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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
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
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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.

First Published: Mar 09, 2018 15:51 IST