Skoda Auto India confirmed to TBEN that the Rapid was at the heart of the company’s success in the country.
Skoda successfully sold 3,200 vehicles in the first 3 months of 2021
The Skoda Rapid became the company’s best-selling car in the first quarter of 2021 in India. As we told you earlier, Skoda managed to sell 3,200 vehicles in the first 3 months of 2021, up 14% from the same period last year. Rapid was the company’s top performer in the first quarter, taking the lion’s share. Skoda Auto India confirmed to TBEN that the Rapid was at the heart of the company’s success in the country. He said that with a powerful and efficient TSI engine, the Rapid has also managed to provide a great alternative to diesel sedans in its segment.
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We remind you here that the company abandoned the diesel variant of the Rapid when the car was launched with the new TSI engine last year. The Rapid has played a central role in the company’s sales growth as it is one of the most affordable compact sedans in the country. The company even offered a “ Rider ” variant that had the basic features at a lower price point, without compromising on performance and safety.
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Zac Hollis, Skoda Auto India brand manager, told TBEN that the company’s outlook for the coming year remains optimistic. He said, Rector, ŠKODA AUTO India “The figures for the first quarter make us optimistic about our business momentum and performance from a medium to long term perspective. However, with the devastating second wave of the pandemic, we are closely monitoring the development of the COVID-19 crisis situation across the country and making our plans accordingly. In addition, I humbly ask everyone to follow the direction of the government and unite in the fight against the pandemic. “
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