Reliability of the Skoda Rapid

The ADAC breakdown statistics determine which Skoda models are the most reliable and which have broken down most – a good help when buying a used Skoda Rapid.

In the statistics for 2021, all the breakdowns for which the German Yellow Angels had to move out in 2020 were recorded and evaluated. There is enough data available that gives an objective picture of the reliability of the Skoda Rapid.

Skoda Rapid Reliability

Breakdowns in the 2020 calendar year

EZ 2011 EZ 2012 EZ 2013 EZ 2014 EZ 2015 EZ 2016 EZ 2017 EZ 2018
15,8 11,0 6,8 4,6 3,3 1,6

Breakdowns in the 2019 calendar year

EZ 2010 EZ 2011 EZ 2012 EZ 2013 EZ 2014 EZ 2015 EZ 2016 EZ 2017
11,4 9,9 4,9 4,3 4,1

Legend: Number of breakdowns per 1,000 vehicles registered (= breakdown index) by year of first registration (EZ)

Source: ADAC

owner  Skoda Rapid owners’ reviews

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle’s history

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Recent Rapid Recalls

Skoda-Rapid-2018-driver-airbag-recall
22. 11. 2019

Possible defect in the driver’s airbag housing. As a result, the airbag may not deploy properly in the event of an … .

Skoda-Rapid-2014-camshaft-screws-recall
09. 11. 2019

The screws on the camshaft adjuster may become loose. As a result, the engine oil will leak onto the road, posing … .

skoda-rapid-2017-recall
09. 02. 2018

The towing eye fitted to the vehicle may be defective. The towing eye fitted to the vehicle may break during use … .

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