Reports are there that Volkswagen‘s popular hatchback Polo will adorn some additional features to become more attractive, and it will be available in Indian market soon. The additional features will come in the form of cosmetic changes only, no drivetrain modification or change.
The new features available in the upcoming car will be electrically foldable ORVMs, cooled glove box, cruise control etc. We got these same features in the Vento facelift sedan, launched early this year. While the upcoming new variant of Polo will sport these additional features, the engine and transmission remains the same.
Volkswagen Polo comes in two petrol powered variants, while there are two diesel variants too. In the petrol segment there is a 1.2 liter 3 cylinder unit, matched with 5 speed manual transmission, which produces 74 bhp power and 110 Nm torque, while there is a 1.2 liter 4 cylinder unit too, matched with 7 speed DSG automatic gearbox, churning out 103 bhp power and 175 Nm torque. On the other hand there are two 1.5 liter 4 cylinder diesel engines, matched with 5 speed manual gear box with different tuning, one producing 89 bhp power and 230 Nm torque, while the other unit delivers 103 bhp power and 250 Nm torque.
With some additional features, new Polo will come with a higher price tag, Trendline and Comfortline trims are set for a price hike of INR. 5000, while the Highline trim price will go up to INR. 15000. This updated version of Polo is scheduled for launch later this month.