Volkswagen India, yesterday, launched the 2015 Polo with new features in the country. Priced in the range of Rs. 5.23 lakh to Rs. 8.41 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai), the top-end trim of the 2015 Polo gets several new features including cruise control, electrically adjustable outside rear-view mirrors (ORVMs) and cooled glove box.
Since it’s just model year change, there are no mechanical updates made to it. The Volkswagen Polo continues to feature the same 1.5-litre TDI and 1.2-litre MPI powertrains that are capable of churning out 88bhp, 230Nm and 74bhp, 110Nm respectively. The performance-oriented models – GT TSI and GT TDI too continue to feature the same 1.2-litre TSI (103bhp, 175Nm) and 1.5-litre TDI (103bhp, 250Nm). While a 5-speed manaul transmission is a standard offering, the 1.2 GT TSI features a 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox.
Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd. said, “With the new Polo, we have enhanced the driving comfort for our customers. We are confident that the introduction of new features in Polo in this festive season will appeal to discerning car buyers across the country, who demand nothing less than the best that German engineering has to offer.”
Prices (ex-showroom, Mumbai)
Polo 1.2 MPI – 5.23 lakh
Polo 1.5 TDI – 6.55 lakh
Polo GT TSI – Rs. 8.41 lakh
Polo GT TDI – 8.41 lakh