The Rapid has been the best-seller in the Skoda India range and now this midsizer has got some updates. A quick look at the Skoda India website reveals the changes done. The Skoda Rapid variant line-up has been trimmed now to only two variants- Ambition Plus and Elegance. Of course there is the new Leisure special edition also present.
The Rapid Ambition Plus now gets a healthy dose of new features like Bluetooth, USB/aux/MP3 system, steering controls, ABS and dual front airbags and 14 inch steel wheels.The Ambition Plus however does not get the front passenger seat adjustment from rear seat which is there in the Elegance. More features exclusive to the Elegance variant are automatic climate control, projector headlmaps, 15 inch alloys etc.
There is also a leather package option which includes leather seats, gear-knob and steering wheel which does lift the cabin ambience. There are no changes done to the engine line-up and it continues to have the 1.6 petrol and diesel engines with the automatic gearbox option only available in the petrol. Prices start at Rs 8.04 lakh for the base petrol manual to 9.77 lakh for top-end Elegance diesel manual. You can also book the Rapid and any other Skoda in India online.