2020 Volkswagen Polo vs Tata Nexon - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

2020 Volkswagen Polo vs Tata Nexon - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

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

 

2020 Volkswagen Polo vs Tata Nexon

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

POLO VS NEXON | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Volkswagen Polo

Tata Nexon

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Trendline

₹5.83

XE

₹7.00

Comfortline Plus

₹6.77

XM

₹7.85

Highline Plus TSI

₹8.02

XM (S)

₹8.37

   

XZ

₹8.85

   

XZ+

₹9.65

   

XZ+ Dual Tone

₹9.85

   

XZ+(S)

₹10.25

   

XZ+(S) Dual Tone

₹10.45

   

XZ+(O)

₹10.55

   

XZ+(O) Dual Tone

₹10.75


Volkswagen Polo prices start from Rs. 5.83 lakh and go up to Rs. 8.02 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Tata Nexon turbo petrol manual prices start from Rs. 7.00 lakh and go up to Rs. 10.75 lakh.

POLO VS NEXON | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Volkswagen Polo

Tata Nexon

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Highline Plus TSI

₹9.13

XM

₹8.45

   

XM (S)

₹8.97

   

XZ+

₹10.25

   

XZ+ Dual Tone

₹10.45

   

XZ+(S)

₹10.85

   

XZ+(S) Dual Tone

₹11.05

   

XZ+(O)

₹11.15

   

XZ+(O) Dual Tone

₹11.35


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. Tata Nexon starts at Rs. 8.45 lakh. Tata Nexon petrol automatic is Rs. 60,000 more expensive than the manual.

Polo 2020 vs Nexon 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 Tata Nexon measures 3993mm in length, 1811mm in width and 1606mm in height. The wheelbase of Tata Nexon is 2498mm and it has a boot space of 350 litres.

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POLO VS NEXON | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Volkswagen Polo

Difference

Tata Nexon

Length (mm)

3971

22

3993

Width (mm)

1682

129

1811

Height (mm)

1469

137

1606

Wheelbase (mm)

2469

29

2498

Boot Space (litre)

280

70

350

Ground Clearance(mm)

165

44

209

Fuel Tank (litre)

45

1

44

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

175/70 R14

-

195/60 R16

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

195/55 R16

-

215/60 R16


Dimension Review

  • The Nexon is longer than the Polo by 22mm.
  • The Nexon is wider than the Polo by 129mm.
  • The Nexon is taller than the Polo by 137mm.
  • The Nexon has a longer wheelbase than the Polo; by 29mm.
  • The Nexon has 70 litres more boot space than the Polo.
  • The Nexon has 44mm more ground clearance than the Polo.
  • In terms of dimensions, the Nexon is a larger car than the Polo. So, it will have a better road presence than the Polo.

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

POLO VS NEXON | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Volkswagen Polo

Tata Nexon

Engine

1.0 L Turbo Petrol

1.0 L Petrol

1.2 L Turbo Petrol

Displacement

999 cc

999 cc

1199 cc

Cylinder

3

3

3

Maximum Power

110PS @ 5000rpm

76PS @ 6200rpm

120PS @ 5500rpm

Peak Torque

175Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

95Nm @ 2950 - 3800rpm

170Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

Manual Transmission

6-speed

5-speed

6-speed

Manual FE

18.24kmpl

17.75kmpl

17.57kmpl

Automatic Transmission

6-speed TC

-

6-speed AMT

Automatic FE

18.24kmpl

-

16.35kmpl


Polo Petrol vs Nexon 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 torque converter 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.

Tata Nexon 1.2 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine makes 120PS of maximum power and 170Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Tata Nexon petrol manual has a mileage of 17.57kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 16.35kmpl.

Petrol Engine Review

  • The Nexon has a more powerful petrol engine than the Polo.
  • The Polo turbo petrol produces more torque than the Nexon.
  • The Nexon turbo produces a  lot more torque than the Polo non-turbo.
  • The Polo petrol is more fuel-efficient than the Nexon.
  • The Nexon turbo petrol has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Polo non-turbo. So, it will offer better driveability.
  • The Polo turbo has an even better torque-to-weight ratio than the Nexon turbo petrol. So, the Polo turbo will offer even better drivability than the Nexon petrol.

Polo 2020 vs Nexon 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 Nexon 2020 are:

  • Halogen projector headlamps w/ DRLs
  • Electric sunroof
  • 16-inch Alloy Wheels
  • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • Auto AC w/ rear AC vents
  • Auto headlamps
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Push start button w/ smart key
  • Cruise control
  • ESP w/ hill start assist

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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