Which is better among volkwagen cross polo and Toyota etios cross in diesel?
By: Kushal on 7 march 2015
Etios cross and Volkswagen cross polo are both modified versions of either company’s earlier models. While the cross polo offers 1.5L TDI CRDI engine with 88.5bhp @4200rpm under a price tag of 8.4 lac (Ex-showroom price-Delhi), other one offers a 1.4L D-4D engine with 67.06bhp @3800 rpm for 7.7 lac. When both cars are contrasted with each other in terms of features, Polo cross has telescopic steering, rear parking sensors, foldable rear seats, rear fog lamps and 168mm ground clearance while Etios cross has 174mm ground clearance, keyless entry and EBD with a greater mileage.
Both these cars are the cross over versions of their hatchback siblings. In terms of exterior styling, Etios cross has more rugged and sportier look than the cross Polo, the interior quality, fit and finish is though better in Cross Polo. The Etios cross offers more interior space than cross polo. Cross Polo comes in only petrol engine whereas Etios Cross is available in both petrol and diesel mills. The Etios cross is nicer, easier to drive, lighter and quicker car than the Cross Polo. Ride quality and suspension is also better in Etios Cross. Overall, Etios Cross is a better car of the two.
Both these models are cross over variants of earlier sibling Polo and Etios. Both the crossovers cost almost same, there is a major difference in looks and styling. Cross Etios has got a more chunkier look Etios, it features a uniquely designed front grille with silver grille whereas cross polo is simpler looking crossover. Cross polo diesel comes packed with 1.5L TDI CRDI engine that provides 88.5bhp @4200rpm with 18 kmpl city mileage. On the other hand, etios cross has packed in a 1.4L D-4D engine that churns out 67.06bhp @3800 rpm and provides city fuel efficiency of 16.5 kmpl. Both the cars are good according to the given price, user should choose d best one according to his requirement.
The diesel variant of Cross Polo is 1.5 TDI and this engine dishes out a power output of 88.7bhp at 4200rpm and the peak torque production of 230Nm revs up between 1500 to 2500rpm. This motor is mated with a 5 speed manual transmission gearbox and displaces 1498cc. On the other hand, Toyota Etios Cross is powered by a 1.4L diesel engine, which yields a max power output of 67.6bhp at 3800rpm along with a high torque production of 170Nm in the range of 1800 to 2400rpm. This engine too is paired with a 5 speed manual transmission. The overall mileage of this car Etios is 23.59kmpl on highways and 18.04kmpl in city. Polo delivers 20.14kmpl on bigger roads and 16kmpl in city.
VW cross polo is a crossover version of its most popular hatchback polo. Similarly, Etios too is a crossover. VW scores higher in features like parking sensors, auto lock, parking sensors and electronically adjustable ORVMs whereas Etios cross is better when interior space is considered. Technically, Cross polo diesel has 1.5L TDI CRDI engine that churns out 88.5bhp and claims 18 kmpl mileage in city. Etios cross comes with 1.4L D-4D engine that churns out 67.06bhp with a mileage of 16.5 kmpl in city.
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