VW India Evaluating Volkswagen Up Compact Sedan and Polo Compact Sedan — Volkswagen Polo sedan IV

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VW India Evaluating Volkswagen Up Sedan and Polo Compact


Updated on 17th 2013

We had reported last that Volkswagen could a compact sedan based on the Up to India to give the likes of the Suzuki Swift DZire a run for money, now Autocar India is that the company is almost with two compact sedan for the country. Yes, you heard right, they are evaluating two one will be a Volkswagen Up Compact concept, the other will be the Polo Compact Sedan Only one of the prototypes will be the green light for production.

The move comes in the light of the that the compact sedan is one of the few in the country which has not seen of a slump, and almost every manufacturer here wants a of this lucrative pie. has many hurdles to cross it can launch the car in India though, it does not have a small engine on offer, it is working on a diesel motor but it could time. Secondly, both the would have to be heavily to be spacious on the inside, fit inside the threshold and be able to fit the engines Volkswagen wants to put int hem, the of making the car could be exorbitant. there is the matter of quality, the does not want to make the of losing the tag of a premium quality car to make more profits.


The compact sedan, if it is is not expected to hit the market before end of 2015, whatever happens we keep you posted. Keep Car Blog India.

Updated on September 2012

Volkswagen was a hit as immediately as it entered the market. the company introduced its sedan Volkswagen Vento and once it created a strong stir in the Today majority of the company’s comes from these two and they are quite popular new buyers for their design and

We also know that the most important product Volkswagen plans to bring to the market is Volkswagen Up. The VW UP has been in India a couple of times hints that very it will be here. Considering the of the Polo and Vento duo, has started working on a new compact for the Indian market. Firstly it is demand for compact sedans has led to this new Volkswagen product and the tax benefits that sub-4 sedans avail. This be the Volkswagen Up compact sedan in which will compete cars like Maruti Dzire and Toyota Etios

It is pretty obvious that is no other product to come for the UP hatch and expectedly the new sedan be essentially an UP sedan or saloon the stretched platform of Volkswagen Up. We also heard about the in the past, which confirms the new sedan is going to be based on the UP. The new Up will fall under the meter category and will a 1.5 litre diesel engine. ‘EA 189’, the car derives its engine the existing 1.6 litre unit so as to get from the small cars duty of 12 %.

Sedans with length 4 meters and engine capacities of CC and above attract an excise of 24 %. So trimming down the size of a car help in many ways. One of the examples, better than the is of Swift and 2012 Swift which proved to be perfect for the market.

In fact other manufacturers are at the same space too. Mahindra Mahindra will a compact version of Verito Honda plans to launch a based on the Brio .

While to give specific information but at the time confirming that a meters is under consideration, Chacko, Volkswagen Group’s representative for India said:

“After being in India for years, we have to adapt to a extent as far as the regulations (read duty) are concerned…. Definitely we have to work on engines, up to the length of the car”.

Lately the sedan segment grew by 30% the overall market improved by a 7.2 % only. The Volkswagen Up compact will try to benefit from the growth in this segment in

Credit for Rendering – MateUSA ET

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