VW to increase the production of Polo

Polo, the exotic product of Volkswagen has a tremendous response in the Indian market. The Polo has the following features:

Volkswagen Polo is offered both in petrol and diesel engine and it is of three types.

  • 1.2L Petrol – 75 bhp of power – 110 Nm of torque
  • 1.2L Diesel – 75 bhp of power – 189 Nm of torque
  • 1.6L Petrol – 105 bhp of power – 153 Nm or torque

The VW Polo has electronic anti theft immobiliser, central locking, power door locks, power steering, power windows. The 1.6L highline will come with a 15″ alloys, ABS, dual airbags chrome interior trims, premium upholstery and cloth door trim, front and rear fog lamps, rear defogger and rear wiper.

VW Polo has set a trend in Indian Market, keeping this in mind VW has decided to increase its production to gain more customers in India. The expected price tag would be from Rs.4.34 to Rs. 6.70 Lakhs.
However, competitors like Ford and GM who have been selling whopping nos. of their small cars, Volkswagen may not be able to scale up the production at a high level.

Toyota’s Etios to compete with Swift, Polo and i20

Toyota is one of the largest Car manufacturer headquartered in Japan. At its peak, Toyota employed approximately 320,000 people worldwide. Now Toyota has announced its launch of Etios in India, a small car that is expected to compete with Maruthi’s Swift, Hyundai’s i10 and Volkswagen’s  Polo.

The Price of the above mentioned small cars in the market is

Maruthi Swift – Rs 4,11,934* – Rs 5,36,183*

Hyundai i10 – Rs 3,43,575* – Rs 5,52,466*

Volkswagen Polo – Rs 4,34,000* – Rs 6,70,000*

Toyota is expected to launch its new car in the market by the end of this year or early next year. It is strongly believed that the company has to follow an aggressive pricing strategy in order to compete with the other small cars.

The company has already showcased its product(Etios) at the 10th auto expo and was formally announced that it will be launched in Indian market first before any other market in the world.
Now Toyota is looking for developing its dealer network to make its small car sales possible in Indian Market.