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2014 VW Polo GT TDI facelift to receive 1.5L engine

volkswagen india polo 1.5 diesel spied 3

2014 Volkswagen Polo GT TDI facelift has been spotted on test close to the company’s manufacturing plant on the outskirts of Pune. Making its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this month, the 2014 Polo facelift is currently on sale in Europe.

volkswagen india polo 1.5 diesel spied 32014 Polo facelift goes on sale in India later this year and will be powered by a 1.5 liter four cylinder diesel engine. This engine takes the place of a 1.6 liter engine seen on the Polo GT in its present avatar. The engine is produced specially for India at the company’s Chakan plant and it is for this reason that the company can keep costs low. This new 1.5 TDI engine to be seen on board 2014 Polo facelift will come with two power outputs 66kw (89bhp) and 77kw (104bhp) and will take the place of both 1.2 liter three cylinder diesel engine and 1.6 TDI engine respectively.

2014 Polo GT TDI spotted on test was noted to receive a new set of smoked headlights, redesigned grille and new front bumpers and fog lamps in front while at the rear, a new bumper, new number plate housing and reflectors were noted. Interior modifications will be in the form of a new steering wheel, new center console and new color display with modified air conditioning controls so as to enhanced in cabin comforts.

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  • Ganesh Gaikwad

    This will make the polo even more tempting, but the main issue is its price and servicing. VW India needs to work on that.