The Volkswagen Polo is something of an iconic vehicle; one that has been in production since 1975 when it was first launched and then five subsequent generations of Polo cars. Over the years, the car has taken the form of a hatchback, a sedan and an estate vehicle and in 2010, it was named World Car of the Year. The sleek and powerful, yet playful Polo is one of Volkswagen’s bestselling vehicles.
Polo features and specs
This compact car has recently received a facelift and now boasts many of the features that are available in bigger more expensive cars. Body coloured electronic foldable mirrors, alloy wheels, adjustable steering wheel, voice controls, touch enabled infotainment system are now available in the Polo. Cooled glovebox, cruise control, openable front centre armrest, auto dimming rear view mirror, auto rain sensing wipers, and rear a/c vents are other features offered.
The peppy vehicle is powerful and responsive; offering excellent mileage as well. The petrol Polo offers about 18.7 kmpl while the diesel variants offer upward of 20 kmpl. The car also offers top notch safety features. Dual front airbags are now a standard with this vehicle, making the Polo the safest premium hatchback in its segment. The galvanised steel body with laser welded roof and ABS as standard are other safety features.
The Polo MPI Trendline is the 999cc manual petrol Polo that has a starting ex showroom price of Rs. 5.8 lakhs. The MPI Comfort line has some additional features such as passenger airbags and certain accessoires in addition to the base model. TDI Trendline is the diesel Polo variant, which is a 1498 cc manual transmission car, starting at Rs. 7.3 lakh. In addition there are the GT TSI variants which are automatic versions of the petrol and diesel Polo cars which are just under Rs. 10 lakh ex-showroom.
The company now offers the Polo starting at an offer price of ₹5.29 lakh along with benefits of up to ₹2,06,500. Exchange benefits of up to Rs. 20,000, special corporate offers and five year standard warranty with roadside assistance are some of the offers currently available.
What the reviews say about Volkswagen Polo
This is a nifty and convenient car for city traffic feel those who have driven the Volkswagen Polo. This is a classic vehicle but with attractive and contemporary looks along with great driving comfort. The drive quality and comfort levels with very effective air-con make this car great value for money feel owners. German technology and the included safety features are aspects that reassure owners.