New Hyundai i20 vs Volkswagen Polo - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

New Hyundai i20 vs Volkswagen Polo - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

Which B2-segment Hatchback is better: New Hyundai i20 or Volkswagen Polo? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

 

New Hyundai i20 vs Volkswagen Polo

New i20 vs Polo 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

NEW i20 VS POLO | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

New Hyundai i20

Volkswagen Polo

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Magna

₹6.80

Trendline

₹5.83

Sportz

₹7.60

Comfortline Plus

₹6.77

Asta

₹8.70

Highline Plus TSI

₹8.02

Sportz Turbo 1.0

₹8.80

   

Asta (O)

₹9.20

   

Asta Turbo 1.0

₹9.90

   


New Hyundai i20 prices start from Rs. 6.80 lakh and go up to Rs. 9.90 lakh for the petrol manual powertrain. The Volkswagen Polo turbo petrol manual prices start from Rs. 5.83 lakh and go up to Rs. 8.02 lakh.

NEW i20 VS POLO | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

New Hyundai i20

Volkswagen Polo

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Sportz

₹8.60

Highline Plus TSI

₹9.13

Asta

₹9.70

   

Asta Turbo 1.0

₹10.67

   

Asta (O) Turbo 1.0

₹11.18

   


For the petrol automatic powertrain, New Hyundai i20 prices start from Rs. 8.60 lakh. New Hyundai i20 petrol automatic is Rs. 77,000 to 1.0 lakh more expensive than the manual. Volkswagen Polo starts at Rs. 9.13 lakh. Volkswagen Polo petrol automatic is Rs. 1.10 lakh more expensive than the manual.

New i20 vs Polo 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

New Hyundai i20 is 3995mm long, 1775mm wide and 1505mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2580mm. The New Hyundai i20 has a boot space of 311 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.

NEW i20 VS POLO | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

New Hyundai i20

Difference

Volkswagen Polo

Length (mm)

3995

24

3971

Width (mm)

1775

93

1682

Height (mm)

1505

36

1469

Wheelbase (mm)

2580

111

2469

Boot Space (litre)

311

31

280

Ground Clearance(mm)

-

-

165

Fuel Tank (litre)

37

8

45

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

185/55 R15

-

175/70 R14

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

195/55 R16

-

195/55 R16


Dimension Review

  • The i20 is longer than the Polo by 24mm.
  • The i20 is wider than the Polo by 93mm.
  • The i20 is taller than the Polo by 36mm.
  • The i20 has a longer wheelbase than the Polo; by 111mm.
  • The i20 has 31 litres more boot space than the Polo.
  • The new i20’s ground clearance details aren’t available right now. But we expect it to be on par with the rest of the hatchbacks and measure 165mm (approx).
  • In terms of dimensions, the i20 is a larger car than the Polo. So, it will have a better road presence than the Polo.

New i20 vs Polo 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

NEW i20 VS POLO | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

New Hyundai i20

Volkswagen Polo

Engine

1.2 L Petrol

1.2 L Petrol

1.0 L Turbo Petrol

1.0 L Turbo Petrol

1.0 L Petrol

Displacement

1197 cc

1197 cc

998 cc

999 cc

999 cc

Cylinder

4

4

3

3

3

Maximum Power

83PS @ 6600rpm

88PS @ 6600rpm

120PS @ 6000rpm

110PS @ 5000rpm

76PS @ 6200rpm

Peak Torque

115Nm @ 4200rpm

115Nm @ 4200rpm

172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

175Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

95Nm @ 2950 3800rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

-

6-speed ACMT

6-speed

5-speed

Manual FE

20.35kmpl

-

20kmpl

18.24kmpl

17.75kmpl

Automatic Transmission

-

CVT

7-speed DCT

6-speed TC

-

Automatic FE

-

19.65kmpl

20.25kmpl

18.24kmpl

-


New i20 Petrol vs Polo Petrol

The new Hyundai i20’s 1.2 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 83PS of maximum power and 115Nm of peak torque with the 5-speed manual transmission. With the automatic, the power figure increases to 88PS. The torque output remains the same for both manual and CVT type automatic transmission and it peaks at 4200rpm. The new Hyundai i20 1.2L petrol manual has a mileage of 20.35kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 19.65kmpl.

The new i20 also gets a 1.0 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine that makes 120PS of maximum power and 172Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed auto-clutch manual and a 7-speed DCT type automatic transmission. The new Hyundai i20 1.0L turbo petrol manual has a mileage of 20kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 20.25kmpl.

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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.

The Polo gets a 1.0 L 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 Polo non-turbo engine makes less power than the i20 petrol.
  • The Polo turbo makes more power than the i20 1.2L petrol but less than the i20 turbo petrol.
  • The Polo non-turbo petrol engine produces less torque than the i20 petrol.
  • The Polo turbo makes more torque than the i20 1.2L and i20 turbo.
  • The i20 petrol is more fuel-efficient than the Polo.
  • The Polo non-turbo petrol has a poor better torque-to-weight ratio and will offer barely acceptable drivability.
  • The i20 1.2L petrol will offer better drivability than the Polo non-turbo.
  • The i20 turbo is likely to offer a similar torque-to-weight ratio as the Polo turbo. So, you can expect similar drivability.

New i20 vs Polo 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

Notable top features of new i20 are:

  • Auto headlamps
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Side & curtain airbags
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system w/ Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
  • Electric sunroof
  • Auto AC w/ rear AC vents
  • Cruise control
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Keyless entry w/ push start/stop button
  • Rear defogger
  • Rear wiper & washer

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

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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