Volkswagen launches 1.0 lite MPI engine Polo

German auto major Volkswagen introduced a new version of its popular hatchback Polo with a 1.0 lite MPI engine, at a same starting price of Rs 5,41,800 (ex-showroom).The 1.2 L MPI engine across the Volkswagen product offering in India will be replaced by 1.0 L MPI engine, the company said in a statement.

The 1.0 L MPI engine Polo will generate a peak power of 56 kW and a torque of 95 Nm.

“With this new introduction, we further enhance our brand proposition, providing a diverse portfolio to Indias distinctive car-buyer, with multiple engine options that best suits their requirements,” Volkswagen Passenger Cars India Director Steffen Knapp said.

The German-engineered hatchback now comes with improved fuel efficiency of 18.78 kilomitre per litre.

It sells models such as Polo, Vento, Jetta, Passat and the Touareg in the domestic market.