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    Volkswagen Polo 2020 Petrol vs Competition - Price, Specs, Dimensions Comparison

    by Jagdev Kalsi Dates: 05 Jul 2020

    We compare Polo against other B2 hatchbacks on the basis of prices, engine specs and dimensions to analyse how it holds up against the competition.

     


    Volkswagen Polo 2020 Petrol vs Competition

    Volkswagen Polo Petrol vs Rivals | Price Comparison

    Volkswagen Polo prices start from Rs. 5.64 lakh (ex-showroom) and it rivals the Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Toyota Glanza, new Hyundai i20, Honda Jazz, Ford Figo, Tata Altroz and Ford Freestyle in the segment. The complete price list of the petrol-powered Polo is as follows:

    B2-SEGMENT HATCHBACK | PETROL MANUAL | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM | NOV 2020

    Volkswagen

    Polo

    New Hyundai

    i20

    Toyota

    Glanza

    Honda

    Jazz

    Tata

    Altroz

    Maruti Suzuki

    Baleno

    Ford

    Figo

    Ford

    Freestyle

           

    XE

    ₹5,44,000

     

    Ambiente

    ₹5,49,000

     

    Trendline

    ₹5,82,500

         

    XE Rhythm

    ₹5,70,000

    Sigma

    ₹ 5,63,602

     

    Ambiente

    ₹5,99,000

           

    XM

    ₹6,30,000

         
           

    XM Style

    ₹6,64,000

    Delta

    ₹ 6,44,612

    Titanium

    ₹6,45,000

     
     

    Magna

    ₹ 6,79,900

       

    XM Rhythm

    ₹6,69,000

         
           

    XM Style + Rhythm

    ₹6,94,000

         

    Comfortline Plus

    ₹6,76,500

     

    G

    ₹7,01,100

     

    XT

    ₹6,99,000

    Zeta

    ₹ 7,01,912

    Titanium Blu

    ₹7,05,000

    Titanium

    ₹7,04,000

     

    Sportz

    ₹ 7,59,900

    G Hybrid

    ₹7,47,800

    V

    ₹7,49,900

    XT Luxe

    ₹7,38,000

    Delta Hybrid

    ₹ 7,33,412

     

    Titanium+

    ₹7,39,000

       

    V

    ₹7,64,100

     

    XZ

    ₹7,59,000

    Alpha

    ₹ 7,64,112

     

    Flair

    ₹7,69,000

           

    XZ(O)

    ₹7,75,000

    Zeta Hybrid

    ₹ 7,89,912

       

    Highline Plus Turbo

    ₹8,02,300

    Asta

    ₹ 8,69,900

     

    VX

    ₹8,09,900

    XZ Urban

    ₹7,89,000

         
     

    Sportz Turbo

    ₹ 8,79,900

     

    ZX

    ₹8,73,900

           
     

    Asta (O)

    ₹ 9,19,900

               
     

    Asta Turbo

    ₹ 9,89,900

               


    Volkswagen Polo petrol manual comes with 3 variants: Trendline, Comfortline Plus and Highline Plus.

    • Volkswagen Polo starts at Rs. 5.83 lakh. Polo Trendline costs Rs. 38.5k more than Tata Altroz' entry-level variant.
    • Highline Plus TSI is Polo's most expensive variant with the petrol manual powertrain. It costs Rs. 8.02 lakh and that makes it more affordable than the most expensive petrol manual B2-segment hatchback, New Hyundai i20 Asta Turbo 1.0, by Rs. 1.88 lakh. 

    B2-SEGMENT HATCHBACK | PETROL AUTOMATIC | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM | NOV 2020

    Volkswagen

    Polo

    New Hyundai

    i20

    Toyota

    Glanza

    Honda

    Jazz

    Maruti Suzuki

    Baleno

           

    Delta

    ₹7,76,612

     

    Sportz

    ₹ 8,59,900

    G

    ₹8,33,100

    V

    ₹8,49,900

    Zeta

    ₹8,33,912

    Highline Plus

    ₹9,12,600

     

    V

    ₹8,96,100

    VX

    ₹9,09,900

    Alpha

    ₹8,96,212

    GT

    ₹9,59,500

    Asta

    ₹ 9,69,900

     

    ZX

    ₹9,73,900

     
     

    Asta Turbo

    ₹ 10,66,900

         
     

    Asta (O) Turbo

    ₹ 11,17,900

         


    Volkswagen Polo petrol automatic comes with 2 variants: Highline Plus and GT.

