Volkswagen to Bring 71MPG BlueMotion Polo to US....May Hurt Prius Sales
Since first being introduced, the Volkswagen Polo has been one of the most fuel efficient vehicles on the road. Years of diesel development and improvements to powertrain design have improved the overall efficiency ever more. Now, VW is offering a BlueMotion version of the Polo and promising even more miles for every gallon.
The latest version of the Polo will come in the form of a 3 door hatchback and be available with 6 different powerplants. Three different diesel engines and 3 different petroleum engines can be fitted t the little VW, each offering a slightly different driving experience.
Power output ranges from 59 horsepower on up to 104 horsepower, with the 71mpg BlueMotion being equipped with a 75 horsepower diesel engine. The other drivetrain variants are expected to all be in the mid 40 mile per gallon range.
The new 3-Door Polo is expected to hit North American shores are early as next year and the current price is listed at around $17,300.Auto Blog Green