Volkswagen Polo

Volkswagen Polo Variants

Petrol Variants
Volkswagen Polo 1.2 Trendline
1197 cc Petrol, 16.47 kmpl
Rs. 4,99,000
Volkswagen Polo 1.2 Comfortline
1197 cc Petrol, 16.47 kmpl
Rs. 5,57,000
Volkswagen Polo 1.2 Highline
1197 cc Petrol, 16.47 kmpl
Rs. 6,25,000
Volkswagen Polo GT TSI
1198 cc Petrol, 17.21 kmpl
Rs. 8,18,100
Diesel Variants
Volkswagen Polo 1.5 Trendline
1498 cc Diesel, 20.14 kmpl
Rs. 6,36,800
Volkswagen Polo 1.5 Comfortline
1498 cc Diesel, 20.14 kmpl
Rs. 6,87,000
Volkswagen Polo 1.5 Highline
1498 cc Diesel, 20.14 kmpl
Rs. 7,55,000
Volkswagen Polo Cross Polo
1498 cc Diesel, 20.14 kmpl
Rs. 7,90,200
Volkswagen Polo GT TDI
1498 cc Diesel, 19.91 kmpl
Rs. 8,18,100

Editorial Test Drive Review of Volkswagen Polo


Volkswagen Polo Front View

The new Polo is a very fine example of how to move forward and yet not lose yourself in the crowd. Four years after it’s launch in India, VW has given their only small car in the country a face-lift. The New Polo is a mild face-lift from it’s predecessor.

VW has upgraded the headlamps, grille, fog lamps and front bumper. The profile is the same as before and the rear gets new bumper and tail lamps.

The Polo now comes with a 1.2 litre petrol motor and 1.5 litre diesel. The 1.2 litre petrol motor pumps 75 PS of power and 110 Nm of torque. It promises a fuel economy of 16.47 km/l. The 1.5 litre diesel engine is a brand new motor developed by VW. It has a peak power output of 90 PS and torque of 230 Nm. It is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and ARAI tested mileage is at 20.14 km/l.

The 2014 VW Polo comes with refreshed front fascia too. The dash board gets silver inserts and Voice Command. Voice Command is available on the top variant. There’s a new steering wheel and the boot space is at 294 litres.


The VW Polo petrol is one of the finest drives of it’s segment. The motor is peppy and the steering complements the car very well. Every little input to the steering is converted into output. The car is fun to drive and very nimble. It has very planted road manners and offers a comfortable ride.

Here's the video from the launch.

Pros: Immobilizer comes as standard
Cons: ABS not standard

Volkswagen Polo Interiors

The Interior of the Polo is simple and rich. Quality if very good and the ends are neat and well-sculpted. The feature list is rich and the cabin feels very classy. The voice command feature is very useful.

What we like
The quality of the cabin is best in the segment.
What we don't like
Base variant does not get many feature

Volkswagen Polo Interiors Details

Volkswagen Polo Boot space

The Polo comes with adequate boot space of 294 litres

Volkswagen Polo Speedometer

The speedometer of the Volkswagen Polo has a clear layout and is easy to read at all times

Volkswagen Polo Gear lever

The Volkswagen Polo has a leather wrapped gear lever

Volkswagen Polo Cup holders

The Volkswagen Polo comes with front cup holders


Volkswagen Polo Exteriors

Easily the best looking car in its segment. The VW design is classy and does not grow old at all. The VW logo at the rear duplicates as boot opener is unique.

What we like
Design language is very good.
What we don't like

Volkswagen Polo Exteriors Details

Volkswagen Polo Front design

The front design of the Polo is futuristic and very European. The headlamps come in a nice black finish, and there is a chrome strip on the front grille and on the air dam. The front fog lamps have also been redesigned.

Volkswagen Polo Rear design

The rear design of the Polo is sporty and very modern looking. The rear bumpers are redesigned and also feature new design reflectors.

Volkswagen Polo Side profile

The side profile is very European with strong and taut shoulder lines running from across the front to the rear.

Volkswagen Polo Ground Clearance

The Polo has a ground clearance of 165mm.


Volkswagen Polo Engine & Performance

The 1.2 litre petrol motor is a good drive. The gearbox is smooth and the Polo is a very convenient city car. The diesel is efficient and fun to drive too.

What we like
Both the engines are famous for their driveability.
What we don't like
Petrol motor is loud.

Volkswagen Polo Engine and Performance Details

Volkswagen Polo Power

Polo comes with 3 engine options in different variants. The 1198 cc Petrol engine produces 75 PS @ 5400RPM and the 1498cc Diesel engine produces 90PS @ 4200RPM and 105 PS @ 4400RPM in the GT TDI. There's also a 1197cc Petrol engine for the GT TSI that produces 105PS @ 5000RPM

Volkswagen Polo Torque

The 1198 cc petrol produces 110Nm @ 3750RPM and the 1498cc diesel produces 230Nm @ 1500-2500RPM and 250Nm @ 1500-2500RPM in the Polo GT TDI. The 1197cc Petrol on the GT TSI produces 175Nm @ 1500-4100RPM

Volkswagen Polo Mileage and Running Costs

Volkswagen Polo Petrol Mileage 16.47 kmpl

Volkswagen Polo Diesel Mileage 20.14 kmpl

The petrol Polo returns an economy of 11kmpl in the city and the diesel about 16kmpl. VW after-sales are on the steep side especially the workshop cost (denting and painting).

The 15,000 km or one year service schedule is a blessing.

