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Skoda Rapid Rider Plus discontinued in India

Tuhin Guha Published: September 20, 2021, 11:14 AM IST

Skoda Auto India has discontinued the popular Skoda Rapid Rider Plus variant from the Rapid sedan's lineup. Production of this version has stopped, with sales continuing only up until dealer inventory runs out. The Rapid Rider Plus was positioned above the base Skoda Rapid Rider, adding a few more features and an automatic option.

The Skoda Rapid Rider Plus was offered with a 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, all four one-touch power windows, auto climate control, rear AC vents, central locking, powered ORVMs, adjustable steering and two airbags among other features. The Rider Plus also saw the addition of external embellishments over the Rider like chrome window garnishes, side decals and trunk lip garnish. The interiors were spruced up by stainless steel scuff plates on the door sills, and a dual-tone colour theme. Four paint options were offered, Brilliant Silver, Toffee Brown, Candy White and Carbon Steel.

The Rapid Rider Plus was powered by the 1.0-litre TSI turbo-petrol, as seen on the Skoda Kushaq, making a similar 110PS and 175Nm. This motor was paired with a six-speed manual or torque converter automatic. Prices started from Rs 8.19 lakh, ex-showroom. The base Rider variant seems to still be on offer, with the Ambition version being the next step-up. Read our review of the Skoda Rapid TSI here. 

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Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 7.49 Lakhs
Displacement
999cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
110
Max Torque(Nm)
175
Mileage
18.97 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 10.9 Lakhs
Displacement
1497cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
100
Max Torque(Nm)
145
Mileage
17.8 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 9.31 Lakhs
Displacement
1493cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
115
Max Torque(Nm)
250
Mileage
-NA-
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 10.5 Lakhs
Displacement
1498cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
110
Max Torque(Nm)
250
Mileage
-NA-
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