Volkswagen (literally meaning “people’s car” in German) is a German Automobile manufacturer. Polo, super mini car is formed under the heads of Volkswagen. Volkswagen Polo can be seen as the emblem of the next generation. It is a blend of various things that youth look for such as great style, comfort, power, technology, speed etc. It seems that the makers of this car have burnt their midnight oil to make this car turn into a youth icon. The Volkswagen group marked its entry into the Indian car market with Skoda, around ten years ago. This Europe’s car brand has been very successful on the Indian roads. The makers of this car have paid special attention to the needs and desires of the consumers. The new plant has been established recently in Pune, Maharashtra which started the production of the hatchback version of Volkswagen Polo. This car was presented firstly in the auto expo at Delhi in 2010. Volkswagen Polo was launched in March and its barrage marked the highest volume of sales in that year. This car is definitely a head turner and one can easily get a feeling of pride while driving this car. The interiors and exteriors of this car are quite impressive and leave a notable impact on the viewers. Its aristocratic leather upholstery gives a luxurious and majestic feeling to anyone who sits inside the car. This quality vehicle offers its users both the choice of diesel and petrol engines. The size of this sumptuously designed hatchback is quite large as compared to the other cars in this segment. This large size gives a large amount of space to its users. Some more features that add beauty to this exquisite piece of design are body colored bumpers and door handles with vivacious front grille. Volkswagen Polo which comes with a fuel tank capacity of 45 litres delivers a mileage of around 18kmpl.
Volkswagen Polo Diesel Trendline 1.2L ,the 5 seater premium hatchback comes with a lot of features that add beauty to this car. By looking this car from outside, it can make anyone feel jealous. The indicator has been embedded in the headlights which make it look stunning when it blinks and grabs easily an on looker’s attention. Windows have been given special attention and have been designed very carefully to ensure that heat and sunlight coming from outside is minimized to make it comfortable for the rear passengers. The fog lights present both in the front and at the back are actually plunged in the front bumper, perform both the functions of giving style and stunning looks to the car as well providing a better visibility in poor weather conditions. The body colored door handles and door knobs increases the pulchritude of the car. The spectacular looking 15 inch alloy wheels helps in increasing safety and stability on the roads. The shiny logo of Volkswagen which is a symbol of trust and faith is present both at the front and at the back. At the back, this logo works as a trunk opener which is present exactly in the middle of the hatch. The trims present at the interior are chrome plated which gives a dazzling look. The exterior dimensions of this car are as follows- length is 3790mm, width is 1682mm, height is 1453mm and wheelbase is 2456mm . The car has been so perfectly designed that its stylish silhouette leaves a nostalgic impression on any one who looks at it.
It seems that makers of this car have ensured at each and every bit that its passengers should reach their destination very comfortably in a kingly manner and with great style. It is not only the exteriors which are appealing but also the interiors that give a splendid feeling to anyone who sits inside the car. It won’t be wrong to say that It’s interiors are accentuated with splendor. The look of Volkswagen Polo Diesel Trendline 1.2L is very classy. The gear shift knob and the interior door knobs come in chrome. As the size of this hatchback is large as compared to the other cars in this segment the interior of the car is quite spacious and there is a lot of space given to store essentials such as water bottle, sunglasses etc. The stereo system comes with 4 speakers which provide awesome sound to make the drive pleasurable and interesting one. As this car is a very good option prevalent among the youth, they can actually enjoy loud music while driving. One of the most remarkable features of its interiors is the centre console which keeps all important functions with an easy reach which is undoubtedly a proof of magnificent work by Volkswagen keeping in mind customer’s style, comfort and safety. The electronic multi function display gives information about various things at the same time such as fuel consumption, temperature, distance travelled etc. Various things such as technology, style, comfort, elegance have been combined to produce marvelous interiors.
This 1.2L, 74bhp engine comes powered with a displacement 1199cc , Volkswagen Polo comes with a 3 cylinder engine which offers a maximum power of 74bhp@4200rpm and maximum torque of 180Nm@2000rpm. It can be said that diesel variants will lead the markets in the coming time as they are quite fuel economical and so is the case with this car. In the diesel category, apart from this variant, there are two more variants available with the same engine capacity of 1.2L. This car also like all other cars comes with 5 speed manual transmission gearbox to ensure better acceleration and performance. This car gives a very good mileage of 15.5kmpl in city and 21kmpl on highways.
This blend of style and design is packed with large ventilated disc brakes at the front wheels and drum brakes at the rear wheels. This car offers effective handling with a turning radius of 4.97m which is good as compared to the length of this car which is long when compared to the other cars of the segment. This small turning radius helps in turning the car in short space or in heavy traffic. Polo’s steering is much more electric and smooth when compared to other cars such as Ford Figo.
There is a lot to mention about this car when it comes to safety features. Apart from great style, comfort leisure its makers have made sure that safety is the topmost priority of its customers. There are 3 point automatic safety belts and also a lap belt in the middle to ensure that the shocks are minimized while driving . The car which his so smooth and elegant in its design from inside is quite tough from outside. It is because of its body which is made up of high strength steel. Passengers at the rear as well as at the front can adjust their heads according to their comfort zone with the help of height adjustable headrests. The third break light is slightly high mounted so that any vehicle which is behind can see it and maintain appropriate distance. Another feature to add on is warning triangle which comes with a holder in a trunk cover. There are fog lamps at the front and rear to ensure better vision. The presence of airbags at the front ensures that the passengers have a safe journey.
The presence of AC makes sure that passengers enjoy their journey comfortably and can have a home like environment inside the car even in bright sunny days. This mid segment small size hatchback offers a lot to its potential buyers in terms of comfort. Front comfort seats, easy entry sliding seats, seat height adjustment etc. Steering wheel is telescopically adjustable that makes it comfortable for the driver while driving.
Interiors, body design, sporty look
High cost of maintenance
The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
Look and Style Did few test drives in different road conditions with few cars like I20, Amaze and Polo. I am not an ardent follower of Cars so I judged those cars unbiasedly irrespective of german or ...
Look and Style 5 stars for the looks and style, I am sure no one can complain of the finish and design of VW Polo. Comfort I often drive Swift and Nissan Micra during my daily transportation. I feel c ...
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