Since the fifth generation of Volkswagen’s Polo introduced six years ago, this little car is regularly finishing as one of the best selling cars in the European market. However, in addition to standard good selling Ford Fiesta ( 293.663 sold copies in 2013 ), Renault Clio has proven very popular in these years is an impressive 287.111 copies sold, and the Polo fell to third place with 266.994 sold copies. When it is known that neither the Opel / Vauxhall Corsa ( 239.814 ) and Peugeot 208 ( 239.102 ) are not far away and also recorded an increase in sales, German car manufacturer has realized that his little car is in crisis. The new model will not be ready until at least 2017, and until that Volkswagen Polo is prepared renewed for this year’s Geneva Motor Show.
2015 Volkswagen Polo engine
As before, the customer will be able to choose between a hatchback with three or five doors, the biggest changes relate to improved interior and improved mechanics. The biggest news is the new 1.0L I3 TSI petrol engine, which develops 89 hp and that will only be available in the BlueMotion model. Volkswagen promises a combined consumption of only four liters per 100 kilometers with CO2 emissions of 94 g / km. This is the first petrol engine ever offered by Volkswagen in a BlueMotion model. The offer is still the basic 1.2L model, available in versions with 59 hp and 74 hp, for which German giant promises that are 20% more economical than its predecessor.
The following are offered turbo version (TSI ) of said engine with 89 hp and 108 hp, followed by the 1.4L turbo engine in the popular Blue GT whose power increased from 138 hp to 148 hp. The top bid is still at GTI model, who got an extra 12 hp and now develops 189 hp. Offer diesel has been completely restored with three new 1.4L TDI engine power 74 hp, 89 hp and 104 hp, which replaces the 1.2L ( 90 hp) and 1.6L ( 89 hp and 104 hp) engines. Volkswagen says that the most economical model in the offer will still be BlueMotion with a combined consumption of 3.2 liters per 100 kilometers with CO2 emissions of just 82 g / km. Depending on the version, the customer can choose between three transmissions – manual five- and six-speed automatic with seven speeds. Great attention is paid to the suspension , with which 2015 Volkswagen Polo behaves better cornering, and comfort is at a higher level.
2015 Volkswagen Polo design
From the design, the changes are minimal and most customers and will be able to tell the difference. One of the biggest changes on 2015 Volkswagen Polo are the new optional LED headlights, a customer can choose between eight new colors ( 2015 Polo will be available with 15 different colors) and rims size from 15 to 17 inches. The interior is copied to the larger Golf, and provides better quality materials and a larger selection of standard and optional equipment.
2015 Volkswagen Polo release date
The 2015 Volkswagwn Polo starts with the production and sale in July, the first in the domestic market and the rest of Europe. The audience will surely delight designer “change”, but most customers will surely interest the new engine, which should be enough to keep the car at the top of the class before a brand-new model debuted.