BMW 5 Series vs Volkswagen Polo Comparison

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    BMW 5 Series
    BMW 5 Series
    530i M Sport
    Rs64.50 Lakh*
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    Volkswagen Polo
    Volkswagen Polo
    Legend Edition
    Rs10.25 Lakh*
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BMW 5 Series vs Volkswagen Polo

Should you buy BMW 5 Series or Volkswagen Polo? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. BMW 5 Series price starts at Rs 64.50 Lakh ex-showroom for 530i M Sport (Petrol) and Volkswagen Polo price starts Rs 6.45 Lakh ex-showroom for 1.0 MPI Trendline (Petrol). 5 Series has 2993 cc (Diesel top model) engine, while Polo has 999 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the 5 Series has a mileage of 20.37 kmpl (Petrol top model)> and the Polo has a mileage of 18.24 kmpl (Petrol top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.68,28,428#
Rs.11,81,053*
Offers & Discount
1 Offer
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User Rating
4.6
Based on 4 Reviews
4.3
Based on 196 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.1,29,968
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Rs.22,482
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Insurance
Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
-
Rs.3,416
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
-
1.0L TSI Petrol
Displacement (cc)
1998
999
No Of Cylinder
Fast ChargingNoNo
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
248.08bhp@5200rpm
108.62bhp@5000-5500rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
350nm@1450-4800rpm
175nm@1750-4000rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Valve Configuration
-
DOHC
Fuel Supply System
-
MPI
Bore X Stroke (mm)
-
74.5 x 76.4
Compression Ratio
-
10.5:1
Turbo Charger
Twin
Yes
Super Charger
-
No
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
8-Speed Automatic Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Mild HybridNoNo
Drive TypeNo
Clutch TypeNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
14.82 kmpl
16.47 kmpl
Fuel Tank CapacityNo
45.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)NoNo
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
Adaptive Suspension
McPherson strut with stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension
Adaptive Suspension
Semi independent trailing arm
Steering Type
Electric
Electronic
Steering Column
-
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Gear Type
Rack&Pinion
Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)
-
4.9
Front Brake Type
Ventilated Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Ventilated Disc
Drum
0-100kmph (Seconds)
6.1
-
Braking (100-0kmph)
-
40.26m
verified
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
-
195/55 R16
Tyre Type
-
Tubeless,Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
18
R16
0-100Kmph (Tested)
-
9.66s
verified
Quarter Mile (Tested)
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16.91s @130.10kmph
verified
4th Gear (40-80kmph)
-
13.74s
verified
Braking (80-0 kmph)
-
25.97m
verified
3rd Gear (30-80kmph) (Seconds)
-
8.54s
verified
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4963
3971
Width (mm)
2126
1682
Height (mm)
1497
1469
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
-
165
Wheel Base (mm)
2975
2470
Front Tread (mm)
-
1460
Rear Tread (mm)
-
1456
Kerb Weight (kg)
-
1093
Grossweight (kg)
-
1570
Rear Headroom (mm)
-
915
verified
Front Headroom (mm)
-
885-995
verified
Front Legroom (mm)
-
1020-1240
verified
Rear Shoulder Room (mm)
-
1335
verified
Seating Capacity
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
-
280
No. of Doors
4
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Power BootYesNo
Power folding 3rd Row SeatNoNo
Automatic Climate Control
4 Zone
Yes
Air Quality Control
Optional
No
Remote Climate Control (A/C)
-
No
Remote Trunk OpenerYesYes
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
-
No
Remote Engine Start/StopYesNo
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYesNo
Remote Horn & Light ControlYesNo
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesNo
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Adjustable HeadrestYesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesNo
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesNo
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesNo
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Heated Seats FrontYesNo
Heated Seats Rear
-
No
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Active Noise CancellationYesNo
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Rear
Navigation SystemYesNo
Find My Car LocationYesNo
Real-Time Vehicle TrackingYesNo
