Volkswagen India has launched the new Cross Polo 1.2 MPI petrol variant in the country. Earlier offered with the 1.5-litre TDI diesel engine, the VW Cross Polo gets the new 1.2-litre MPI petrol engine that also powers the Polo hatchback. The new Cross Polo 1.2L MPI variant is priced at Rs. 6.94 lakh, ex-showroom, Mumbai.
Under the bonnet is the same 1.2-litre three-cylinder engine that churns out a maximum power output of 74bhp and a peak torque of 110Nm. This engine is paired to a five-speed manual gearbox which sends the power to front wheels of the Cross Polo. The Volkswagen Cross Polo 1.2 MPI is claimed to return an ARAI certified fuel economy of 16.47 kmpl.
The Volkswagen Cross Polo is offered in single trim only; all standard safety, comfort and convenience features available with the diesel model are now offered with the petrol unit as well. It is equipped with dual front airbags and Anti-Lock Braking system as standard safety feature. To offer ruggedness, the Cross Polo has alloys, aggressive bumpers, side body cladding, roof rails, and differently designed grille and skid guards. The car also gets good music system with CD/MP3/Radio/AUX-in. Other additions include climate control system, multi-functional steering wheel and power windows. The Volkswagen Cross Polo is offered in three exciting exterior shades- Flash Red, Deep Black and Reflex Silver.