2021 Volkswagen Polo Facelift unveiled


The facelift for the sixth-generation Volkswagen Polo has been unveiled and it looks quite sleek adoring some of the ID 3 design cues.

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The new facelift of the Volkswagen Polo is inspired by the design of the VW ID 3.

The sixth generation Volkswagen Polo facelift has been unveiled in international markets and we have to say it looks quite stylish loving some of the ID.3 design cues. As already seen in the leaked image, the new Volkswagen Polo now sports a new dual-beam headlight paired with a DRL LED strip running through the grille. The bumper has also been revised, giving a new, more aggressive look, while it also receives a new design for the alloy rims. While the changes to the front and profile have been subtle, the rear has received some significant updates, starting with new split LED taillights and a more prominent VW and Polo badge.

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The rear of the new Volkswagen Polo looks more sculpted and receives new taillights.

Arriving in his cabin now, the design changes are subtle, but major updates are seen in the tech department. There is a new flat-bottomed steering wheel, a larger 9.2-inch infotainment system which is optional while the 6.5-inch unit is standard, an 8.0-inch dashboard and tactile air conditioning from the Golf. The shifter also gets the gearshift mode – PRNDS stamped on it. As for features, the sedan will benefit from more driver assistance features, advanced connected technology, dual-zone air conditioning, cruise control, wireless charging, ” keyless entry, push-button start, etc. The new Polo is also offered with a level two autonomous driving function – Travel Assist as an option. This feature allows the adaptive cruise control and lane keep assist to operate in molten mode and enable partially automated driving up to 210 km / h. However, conventional lane keeping technology is standard equipment.

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The cabin has been tweaked and receives a new infotainment screen and a new dashboard.


When it comes to powertrain options, Volkswagen continues to offer the same engines, including a 1.0-liter naturally aspirated three-cylinder gasoline engine as well as the TSI turbo-gasoline engine option. Power outputs range from around 78 hp to 108 hp, and gearbox options include manual or dual-clutch automatic transmission in the international market, depending on the engine and variant. However, it is not the same as offered in our market, and the company has not been notified of the arrival of the updated model in India.

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