Volkswagen Polo Mileage View full detail

Volkswagen Polo Petrol Variants
Volkswagen Polo 1.2 Trendline 16.47 kmpl
Volkswagen Polo 1.2 Comfortline 16.47 kmpl
Volkswagen Polo 1.2 Highline 16.47 kmpl
Volkswagen Polo GT TSI 17.21 kmpl
Volkswagen Polo Diesel Variants
Volkswagen Polo 1.5 Trendline 20.14 kmpl
Volkswagen Polo 1.5 Comfortline 20.14 kmpl
Volkswagen Polo 1.5 Highline 20.14 kmpl
Volkswagen Polo Cross Polo 20.14 kmpl
Volkswagen Polo GT TDI 19.91 kmpl

Volkswagen Polo Mileage Details

Volkswagen Polo ARAI rated economy

Polo 1.2 Petrol- 16.47 Kmpl Polo 1.5 Diesel- 20.14 Kmpl Polo GT TSI- 17.21 Kmpl Polo GT TDI- 19.91 Kmpl Cross Polo- 20.14 Kmpl

Volkswagen Polo Tank Range

The Polo has a fuel tank capacity of 45 liters which is ample for long distance trips.

Volkswagen Polo Handling Braking & Safety

VW Polo handles very well and is very confident at all speeds. Airbags are standard across the range.

What we like
Airbags are standard across the range.
What we don't like
Nothing really!

Volkswagen Polo Handling, Braking & Safety Details

Volkswagen Polo Safety features

Airbags for driver and co-passenger are standard across the Polo range. 3-point harness seat belts are also standard across the range.

Volkswagen Polo ABS

ABS is available on the Polo, except for Trendline variants.

Volkswagen Polo Traction control

Only the Polo GT TSI has traction control feature.

Volkswagen Polo Comfort & Suspension

The rear seat of the Polo is tight on space. Suspension is good.

What we like
Good ride quality
What we don't like
Engine is a little loud

Volkswagen Polo Comfort & Suspension Details

Volkswagen Polo Comfort

Polo's ride is very comfortable. It also has features like driver's height adjustment, steering rake and reach and comfortable well cushioned seats.

Volkswagen Polo Front suspension

MacPherson strut with stabilizer bar are employed on the front suspension.

Volkswagen Polo Rear suspension

The Polo has Torsion Beam Rear Suspension layout.

Volkswagen Polo Specifications

Dimension & Weights

Overall Length 3971 mm
Overall Width 1682 mm
Overall Height 1469 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm


Torque 110Nm @ 3750 rpm
Displacement 1197 cc
Power 75PS @ 5400 rpm
No of Cylinders 3

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage Highway --
Mileage City --
Mileage Overall --

Wheels & Tyres

Tyres 175/70 R14
Wheel Size 14 inch
Wheel Type Steel

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Volkswagen Polo Features

Volkswagen Polo 1.2 Trendline 1.2 Comfortline 1.2 Highline GT TSI 1.5 Trendline 1.5 Comfortline 1.5 Highline Cross Polo GT TDI
Power Steering
Power Windows Front-
Audio System
Alloy Wheels

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Volkswagen Polo Colors

  • Copper Orange
  • Candy White
  • Night Blue
  • Flash Red
  • Carbon Steel
  • Reflex Silver

Volkswagen Polo Price

Volkswagen Polo Price in New Delhi

Rs 4.99 L - 8.18 L
ex-showroom price in New Delhi
Check On Road Price

The ex showroom price of Volkswagen Polo ranges from Rs 4.99 Lakh to Rs 8.18 Lakh. Volkswagen Polo is available in 9 variants. To find the on road price of Volkswagen Polo you need to click on the check on road price.

Volkswagen Polo has 4 Petrol variant(s), 5 Diesel variant(s), the cheapest variant is Volkswagen Polo 1.2 Trendline which has a Petrol engine, and starts at Rs 4.99 Lakh, the most expensive variant is Volkswagen Polo GT TDI which has a Diesel engine and is for Rs 8.18 Lakh .

Volkswagen Polo News

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2015 Polo BlueMotion gets 1.0 litre engine
By Shantonil Nag Posted on Nov,11,16 9:36 AM

The phrase there is no replacement for displacement is increasingly being proved wrong by the manufacturers. The engines are shrinking in size nowadays as the power figure is getting a bump. Volkswagen introduced the Polo TSI BlueMotion with 1-litr

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2014 Volkswagen Polo GT TSI deliveries start
By Shantonil Nag Posted on Aug,08,18 12:23 PM

After launching the Polo facelift recently, Volkswagen has silently started the deliveries of the performance oriented GT versions. Seen in the pictures is the petrol model of the GT better known as GT TSI and following the lines of the facelift Polo

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New Volkswagen Polo face-lift launched at Rs. 4.99 lakh
By Abhishek Chaliha Posted on Jul,07,15 12:41 PM

Volkswagen has launched its face-lifted Polo in India with prices ranging between Rs. 4.99 lakh to Rs. 7.99 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. Following are the prices Petrol Range 1.2 MPI Rs 4.99 - Rs 6.07 lakh GT TSI Rs 7.99 lakh Diesel R

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Volkswagen Polo Trendline discontinued
By Shivank Bhatt Posted on Jun,06,11 6:47 PM

If you have been lurking around the internet for a while now, you must be aware of a new Volkswagen Polo coming our way. While that happens, Volkswagen has silently erased off the Trendline variant from the current Polos line-up. Meaning that the

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Apprentices from Volkswagen Academy India build a firefighting car for the Pune Plant
By Meghan Naik Posted on May,05,10 11:53 AM

Apprenticeship Programme at the VW Academy India has done a wonderful job building a unique firefighting car as their final year project. They were undergoing a three-year Dual Apprenticeship course at the VWs Academy in India and built this unique

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By a.mahendra reddy Posted on Oct,10,2014 at 05:20 AM

we r all eagerly waiting for polo diesel automatic any chance in near future. ventro diesel automatic can be fit into
polo, it will be a great success.

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