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Volkswagen Polo & Vento BS6 1.0 Launched In India; Prices Start At ₹ 5.82 Lakh
Volkswagen India has introduced the BS6 compliant versions of the Polo and Vento cars ahead of the March 31, 2020 deadline. The BS6 Volkswagen Polo is priced from ₹ 5.82 lakh, while the Volkswagen Vento BS6 starts at ₹ 8.86 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom). Both cars now get just the 1.0-litre petrol engine under the hood, which meets the emission regulations and replaces the 1.2-litre and 1.6-litre petrol engines that powered the Polo and Vento respectively, until now. Volkswagen is now offering the 1.0-litre MPI and TSI motors on the Polo, while only the TSI version will power the Vento. The 1.5-litre diesel engine has been completely dropped from the line-up as part of the brand’s strategy to go gasoline-only in India.
Speaking on the new BS6 cars, Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passengers Cars said, “Volkswagen is always committed to bring in the best of technology for its customers in India while being conscious about its carbon footprint. We are proud to introduce our BS6 variants of the Polo and Vento, which comprises of the MPI engine and Volkswagen’s award-winning TSI technology. In accordance with the Indian government norms, Volkswagen India announces a 100 per cent transformation to a BS6 product portfolio. The carlines continue to be accessible for the Indian customers with no major price difference across the Polo & Vento carlines.”