Skoda Auto has launched a new matte edition of the Rapid compact sedan in India with prices starting at ₹ 11.99 lakh for the 1.0 TSI Manual variant, while the 1.0 TSI Automatic variant is prices at ₹ 13.49 lakh. The 2021 Skoda Rapid Matte will be offered in an exclusive carbon steel matte body colour adding to its style quotient while the radiator grille and spoiler are finished in gloss black, going very well for the contrast. The rear too gets a gloss black diffusor, tailgate spoiler and the black trunk lip garnish. Then, this new matte edition comes with all black alloy wheels which again look very sporty and in one the new Skoda Rapid Matte Edition gives a monochrome sort of appeal.
The cabin too complements the exterior treatment finished in dual-tone tellur grey with black leatherette and Alcantara inserts. Skoda has also made few additions in the creature comforts list like USB air-purifier, stainless steel scuff plates and high visibility performance bulbs. Then, features like the 6.5-inch infotainment screen supporting Apple Carplay and Android Auto and rear-view camera have been carried over for the standard Rapid. On the safety front, it gets dual airbags and anti-lock braking system (ABS) parktronic rear parking sensors, auto-dimming inner rear view mirror, rear windscreen defogger with timer, height adjustable three-point seatbelts at the front, rough road package and engine immobilizer with floating code system are standard.