.4L, 4-cylinder, turbocharged engine.

    What Is The Mileage Of Skoda Rapid Turbo Petrol? 

    Skoda Rapid Fuel Efficiency

    Transmission

    5-speed Manual

    6-speed TC Automatic

    7-speed DCT Automatic

    5-speed Manual

    Fuel Type

    Petrol

    Petrol

    Turbo petrol

    Petrol

    Claimed FE

    16.66kmpl

    16.39kmpl

    18.51kmpl

    16.66kmpl

     

    The Skoda Rapid 1.6L petrol engine with the 5-speed manual transmission has a fuel efficiency of 16.66kmpl and the Rapid 1.6L petrol with 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission has a fuel efficiency of 16.39kmpl.

    The Rapid 1.4L turbo petrol engine with the 7-speed DCT type automatic transmission has a fuel efficiency of 18.51kmpl and the Rapid 1.6L petrol with 5-speed manual transmission has a fuel efficiency of 16.66kmpl.

    Is Skoda Rapid Turbo Petrol Good For Long Drives?

    Yes, Skoda Rapid is good for long drives as well as city drives. The automatic transmission can make driving easy in city traffic.

    Is Skoda Rapid 4X4 Or 4WD?

    No, Skoda Rapid does not get a 4x4 or 4WD drivetrain in India.

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.

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