2014 Volkswagen Polo facelift variants, features & specifications

Volkswagen launched facelift version of Polo premium hatchback just yesterday, to update styling cues and replace 1.2 litre 3 cylinder and 1.6 litre 4 cylinder diesel engines with new 1.5 litre mill. Both petrol and diesel versions of new Polo have three variants each, just like earlier offer. They are Trendline, Comfortline and Highline. Lets take a look at what each trim has to offer.

New VW Polo exterior

Exteriors – Base spec Trendline gets body coloured bumpers, door handles and mirrors and most of facelift changes. Halogen headlights, headlamps in black finish, new tail lamp design, galvanised body with 6-year anti, corrosion warranty, chrome strip on front grille, reflectors on rear bumper, windscreen in heat-insulating glass, heat-insulating glass for side & rear windows and 14-inch steel wheels with full wheel covers.

New VW Polo exteriorsMid variant Comfortline benefits from added dual-beam headlamps, new front fog lamp design and 15-inch steel wheels with full wheel covers, when exteriors of Polo facelift is concerned. Top end Polo Highline comes with 15-inch “TOSA” alloy wheels (set of 4), grey wedge at top section of windscreen, chrome application on air dam and cornering lights, on top of aforementioned features.

2014 VW Polo interiorsInteriors – Entry level Polo gets high-quality, scratch-resistant dashboard, 3 grab handles above doors, folding with coat hooks at the rear, storage compartment in front doors, including holders for cups, 1.5 litre bottles Sunglass holder inside glovebox, front centre console including 12V outlet, single folding rear-seat backrest, driver-side dead pedal, black interior theme and sporty flat-bottom steering wheel design.

2014 VW Polo featuresPolo Comfortline additionally receives luggage compartment cover/parcel tray and ambient lights only. Highline Polo can be seen with brushed-aluminium finish on front centre console, chrome interior accents, new fabric “Desert Beige” and dual-tone interior theme instead of full black on lower variants, leather-wrapped steering wheel with chrome accents and piano black finish, and leather-wrapped gearshift knob and handbrake lever handle.

2014 VW Polo safetySafety features – Trendline model, in other words, every Polo variant gets front disc brakes, height-adjustable head restraints (front and rear) L-shaped rear head restraints, electronic engine immobiliser with floating code, interior rear-view mirror with anti-glare adjustment, 3-point front seat belts, 3-point rear outer seat belts, lap belt in the middle, high-mounted stop lamp, emergency exit, rear fog lamps and dual front airbags (driver and passenger side).

Comfortline and Highline VW Polo are offered with front fog lamps, anti-pinch power windows and ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) as well.

2014 VW Polo designOther functional features in 2014 Volkswagen Polo include air conditioning, dust and pollen filter, height-adjustable driver’s seat, gear shift indicator (in diesel version only), speed-sensing electronic power steering, steering wheel – tilt & telescopic adjustable, central locking with boot-opener digital clock and fuel gauge, front intermittent wipers (4-step variable speed setting), instrument cluster with tachometer, speedometer, odometer and trip meter, vanity mirror in left-side sun visor, ticket holder in right-side sun visor, ‘Push to open’ fuel lid, 14-inch steel spare wheel, lane change indicator and manually adjustable Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs).

New Volkswagen Polo faceliftPolo Comfortline trim is offered with few more equipment like electrically adjustable Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs), power windows with one-touch operation (front and rear), CD/MP3 player with USB, Aux-in, SD card input and 4 Speakers, rear defogger, rear windshield wash & wiper, remote-controlled central locking, opening and closing of windows with key remote and monochrome multi-function display (MFD) that includes travelling time, distance travelled, digital speed display, average speed, fuel efficiency.

Polo Highline version gets even more facilities like ‘Climatronic’ automatic air conditioning, bluetooth connectivity for mobile phones and Voice Command (depending on mobile handset capability), Voice Command, speed-sensing auto door locks, steering wheel with controls for audio, and rear parking sensors.

2014 VW Polo rearColour options in 2014 VW Polo include new Copper Orange, Candy White, Night Blue, Flash Red, Carbon Steel, and Reflex Silver.

GT models of 2014 Volkswagen Polo, GT TSI with same 1.2 litre petrol and GT TDI with same 1.5 litre but both in higher tunes, will be launched in late August 2014, in Highline trims only.

Continue to Page 2 for Table, Video, and Price List of new Polo.

