Yesterday seemed to be the day we all might have been waiting for long! Volkswagen finally revealed its brand new SUV line-up for India which includes- 2021 T-Roc, Taigun and the Tiguan.

However, during the event, Volkswagen also hinted that the brand might be introducing the next generation of the car which badly needs a facelift, Any guess? Well, it’s the Volkswagen Polo.

Next gen Volkswagen Polo
Next-gen Volkswagen Polo

According to Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen India, has said, “If you come to India (and) want to be successful in hatchbacks, you have to be a sub-4 metre.”

What’s under the hood?

  • The new-gen Polo will be based on the brands latest MQB- A0 IN platform.
  • The new Polo will be launched under the India 2.0 strategy.
  • It will come powered by a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder (TSI) turbocharged petrol engine churning 110ps of power and 175Nm of torque.
  • It is also speculated that the brand could also launch a CNG variant of the infamous hatchback.

Anything new on the feature end?

  • Visually the next-gen Polo will be the same as the current euro spec model.
  • The euro spec has been on sale since 2017 but due to reasons unknown, we never got to see it until this year.
2021 Polo | Exterior
2021 Polo | Exterior
  • We can expect to see some out of the box features as seen on the euro spec.
  • We can also expect to see a 10-inch infotainment system accompanied by wireless connectivity, auto climate control, dual-tone interior and a multifunctional steering wheel.
  • With its launch, the new Polo will rival the likes of the Ford Figo, Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Maruti Suzuki Swift and the Tata Altroz.

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