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Old 9th September 2010, 17:43   #16
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Thank you everyone! Will post more pics and detailed review by tomorrow.

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How you compare it with Punto 1.4?
Enjoy and Drive Safe.
The punto 1.4 has a nice refined engine. But the reasons why I didn't go for it is because of the cramped rear and poor un-premium interiors. Also the A.S.S was something I was apprehensive about.

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By the way, do you plan to add any accessories to the car? I'm waiting for more pictures, especially the interiors.
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I have bought mud flaps and foot step garnish. The latter is yet to be installed. I plan on seat covers too next week.

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Congrats ! The colour is simply fab.

I have read a lot of complaints about the rear seat space of polo on this forum. But when I went to check it out, i was taken by surprise.
Yes you're right. The rear has a decent amount of space. It's very comfortable. Six-footers might be more comfortable at the front.

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Hey, congrats Raging Bull !! I must say I like the title of your thread Bring this one along when we meet next, I haven't really checked out the Polo at all. Take me for a short spin in it, will ya.
Thanks Akshay! Will surely bring it to the next meet.
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>>> Z,

Congrats on the car and its colour - it looks very purposeful and solid in this colour. Would love to check it out if you bring it in one of our meets, especially the rear seat comfort. I am sure the engine will be a nice puller for city driving conditions and occasional highway use
Thank you Sir! Yes the Polo is a good city car. It does not feel underpowered. Will surely get it on the next meet.

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Congratulations ragingbull. The 'tadka' seems to have really hit you. Nice title to the thread.
Thanks! The tagline German engineering. Made in India. was the inspiration to the title

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WOW!!! Very nice colour. Delicious. Congrats on the car.
One question--- How is the space compared to the i20?
Well the i20 is more spacious than the Polo. But the VW scores on comfort. And leg space is sufficient but can't be termed as commodious.

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Old 9th September 2010, 18:19   #17
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Congratulations, theragingbull!

I think the Polo looks very good in pepper grey. I haven't seen the Polo yet in a colour that I didn't like.

The build quality is amazing. I am totally enthralled by this car.
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Congrats! I really like this colour. Goes well with the understated classy look of the Polo. How about some snaps of the interiors?
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One question to Polo owners: My car came with JK Vectra tyres. But from what I have seen is the stock tyres were Apollo Acceleres before.
Is this with all new Polos?

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Congrats! I really like this colour. Goes well with the understated classy look of the Polo. How about some snaps of the interiors?
Thanks! Will post more pics including that of interiors tomorrow.
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Congratulations Theragingbull!
The colour you have chosen is excellent and will be unique in the next few months at least (along with glacier blue) as these 2 recently started coming to showroom. I have seen p.grey Polo, the pearl effect makes it a nice looking car. Wish you many happy miles.

PS : I got Apollo Acelere.

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[ Although there is some noise from the 3-cyl engine at idle, very little of it penetrates in the cabin. ]

Congrats ! This car is a beauty to look at on the road. The colour you guys have opted is really nice.

But, i drove my friend's new polo-petrol just yesterday. As you say intially i did feel the noise level at idle is high, but I found the noise of the engine is high for a petrol engine as it is revved. The noise increases on flooring the pedal. Is it so , since the car doesnt have the noise dampeners fixed to bonnet or what is it? The bonnet has so many grooves made on to it. It looks as if they have forgotten to fix the dampeners.

I am surprised by the noise levels of polo though.

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Was really surprised to see the Polo in this colour,never thought it will look this good!Best colour after the red one.Congrats!
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The experience at VW Downtown Mumbai was pretty good. At the time of delivery, got this lovely box of chocolates.
"German Tadka"- VW Polo 1.2 Highline-dsc05618.jpg


Surprisingly, they also provided me with a coupon of 20 liters of fuel.

Price breakup:
Ex-showroom - Rs.5,70,104
RTO Reg (Navi Mumbai)- Rs.45,582
Insurance- Rs. 20,193
Temp reg & depot charges- Rs.4000

Corporate discount- Rs.10,000

TOTAL On-Road price: Rs. 629,879/-

I took the advantage of having a second home in Navi Mumbai and thus saved 35k on registration

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Congrats! Polo is one of the best hatch available in the country. Wish you many miles ahead.
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Really like the car, the keys and the box of chocs!
Enjoy all of them
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Surprisingly, they also provided me with a coupon of 20 liters of fuel.

Price breakup:
Ex-showroom - Rs.5,70,104
RTO Reg (Navi Mumbai)- Rs.45,582
Insurance- Rs. 20,193
Temp reg & depot charges- Rs.4000

Corporate discount- Rs.10,000

TOTAL On-Road price: Rs. 629,879/-

I took the advantage of having a second home in Navi Mumbai and thus saved 35k on registration
What can I say Zohaib? You are one lucky fellow!

1.2 Petrol Highline costs 7.05 on-road in Karnataka. Makes me very, very jealous of you. For the price you quote, you can perhaps get a Trendline here.

I didn't get any fuel too, but that's OK.

End of the day, even though the car belongs to my wife, I have begun to admire it. I just hope they don't let us down. I really don't think they will!
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Thanks @blackasta, @cLj, @avishar , @nandans and @AvonA7

Couple of questions for Polo owners:
1. What's the recommended front/rear tyre pressure?
2. Is there any seat belt warning or speed warning system?
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Congratulations The raging bull on the pepper grey beauty. Time to play polo with those 75 horses!
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Theragingbull, congrats! The car looks stunning in pepper grey. Hope you post pictures from all possible angles
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Hey Theragingbull, Congrats, car indeed looks good and different from all the reds & whites. You said the car feels bit underpowered on highways while I guess few others didn't find it lacking that much soc an you elaborate on that?
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