The Volkswagen Polo now will get an automated transmission choice for the mid-spec Comfortline variant, which is priced at Rs 8.51 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The 6-speed automated gearbox was earlier reserved for simply the higher trims, together with the Highline Plus and the GT TSI.
- Comfortline now out there with MPI MT, TSI MT and TSI AT powertrains
- Besides the bottom Trendline, all variants now get a TSI AT choice
|Volkswagen Polo costs (ex-showroom, India)|
|1.0 MPI Trendline||Rs 6.17 lakh|
|1.0 MPI Comfortline||Rs 7.11 lakh|
|1.0 TSI Comfortline||Rs 7.41 lakh|
|1.0 TSI Comfortline AT||Rs 8.51 lakh|
|1.0 TSI Highline Plus||Rs 8.49 lakh|
|1.0 TSI Highline Plus AT||Rs 9.60 lakh|
|1.0 TSI GT TSI||Rs 10.00 lakh|
Volkswagen Polo Comfortline TSI AT: engine and gearbox
When the Polo was up to date to BS6 norms final 12 months, the entry-level Trendline, in addition to the Comfortline trim, was out there with solely the 76hp, 1.0-litre, three-cylinder MPI engine. The 110hp, 1.0-litre, three-cylinder TSI mill was reserved for the Highline Plus and GT TSI variants.
In February this 12 months, Volkswagen launched the Polo TSI Turbo Edition. Based mostly on the Comfortline trim, it launched the TSI powertrain, with a handbook gearbox, to the mid-spec Polo. This was later changed by a normal Comfortline TSI MT model. Volkswagen has now added an automated choice to this variant.
Volkswagen Polo Comfortline TSI AT: options
The Polo Comfortline comes with 15-inch alloy wheels, entrance and rear fog lamps, a cooled glovebox, 2-DIN audio system, height-adjustable driver’s seat, tilt and telescopic steering, distant locking, and a rear defogger and wiper. VW can also be completely providing automated local weather management and a Blaupunkt music system as commonplace, with the TSI AT model of the trim.
When it comes to security, the variant comes outfitted with twin airbags, ABS, rear parking sensors, high-speed alert and a seatbelt reminder.
Volkswagen Polo Comfortline TSI AT: rivals
With the launch of the brand new variant, potential clients of the Polo now have entry to an automated transmission at a a lot cheaper price level, with the Highline Plus AT being priced nearly a lakh extra, at Rs 9.60 lakh.
The Hyundai i20 Turbo (Rs 8.81-11.34 lakh*) does include a DCT choice, however the costs for the automated variants begin at a steep Rs 10.68 lakh.
Although the VW Polo TSI AT manages to trump competitors on worth, it could possibly’t disguise its classic on the tools entrance. As such, the German main is evaluating the next-gen Polo for an India launch within the coming years.
*Costs, ex-showroom, Delhi