Volkswagen launches first petrol Polo Bluemotion
06 January 2015
Volkswagen will launch its first ever petrol Polo Bluemotion model in March, priced from £14,730.
The most efficient petrol engine in the Polo range is powered by a three-cylinder 95hp 1.0-litre BlueMotion TSI petrol unit. It emits 94g/km of CO2 and returns 68.9mpg. The diesel three-cylinder 1.4-litre TDI BlueMotion engine is still the lowest emitting engine in the Polo range at 82g/km.
Based on the S trim, the BlueMotion models adds uniquely shaped front and rear bumpers, radiator grille, side skirts and rear roof spoiler, body coloured door handles, body coloured door mirrors with integrated indicators, front fog lights and static cornering function and BlueMotion badging.
Additional kit over that on the S trim includes 15-inch 'Buenos Aires' alloys with low rolling resistance tyres, aero body kit, multifunction leather steering wheel, alarm with remote central locking, air conditioning, a front centre armrest, Composition Media and infotainment system, cruise control and Volkswagen's Driver Alert System.
This version of the Polo comes with a Think Blue system which gives hint and tips on how to drive in a more economical fashion by analysing journey patterns.
All Polo models come with a colour touchscreen, SD card reader, DAB radio and USB and AUX-in connections, as well as a height-adjustable driver's seat.