Volkswagen Polo facelift launch price Rs 4.99 lakhs

New Polo launch picture (2)

Sporting a brand new design inspired by its European counterpart, new Volkswagen Polo was launched today in India for a starting price of Rs 4.99 lakhs. 2014 Polo facelift is available in both petrol and diesel engines promising better fuel efficiency.

New Polo launch picture (2)2014 Volkswagen Polo facelift exteriors sport new front and rear bumper (integrated license plate carrier), reflectors and redesigned headlights, fog lamps, and new grille. It will also be seen with revised tail lamps and various colour options while interiors will see a new audio system with Bluetooth connectivity, steering mounted audio controls and a three spoke steering wheel adding to its sportier stance. Its silver painted centre console, seat upholstery, AC vents and climate controls are key to new Polo’s interior makeup. Highline version gets new wheel covers and 15″ wheel alloys.

Competing with both Maruti Swift, Hyundai i20, besides soon to be launched Honda Jazz, Tata Bolt and Fiat Punto, the new Volkswagen Polo facelift receives a new 1.5 litre diesel engine. This diesel engine will be capable of 90 PS peak power at 4,200 rpm and 230 Nm torque at 1,500 to 2,500 rpm. Another tune is also on offer, generating 105 PS and 250 Nm torque, but this one will be seen only on GT TDI variant.

Volkswagen Polo facelift Diesel EngineThe 1.2 litre petrol engine offering higher level of fuel efficiency too will be available in two states of tunes, one of which is capable of 105 PS peak power at 5,000 rpm and 175 Nm torque at 1,500 to 4,100 rpm (only for the GT TSI variant) and the other with 75 PS and 110 Nm torque, which will be seen in the Polo facelift. Polo GT TSI continues to be mated to a 7-speed dual clutch DSG transmission, while the remaining variants will have 5 speed manual transmission.

Volkswagen Polo facelift launch price Rs 4.99 lakhsAfter Polo, Volskwagen India has promised to launch three more facelifts by the end of August. This will include Cross Polo, Polo GT TSI and Polo GT TDI (with 105 PS and 250 Nm from same 1.5l diesel engine).

Introductory prices for new 2014 Polo vehicle range as on 15th July 2014:

3 cylinder Volkswagen Polo 1.2 MPI Rs 4,99 – Rs 6,07 lakh
4 cylinder Volkswagen Polo 1.5 TDI Rs 6,27 – Rs 7,37 lakh
Volkswagen Cross Polo Rs 7,90 lakh
Volkswagen Polo GT TDI Rs 7,99 lakh
Volkswagen Polo GT TSI Rs 7,99 lakh
(All prices above are ex showroom Delhi)

vw polo facelift india launch (4)New Polo premium hatchback has been awarded a 4 Star NCAP safety rating for adult occupant protection. Fuel efficiency certified by ARAI is as follows:

1.2 MPI petrol : 16.47 kmpl
1.5 TDI diesel : 20.14 kmpl
1.5 TDI Cross Polo : 20.14 kmpl
1.5 GT TDI : 19.91 kml
1.5 GT TSI : 17.21 kmpl

For more info on techspecs, have a look at the image gallery below.

Big thanks to Nehal Verma.

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Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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