The Dynamic Duo
The Volkswagen Polo and Vento are the stepping stones to experiencing the best of German engineering. Both cars offer unmatched build quality, smart interior design, best in class equipment, Global-NCAP safety certification and a fun driving experience powered by the revolutionary 1.0-litre TSI BS6 engine. The definitive sensible buy in their respective segments, here’s all you need to know about the outstanding premium Polo hatchback and the luxurious Vento sedan.
Designed to bring back the excitement
The Volkswagen Polo and Vento will excite those who love uncomplicated designs, enjoying intelligent details than flashiness. From the large dual-illumination headlamp units (all-LED units on the Vento), fog lamp with integrated cornering lights, wide honeycomb grille, large 16-inch 10-spoke alloy wheels, neatly integrated sporty spoilers at the rear and an exciting new Sunset Red paint job - the Polo and Vento perfectly fit the ‘Power to Play’ theme.
Step in to your home
The Volkswagen Polo and Vento have been designed to make you feel right at home. All the controls are right where you need them, the ergonomics are on point and the quality of everything you touch feels premium. The chunky, contoured steering wheel features well-weighted multifunction buttons to control media, telephony and cruise control. The centrepiece of the scratch resistant dashboard is an intelligent seven inch touchscreen infotainment system with an in-built App Connect mobile mirroring feature. The plush seat upholstery and generous space on the inside cocoon you in luxury.
Features to play with
The excitement begins even before you press the accelerator, the Volkswagen Polo and Vento are offered with features for your convenience and pleasure. You can control the infotainment system with just your voice, and stay focused on the road ahead. Let the car take care of operating the wipers and headlamps automatically, and even keep the dazzling night lights out of your eye thanks to the auto-dimming inside mirror.
Longer journeys are made even more comforting thanks to a robust cruise control system. This convenience enhancing feature keeps you from getting tired and uncomfortable on the highway as the car takes over the task of maintaining a constant, calming speed.
Rear passengers will love the space on offer and be pampered by the luxurious upholstery, body-hugging seat contours, adjustable headrests and a foldable centre armrest. The twin A/C vents add to the coolness factor.
While the build quality is a sign of how tough the Volkswagen Polo and Vento are, both the cars feature a whole host of safety features to keep occupants safe. The galvanised steel body and laser-welded hides a complex crash-absorbing safety cell. Dual airbags and ABS are offered as standard across the range, with the Vento being offered with two front occupant side airbags as well for extra protection. The company’s focus on safety has been recognised by Global-NCAP which awarded the Polo a four-star crash test rating, one of the highest ratings of any premium hatchback in India.
Enjoy the best of performance and efficiency in the Volkswagen Polo and Vento thanks to the 1.0-litre TSI engine. With 109bhp of max power and 175Nm of peak torque on tap and slick shifting six-speed manual and automatic transmissions, both the cars offer unmatched performance.
But wait, there more. The brilliant TSI motor is very efficient too! The Polo has a fuel-efficiency of 18.24kmpl, while the Vento returns 17.69kmpl despite its spacious proportions. How has Volkswagen achieved this incredible combination of power and efficiency? It’s all down to Right-sizing, Turbocharging and Stratified Injection - Click here to know more.