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    2020 Toyota Urban Cruiser vs Volkswagen Polo - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Mahesh Yadav Dates: 30 Sep 2020

    Which car is better: Toyota Urban Cruiser or Volkswagen Polo? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

     


    2020 Toyota Urban Cruiser vs Volkswagen Polo

    Urban Cruiser 2020 vs Polo 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

    URBAN CRUISER VS POLO | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Toyota Urban Cruiser

    Volkswagen Polo

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Mid

    ₹8.40

    Trendline

    ₹5.83

    High

    ₹9.15

    Comfortline Plus

    ₹6.77

    Premium

    ₹9.80

    Highline Plus TSI

    ₹8.02


    Toyota Urban Cruiser prices start from Rs. 8.40 lakh and go up to Rs. 9.80 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Volkswagen Polo turbo petrol manual prices start from Rs. 5.83 lakh and go up to Rs. 8.02 lakh.

    URBAN CRUISER VS POLO | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Toyota Urban Cruiser

    Volkswagen Polo

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Mid Hybrid

    ₹9.80

    Highline Plus TSI

    ₹9.13

    High Hybrid

    ₹10.65

    -

    -

    Premium Hybrid

    ₹11.30

    -

    -


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Toyota Urban Cruiser prices start from Rs. 9.80 lakh. Toyota Urban Cruiser petrol automatic is Rs. 1.4 - 1.5 lakh more expensive than the manual. Volkswagen Polo starts at Rs. 9.13 lakh. Volkswagen Polo petrol automatic is Rs. 1.1 lakh more expensive than the manual.

    Urban Cruiser 2020 vs Polo 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

    Toyota Urban Cruiser is 3995mm long, 1790mm wide and 1640mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2500mm. The Toyota Urban Cruiser has a boot space of 328 litres. The Volkswagen Polo measures 3971mm in length, 1682mm in width and 1469mm in height. The wheelbase of Volkswagen Polo is 2469mm and it has a boot space of 280 litres.

    Also read - Toyota Urban Cruiser Petrol Variants Explained - Which One To Buy?

    URBAN CRUISER VS POLO | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Toyota Urban Cruiser

    Difference

    Volkswagen Polo

    Length (mm)

    3995

    24

    3971

    Width (mm)

    1790

    108

    1682

    Height (mm)

    1640

    171

    1469

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2500

    31

    2469

    Boot Space (litre)

    328

    48

    280

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    200

    35

    165

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    48

    3

    45

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    205/60 R16

    -

    175/70 R14

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    215/60 R16

    -

    195/55 R16


    Dimension Review

    • The Urban Cruiser is longer than the Polo by 24mm.
    • The Urban Cruiser is wider than the Polo by 108mm.
    • The Urban Cruiser is taller than the Polo by 171mm.
    • The Urban Cruiser has a longer wheelbase than the Polo; by 31mm.
    • The Urban Cruiser has 48 litres more boot space than the Polo.
    • The Urban Cruiser has 35mm more ground clearance than the Polo.
    • In terms of dimensions, the Urban Cruiser is a much bigger car than the Polo. So, it will have a better road presence than the Polo.

    Urban Cruiser 2020 vs Polo 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

    URBAN CRUISER VS POLO | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Toyota Urban Cruiser

    Volkswagen Polo

    Engine

    1.5 L Petrol

    1.0 L Turbo Petrol

    1.0 L Petrol

    Displacement

    1462 cc

    999 cc

    999 cc

    Cylinder

    4

    3

    3

    Maximum Power

    105PS @ 6000rpm

    110PS @ 5000rpm

    76PS @ 6200rpm

    Peak Torque

    138Nm @ 4400rpm

    175Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

    95Nm @ 2950 - 3800rpm

    Manual Transmission

    5-speed

    6-speed

    5-speed

    Manual FE

    17.03kmpl

    18.24kmpl

    17.75kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    4-speed torque converter

    6-speed AT

    -

    Automatic FE

    18.76kmpl

    18.24kmpl

    -


    Urban Cruiser Petrol vs Polo Petrol

    Toyota Urban Cruiser 1.5 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 105PS of maximum power and 138Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Toyota Urban Cruiser petrol manual has a mileage of 17.03kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 18.76kmpl.

    Also read - 2020 Toyota Urban Cruiser vs Ford EcoSport - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    Volkswagen Polo 1.0 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine makes 110PS of maximum power and 175Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed AT type automatic transmission. The Volkswagen Polo petrol manual has a mileage of 18.24kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 18.24kmpl.

    The Polo gets a 1.0L 3-cylinder petrol engine as well, that makes 76PS of maximum power and 95Nm of peak torque. This engine is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and has a fuel efficiency of 17.75kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • The Toyota Urban Cruiser is more powerful than the Polo 1.0L normal petrol but less powerful than the Polo turbo.
    • The Toyota Urban Cruiser has more torque than the Polo 1.0L normal petrol but less than the Polo turbo.
    • The Toyota Urban Cruiser petrol automatic has a better mileage than the Polo but with the manual transmission, it has a lower mileage figure than the Polo normal and Polo turbo.
    • The Toyota Urban Cruiser has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Polo 1.0L normal petrol but it’s lower than the Polo turbo’s. So, the Polo turbo will offer better drivability than the Urban Cruiser. 

    Urban Cruiser 2020 vs Polo 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

    Notable top features of Urban Cruiser 2020 are:

    • Automatic headlamp
    • Auto dimming IRVM
    • Rain-sensing wipers
    • Front & rear armrest
    • Leather wrapped steering wheel
    • Black alloys
    • Cruise control
    • LED projector headlamps
    • LED DRL w/ integrated turn indicators
    • Engine push start/stop
    • Smart key

    Also read - 2020 Toyota Urban Cruiser vs Tata Nexon - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    Notable top features of Polo 2020 are:

    • Dual beam headlamps w/ cornering lights
    • Auto dimming IRVM
    • 16-inch alloy wheels
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Cruise control
    • Rear AC vents
    • Leather wrapped steering & gear-shift knob
    • Auto AC
    • Auto rain sensing wipers
    • Electrically foldable ORVMs
    • Steering mounted controls
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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.



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