2018 VW Polo SUV Release Date

We are witnessing remarkable expansion SUV segment in the automotive industry. All car manufacturer extends its offer with new models and existing models improve and adapt to market needs. Neither Volkswagen does not lag behind. The existing Touareg and Tiguan SUV models, will soon be joined by several new crossover SUV models. 2018 VW Polo SUV will be the first of the new models in this segment. At the beginning of 2018, SUV version of the popular VW Polo model, will be available on the market.

After 2018 VW Polo SUV, the company will offer the Golf SUV and Up SUV models. But here the story does not end. And other brands, which operate under the auspices of the Volkswagen Group, preparing new SUV models. Some of them are Skoda Kodiak , Audi Q2, Seat Ateca, and many other crossover and SUV models.


2018 VW Polo SUV Specs

The vehicle will be built at VW MQB platform. Compared to the current  Polo model, 2018 VW Polo SUV will have a larger wheelbase. It is estimated that its wheelbase exceed up to 2,560 mm, which is 90 mm longer than at the current Polo model. Increased wheelbase allows more comfort inside the vehicle and larger luggage space.

The design of the vehicle was inspired by the VW T-ROC concept. In contrast to this concept, Polo SUV will have 5 doors. The vehicle will look very sporty, with a standard front-wheel drive, the offer will be an AWD version.

Previously published specification of the vehicle has indicated a great choice of powertrains. According to some predictions, the offer will find a petrol 1.0-liter, 1.8-liter and 2.0-liter TSI engines. 1.0-liter TSI engine has two versions, with 95 hp and 160 Nm and 110 hp and 200 Nm of torque. 1.8-liter TSI engine developing 185 hp and 250 Nm, while the 2.0-liter TSI engine possesses 231 hp and 370 Nm of torque.

Besides a large number of petrol engines, will offer complete and excellent diesel engines. On offer will be the 1.4-liter TDI engine in two versions, with 70 hp and 210 Nm, with 105 hp and 250 Nm of torque.

According to the latest information, this offer will be supplemented by a new 1.5-liter engines. It is expected that 2018 VW Polo SUV offers a version with manual gearbox, as well as versions with DSG dual-clutch gearbox.

2018 VW Polo SUV Price

The biggest competitors VW new crossover will be: Nissan Juke, Peugeot 2008, Opel Mokka X, Mazda CX-3 and Honda HR-V. Compared to the prices of these models, we should search for an answer about the possible price for the 2018 VW Polo SUV. Some predictions are that its starting price will be around 16,000 €.

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