Since the first launch in 2009, Volkswagen Polo has gone through a quite successful life and also provided a decent sales figure to its company. And now, when competition is increasing day by day, VW has decided to give its trendy hatchback a refreshed 2014 look to make it trendier than ever. The car has been launched today in Indian car market i.e. on July 15, 2014. The new 2014 Polo gets tweaked interior & exterior and mechanical phase has been refined as well.
The new price range this classy hatchback carries varies as per its variants and models. While the 1.2L MPI petrol Polo is available at 4.99-6.07 lakhs, the other newly added powerful 1.5L TDI diesel Polo costs at 6.27-7.37 lakhs.
Contrary, the higher trims of Polo which are GT TDI and GT TSI will be available at price range of 7.99 lakhs each while the Cross Polo will cost 7.90 lakhs.
As per company, while the base models (1.2 L MPI and 1.5L TDI) are available at showroom already, the other three higher models (GT TSI, GT TDI and Cross Polo) will be added in this Polo range by the end of August.
The base models of Polo are equipped with a 1.2L MPI petrol engine and 1.5L TDI diesel engine developing the max power, peak torque of 73.9bhp, 110 Nm and 88.7bhp, 230Nm respectively.
Both the petrol and diesel models are mated to a 5-speed manual transmission gearbox and will offer claimed fuel efficiency of 16.47 km/l (in petrol) and 20.14 km/l (in diesel).
As far as the other three versions of Polo are concerned i.e. GT TSI, GT TDI and Cross Polo, they are going to remain the same as their respective predecessor with some tweaked cosmetics.
Space & Dimension:
The New Polo (except Cross Polo) is 3971mm in length, 1682mm in width and 1469mm in height along with wheelbase of 2469mm and ground clearance of 165mm.
Interior & Exterior:
New Polo’s inside cabin is designed with a newly designed three-spoke steering wheel, piano black finishing, dual toned dashboard, silver finishing center console and some more. On the name of safety, it gets dual airbags while the antilock braking system is available in Polo’s top-end variants as standard.
At outside profile, it gets new front grille, new front bumper, new fog lamp design, static cornering light, new headlamps and new 15 inches alloy wheel design.
Volkswagen offers an exciting range of models in India but still due to its not much good after sale services, it somehow fails to achieve deserving sales figures till now. But on the occasion of launching this smart new Polo, VW makes assure that they are working hard to increase the dealer network and so as on after sale service improvement. So, keep your fingers crossed.