Used Skoda Rapid (2012 - 2018) Costs

Review by Tim Bowdler on
Last Updated: 05 Jun 2013
The Skoda Rapid is aimed at family motorists looking for a quality car at an affordable price. The company claims that the Rapid includes clever solutions and cutting-edge technology.

4.5 out of 5

Running costs

Skoda Rapid running costs are as competitive as any car in the sector. The most economical engine is the 88bhp 1.6-litre diesel engine mated to the five-speed manual gearbox. It has a claimed combined economy of 67.2 so expect to get around the mid-fifties in real-world driving.

* based on most recent data

Estimated fuel cost for 10,000 miles per year


£755 - £996 *


£670 - £799 *

The estimated fuel cost figure is a guide to how much this model will cost to fuel each year, so you can compare between cars. It's calculated by using the model's average mpg (calculated from both town centre and motorway driving) and the average fuel price. It's based on the following cost-per-litre: petrol 103p and diesel 109p. Prices are updated daily.

Summary Running Costs

Servicing period

12,000 miles


Three years/60,000 miles

Road tax (12 months)

£0.00 - £150.00

Vehicle excise duty (VED) varies according to the CO2 emissions and the fuel type of the vehicle. For cars registered after March 1st 2001 VED or road tax is based on the car's CO2 emissions. For cars registered before March 1st 2001 it is based on engine size.

Full running costs data

4 out of 5

Green credentials

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CO2 emission figure (g/km)

Fuel economy rating

The arrows indicate the best and worst CO2 bands for this model.

Emissions summary

Skoda Rapid emissions are relatively low. The greenest engine is the 88bhp 1.6-litre. It emits 109g/km of CO2 while the dirtiest unit is the 73bhp 1.2-litre petrol engine when mated to a five-speed manual gearbox. It emits 137g/km of CO2. From early 2013 the Skoda Rapid will get even greener as it will be available with Skoda’s GreenTech. This system includes stop/start, kinetic energy recuperation and tyres optimised for low rolling resistance.

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