Polo is a supermini car from the German automobile manufacturer Volkswagen. Polo originated in 1975 in several variants like coupe, sedan, hatchback, saloon and estate and it was sold worldwide. Introduced in India in 2010 and it is the fifth generation model, a car for the next generation with impressive looks. This 2009 model has won “European Car of the Year” award. Volkswagen Polo is one more addition to the already existing competitive as well as lucrative segment of small cars and the first hatchback from Volkswagen in India. Volkswagen Polo comes with both petrol and diesel engine variants with five speed manual transmissions. The available colors of Polo are – deep black, pepper grey, emotion blue, reflex silver, flash red and candy white. The major variants are 1.2 L petrol, 1.6 L petrol and 1.2 L diesel. The variants prices range between 5 lac and 7 lac rupees.
Volkswagen Polo comes with both petrol and diesel engines. The petrol variants of come with two type of engines. One is 1.2 L engine with the displacement of 1198 cc that has the capacity to produce the maximum power of 75 bhp at the rate of 5400 rpm and maximum torque of 110 Nm at the rate of 3750 rpm and that reaches 0-100 kmph in just 14.2 seconds and the other one is 1.6 Liter with the displacement of 1598 cc that can produce maximum power and torque of 105 PS at 5250 rpm and 153 nm at 3250 rpm respectively that comes with four-cylinder, five-speed manual transmission and reach 100 kmph in 11.1 seconds. The diesel variant is 1.2 Liter diesel engine with the displacement of 1199 cc, which can reach the maximum power of 75 bhp at 4200 rpm and 180 Nm torque at 2000 rpm than can reach 100 kmph speed in 14.4 seconds. The 1.2 liter engines of Polo come with three-cylinder and five speed manual gearboxes. Volkswagen Polo exterior measurement has the dimension of 3790 mm length, 1682 mm width and 1453 mm height and 2456 mm wheelbase.
Volkswagen Polo has powerful and durable engine that delivers good acceleration. Crisp, light and short-throw gearbox, which is best to shift and it is unique in its segment. The 1.2 L petrol variant can give the mileage of 12.5 kmpl in city and 17 kmpl in highway whilst the 1.2 L diesel can give the mileage of 15.2 and 21.5 in city and highway respectively. The highline 1.6 Liter variant delivers a mileage of 10.5 liter with in the city and 15.0 highways.
Volkswagen Polo has sharp and attractive exterior. The exterior is dynamic with the stylish headlamps, with logo in the chrome front grille and body colored bumper, rear view mirrors and door handles. Apart from that, the alloy wheels make car all the more attractive. The high-end variant exterior is equipped with the front and rear fog lamps, rear spoiler and many other features.
It has lot of impressive and interesting features. The ambience of Volkswagen Polo has dual tone. The advanced instrumental cluster mounted on dual tone dashboard makes the car interior more innovative. The interior is equipped with front map lamp, dual tone elegant interior, stylish gear-knob, chrome-plated instrument surrounds, blue instrument lighting, aluminum-look pedals and glove box.