2020 Volkswagen Polo vs Ford EcoSport - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

2020 Volkswagen Polo vs Ford EcoSport - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

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

 

2020 Volkswagen Polo vs Ford EcoSport

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

POLO VS ECOSPORT | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Volkswagen Polo

Ford EcoSport

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Trendline

₹5.83

Ambiente

₹8.19

Comfortline Plus

₹6.77

Trend

₹8.99

Highline Plus TSI

₹8.02

Titanium

₹9.78

   

Titanium+

₹10.68

   

Thunder

₹10.68

   

S

₹11.23


Volkswagen Polo prices start from Rs. 5.83 lakh and go up to Rs. 8.02 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Ford EcoSport petrol manual prices start from Rs. 8.19 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.23 lakh.

POLO VS ECOSPORT | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Volkswagen Polo

Ford EcoSport

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Highline Plus TSI

₹9.13

Titanium

₹10.68

   

Titanium+

₹11.58


For the petrol automatic powertrain, Volkswagen Polo prices start from Rs. 9.13 lakh. Volkswagen Polo petrol automatic is Rs. 1.1 lakh more expensive than the manual. Ford EcoSport starts at Rs. 10.68 lakh. Ford EcoSport petrol automatic is Rs. 90,000 more expensive than the manual.

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

Volkswagen Polo is 3971mm long, 1682mm wide and 1469mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2469mm. The Volkswagen Polo has a boot space of 280 litres. The Ford EcoSport measures 3998mm in length, 1765mm in width and 1647mm in height. The wheelbase of Ford EcoSport is 2519mm and it has a boot space of 352 litres.

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POLO VS ECOSPORT | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Volkswagen Polo

Difference

Ford EcoSport

Length (mm)

3971

27

3998

Width (mm)

1682

83

1765

Height (mm)

1469

178

1647

Wheelbase (mm)

2469

50

2519

Boot Space (litre)

280

72

352

Ground Clearance(mm)

165

35

200

Fuel Tank (litre)

45

7

52

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

175/70 R14

-

195/65 R15

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

195/55 R16

-

215/60 R16


Dimension Review

  • The EcoSport is longer than the Polo by 27mm.
  • The EcoSport is wider than the Polo by 83mm.
  • The EcoSport is taller than the Polo by 178mm.
  • The EcoSport has a longer wheelbase than the Polo; by 50mm.
  • The EcoSport has 72 litres more boot space than the Polo.
  • The EcoSport has 35mm more ground clearance than the Polo.
  • In terms of dimensions, the EcoSport is a larger car than the Polo. So, it will have a better road presence than the Polo.

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

POLO VS ECOSPORT | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Volkswagen Polo

Ford EcoSport

Engine

1.0 L Turbo Petrol

1.0 L Petrol

1.5 L Petrol

Displacement

999 cc

999 cc

1496 cc

Cylinder

3

3

3

Maximum Power

110PS @ 5000rpm

76PS @ 6200rpm

122PS @ 6500rpm

Peak Torque

175Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

95Nm @ 2950 - 3800rpm

149Nm @ 4500rpm

Manual Transmission

6-speed

5-speed

5-speed

Manual FE

18.24kmpl

17.75kmpl

15.9kmpl

Automatic Transmission

6-speed AT

-

6-speed TC

Automatic FE

18.24kmpl

-

14.7kmpl


Polo Petrol vs EcoSport Petrol

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.

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The Polo also gets a 1.0 L 3-cylinder petrol engine 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.

Ford EcoSport 1.5 L, 3-cylinder petrol engine makes 122PS of maximum power and 149Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Ford EcoSport petrol manual has a mileage of 15.9kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 14.7kmpl.

Petrol Engine Review

  • The EcoSport has a more powerful petrol engine than the Polo.
  • The EcoSport petrol produces more torque than the Polo non-turbo but the Polo turbo produces more torque than the EcoSport.
  • The Polo petrol is more fuel-efficient than the EcoSport.
  • The EcoSport petrol has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Polo non-turbo. The Polo turbo has an even better torque-to-weight ratio. So, the Polo turbo will offer superior drivability while the Polo nom-turbo will offer poor drivability.

Polo 2020 vs EcoSport 2020 | Top Feature 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

Notable top features of EcoSport 2020 are:

  • Projector headlamps w/ LED DRLs
  • Electric sunroof
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system w/ Apple CarPlay & Android Auto 
  • Side & curtain airbags
  • Auto AC
  • Auto dimming IRVM
  • Auto headlamps
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Keyless entry w/ push start/stop button
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lakshya Khanna

Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he's mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He's usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars editorial team.

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