The Volkwagen Cross Polo is a crossover version based on the Polo hatchback which is offered with two engines, a 1.2 litre MPI petrol engine and a 1.5 litre TDI diesel engine. The crossover is offered in two variants, one for each engine and has top of the line features such as alloy wheels, cooled glovebox, dual beam halogen headlamps and more. It also has a six year anti corrosion warranty on the body along with active and passive safety features such as reverse parking sensors, rear wiper with defogger, anti pinch power windows and dual front airbags.
Volkswagen Cross Polo touchscreen infotainment system
dual front airbags
Volkswagen Cross Polo roof rails
The Volkswagen Cross Polo measures 3,987 mm in length, 1,698 mm in width, 1,483 mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2,469 mm. The ground clearance is 165 mm and all variants offered in the Cross Polo come with 15 inch alloy wheels and 185/60 section tyres. In addition to the dimensions, the crossover has 'cross' front and rear bumpers, silver painted door mirror housing, body coloured door handles as well as a 'cross' front grille.
The crossover version based on the Volkswagen Polo, the Cross Polo is offered with a scratch resistant dashboard, cooled glovebox, leather wrapped steering wheel as well as gear knob, parcel tray, integrated audio system with steering mounted audio, phone and cruise controls. In addition to the convenience, the Cross Polo is also offered with an automatic climate control, all four auto up/down power windows, electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs (Outside Rear View Mirrors) with integrated turn indicators and remote opening/closing of power windows.
The Cross Polo is powered by two engines, a 1,198 cc MPI petrol engine and a 1,498cc TDI diesel engine. The diesel engine generates 89 hp of power at 4,200 rpm and 230 Nm of torque from 1,500 rpm to 2,500 rpm while the petrol motor produces 74 hp of power at 5,400 rpm and 110 Nm of torque at 3,750 rpm.
Both engine options available in the Volkswagen Cross Polo come with a 5 speed manual transmission. There is no automatic transmission, however, the gear ratios of both gearboxes have been tuned for the best balance between performance and fuel efficiency.
Both variants of the Volkswagen Cross Polo are offered with ABS (Anti lock Braking System), EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution), dual front airbags, front and rear fog lamps, anti pinch power windows as well as an immobiliser. These features are comparable to its segment.
The Volkswagen Cross Polo has a certified mileage of 20.14 kmpl for the diesel engine powered version and 16.47 kmpl for the petrol powered trims. These fuel efficiency figures are acceptable when compared to its competitors.