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Petrol v/s Diesel Sales 2019 – VW & Skoda


  1. 83% of the Polo’s sold in 2019 were Petrols.

  2. 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).

  3. Also 54% of Ameo sold in Petrol Avatars.

  4. 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.


  1. 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.

  2. While Kodiaq was available in diesel only configuration; rest Octavia, Rapid & Superb were available in both Petrol/Diesel options.

  3. Skoda’s bestseller Rapid had majority of the sales coming from diesel variants.


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