Volkswagen Cross Polo Preview
The crossover is essentially a beefed up version of the Polo hatchback with additional design elements adding more muscle to the exterior profile. Available with a choice of petrol and diesel fuels, it gets the same units that power Polo hatchback.
Based on Polo, the crossover looks identical to its hatchback sibling barring the additional elements on the exterior like black body cladding and roof rails lending Cross Polo the much needed beefy look. The two models are not too far apart even on the inside with similar styling and layout. Sharing the same mechanicals as Polo, it gets 1.2 litre MPI petrol and 1.5 litre TDI engines with a five-speed manual transmission.
Volkswagen Cross Polo Exterior
Retaining the contours from the Polo hatchback, the crossover sports black cladding all around the body. Other additions such as restyled bumpers, new alloy wheels and roof rails further accentuate the rugged stance.
Volkswagen Cross Polo Interior
Taking cues from Polo, the cabin looks quite similar as it dons the high quality scratch resistant dashboard, luggage compartment cover, fabric seat covers and a dash of leather on steering wheel & gearshift knob.
Volkswagen Cross Polo Engine Specifications & Transmission
Cross Polo plonks a 1.5 litre, TDI, four cylinder unit churning out 89bhp at 4200rpm and 230Nm between 1500 to 2500rpm. The 1.2 litre, MPI petrol engine produces 74bhp at 5400rpm and 110Nm of torque at 3750rpm. Both the engines transmit power through a five-speed manual transmission missing out on the auto-box.
Volkswagen Cross Polo Performance & Mileage
The petrol powered variants of the crossover return 16.47km/l and the diesel variants deliver 20.14km/l as rated by ARAI.
Volkswagen Cross Polo Accessories & Infotainment
Audio system with CD/MP3 player, USB port, AUX-In, SD card input and 4 speakers is integrated inside. Bluetooth connectivity for mobile phones and voice command is also offered in the crossover.
Volkswagen Cross Polo Safety & Security
Safety equipment on the Cross Polo are ABS, dual front airbags, electronic engine immobilizer, fog lamps in front & rear and anti-pinch power windows.
Volkswagen Cross Polo Comfort & Convenience
Comfort goodies loaded in the Polo include cruise control, climatronic, height adjuster for driver’s seat, speed-sensitive power steering, power-operated ORVMs with foldable function, rear defogger and rear parking sensors.
Volkswagen Cross Polo Wheels & Tyres
Both the variants get 185/60 tyres that are equipped with 15 inch alloy wheels.