Amongst the diesel premium hatchbacks, the Fiat Grande Punto and the Hyundai i20 are being offered with an engine that churns out 90bhp of power. This makes them the preferable choice for the enthusiast crowd.
With the increasing petrol prices, diesel has become the preferable choice for many. This has discouraged many buyers from procuring the 1.6-litre Polo petrol. Our sources confirm that Volkswagen has been evaluating the market for a more powerful diesel Polo with its existing 1.6-litre diesel block which is available on the Vento. The 1.6-litre diesel Polo will be sold along with the existing 75bhp 1.2-litre Polo diesel.