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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 2020, all the breakdowns for which the German Yellow Angels had to move out in 2019 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 2019 calendar year

*The higher the number, the lower the reliability

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

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.

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Recent Rapid Recalls

Skoda-Rapid-2018-driver-airbag-recall
22 November 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
9 November 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
9 February 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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