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Volkswagen launches 1.0 litre MPI engine Polo at Rs 5.41 lakh

The 1.2 litre MPI engine across the Volkswagen product offering in India will be replaced by 1.0 L MPI engine, the company said in a statement.

autos Updated: Mar 09, 2018 15:53 IST
The Volkswagen Polo.
The Volkswagen Polo.(Volkswagen website)

German auto major Volkswagen today introduced a new version of its popular hatchback Polo with a 1.0 litre MPI engine, at a same starting price of Rs 5,41,800 (ex-showroom).

The 1.2 litre MPI engine across the Volkswagen product offering in India will be replaced by 1.0 L MPI engine, the company said in a statement. The latter will generate a peak power of 56 kW and a torque of 95 Nm.

“With this new introduction, we further enhance our brand proposition, providing a diverse portfolio to India’s distinctive car-buyer, with multiple engine options that best suits their requirements,” Volkswagen Passenger Cars India Director Steffen Knapp said.

The German-engineered hatchback now comes with improved fuel efficiency of 18.78 kilomitre per litre. It sells models such as Polo, Vento, Jetta, Passat and the Touareg in the domestic market.