Best petrol hatchback car in India: VW Polo GT TSI

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Money no bar, the best petrol hatchback in India would most definitely be the fastest, with the most features and extremely pricey. The Volkswagen Polo GT wins when it comes to either of the previously mentioned qualities. Yes, it is the most expensive petrol hatchback in the under Rs 10 lakh category if you keep aside the premium hatchbacks like BMW 1 Series and Mercedes A Class that have made their way into India.

Having said that, the VW Polo GT comes with a list of features that would keep one busy behind the wheel of this potent machine. At the center of all this is the dual-clutch automatic gearbox. None other petrol hatchback offers a slick DSG automatic transmission. It is powered by a 1.2 litre petrol engine that puts out 105 PS of peak power and 175 Nm of healthy torque. This coupled with the gearbox is the best combination available in the market today.

As far as features are concerned, the Polo GT comes with ABS, Airbags, ESP, power steering, power windows, audio system, Bluetooth, steering controls, alloy wheels, rear wiper, fog lamps etc. At the end of the day, it costs over Rs 8 lakh and does 17 kmpl despite the class leading performance.

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Best petrol hatchback car in India: VW Polo GT TSI, 8.0 out of 10 based on 1 rating