NEW ŠKODA RAPID
The elegant ŠKODA Rapid – available today from Rainworth ŠKODA in Mansfield – is a compact hatch that's built to meet the demands of family life. Not only does it have a spacious interior with room for adults to sit comfortably in the front and rear, it also boasts a huge boot that is easy load and can extend even further thanks to split folding rear seats.
As a first class family car, the ŠKODA Rapid has a five-star safety rating to ensure maximum protection on every drive. Six airbags are fitted as standard, and ISOFIX anchor points keep child seats firmly in place.
Find out more about the new ŠKODA Rapid by calling Rainworth ŠKODA on 01623 623400 today. You can reach our Mansfield showroom easily from the M1, meaning that
motorists from as far afield as Chesterfield and Worksop can
access our leading ŠKODA services.
Rapid from £14,580
The new ŠKODA Rapid will be the first model in the range to showcase the new ŠKODA design language. Two characteristics of the new design language are cleanly modelled surfaces and sharply drawn lines, which have been combined exquisitely on the Rapid's exterior to create a simple, yet elegant looking car.
The signature feature common to all ŠKODA models - the grille - has also been transformed as part of this design update resulting in a fresh and visually tidier looking grille. The grille is now an integral part of the model's nose and is not lifted with the bonnet.
The ŠKODA Rapid will be available in 9 metallic colours and 4 non-metallic colours, including a brand new colour - Denim Blue metallic.
The Rapid will be available with a range of 4 petrol engines and one diesel engine. The offering of petrol engines starts with a three-cylinder 1.2 MPI 75PS engine, while the diesel option available is a 1.6 TDI CR 105PS DPF engine, which provides both a solid performance and low fuel consumption. Depending on the engine, the manual Rapid will come with standard five- or six-speed transmission.
New logo and front grille
The finned front grille is framed in a distinctive chrome moulding and is shaped to highlight the new look ŠKODA logo, in line with the centre of the grille. The Rapid will become the 2nd ŠKODA model in the range to wear the new ŠKODA brand logo (Citigo was the first model to wear the new logo in June 2012).
Safe body design
A high quality, rigid body structure improves the Rapid's safety in all types of accidents. The front and rear part of the vehicle provide maximum energy absorption in the event of an accident and special engine mounts prevent intrusion to the passenger area. Also, in the event of a heavy impact, the engine slides under the passenger area, reducing the risk of occupant injury.
In addition to these safety features, the steering wheel column has been designed to minimise impact on the driver in the event of a front-on impact and the pedals have been positioned so they slide away on impact, again reducing the risk of injuring the driver.
The Rapid's interior reflects the car's modern exterior concepts. The simple shapes and straight lines of the dashboard and other interior elements result in a clearly laid-out and extremely practical environment. The high-quality materials, range of colour combinations and careful treatment of details result in a stylish and elegant looking interior.
The interior features a range of “Simply Clever” solutions to facilitate everyday usage. These range from a double-sided mat in the boot to an ice scraper holder - practical solutions that are simple and functional.
The dashboard is designed in keeping with the design of the exterior. The straight lines and clearly divided controls form an uncluttered, practical and, above all, pleasant space for both the driver and passenger in the car. As on all ŠKODA models, the upper part of the dashboard is available exclusively in black, which minimises distracting reflections on the windscreen.
The combined instrument panel located in front of the steering-wheel comes with standard features including: a speedometer, a tachometer, a fuel gauge, a coolant temperature gauge, a central display, buttons to reset the daily odometer readings and to set the time.
The radio is typically ŠKODA with it's bespoke styling, which tastefully complements the dashboard design. One of it's many interesting features is the speed volume control feature. When driving at high speeds, the volume increases automatically and returns to the original level once you slow down to your original speed. You can upgrade the standard radio to the 'Amundsen' satellite navigation unit, which also comes with a digital (DAB) radio.
The ŠKODA Rapid offers an unbeatable boot space, which is both unique and practical. The boot offers a vast space volume of 550 litres, which can be increased to a phenomenal 1,490 litres by lowering the rear seats. The boot contains bag hooks, storage boxes behind the rear wheel arches and is available with a net system with securing hooks.
Simply Clever - Storage features
The Rapid like all ŠKODA models, contains a wide range of “Simply Clever” solutions. A warning-vest holder under the driver seat, a removable waste bin in the door panel (optional), an ice scraper, stored in the fuel tank cap and a double-sided mat in the boot are just some of the features to look out for.
|Height (mm):||1,461 (1,403)*|
|Clear height (mm):||136 (105)*|
|Wheel base (mm):||2602|
* at kerb weight (mm)
|Elbow width in front (mm):||1,418|
|Elbow width in rear (mm):||1,428|
|Knee space in rear (mm)||65|
|Headroom in rear (mm):||972|
|Luggage room (seats up / down) (l):||548 / 1,488|
The Rapid features a range of clean and efficient petrol engines and a frugal diesel engine, offering the driver a suitable engine for every situation. TSI petrol engines offer a great blend of power and torque combined with low CO2 and improved fuel economy, whilst the 1.6 TDI 'Common Rail' diesel engine emits just 114g/km of CO2, helping to reduce the impact on the environment.
The all-new ŠKODA Rapid represents fantastic value for money, featuring a wide range of standard equipment and an array of options and packs allowing you to build the car you want.
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