Dual front airbags and ABS is now a standard fitment across all variants of Volkswagen Polo and Vento. With this announcement, all the cars in Volkswagen India portfolio will come with airbags as a standard fitment.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Michael Mayer – Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India said, “At Volkswagen, we believe that safety is not a luxury but a primary need in a car. The introduction of ABS with Dual airbags has come to further extend this bequest in India as well. We have always been committed towards our customers’ safety and now with these standard fitments in the Polo and Vento, Indian customers will enjoy the Volkswagen ‘Safe Driving Experience’ across all our carlines.”
Polo: Polo has secured a 4-Star safety rating for adult occupant protection, in crash tests conducted by a renowned global agency. VW says this is the highest safety rating for any car in the premium hatchback segment in the country. In addition to MPI and the TDI variants, Polo also comes with more powerful GT TSI and GT TDI versions.
Vento: In India, Vento is offered with 1.6L MPI, 1.5L TDI and 1.2L TSI engines offering a choice of a 5-speed manual and 7-speed DSG gearbox.
Ameo: The made-in-India and made-for-India Volkswagen Ameo, is the first sub 4-metre sedan by Volkswagen. It happens to be the first car in the compact sedan segment to standardize dual front airbags and ABS across all variants. Ameo comes equipped with 1.2L MPI engine and 1.5L TDI engine offering choice of a 5-speed manual and 7-speed DSG gearbox.
Beetle: Comes equipped with 1.4L TSI engine and a 7-speed DSG gearbox. It is equipped with 4-airbags, ESP & ABS as standard equipment.
Jetta: Volkswagen Jetta gets a host of safety features, including ABS, ESP and 6 airbags as standard equipment.
GTI: GTI comes equipped with 6 airbags, ABS, Hill-hold and ESP.