Volkswagen 2018 Polo Unleashed with New Features
Volkswagen has unleashed the sixth iteration of its popular Polo hatchback. The 2018 Polo, however, will not be available in the GCC market.
The 2018 Polo is based on the Volkswagen new MQB platform, thus causing an increase in the car’s length of 81 mm as compared to the previous model. The car’s updated specs regarding size are:
- Length: 4,053 mm
- Breadth: 1,751 mm
- Wheel Base: 2,564 mm
- Boot Space: 351 liters
The exterior of the 2018 Polo has been designed to provide the car a fresh new feel. Although based on the angular style of the older model, the designers have put in extensive effort to give a fresh appeal. The addition of few bold lines, such as the Tornado line, which cuts from the side indicators to the rear lights, appear to stand out.
The chrome slats in the Polo’s new version merge into the headlights as LED lamps. The tail lights are an adaption of the previous lights with added charm.
The interiors of the 2018 Polo have undergone a lot of change. An exterior colour-coded panel goes the entire length of the car’s dashboard as well as along portions of the door panels and the center console.
The car also provides the customers with multiple customization options that include 14 exterior colors, 12 wheels, 11 different seat covers, 2 interior trims, and 13 different dashboard decorations. An 8-inch infotainment screen coupled with a 300-watt sound system sits in the
The car has an 8-inch infotainment screen that has been hooked up with a 300-watt sound system. Features like automatic cruise control, blind spot detection, cruise control, and smart keyless entry and start have been provided too.
The 2018 Polo will have a variety of engines, with the most basic one being the 1.0-litre petrol engine that produces 65 horsepower. It goes all the way to the new 1.5-litre petrol engine making 150 horsepower along with cylinder deactivation. The highest power making machine comes in the form of GTI, which produces 200 horsepower through a 2.0- liter turbocharged engine.