The Volkswagen Polo has been one of the most popular premium hatchbacks in the country. Its build quality and premium interiors have made the car liked by all kinds of people. The car was also known for its amazing turbo engines and superior gearbox. The Polo has been recently given the BS6 update and it has received. It will compete with the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios turbo. We give you a variant wise breakdown of the Volkswagen Polo 2020 below.
Engine and transmission
The Volkswagen Polo 2020 comes with only a petrol engine for now. The DSG gearbox has also been replaced by a torque converter automatic. It comes with a 1.0-litre naturally-aspirated MPI engine. This produces 76 bhp and 95 nm of torque. It also comes with a 1.0-litre turbo TSI that produces 109 bhp and 175 nm of torque. The MPI engine is mated to a five-speed manual. The TSI engine is mated to either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic depending on the variant.
Volkswagen Polo 2020 Trendline
This is available only with the 1.0-litre MPI engine along with the manual gearbox. The standard variant in the Polo gets features like blacked-out headlamps, honeycomb front grille, GTI inspired bumper, body-coloured door handles and ORVMs, 14-inch steel wheels with full wheel covers, black and grey interior theme, flat-bottom steering wheel, height-adjustable driver seat, tilt and telescopic adjustable steering, digital clock and fuel gauge, manually adjustable ORVMs, rear parking sensors, dual airbags, ABS, anti-glare IRVM. The standard variant of the Polo costs Rs 5.82 lakh (ex-showroom).
Polo Comfortline plus
Like the Trendline, the Comfortline also only comes with a 1.0-litre MPI and a manual gearbox. It houses additional features such as 15-inch Razor alloy wheels, ambient lighting, cooled glove-box with light, electrically adjustable ORVMs, power windows for all four doors, rear defogger, rear windshield wash and wiper, remote central locking, speed sensing auto door locks, USB, Aux-IN and Bluetooth connectivity with four speakers, front fog lamps. This variant costs Rs 6.76 lakh (ex-showroom). Know more about the Polo GTI here
Like the name suggest this variant will be available only in limited numbers. It includes all the features that are seen on the more expensive Highline Plus. It also gets additional cosmetic upgrades such as decals and stickers on the doors, a TSI badge on the lower part of the passenger doors, black outside mirrors, a contrast black roof, and a glossy black rear spoiler. This variant has been brought to increase the sales of the product. It will be discontinued in the future. It has additional features over the Highline Plus and yet it costs marginally lesser at Rs 7.89 (ex-showroom)
Polo Highline Plus
The Highline Plus is available with the 1.0-litre TSI engine. Which means it gets the option of a six-speed manual as well as an automatic gearbox. The car comes with features such as 16-inch Portago alloy wheels, cornering lights, moonstone finish on the front-centre console, chrome interior accents, leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear knob with Piano black finish12V charging point in centre arm-rest, cruise control, rain-sensing wipers, climate control, electrically foldable ORVMs, remote-controlled opening and closing windows, front centre arm-rest with rear AC vents, touchscreen infotainment system with Voice command, MirrorLink, Apple Carplay and Android Auto, steering mounted controls, auto-dimming IRVM. The manual variant costs Rs 8.02 lakh(ex-showroom). The Automatic variant costs Rs 9.12 lakhs (ex-showroom).
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Volkswagen Polo 2020 GT
This variant gets all the features and safety of the Highline Plus variant. But it gets additional cosmetic updates as well. It is only available with an automatic gearbox The car gets GT badges on the outside as well as the inside. It also gets a larger rear spoiler, blacked-out outside rearview mirrors, a black contrast roof. This variant costs Rs 9.59 lakhs (ex-showroom).