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Old 11th March 2016, 15:09   #46
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This is definitely making the decision of prospective customers difficult. I was going to book a GT TSI this month. After the latest update a couple of months ago, I was sure that there will not be any more updates in the near future but VW won't let us sleep peacefully. I already got a quote from Toyota U-trust for my 2011 Etios Liva and was thinking of using that amount to make the down payment and take rest as loan. After seeing this post, I have put the decision on hold.
If you can wait, you must try and wait. Even if you don't go for the new version which will be more expensive, you will certainly be able to get the older (current) version at discounts! So it certainly makes sense to wait.
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It is bad such frequent updates are taking place. Is there any option for old vehicles to get any of these enhancements fitted?
Cruise Control is one good aspect which could be considered...
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Does anyone have any idea why Polo GT TDi is still not having a DSG gear box ?
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Does anyone have any idea why Polo GT TDi is still not having a DSG gear box ?
I may get flamed for this csnanjappa, but IMHO:

ONLY TO SELL GT TSI

Though GT TSI is an excellent premium hatch, majority of its USP is that DSG gearbox.

No TSI can every be as frugal as a TDI engine. So TSI with DSG will never be as fuel efficient as a TDI with DSG. Ofcourse, NVH is a completely different matter altogether.

If VW added the DSG to the 1.5 GT TDI, the price would shoot up to ridiculous proportions and if it was somehow "Believable", VW would have given its customers no real reason to go for the GT TSI.

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Does anyone have any idea why Polo GT TDi is still not having a DSG gear box ?
They really should do that actually, now that the 1.5 TDI qualifies for lower excise duty. TDI + DSG in a Polo sounds like a good prospect. They are trying everything under the sun to stretch the Polo's shelf life, they might as well give the DSG a shot with the TDI.
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Does anyone have any idea why Polo GT TDi is still not having a DSG gear box ?
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They really should do that actually, now that the 1.5 TDI qualifies for lower excise duty. TDI + DSG in a Polo sounds like a good prospect..
The Ameo is coming with the tdi dsg which is one of its USPs. So I doubt the GT TDI will get a dsg in the near future.
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I'd be more interested if they removed the DSG from the TSi. How about a stiffer suspension and a 6-MT?

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The Ameo is coming with the tdi dsg which is one of its USPs. So I doubt the GT TDI will get a dsg in the near future.
Ameo will fall into all together diff category of ugly looking CS , for customer who is looking for good looking car like polo GT i don't thing he would go for Ameo.

Anyway , if someone is looking for CS sedan with diesel auto transmission Ameo would be their number one choice.
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Hello

Do we have any updates on the launch of this 'new' facelift? Those headlights (if they are the same ones that were there on the car on display at the auto expo) should change the visual appeal of the car considerably. And I feel there might just be few more changes to justify the idea of a facelift.
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This could be a limited edition 'Polo Allstar'

http://indianautosblog.com/2016/03/v...or-show-223058
Volkswagen Polo Allstar edition heading to India

http://www.autocarindia.com/auto-new...ia-401144.aspx
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Kishore Kumar writes in saying that he spotted a VW Polo being tested in Bronze (brown) shade. Thanks for sharing!

VW sure is doing whatever it can to dress up the ol' girl.
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Kishore Kumar writes in saying that he spotted a VW Polo being tested in Bronze (brown) shade. Thanks for sharing!

VW sure is doing whatever it can to dress up the ol' girl.
Is it the toffee brown shade as mentioned in the brochure?

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Is it the toffee brown shade as mentioned in the brochure?
And here is how the current model looks in the toffee brown shade!

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Anyone got any news on whether a facelift is coming on the Polo/Polo GT this year?

I've been getting conflicting views from different dealers in Mumbai. One says the facelift will have DRLs, reverse camera and armrest (the All-star has the latter two). Another claims no DRLs but the diesel engine will be updated to the new 110PS unit on the Ameo (with DSG apparently). Really getting impatient now. Just want to book a new diesel GT manual and get it over with!
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I've been getting conflicting views from different dealers in Mumbai. One says the facelift will have DRLs, reverse camera and armrest (the All-star has the latter two). Another claims no DRLs but the diesel engine will be updated to the new 110PS unit on the Ameo (with DSG apparently). Really getting impatient now. Just want to book a new diesel GT manual and get it over with!
There is a facelift expected before a new car (new Polo/ ?) will be launched in ~ 2018. Expect the facelift to appear in early 2017.
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