Foldable Rear Seat
40:20:40 Split
Bench Folding
Smart Access Card EntryYesNo
Smart Key BandYesNo
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesNo
Glove Box CoolingYesYes
Bottle Holder
Front Door
Front & Rear Door
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles
-
No
USB Charger
Front & Rear
No
Steering Mounted Tripmeter
-
No
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
Yes
Tailgate AjarYesNo
Hands-Free TailgateYesNo
Gear Shift IndicatorYesYes
Rear CurtainNoNo
Luggage Hook And NetYesNo
Battery Saver
-
No
Lane Change Indicator
-
Yes
Additional Features
Automatic Air Conditioning With 4-Zone Control, BMW Gesture Control,
‘Climatronic’ automatic air-conditioning, Remote-controlled central locking, Opening and closing of windows with key remote, Multi-function Display (MFD) trip computer, Dust and pollen filter, Speed sensitive electronic power steering, Central locking with boot opener in Volkswagen logo, Digital clock and fuel gauge, Front intermittent wipers - 4-step variable speed setting, Instrument cluster with tachometer, speedometer, odometer and trip meter, Vanity mirror in left side sunvisor, Push to open fuel lid, R14 steel spare wheel
Massage Seats
Front
No
Memory Function Seats
-
No
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
All
Autonomous Parking
Full
No
Drive Modes
5
-
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Interior
TachometerYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYesNo
Fabric UpholsteryNoYes
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorYesYes
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Outside Temperature DisplayYesNo
Cigarette Lighter
Optional
No
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front
No
Driving Experience Control EcoYesNo
Folding Table In The Rear
Optional
No
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated SeatsYesNo
Dual Tone DashboardYesYes
Additional Features
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High-quality scratch-resistant dashboard, 3 grab handles above doors, folding with coat hooks at the rear, Storage compartment in front doors including holders for cups and 1.5-litre bottles, Sunglass holder inside glovebox, Front centre console including a charging outlet, Single folding rear seat backrest, Driver side dead pedal, Black and grey interior theme, Sporty flat-bottom steering wheel, Piano Black front radio surround trim, Luggage compartment cover / parcel tray, Ambient lights with theatre diing effect, Chrome interior accents, Leather-wrapped steering wheel with chrome accents and piano black finish, Glovebox light
Exterior
Available ColorsCarbon BlackAlpine WhiteBluestone MetallicPhytonic Blue5 Series ColorsCarbon SteelFlash RedReflex SilverCandy WhiteRed / WhitePolo Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
Fog Lights Rear
-
Yes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Headlamp WashersYesNo
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
Rear Window WiperYesYes
Rear Window Washer
-
Yes
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNoYes
Tinted Glass
-
No
Rear SpoilerYesYes
Removable Or Convertible TopNoNo
Roof Carrier
Optional
No
Sun RoofYesNo
Moon RoofYesNo
Side Stepper
-
No
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesNo
Chrome Garnish
-
No
Dual Tone Body Colour
-
No
Smoke HeadlampsYesNo
Projector Headlamps
-
No
Halogen Headlamps
-
Yes
Cornering Headlamps
-
Yes
Cornering Foglamps
-
No
Roof Rail
-
No
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights
Cornering Headlights
Trunk Opener
-
Remote
Heated Wing MirrorYesNo
LED DRLsYesNo
LED HeadlightsYesNo
LED TaillightsYesNo
LED Fog LampsYesNo
Additional Features
Air Breather in satinised aluminium, BMW kidney grille with vertical slats in Black High-Gloss, Front bumper with specific design elements in Black High-Gloss, M designation on the front side panels, M door sill finishers, illuminated, Mirror base, B-pillar finisher and window guide rail in Black High-Gloss, M Aerodynamics package with front apron, side skirts and rear apron with diffuser insert in dark shadow metallic, Tailpipe finisher trapezoidal in Chrome High-Gloss, Window recess cover and finisher for window frame in satinised aluminium, M Sport brake with dark blue brake calipers with M designation,
‘Legend’ badging, side body graphics, black trunk garnish, and a blacked out roof, Headlamps in black finish,Honeycomb front grille, Dual-beam headlamps, GT inspired bumper with honeycomb design, Reflectors on rear bumper, Windscreen in heat insulating glass, Heat insulating glass for side and rear windows, Black outside mirrors, R16 ‘Portago’ alloy wheels, Grey wedge at top tion of windscreen, Black Rear Spoiler, Fender Badge, Boot Badge, Side Bodt Graphics, Trunk Garnish,
