Volkswagen is considered as one of the leaders in car industry. Besides excellent sales results, this brand is also known for many innovations and, finally, excellent quality of its models. Nowadays, competition in car industry is harder than ever, so every manufacturer tries to enlarge its offer. For that reason, we are about to see one new model from VW brand. According to company’s spokesman, German manufacturer plans to offer at least one model in every class. One of those new models that is expected to come in nearest future is a subcompact crossover, which will probably come as 2016 VW Polo SUV.
2016 VW Polo SUV details
There are many rumors about this model that circulate for some time on the internet and it seem that arrive of new model is finally officially confirmed. New model is in an advanced phase of development. According to our insider, 2016 VW Polo SUV will be heavily based on the standard company’s hatchback, sharing most of the visual and mechanical parts. Basically, this subcompact hatchback will be transformed to a crossover. Naturally, the biggest change will be more ground clearance. Beside that we will see some other modifications too. When it is about visual appearance, 2016 Polo SUV will be based on standard hatchback, but it will feature several unique details too. It is expected that new model will borrow many elements from T-Roc concept car that was presented at Geneva last year.
2016 VW Polo SUV engine
It is expected that 2016 VW Polo SUV will be available in several variants. There will be both few petrol and diesel units in offer. It is expected that base engine will be 1.4 liter petrol engine that is also available in current Polo. At least one more, stronger petrol engine is expected but, for now, we don’t have exact information. When it is about diesel units, expect to see probably two variants of company well-known TDI engines. More precise details should be known in near future. When it is about transmission, six-speed manual gearbox is expected to come as standard offer, while automatic should be offered as optional.
2016 VW Polo SUV release date and competition
For now, it is unknown when 2016 VW Polo SUV will come, but we hope that it will be by the end of year. Main competitors should be Japanese models like Nissan Juke and Honda HR-V.