As these spy images reveal, Skoda India has readied a small update for the Rapid sedan. The MY 2017 Rapid now comes with new features like five spoke 16-inch alloy wheels with a twin spoke design, a soft touch boot release button and a reversing camera.
These aforementioned, new features will only be available in the top end Style trim level, which a;ready comes standard with projector headlamps with LED daytime running lights, a 6.5-inch touchscreen equipped infotainment system with Mirrorlink technology, cruise control, automatic front wipers, footwell illumination and a cooled glove box.
The updated Style trim level is available in both petrol and diesel variants. The cars have reached dealerships and according to the report, sales have commenced as well. In terms of safety, the Rapid comes with dual airbags and ABS as standard even on the base Active trim level, while the Style trim levels add ESC and Hill Hold Control. The sedan is available in 3 variants: Active, Ambition and Style, along with six colour options: Brilliant Silver, Candy White, Cappuccino Beige, Carbon Steel, Silk Blue and Flash Red.
The 2017 Skoda Rapid is powered by either a 1.6-lire petrol engine or a new 1.5-lire diesel engine. Both the engines are paired with a 5-speed manual transmission as standard, while the petrol variant can be had with a 6-speed automatic, and the diesel variant is available with a 7-speed DSG transmission. The Rapid competes with the Honda City, the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, the Hyundai Verna, the Volkswagen Vento and the Nissan Sunny.
via Autos Arena