Tyre Size
-
195/55 R16
Tyre Type
-
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size
-
-
Alloy Wheel Size
18
R16
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesNo
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYesNo
No Of Airbags
7
2
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesNo
Side Airbag RearYesNo
Day Night Rear View MirrorYes
Auto
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Xenon Headlamps
-
No
Halogen Headlamps
-
Yes
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Door Ajar WarningYesNo
Side Impact BeamsYesYes
Front Impact BeamsYesYes
Traction ControlYesNo
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesNo
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYesYes
Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
Crash SensorYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYesYes
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
Clutch LockYesNo
EBDYesNo
Electronic Stability ControlYesYes
Advance Safety Features
Cruise control with braking function, Airbag, passenger side, deactivatable via key, Anti-lock Braking System with Brake Assist and Dynamic Braking lights, Active Park Distance Control, rear, Attentiveness Assistant, BMW Condition Based Service (Intelligent Maintenance System), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Crash Sensor, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Electric Parking brake with auto hold function, Electronic vehicle iobiliser, Fully integrated Emergency Spare Wheel, ISOFIX child seat mounting, Runflat indicator, Runflat tyres with reinforced side walls, Rear doors with mechanical childproof lock, Side-impact protection, Three-point seat belts for all seats, including pyrotechnic belt tensioners in the front and belt force, limiters in the front and outer rear seats, Warning triangle with first-aid kit,
Height-adjustable head restraints, front and rear, L-shaped rear head restraints, Electronic engine iobiliser with floating code, 3-point front seat belts, rear outer seat belts, lap belt in the middle, High-mounted stop lamp, Emergency exit, Auto-diing interior rear-view mirror
Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesNo
Rear CameraYesNo
Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
Anti Pinch Power Windows
Driver's Window
All
Speed AlertYesNo
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Knee AirbagsYesNo
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
Heads Up DisplayYesNo
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYesYes
Sos Emergency AssistanceYesNo
Blind Spot MonitorYesNo
Lane Watch CameraNoNo
Geo Fence AlertYesNo
Hill Descent ControlYesNo
Hill AssistNoYes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
360 View CameraYesNo
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerNoNo
Cd ChangerNoNo
Dvd PlayerNoNo
RadioYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlNoNo
Mirror LinkYesYes
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesNo
Wireless Phone ChargingYesNo
USB And Auxiliary InputYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Wifi ConnectivityYesNo
CompassYesNo
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
12.3
6.5
Connectivity
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
,Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,SD Card Reader
Android AutoYesYes
Apple Car PlayYesYes
Internal StorageYesNo
Number Of Speaker
16
4
Rear Entertainment SystemYesNo
Additional Features
High-resolution (1920x720 pixels) 12.3” Control Display, BMW Operating System 7.0 with variable configurable widgets, Navigation function with 3D maps, Touch Functionality, Voice Control, Park Distance Control (PDC) front and rear, Parking Assistant, Remote Control Parking, Reversing Assistant , Surround view cameras with 360 degree view including top view and panorama side view, Wireless charging with extended functionality, Improved hands-free capability for passenger with a ond microphone - 2 x USB connections in centre console,
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Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    BMW 5 Series

    • Rewarding to drive
    • Supple ride
    • Solidly built
    • Feature loaded

    Volkswagen Polo

    • Punchy turbo engine
    • Solid build quality
    • Enthusiast handling
    • Clean and classic looks

    BMW 5 Series

    • Rear seat experience
    • Sharp bumps can upset the suspension

    Volkswagen Polo

    • Missing features like a reverse camera
    • Lack of rear seat space
    • Priced at a premium
    • DSG automatic no longer available
    • No diesel engine option

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