    • Volkswagen Polo petrol automatic starts at Rs. 9.13 lakh. Polo Highline Plus costs Rs. 1.36 lakh more than Maruti Suzuki Baleno's petrol automatic variant, which is the most affordable option in this segment.
    • Polo GT is the most expensive variant of Polo with the petrol automatic powertrain. It costs Rs. 9.60 lakh and that makes it more affordable than the most expensive petrol automatic B2-segment hatchback, the new Hyundai i20 Asta (O) Turbo 1.0, by Rs. 1.58 lakh. 

    Volkswagen Polo Petrol vs Rivals | Engine Comparison

    B2-SEGMENT HATCHBACK

    NORMAL PETROL ENGINE SPECS

     

    Volkswagen

    Polo

    New Hyundai

    i20

    Toyota

    Glanza

    Honda

    Jazz

    Tata

    Altroz

    Maruti Suzuki

    Baleno

    Ford

    Figo

    Ford

    Freestyle

    Displacement

    1.0

    1.2

    1.2

    1.2

    1.2

    1.2

    1.2

    1.2

    Cylinder

    3

    4

    4

    4

    3

    4

    3

    3

    Cubic Capacity

    999cc

    1197cc

    1197cc

    1199cc

    1199cc

    1197cc

    1194cc

    1194cc

    Maximum Power

    76PS @ 6200rpm

    83PS/88PS @ 6000rpm

    83PS @ 6000rpm

    90PS @ 6000rpm

    86PS @ 6000rpm

    83PS @ 6000rpm

    96PS @ 6500rpm

    96PS @ 6500rpm

    Peak Torque

    95Nm @ 2950 - 3800rpm

    115Nm @ 4200rpm

    113Nm @ 4200rpm

    110Nm @ 4800rpm

    113Nm @ 3300rpm

    113Nm @ 4200rpm

    119Nm @ 4250rpm

    119Nm @ 4250rpm

    Manual

    Transmission

    5-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    Manual

    Claimed FE

    17.75kmpl

    20.35kmpl

    21.01kmpl

    16.6kmpl

    19.05kmpl

    21.01kmpl

    18.5kmpl

    18.5kmpl

    Automatic

    Transmission

    -

    CVT

    CVT

    CVT

    -

    CVT

    -

    -

    Automatic

    Claimed FE

    -

    19.65kmpl

    19.56kmpl

    17.1kmpl

    -

    19.56kmpl

    -

    -


    The Volkswagen Polo’s normal petrol engine is the least powerful among its peers as it only makes 76PS of power and 95Nm of torque. This is the only car in the segment to offer a double-digit torque output while all others offer 110Nm of torque or more. It also is the least fuel-efficient car in the segment. The new Hyundai i20, Volkswagen Polo, Maruti Suzuki Baleno and Toyota Glanza are also available with an additional petrol engine option.

    Also Read - Skoda Rapid Petrol vs Volkswagen Polo Petrol - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    B2-SEGMENT HATCHBACK

    OTHER PETROL ENGINE SPECS

     

    Volkswagen

    Polo

    New Hyundai

    i20

    Maruti Suzuki

    Baleno

    Toyota

    Glanza

    Displacement

    1.0 Turbo

    1.0 Turbo

    1.2 Hybrid

    1.2 Hybrid

    Cylinder

    3

    3

    4

    4

    Cubic Capacity

    999cc

    998cc

    1197cc

    1197cc

    Maximum Power

    110PS @ 5000rpm

    120PS @ 6000rpm

    90PS @ 6000rpm

    90PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    175Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

    172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

    113Nm @ 4400rpm

    113Nm @ 4400rpm

    Manual

    Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed ACMT

    5-speed

    5-speed

    Manual

    Claimed FE

    18.24kmpl

    20kmpl

    23.87kmpl

    23.87kmpl

    Automatic

    Transmission

    6-speed TC

    7-speed DCT

    -

    -

    Automatic

    Claimed FE

    18.24kmpl

    20.25kmpl

    -

    -


    Once you add the turbo, the Polo becomes one of the most powerful and the torquiest cars in the segment with 110PS and 175Nm on tap.. With the addition of the turbo, the fuel efficiency figure also improves and it promises 18.24kmpl with the turbo petrol engine.

