[Resolved] Volkswagen India — volkswagen polo engine performance
Salem, Salem District, Tamil Nadu, India
Dedevk85 on Jul 3, 2018
Hi i purchased a new vw polo. The new model comes with a 1.0 ltr petrol engine, with 3 cylinders. After taking the delivery of the vehicle i feel the vehicle performance is not upto the mark. When trying to move the vehicle in 2nd gear after slowing down on a speed breaker the vehicle struggles to pick up and sometime the engine goes off.
When complained to the service team from where i purchased the car they say that the new model has been modified in such a way that only it can be moved in 1st gear after slowing down. Its not only the case during the speed breakers, even while driving a hilly area it struggles to get the required pickup even though there is enough rpm.
I really never heard off such thing that a petrol engine will perform this worst. When i asked them to replace the vehicle they say that the vehicle is already delivered and they have temporarily registered in my name. I have taken a loan to buy the car, but i feel the value of the car is not worth the money.
Even the test drive vehicle that they gave was 1.2 l engine and based on that i opted to buy this car, unless until i paid my down payment i wasnt aware that it is going to be 1 ltr engine.
Please assist me on this.
Complaint marked as Resolved Aug 14, 2018
[Jul 04, 2018] Volkswagen India customer support has been notified about the posted complaint.
Verified SupportVolkswagen India Customer Care's response, Jul 05, 2018
Greetings from Volkswagen Passenger Cars!
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