Volkswagen Polo and the Volkswagen Vento Highline variants go under the knife. Both the cars come with tweaks in terms of the looks and many more features. The new cars also come at a mouth watering price of Rs 6.94 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) for the new Polo Highline, while the Vento sedan will be available at Rs 9.89 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). This means the Polo and the Vento is around Rs 20,000 and Rs 50,000 cheaper respectively.
Getting down to the details, the Polo Highline facelift new features include Black Headlamps, New design alloy wheels, Leather wrapped steering wheel, Leather wrapped gearshift knob and handbrake lever handle, RCD 310 music system with USB connectivity, Speed sensing volume control for music system, Multi-function steering wheel and Bluetooth Device as optional.
On the other hand the Vento Highline facelift new features include New design alloy wheels, Black Headlamps, 4 Speakers, Navigation system with rear view camera and Bluetooth as an optional feature.
Volkswagen will start sales of the refreshed carlines by second half of September 2012 through all its 108 dealerships across the country. Commenting on the same, Mr. Arvind Saxena, Managing Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd. said, “The introduction of new features in the Polo and the Vento will further excite the customers as both the carlines will offer much more value now.”Adding further, “The introduction of these features will pave the path for higher volumes for these carlines.”
Off late the demand for cars in India has been severely impacted by expensive loans and high fuel prices, as well as a slowing economy. But sales is expected to rise during the festive season most notably during Diwali, the festival of lights, on Nov. 14 which most people in India consider a good and lucky time to make purchases.