Petrol v/s Diesel Sales 2019 – VW & Skoda


  • 83% of the Polo’s sold in 2019 were Petrols.
  • Over 56% of Vento sales came from Diesel variants. The trend is bit different from other cars in the segment which is dominated by Petrols (City / Ciaz).
  • Also 54% of Ameo sold in Petrol Avatars.
  • VW had launched Polo & Vento in BS6 recently; but shall be available in Petrol-Only variants! VW also announced discontinuation of 7-speed DSG transmission.


  • Almost 60% of Skoda’s sold in 2019 had a diesel heart. It is contrasting when compared to sibling VW which had only 33% share from diesel variants.
  • While Kodiaq was available in diesel only configuration; rest Octavia, Rapid & Superb were available in both Petrol/Diesel options.
  • Skoda’s bestseller Rapid had majority of the sales coming from diesel variants.

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