Volkswagen Polo, Vento have become cheaper in India
Volkswagen has announced attractive benefits on its Polo hatchback and Vento sedan in India. The German automaker is offering up to Rs. 1.6 lakh off on select variants of the Vento and a discount of up to Rs. 29,000 on some Polo variants. However, the offer in not available on the automatic models of the hatchback as well as the sedan. Here's our roundup
First, a look at the best offers
The mid-spec Vento Comfortline (non-metallic) trim has received a discount of Rs. 1.6 lakh and is available at Rs. 8.39 lakh. The top-spec Vento Highline Plus trim has become cheaper by Rs. 1.09 lakh and now costs Rs. 10.99 lakh. The entry-level Polo Trendline (non-metallic) has received a reduction of around Rs. 29,000 on its ex-showroom price-tag of Rs 5.88 lakh.
Recalling the Volkswagen Vento and Polo
Both the Volkswagen Vento and Polo feature a minimalist design with a sleek chrome-finished honeycomb grille, angular headlamps, a trapezoidal air dam, and a muscular bonnet. The former has the proportions of a sedan while the latter is a hatchback. On the side, they are flanked by blacked-out B-pillars, body-colored ORVMs, and designer alloy wheels.
Power and performance
Both the Volkswagen Polo and Vento are powered by a BS6-compliant 1.0-liter turbo-petrol engine that produces 108.6hp of power and 175Nm peak of torque. The transmission choices on these models include a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox.
Inside the cabin
The Volkswagen Polo and Vento offer a premium five-seater cabin featuring a dual-tone scratch-resistant dashboard, adjustable leather seats, automatic climate control, and a leather-wrapped multifunctional steering wheel. They also sport a touchscreen infotainment console with support for Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and MirrorLink. On the safety front, both the models provide multiple airbags, crash sensors, central locking, and a parking camera.
How much do they cost?
In India, the Volkswagen Vento starts at Rs. 8.94 lakh for the entry-level Trendline (non-metallic) model and goes up to Rs. 12.99 lakh for the Highline Plus AT trim. On the other hand, the Volkswagen Polo carries a starting price-tag of Rs. 5.88 lakh for the base-end Trendline (non-metallic) variant and goes to up Rs. 9.67 lakh for the range-topping GT TSI AT model.