The impressive capacity of the new ŠKODA Rapid Spaceback is clear from both the cabin layout and the extensive standard equipment list.
Subtle coupé-style additions to the hatchback shape give the Spaceback an individual, flowing profile. The rear windows and tailgate glass are longer, drawing out that sleek shape. To ensure uninterrupted lines, both 'C'-shaped rear lights wrap tightly around each side. You can adjust the halogen headlights for maximum visibility – with forward vision enhanced by daytime running lights.
The cabin feels open and airy, thanks to the panoramic glass roof. Storage spaces in the original Rapid were already generous, and the Spaceback takes this further. Drop the rear seats to make 1,380 litres of room in the boot. In contrast, instrument dials and controls are all positioned tightly around the driver's position. The gauges and displays have been designed to match the smooth curve of the steering wheel.
As with many other ŠKODA cars, when specifying the Rapid Spaceback you can decide between diesel and petrol power. The 1.2-litre, 1.4-litre and 1.6-litre engines available across the range ensure at least 91bhp and 160Nm of torque.
In some models the 0-60mph sprint can be completed within ten seconds. Choose diesel to ramp up the car's potential fuel economy, which peaks at 78.5mpg combined.
The Rapid achieved a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating, and the Spaceback's equipment list includes many security and protection features. Front and side airbags cushion you against impacts, ISOFIX points keep child seats firmly in place, and the ESC includes ABS.
In-car systems are there to entertain as well as keep you safe. The SWING radio is presented on both a 6.5-inch colour display and through four loudspeakers. The SE Tech trim level adds Bluetooth connectivity to the cabin, along with ŠKODA's Maxi-DOT trip computer.
View the video on this page to continue exploring the ŠKODA Rapid Spaceback. You can also do so on a test drive from our Winchester Motor Company dealership. Please make a booking and send questions to the team using the contact form provided.
Take a closer look by using our interior and exterior tours