Volkswagen AG India has launched their first small car for India, the Volkswagen Polo. The prices for the Polo are as follows:
1200cc Petrol (all prices in ex-showroom, Delhi)
Trendline: Rs 4.34 lakh
Comfortline: Rs 4.83 lakh
Highline: Rs 5.72 lakh
1200cc Diesel (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi)
Trendline: Rs 5.32 lakh
Comfortline: Rs 5.81 lakh
Highline: Rs 6.70 lakh
Volkswagen’s first foray into the volumes segment will come with two engines on offer. The 1200cc petrol will be on sale from March while the diesel 1200cc is expected to be available later in the year. The 1200c petrol is rated at 74 bhp @ 4500 rpm/11.2 kgm @ 3750 rpm while the diesel power/torque figures are - 74 bhp @ 4200 rpm/18.3 kgm @ 2000 rpm. Both are 3-cylinder engines with 5-speed manual transmissions.
Following are the features on the Polo:
Trendline – Front power windows, power steering AC, body colored bumpers, central locking standard, 14 inch steel wheels
Comfortline – Height adjustable driver seat, 60/40 split rear seat, all power windows, 14 inch steel wheels
Highline – ABS, dual airbags, keyless entry, 15 inch alloys, MP3 player, front fog lamps, rear defogger.
The Volkswagen Polo will be manufactured at their Chakan plant. Polo also comes with 6-anti corrosion warranty. The colours on offer will be – ‘Candy white’ and ‘Flash red’ for the Trendline and ‘Pepper grey, Glacier blue, Silver, Deep black’ for the Comfortline and Highline.
Read Srinivas Krishnan’s review of the European Volkswagen Polo here: