Volkswagen Cross Polo in India, features and details

Europe’s largest carmaker, Volkswagen announced the launch of the all new Cross Polo. The Volkswagen Polo carved out a place for itself as India’s leading premium hatchback. The Cross Polo takes it one step forward as it introduces elements of boldness and sportiness in the car which is bound to appeal to young customers with a dynamic lifestyle and a penchant for adventure. The new model has been priced at Rs. 7.75 lakh (ex showroom, Delhi). The powertrain of this car will consist of a 1.2 L TDI engine mated to a 5 speed manual transmission gearbox. The car has been designed to upgrade the premium hatchback and impart a look and feel of sportiness to the car to appeal to the senses of those prospective customers who are looking for a crossover style car.

The New Cross Polo draws attention with its all new rugged ‘Cross’ front and rear bumpers, black wheel arches, black side cladding, silver painted mirrors, silver painted roof rails, 5 spoke alloy wheels, ‘Livon’ titanium black upholstery in the interiors and the class leading 1.2L TDI engine. It manifests skilled German engineering at its best and is an absolute pleasure to drive. The New Cross Polo will go on the floors from August 23, 2013. The engine can generate a maximum power output of 75 PS (or 55 kW) at 4200rpm and a peak torque figure of 180 Nm at 2000 rpm. The engine will be mated to a 5 speed manual transmission gearbox.

The Exterior is equipped with: New “Cross” grill with chrome accent New “Cross” bumpers, front & rear, with silver accents 5-spoke alloy wheels, black side cladding, Black moulded covers for wheel arches and the rocker panel, silver roof rails, silver painted door mirror which say “Cross Polo” on the rear doors, halogen headlamps done in black, heat insulating glass for the windscreen, side and the rear windows, galvanized body with a warranty of 6 years against corrosion. The interior is wrapped with Superior ‘Livon’ Titanium black upholstery. We have leather wrapped steering wheel, leather wrapped gearshift knob and leather wrapped handbrake lever handle. We also have chrome interior trim, storage solution in front doors which include cup holders for 1.5 litre bottles, three grab handles above doors, a folding with coat hooks, sunglass holder placed inside the glove box, front centre console with 12V outlet and a luggage compartment cover/parcel tray.

The New Cross Polo has many innovative changes. It comes packed with ‘Climatronic’, an automatic air conditioning equipped with dust and pollen filter, a 2 Din RCD 320 music system with connectivity options in the form of USB, Aux, SD Card, and Bluetooth. The music system is brought to life by 4 speakers. The dashboard has an instrument cluster that comes with a tachometer, a speedometer, an odometer and a trip odometer. The power steering wheel is both tilt and telescopic adjustable. There is a lane change indicator. Safety is further ensured by the speed sensing auto door locks. One of the best safety features of this car is the Advanced occupant safety. It comes equipped with: ABS (Anti lock braking system), dual frontal airbags, lap belt in middle Pinch guard safety for all 4 power windows, driver and co-passenger side Electronic engine immobilizer with floating code 3 point front seat belts 3 point rear outer seat belts, high mounted third brake light, front disc brakes, fog lights, and front & rear emergency exit.

The New Cross Polo will be painted in 3 different colors: Silver Deep, Black Pearl and Flash Red Reflex.

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