It isn’t a secret premium hatchbacks dominates major portion of the auto industry in India, followed by compact cars. Even other derivates based on that same platform have tried their luck, but failed to garner the fortunes, where to name a one as of now is the cross-hatchback.
Some out of the lot still trying hard to work out something in the segment, it’s the Volkswagen Cross Polo just launched with a new engine called 1.2-litre MPI. Power of 74bhp and 110Nm of max torque is delivered along with a strong fuel-efficiency of 16.47kmpl.
ABS and dual-front airbags are standard.
Other gimmicks on outside makes it more attractive with halogen headlamps infused with dual-beam lamps and black finish, 15-inch wheels, plastic bumpers of ‘Cross’ familiarized with silver accents. Complementing those details are silver roof rails and rear-view mirrors. Even the front grille with chrome accent too features that ‘Cross’ accent.
Drama inside the cabin continues. Flat-bottomed steering wheel with leather draped, automatic AC, Climatronic – all of them are nestled in the backdrop of ‘Cloud Titan Black’ upholstery.
The German automaker had priced it for Rs 6.94 lakhs ex-showroom Mumbai.
Bookings commences from today.