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New Polo 1.5 litre diesel enginePrice:
Volkswagen Polo 1.2 MPI – Rs. 4.99 to Rs 6.07 lakhs
Volkswagen Polo 1.5 TDI – Rs. 6.27 to Rs 7.37 lakhs
Volkswagen Cross Polo – Rs. 7.90 lakhs
Volkswagen Polo GT TDI – Rs. 7.99 lakhs
Volkswagen Polo GT TSI – Rs. 7.99 lakhs
(All prices are ex-showroom Delhi)

Check technical specifications of VW Polo variants below.

Volkswagen Polo

Volkswagen Polo

Volkswagen Polo

Volkswagen Polo

Specifications

MPI Petrol

GT TSI Petrol

TDI Diesel

GT TDI Diesel

Dimensions (mm)

Overall length

3971

3971

3971

3971

Overall width

1682

1682

1682

1682

Overall height

1469

1469

1469

1469

Wheelbase

2469

2469

2469

2469

Front track

1460

1460

1460

1460

Rear track

1456

1456

1456

1456

Ground clearance

165

165

165

165

Turning radius (m)

4.97

4.97

4.97

4.97

Engine

Type

1.2 litre MPI

1.2 litre GT TSI

1.5 litre TDI

1.5 litre GT TDI

Displacement (cc)

1197 cc

1197 cc

1498 cc

1498 cc

Number of cylinders

4

4

4

4

Number of valves

16

16

16

16

Fuel distribution

MPI (Multi Point Injection)

TSI (Turbocharged Stratified Injection)

TDI (Turbocharged Direct Injection)

TDI (Turbocharged Direct Injection)

Bore (mm) x Stroke (mm)

71 x 75.6 mm

71 x 75.6 mm

77 x 80.5 mm

77 x 80.5 mm

Maximum power (PS@rpm)

75 @ 5400

105 @ 5000

90 @ 4200

105 @ 4400

Maximum torque (Nm@rpm)

110 @ 3750

175 @ 1500 – 4100

230 @ 1500 – 2500

250 @ 1500 – 2500

Milegae (kmpl)

16.47

17.21

20.14

19.91

Transmission

Shift Type

5 MT

7 DSG

5 MT

5 MT

Gear Ratio – 1st Gear

3.77

3.76

3.78

3.78

Gear Ratio – 2nd Gear

2.10

2.37

2.12

2.12

Gear Ratio – 3rd Gear

1.39

1.58

1.36

1.36

Gear Ratio – 4th Gear

1.03

1.11

0.97

0.97

Gear Ratio – 5th Gear

0.81

1.14

0.73

0.73

Gear Ratio – Reverse Gear

NA

0.94 (6th)

NA

NA

Final Drive Ratio

NA

0.78 (7th)

NA

NA

Weight

Kerb weight (Kg)

TL – 1033

CL – 1049

HL – 1053

1109

TL – 1126

CL – 1142

HL – 1158

1148

Steering

Power steering type

EPS & Tilt

EPS & Tilt

EPS & Tilt

EPS & Tilt

Brakes

Front

Disc

Disc

Disc

Disc

Rear

Drum

Drum

Drum

Drum

Suspension

Front

McPherson Strut

McPherson Strut

McPherson Strut

McPherson Strut

Rear

Semi Independent Trailing Arm

Semi Independent Trailing Arm

Semi Independent Trailing Arm

Semi Independent Trailing Arm

Tyre Size

Front / Rear

TL – 175/70 R14 (Steel)

CL – 185/60 R15 (Steel)

HL – 185/60 R15 (Alloy)

185/60 R15 (Alloy)

TL – 175/70 R14 (Steel)

CL – 185/60 R15 (Steel)

HL – 185/60 R15 (Alloy)

185/60 R15 (Alloy)

Capacity

Boot Volume (L)

280

280

280

280

Fuel tank capacity (L)

45

45

45

45

Seating capacity

5

5

5

5

Price  (ex-showroom Delhi)

Rs. 4.99 – 6.07 lakhs

Rs. 7.99 lakhs

Rs. 6.27 – 7.37 lakhs

Rs. 7.99 lakhs

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On-paper comparison review of Volkswagen Polo Facelift vs Maruti Swift vs Hyundai i20,
VW spy fest: 5 Vento 2 Polo and 1 Rapid spied testing new 1.5l diesel?

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