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    Skoda Rapid TSI vs Volkswagen Polo

    CarWale brings you comparison of Skoda Rapid TSI and Volkswagen Polo. The Skoda Rapid TSI price is ₹ 7.80 Lakh and Volkswagen Polo price is ₹ 6.49 Lakh. The Skoda Rapid TSI is available in 999 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Volkswagen Polo is available in 999 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. Rapid TSI provides the mileage of 18.97 kmpl and Polo provides the mileage of 17.74 kmpl.

    Rapid TSI vs Polo Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsRapid TSI Polo
    Price₹ 7.80 Lakh₹ 6.49 Lakh
    Engine Capacity999 cc999 cc
    Power109 bhp75 bhp
    TransmissionManualManual
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    Skoda Rapid TSI
    ₹ 7.80 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Volkswagen Polo
    Volkswagen Polo
    Trendline 1.0L MPI
    ₹ 6.49 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    Specifications and Finance

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    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine999 cc, 3 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC999 cc, 3 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine Type1.0 TSI1.0L MPI
      Fuel Type PetrolPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)109 bhp @ 5000 rpm75 bhp @ 6200 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)175 Nm @ 1750 rpm95 Nm @ 2950 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)18.97View Mileage Details17.74View Mileage Details
      Driving Range (Km)1043.35798.75
      DrivetrainFWDFWD
      TransmissionManual - 6 GearsManual - 5 Gears
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbocharged
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)44133971
      Width (mm)16991682
      Height (mm)14661469
      Wheelbase (mm)25522469
      Ground Clearance (mm)116168
      Kerb Weight (kg)11121015
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)45
      Seating Capacity (Person)55
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
      Bootspace (litres)460280
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)5545
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionMcPherson suspension with lower triangular links and torsion stabiliserMcPherson Strut with Stabiliser Bar
      Rear SuspensionCompound link crank-axleSemi-independent Trailing Arm
      Front Brake TypeDiscDisc
      Rear Brake TypeDrumDrum
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)5.34.9
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsSteel RimsSteel Rims
      Spare WheelSteelSteel
      Front Tyres185 / 60 R15175 / 70 R14
      Rear Tyres185 / 60 R15175 / 70 R14

    Features

    • Safety

      Overspeed Warning1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph
      NCAP Rating4 Star (Global NCAP)4 Star (Global NCAP)
      Airbags2 Airbags (Driver, Passenger)2 Airbags (Driver, Passenger)
      Seat Belt Warning
    • Braking & Traction

      Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
      Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
      Brake Assist (BA)
    • Locks & Security

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingRemote with Boot OpenerWith Key
      Speed Sensing Door Lock
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Climate Control)Yes (Manual)
      Front ACSingle Zone, Common Fan Speed ControlSingle Zone, Common Fan Speed Control
      Rear ACBlower, Vents Behind Front Armrest
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsCo-Driver OnlyCo-Driver Only
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsManual - Internal OnlyManual - Internal Only
      Parking SensorsRearRear
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets2
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)8 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryFabricFabric
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursEbony Sand and BlackBlack & Grey
      Rear Armrest
      Folding Rear SeatFull
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront & RearFront Only
      Driver Armrest Storage
      Sunglass Holder
    • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

      Scuff PlatesMetallicPlastic
      Power WindowsFront & RearFront Only
      One Touch -DownAll
      One Touch - UpAll
      Adjustable ORVMElectrically AdjustableInternally Adjustable
      Turn Indicators on ORVM
      Rear Defogger
      Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody Coloured
      Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Tailgate ReleaseElectric Tailgate Release
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
    • Exterior

      Roof Mounted Antenna
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
    • Lighting

      Fog LightsHalogen on rear
      HeadlightsHalogenHalogen
      Tail LightsHalogenHalogen
      Cabin LampsCentreFront
      Headlight Height Adjuster
      Rear Reading Lamp
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterAnalogueAnalogue - Digital
      Trip MeterElectronic 1 TripMulti-Function Display
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockDigitalDigital
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      TachometerAnalogueAnalogue
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)Android Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      Head Unit Size2 DinNot Available
      Speakers4
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio Streaming
      CD Player
      DVD Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)44
      Warranty (Kilometres)100000100000
    • Rear row

      Seat Adjustment2 Way2 Way

    Brochure

    Rapid TSI Brochure

    Checkout Skoda Rapid TSI brochure for complete details about the car

    Polo Brochure

    Checkout Volkswagen Polo brochure for complete details about the car

    CarWale's Take

    Good Things
    • Ageless design, solid build quality
    • Ease of seamless automatic gearbox
    • Performance of the new TSI motor
    • Fun to drive, punchy GT TSI motor
    • Solid build quality
    • Old-school charm
    Could be Better
    • Dated cabin misses out on many key features
    • Purists would miss the DSG proficiency
    • Competition makes a more viable buy
    • Lacks modern features
    • Dated design
    • Competition offers better value

    Colours

    Carbon Steel
    Carbon Steel
    Candy White
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    Reflex Silver
    Sunset Red
    Flash Red
    Candy White
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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating

    4.1/5

    66 Ratings

    33 Reviews

    4.4/5

    55 Ratings

    26 Reviews
    Rating Parameters

    4.2Exterior

    4.5Exterior

    4.4Comfort

    4.2Comfort

    4.6Performance

    4.4Performance

    4.0Fuel Economy

    4.2Fuel Economy

    4.2Value for Money

    4.2Value for Money

    Most helpful review

    Very good car i must say

    Fabulous experience very spacious car I hav driven yet.. and very powerful car low maintenance this skoda rapid i have seen in last few years. Very good looking car smooth drive..

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    Very bad car for average family

    Buying experience is thrilling. Driving experience is very bad. Bad performance. Front look is cute and back look is very bad. Servicing is very costly and not user friendly. Bad car.

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    Rapid TSI Vs Polo Comparison FAQs

    Q: Which car is cheaper between Skoda Rapid TSI and Volkswagen Polo?

    Skoda Rapid TSI is priced at ₹ 7.80 Lakh, whereas Volkswagen Polo is priced at ₹ 6.49 Lakh. Hence Volkswagen Polo is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of Rapid TSI vs Polo, click here.

    Q: What are the pros and cons of Skoda Rapid TSI and Volkswagen Polo?

    Pros of Rapid TSI are:

    • Ageless design, solid build quality
    • Ease of seamless automatic gearbox
    • Performance of the new TSI motor

    Pros of Polo are:

    • Fun to drive, punchy GT TSI motor
    • Solid build quality
    • Old-school charm

    Cons of Rapid TSI are:

    • Dated cabin misses out on many key features
    • Purists would miss the DSG proficiency
    • Competition makes a more viable buy

    Cons of Polo are:

    • Lacks modern features
    • Dated design
    • Competition offers better value

    Q: Which car between Rapid TSI and Polo is better in terms of fuel economy?

    For the Rider version, mileage of Rapid TSI is 18.97 kmpl, whereas for the Trendline 1.0L MPI version, mileage of Polo is 17.74 kmpl. Thus making Rapid TSI the more fuel efficient as compared to Polo.

    Q: How is the performance of Rapid TSI compared to Polo?

    For the Rider version, 999 cc Petrol engine of Rapid TSI produces 109 bhp @ 5000 rpm of power and 175 Nm @ 1750 rpm of torque. Whereas for the Trendline 1.0L MPI version, 999 cc Petrol engine of Polo produces 75 bhp @ 6200 rpm of power and 95 Nm @ 2950 rpm of torque.
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