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Comparison of BS6 Volkswagen Vento vs Skoda Rapid Sedans 2020 – Specifications, Price, Features


All about BS6 Volkswagen Vento vs 2020 Skoda Rapid ✓ Specification ✓ Price ✓ Mileage ✓ Color ✓ Features ✓ ABS ✓ Comparison.

The sedan segment is one of the biggest sectors in the Indian automotive market, ranking behind only the hatchback and SUV space. With the upgradation of BS6 emission standard it gets heated again, Volkswagen recently launched its popular sedan Vento with Automatic  transmission option. However, The biggest sedan manufacturers in the market are Maruti Suzuki, Honda, and Hyundai. Along with these major car brands, we also have some decent contenders from less popular car brands like Skoda Rapid and Volkswagen Vento. Today we are going to compare these sedans in this post. Let’s take a quick comparison below.

BS6 Volkswagen Vento vs 2020 Skoda Rapid – Engine Specifications:

Petrol engine BS6 Volkswagen Vento 2020 Skoda Rapid sedan
Engine type 1.0-litre TSI Turbo petrol engine 1.0-litre turbocharged TSI petrol engine
Displacement 999 cc 998 cc
No. of cylinders 3 3
Power 109 bhp @ 5,000–5,500 rpm 109 bhp @ 5,000–5,250 rpm
Torque 175 Nm @ 1,750–4,000 rpm 175 Nm @ 1,750–4,000 rpm
Transmission 6-speed Manual and 6-speed torque converter automatic 6-speed Manual
Emission Standard BS-6 BS-6
Drivetrain Layout FWD FWD

BS6 Volkswagen Vento vs 2020 Skoda Rapid – Dimensions:

Dimensions BS6 Volkswagen Vento 2020 Skoda Rapid sedan
Length 4,390 mm 4,413 mm
Width 1,699 mm 1,699 mm
Height 1,467 mm 1,466 mm
Wheelbase 2,553 mm 2,552 mm
Ground Clearance 163 mm 168 mm
Wheel Size 16-inch 15,16-inch
Boot Capacity 494-litres 460-litres

BS6 Volkswagen Vento vs 2020 Skoda Rapid – Design:

Exterior:- The Skoda Rapid and Volkswagen Vento also come with similar styling. From the first look, it can be noted that the two cars have identical body silhouettes, which is a direct result from the comparable size. Looking from the rear end or the side profile of the Vento and Rapid, you can hardly spot any any major differences. Each car comes with its own signature grille that represents the car brand’s design language. Apart from the grille, the Vento and Rapid’s headlights, foglight housing, bumpers share nothing in common with each other.

Interior:- As for the interior, both of the sedans sport the same design language. The cabins of the Vento and the Rapid are both highly practical and well-arranged. Notably, the centre console settings of the Rapid and Vento are mostly identical with the boxy air vents located above and a climate control panel underneath. The instrument clusters of the Vento and Rapid look similar to each other.

BS6 Volkswagen Vento vs 2020 Skoda Rapid – Features:

Standard Features
BS6 Volkswagen Vento 2020 Skoda Rapid sedan
– 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system
– Analogue Digital Instrument cluster
– Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility
– LED DRLs and Automatic Projector Headlamps
– Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
– Leather-wrapped Gear Knob
– Front & Rear Power Window
– Roof Mounted Antenna with Body-coloured Bumpers
– Electrically Adjustable & Retractable ORVMs
– Steering Mounted Controls, Voice Command and Rear-sensing Wipers
– Automatic Climate Control with Rear AC vents
– Push start/stop button
– Keyless Entry
– 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system
– SmartLink technology that is compatible with MirrorLink
– Android Auto and Apple CarPlay Support
– USB, Aux-in and Bluetooth
– Dust and pollen filters to keep the car ambience fresh
– Auto AC with Rear AC vents
– All power windows
– Rear Reading lights
– day/night inside mirror
– 15-inch wheels with covers
– Front and Rear 12V power socket
– Height and length adjustable steering wheel
– Boot lamp
– Front and rear armrest
Safety Features
– Four-Airbags
– ABS with EBD
– Electronic Stability Program (ESP)Seat-belt Reminder
– High-speed Alert
– ESC and Traction Control
– Remote Central Locking
– Hill Hold Control
– Child Safety and Speed Sensing Door Locks
– Dual Air-bags
– ABS with EBD
– Remote Central Locking with Boot Opener
– Child safety locks
– Rear Parking Sensor
– Anti-glare Interior Rear View Mirror
– Rear Windscreen Defogger with Timer
– Height adjustable three-point seat belts at the front

BS6 Volkswagen Vento vs 2020 Skoda Rapid – Mileage:

Mileage BS6 Volkswagen Vento 2020 Skoda Rapid sedan
Petrol 1.0-Ltr MT 17.69 kmpl 18.97 kmpl
Petrol 1.0-Ltr AT 17.69 kmpl

BS6 Volkswagen Vento vs 2020 Skoda Rapid – Colour:

BS6 Volkswagen Vento 2020 Skoda Rapid sedan
– Lapiz Blue
– Carbon Steel
– Sunset Red
– Toffee Brown
– Reflex Silver
– Candy White
– Candy White
– Carbon Steel
– Brilliant Silver
– Toffee Brown

BS6 Volkswagen Vento vs 2020 Skoda Rapid – Ex-showroom Price:

BS6 Volkswagen Vento 2020 Skoda Rapid sedan
INR 8.97 lakh – 13.30 lakh. INR 7.49 lakh – 11.79 lakh.

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Last modified: September 9, 2020