Volkswagen Polo GT TSI and TDI: In Detail


When the facelifted Polo was launched in July 2014, Volkswagen announced the GT TSI and TDI versions will come out a bit later in September and we’re still waiting for that day. Word on the street is that it’s going to happen soon but before that we have full specs and details for both the variants along with the prices which were announced along with the launch of the facelifted Polo.


Both cars, the Volkswagen Polo GT TSI and TDI will be priced at Rs. 7.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). But these are introductory prices which will go up after a few months of sale.


Engine and Transmission


  • 1.2 litre 4 cylinder TSI petrol engine
  • Power- 105 PS
  • Torque- 175 Nm
  • 7 Speed DSG automatic gearbox
  • Fuel Efficiency(overall)- 17.21 kmpl


  • 1.5 litre TDI diesel engine
  • Power- 105 PS
  • Torque- 250 Nm
  • 5 speed manual transmission
  • Fuel Efficiency(overall)- 19.91 kmpl



As we saw with the old GT, the petrol and diesel twins don’t see much change in terms of design. The grille gets GT badging shifted to the other side as does the C-pillar and the bootlid. The outside rearview mirrors get a glossy black finish on the Volkswagen Polo GT TSI and TDI along with a rear spoiler finished in black. The rims are carried over from the older versions. The rest of the updates are shared with the Polo facelift such as the new front fascia, the tail lamps and the rear bumper. The GTs get all black interiors and black piano finish on the centre console along with the new three spoke flat bottomed steering wheel. The Volkswagen Polo GT TSI and TDI get the same features as the Highline trim on the Polo:

  • Electronic Stabilisation Program (ESP)
  • Hill-hold Control
  • Dual front airbags, driver and passenger side
  • ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
  • Dual-beam halogen headlamps in black finish
  • New front fog lamp design with cornering lamps
  • Outside mirrors and rear spoiler in Deep Black
  • Chrome application on air dam
  • 15-inch, ‘Estrada’ alloy wheels
  • ‘GT’ badge on front grille
  • New front and rear bumper and new tail lamp design
  • Sporty flat-bottom steering wheel design with controls for audio, Bluetooth and Voice Command
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel with chrome accents and Piano Black Finish
  • Leather-wrapped gearshift knob and handbrake lever handle
  • Superior ‘Milan’ Titanschwarz fabric upholstery
  • Aluminium pedal cluster
  • ‘GT’ doorstep garnish
  • Ambient lights
  • Driver-side dead pedal
  • Piano Black finish on front centre console
  • ‘Climatronic’ automatic air-conditioning
  • CD/MP3 player with USB, Aux-in, SD card input and 4 Speakers
  • Bluetooth connectivity for mobile phones and Voice command (depending on mobile handset capacity)
  • Monochrome MFD (Multi-Function Display) includes travelling time, distance travelled, digital speed display, average speed, fuel efficiency
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Colours available- Black, red and white

Although, there have been reports suggesting that dealers have already started delivering the updated models launch dates for the Volkswagen Polo GT TSI and TDI haven’t been confirmed yet but we expect a launch some time before the end of this month.


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