    • The new Hyundai i20 turbo 1.0L produces 120PS of power. It has the most powerful engine in the segment.
    • Volkswagen Polo turbo 1.0L produces 175Nm of peak torque. It has the best torque figures in the segment.
    • Among B2 hatchbacks with other petrol engines and a manual transmission, Maruti Suzuki Baleno hybrid and Toyota Glanza hybrid have the best mileage figure of 23.87kmpl.
    • Among B2 hatchbacks with other petrol engines and an automatic transmission, the new Hyundai i20 turbo 1.0L has the best mileage figure of 20.25kmpl.

    Volkswagen Polo vs Rivals | Dimension Comparison

    B2-SEGMENT HATCHBACK

    DIMENSION COMPARISON

     

    Volkswagen

    Polo

    New Hyundai

    i20

    Maruti Suzuki

    Baleno

    Honda

    Jazz

    Tata

    Altroz

    Toyota

    Glanza

    Ford

    Figo

    Ford

    Freestyle

    Length

    3971mm

    3995mm

    3995mm

    3989mm

    3990mm

    3995mm

    3941mm

    3954mm

    Width

    1682mm

    1775mm

    1745mm

    1694mm

    1755mm

    1745mm

    1704mm

    1737mm

    Height

    1469mm

    1505mm

    1510mm

    1544mm

    1523mm

    1510mm

    1525mm

    1570mm

    Wheelbase

    2469mm

    2580mm

    2520mm

    2530mm

    2501mm

    2520mm

    2490mm

    2490mm

    Boot Space

    280-lt

    311-lt

    339-lt

    354-lt

    345-lt

    339-lt

    257-lt

    257-lt

    Ground Clearance

    165mm

    NA

    170mm

    165mm

    165mm

    170mm

    174mm

    190mm

    Fuel Tank

    45-lt

    37-lt

    37-lt

    40-lt

    37-lt

    37-lt

    42-lt

    42-lt

    Tyre Size (Base)

    175/70 R14

    185/55 R15

    185/65 R15

    175/65 R15

    165/80 R14

    185/65 R15

    175/65 R14

    185/60 R15

    Tyre Size (Top)

    185/60 R15

    195/55 R16

    195/55 R16

    175/65 R15

    195/55 R16

    195/55 R16

    195/55 R15

    185/60 R15


    Volkswagen Polo is 3971mm long, 1682mm wide, 1469mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2469mm. A wider body normally results in better shoulder room and a higher roof makes ingress & egress easier. A longer wheelbase usually results in more cabin space. It has a boot space of 280 litre. A larger boot allows you to carry more luggage. Polo has a 165mm ground clearance, it rides on 185/60 R15 tyres size and has 45 litres fuel tank capacity.

    • The new Hyundai i20 is the longest car in the segment. It is 24mm longer than Polo.
    • The new Hyundai i20 is the widest car in the segment. It is 93mm wider than Polo.
    • Ford Freestyle is the tallest car in the segment. It is 101mm taller than Polo.
    • The new Hyundai i20 has the longest wheelbase in the segment. Its wheelbase is longer than the Polo’s by 111mm.
    • Honda Jazz has the biggest boot space in the segment. It has 74-lt more boot space than the Polo. 
    • Ford Freestyle's ground clearance of 190mm is the best in the segment.
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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Jagdev heads content for V3Cars. Apart from driving cars, he likes to keep an eye on the industry trends. He thinks he knows why Maruti Suzuki sells the most number of cars in India.

     

    Twitter handle : @jagdevkalsi



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