Automobile company Volkswagen has introduced the facelift version of its most popular hatchback car 2021 Volkswagen Polo. Important information about the car was leaked even before the new Polo’s global premiere on April 22. Because of this, the company introduced it before the scheduled schedule of the premiere of the car. The sixth-generation Volkswagen Polo has been introduced in a new avatar for international markets. The new facelift Polo features new styling, more equipment, and autonomous driving.
2021 Volkswagen Polo Look and Design
The 2021 Polo facelift has been redesigned according to the design of other Volkswagen hatchbacks Golf (Golf) and ID 3 (ID 3) sold overseas. Talking about the styling changes in the car, it includes a new LED light strip that combines headlights, new LED headlights, new front, and rear bumpers, and redesigned tailgate. The car now gets polo written under VW badges and LED taillights. Polo has been given front LED lights with Matrix technology for the first time, which has been named IQ Light. Although the wheelbase of the car is the same as before, due to the new bumpers, this facelifted version is slightly longer than before.
2021 Volkswagen Polo Features
Talking about the interior and cabin of the newly updated Polo 2021, it gets the latest infotainment system from Volkswagen with a 6.5-inch touchscreen. This system supports all the latest connectivity options. The car also has the option of a larger 9.2-inch infotainment system. While the new slider temperature control just below the car’s center console has been taken from the Golf model. It has an 8.0-inch digital instrument display, as well as a redesigned multifunction steering wheel.
2021 Volkswagen Polo Level 2 Autonomous Driving Feature
Apart from this, the Level 2 Autonomous Driving feature has also been given in Polo. This feature has been named Travel Assist by the company. This feature was first seen in the company’s Passat (Passat) car. It offers features such as adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assistance, enabling the car to be partially autonomous driving at speeds up to 210 kilometers per hour. That is, the car can be run without the help of a driver.
2021 Volkswagen Polo Engine and Power
In India, the new Polo 2021 has the engine of the previous model. A 1.0-liter 3-cylinder MPI petrol engine that generates 80 PS of power and 95 Nm of peak torque. Another is a 1.0-liter TSI turbo-petrol engine that generates 95 PS to 110 PS of power and 175 Nm of torque. Both engines come with a manual and a 7-speed dual-clutch DSG gearbox. Apart from this, the company is also providing new Polo with CNG. It comes with a 1.0 TGI engine that generates power of 90 hp.
2021 Volkswagen Polo Car Size
Polo 2021 has a length of 4,053 mm, a width of 1,751 mm, and a height of 1,446 mm. The wheelbase of the new Polo hatchback is 2,564 mm. The car gets alloy wheels which have been updated with the new design and are now offered in options ranging from 15 to 17 inches.
2021 Volkswagen Polo Expected Price
The price of the new Polo 2021 facelift model will be revealed with the launch of the car. However, the ex-showroom price of the current model of Polo in India starts at Rs 6.01 lakh and the top variant goes up to Rs 9.92 lakh. With the new technology and features, the price of the new Polo is launched can be increased somewhat.
2021 Volkswagen Polo Launch
According to the report, during a recent event, the carmaker indicated that the launch of the New Generation Polo in India would take place sometime later. The company is currently focusing on the fast-growing SUV segment in India. The company recently showcased the new Taigun and Tiguan facelift, which will be launched this year. Volkswagen’s TiguanAllspace and T-Roc are already available in the country.