Volkswagen Polo GTI Price By Variants
|Variant||On Road Price||Spec||Compare|
Polo GTI STD
|₹ 23.41 Lakh||Automatic, Petrol, 16.30 Kmpl|
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Volkswagen India made inroads into the hot hatchback segment with the powerful derivative of Polo dubbed GTI. Sourcing power from the 1.8 litre, TSI petrol engine, it gets the familiar 7-speed DSG transmission. Visual upgrades made to the three-door hatchback are in line with its sporty character. Spruced up cabin packs a decked dashboard finished in black and red stitching around the leather wrapped steering accentuates the sporty look.
The high priced hot hatchbacks are essentially a tweaked version of the regular model with design upgrades inside out and a powerful engine pouncing it on the road. As for the new Volkswagen Polo GTI, India gets the three-door version priced at Rs 25.65 lakh (ex-showroom, Thane). Coming to the engine, the GTI plonks a 1.8 litre, TSI petrol unit producing 189bhp paired to VW’s 7-speed DSG gearbox. Changes made to the exterior are restricted to addition of new elements such as LED headlamps, a new honeycomb grille in front and an integrated rear spoiler among others. Inside, it gets new upholstery, a modish design for the dashboard and some new features.
Volkswagen Polo GTI Exterior
On the outside, it gets LED headlamps, new honey-comb mesh grille in front and a different set of bumpers. Other additions made to the hot hatch are an integrated rear spoiler, 16 inch alloy wheels, dual tip exhaust set-up, red FRI accents and GTI badges.
Volkswagen Polo GTI Interior
To match the sporty stance, Volkswagen have introduced few design elements on the inside such as a black finished dashboard, leather wrapped multi-functional steering wheel with red stitching and new seat covers.
Volkswagen Polo GTI Engine Specifications & Transmission
The meaty 1.8 litre TSI, four cylinder in-line petrol engine develops towering power of 189bhp between 5400 to 6200rpm. Torque output for the powerful engine stands at 250Nm between 1250 to 5300rpm. A seven-speed DSG automatic gearbox transmits power to front wheels. Pouncing to 100km/h from rest within 7.2 seconds, the hot hatch offers top speed of 235km/h.
Volkswagen Polo GTI Features
Exterior gets a bunch of features like LED headlamps with DRLs and RED inserts, sporty bumpers, signature honeycomb grille, dual chrome exhaust pipes, body cladding on seal panel, reflectors on bumpers, ORVMs with turn indicators and dark red tail lamp assemblies. Cabin comes equipped with multifunctional leather wrapped steering wheel with multiple controls, paddle shifters, storage compartments in front doors, fabric seat covers and drawers under front seats among several others.
Volkswagen Polo GTI Performance & Mileage
Powered by the 1.8 litre TSI petrol engine, Polo GTI is claimed to return 16.3km/l.
Volkswagen Polo GTI Accessories & Infotainment
The hot hatchback benefits from infotainment features including radio-composition media, 6-speakers, mobile phone interface, Aux-in, USB-port and Bluetooth connectivity, SMS viewer and phonebook sync.
Volkswagen Polo GTI Braking & Handling
It gets disc brakes at front and rear axle with callipers coloured in bright red. The modified suspension set up comprising wider track and stiffer anti-roll bars has reduced the body-roll.
Volkswagen Polo GTI Safety & Security
Volkswagen Polo GTI gets electronic stability control with driver steering recommendation, ABS, ASR, EDL and EDTC. Other primary safety provisions on the Polo GTI are wheel locks with extended anti-theft protection, electronic differential lock XDS, 6 airbags, ISOFIX anchorage points, height adjustable 3 head restraints, 3-point height adjustable seat belts, power windows with anti-pinch mechanism, park distance control, rear fog lamp, front fog lamps with cornering lights and rear window wiper with intermittent control.
Volkswagen Polo GTI Comfort & Convenience
Volkswagen have stuffed a host of comfort gizmos on the Polo GTI, it gets hill start assist, 12V outlet in front, cooled glove-box, front seats with height adjustment, 60:40 foldable rear seats, manual dimming interior rear view mirror and back seat map pockets. It also comes equipped with power-operated ORVMs with heated function, start/stop system with generative braking, multi-function display/trip computer, tilt/telescopic steering wheel, central locking with boot opener and radio remote control with foldable keys.
Volkswagen Polo GTI Wheels & Tyres
The sportier derivative of Polo comes equipped with 16 inch alloy wheels and there is also an option for a 17 inch unit.
Volkswagen Polo GTI Competition
In the hot hatchback segment, Volkswagen Polo GTI will be pitted against Fiat Abarth Punto which is priced way lower than Polo GTI.