Volkswagen Passenger Cars India today announced the start of bookings and prices of the top of the trims automatic variant of BS6 Polo and Vento automatic. The most loved GT TSI and Vento Highline Plus are back at an introductory price of INR 9.67 Lakh and INR 12.99 Lakh respectively. Both the carlines are now available with a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission variant.
BS6 Polo and Vento Automatic are powered by Volkswagen’s right-sized 1.0l TSI engine. Offering a power output of 110PS and 175Nm of torque, the Polo GT TSI comes equipped with dual airbags, black OVRM caps, GTI inspired seats and a black rear spoiler. On the Vento, for passenger safety & comfort, the Highline Plus variant comprises of four airbags, striking LED headlamps.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India said, “At Volkswagen, our brand philosophy is to be a premium accessible car manufacturer in India. With that intention, we are launching our automatic variant on the BS6 Polo & Vento. That will continue to offer customers the performance & enhanced fun-to-drive experience, resonating with its maximum power and minimum consumption ideology. With the introduction of the automatic variant, we are making our carlines more accessible for the Indian customers.” “The smooth gearshift makes it perfect for the Indian driving conditions. The AT transmission also reduces the overall maintenance cost and positively enhances our total cost of ownership (TCO) experience.”, said Mr. Knapp
BS6 Polo and Vento Automatic variants of the Polo offer a fuel economy of 16.47 kmpl whereas for the Vento it would be 16.35 kmpl (ARAI) certified. Prospective customers can now book their preferred Volkswagen through its 360° online retail experience available on the brands’ website. For those who continue to prefer the physical retail purchase process can visit the nearest dealership. Complete safety & sanitization measures are undertaken at all facilities to ensure employee and customer safety. Deliveries of the Polo GT TSI and Vento Highline Plus automatic transmission will begin from 15 September 2020.