2020 Volkswagen Polo 1.0 TSI MT – Image gallery

Volkswagen had recently launched the facelifted Polo in India. The beloved German hatchback already had quite a reputation in the enthusiast’s book. With this new update, VW has added a 1.0-litre TSI engine with a six-speed manual gearbox! It also comes with a six-speed automatic. However, for our review, we had the manual variant of the Volkswagen Polo 1.0. If you haven’t read our review already, which you definitely should, how about a few pictures to whet your appetite?

The 2020 Volkswagen Polo is still the sportiest and most engaging hatchback to drive in the country, despite being one of the oldest models around. And it loves going sideways! (Image: BBC TopGear India)
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The sharp lines of the 2020 Volkswagen Polo look good even today. We would have liked a pair of full-LED headlights though, to up its premium quotient. (Image: BBC TopGear India)
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Volkswagen Polo 1.0 TSI MT (Image: BBC TopGear India)
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The dashboard design has begun to look a little dated and the touchscreen in the 2020 Volkswagen Polo isn’t among the largest at 6.5 inches but the quality of plastics and touch sensitivity of the screen are very good. (Image: BBC TopGear India)
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Some new design elements inside the tail lamp cluster of the 2020 Volkswagen Polo would have made for some more sportiness. (Image: BBC TopGear India)
The 2020 Volkswagen Polo boasts a motorsport pedigree unlike any of its competitors in India given the accolades the car has won in road racing and rallying both, which shows in its confident and sporty handling on the road. (Image: BBC TopGear India)
The 2020 Volkswagen Polo’s suspension setup is on the firmer side, but the car offers a surprisingly good balance between ride and handling. It soaks up undulations well and offers a planted feel at high speeds. (Image: BBC TopGear India)
The cockpit of the 2020 Volkswagen Polo is all too familiar, as the design hasn’t changed. The flat-bottomed steering wheel is certainly a delight to hold. (Image: BBC TopGear India)
Despite the design being over a decade old, the 2020 Volkswagen Polo looks very arresting from the rear three-quarter. (Image: BBC TopGear India)

Photography: Varun Kulkarni