IAB Report – 2014 VW Polo (facelift) launching in mid-July

Posted on: Jun 20, 2014 - 2:33pm IST

VW India will launch the refreshed Polo towards the middle of next month, Indian Autos Blog was told by its sources.

2014 VW Polo facelift spied India
The 2014 VW Polo facelift will launch in mid-July.

The refreshed Polo will get a new front bumper with redone chrome enclosures for its foglights. The grille element, which currently features a twin-slat chrome layout, is of a single-slat design in the facelifted model, and the headlights sport different mirror elements. A new rear bumper with a wider area for the registration plate, and new body colors, sums up the exteriors of the Polo facelift.

Inside, the 2014 Polo gets a new 3-spoke steering wheel which manages to look a lot more premium than the current model. Other interior changes include a silver insert for the center console and a new font type for the instrument cluster.

2014 VW Polo facelift dashboard at Geneva Motor Show 2014
The refreshed Polo gets a new 3-spoke steering wheel and a silver insert for its center console.

Mechanically, the diesel Polo is expected to get a new engine. Currently, VW offers the hatchback with a 1.2-liter three-cylinder diesel on the regular TDI variants, and a 1.6-liter four-cylinder on the GT TDI variant. On the refreshed model, a four-cylinder 1.5-liter engine will do duty on both, the TDI and GT TDI, variants. For the TDI, the power output would be about 80 bhp while the GT TDI will produce about 104 bhp.

2014 VW Polo facelift spied India rear
The Polo facelift is expected to launch the 1.5-liter four-cylinder diesel engine.

The petrol variants which are offered with 1.2-liter three-cylinder and 1.2-liter four-cylinder TSI engines will continue unchanged.

On the wake of new rivals such as the Tata Bolt, new Hyundai i20 and Honda Jazz, not to mention refreshed versions of the Swift and Punto, VW have chosen the right time to introduce the 2014 Polo.

These spyshots were sent to us by Mr. Aniket Paradkar.

2014 VW Polo Facelift (European spec) – Image Gallery

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7 thoughts on “IAB Report – 2014 VW Polo (facelift) launching in mid-July

  1. raghav says:

    hey guyz i hav booked the polo comfortline petrol 3 days back nw i cum 2 know abt the facelift but i read there is not much change in petrol variants so is it worth it to cancel it for now and wait for the facelift coz m getin realy cool deal of 70,000 Dwn paymnt & 11,000 EMI fr 5 yrs BUT in facelift i hav to pay 1,50,000+ in Dwn paymnt & 12,000+ in EMI
    plz suggest i am hell ya confused n don’t hav much tym 2 decide

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  2. Manpreet says:

    Is facelifted gt tdi is mated with dsg gearbox ?i am curious to know this because i m going to buy gt tdi which is manual one…i want to stick to manual so if its worth waiting for new gt ?

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  3. Sachin says:

    Please let me know if VW has any plans to launch the TSI with a manual transmission?

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    1. Hello Sachin, we don’t have all the details today, but we will update as and when we get it.

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  4. Pravin says:

    I am planning to Buy Polo GT Petrol variant, after reading this post I think I need to wait for a month or two. Is is worth waiting? Also any price difference I can expect? As I am looking for Auto transmission variant can I expect same thing in coming TDI variant as well? Please help me out to clear my doubts.

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    1. Hi Pravin, we’re not sure about the TDI with the AT. Request you to wait for a couple of weeks, we can come back to you with some updates then.

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    2. Manpreet says:

      Yes the tsi variant remain same …underhood changes is only to diesel its written all over other sites too

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