Skoda India has come up with a new campaign that says “Buy the new Skoda Rapid in 2014 and pay in 2016. Now this is interesting and a really fantastic deal on Skoda Rapid for this year end. When the car makers struggle to make sales as buyers postpones their buying decision just to get a car that gets registered in the next year. Well, not with Skoda as the new campaign allows you to pay in 2016 if you buy car in December 2014.
For now, buyers need to pay Rs. 1.87 lakh in this month and Rs. 1 for the whole year of 2015 whereas actual EMI will start in 2016 that will be Rs. 17563. The finance scheme is offered exclusively by Volkswagen Finance India Pvt Ltd. On top of it first 50 buyers will get a Garmin portable navigation system with a reverse parking camera.
Skoda Rapid is priced at Rs. 7.22 lakhs(ex showroom Delhi) and the company recently refreshed the model few months ago. The new Skoda Rapid gets VW group’s latest 1.5 liter diesel mill that churns 105bhp and 250 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to 5 speed manual transmission and also gets optional 7 speed automatic DSG gearbox. The petrol variant gets 1.6 liter motor that produces same 105 bhp but with 153 Nm of torque. The engine is coupled with 5 speed manual transmission and an automatic variant gets 6 speed gearbox with triptonic function.