VW launches BS6 Polo & Vento. Drops DSG gearbox

Volkswagen has launched the BS6-compliant Polo and Vento priced from Rs. 5.82 lakh and Rs. 8.86 lakh (ex-showroom) respectively.

The Polo is available with a BS6-compliant 1.0-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine and a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine that makes 108 BHP and 175 Nm of torque. Transmission options include a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic transmission.

The new Vento also uses the same 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine and the same transmission options as the Polo.

The 1.2-litre turbo petrol, 1.6-litre naturally aspirated petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engines have been discontinued. The cars no longer get the 7-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission option.

Variant-wise ex-showroom prices:


Trendline, Comfortline, Highline Plus (1.0L MPI 6-speed MT ) – Rs. 5.82 – 7.80 lakh

Highline Plus, GT Line (1.0L TSI 6-speed MT & AT) – Rs. 8.02 – Rs. 9.59 lakh


Trendline, Comfortline, Highline, Highline Plus (1.0L TSI 6-speed MT) – Rs. 8.86 – Rs. 11.99 lakh

Highline, Highline Plus (1.0L TSI 6-speed AT) – Rs. 12.09 – Rs. 13.29 lakh

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