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Volkswagen Polo GTI

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Responsive and 1.4-litre engine Good in the cabin and boot for a car of its small Solid but nimble-feeling chassis should please keen Sure footed and safe standard features include control and an electronic differential


Only available a semi-auto DSG gearbox Could be quite pricey for a car of its size build quality could be and feel more expensive The sports mode does to enhance the driving experience

cleaner and sharper than its this generation of Polo GTI to be great to drive and manages to mix fun with frugality and functionality. grown up and mature in its styling most rivals, Volkswagen’s aim has to broaden the car’s appeal that of the traditional hot hatch

Changes to this performance over the previous model a supercharged and turbocharged 1.4 TSI petrol and the relocation of the battery from the bay to the boot to improve weight Away from the mechanical this Polo follows the trend for growing in all the important

The Polo GTI boasts a sporty and comes with a pair of exhausts and 17-inch alloy From the outside it’s to see that the Polo has inherited a lot of its from its bigger brother the GTI, with its honeycomb checked seats and red brake

Volkswagen’s baby hot hatch shares the same dynamics and as its older sibling. New springs and sharpen responses and give the GTI a lower ride height the conventional Polo. Greater is assured in all conditions thanks to its traction control system.

there are significant changes too a better braking system and revisions. What really praise is the car’s turbocharged and 177bhp 1.4 TSI engine. This four cylinder engine like a much bigger than it is. In a nod to the greater focus on issues, this Polo GTI is 25 per more fuel efficient the model it replaces.

Our verdict on the Volkswagen Polo 1.4 TSI GTI

Polo GTI is built to please drivers who want to downsize sacrificing performance. It could been more daring its looks to set it aside from its GTI sibling, but improvements under the have made this Polo feel like a GTI, while its chuckable makes it a lot of fun to drive.


For a the Polo GTI’s initial could be considered quite but residual values for the car are among the in its segment. Fuel economy and have been improved in the which now has a 1.4-litre engine a ‘twin charge system’ to power when needed.

Space and practicality

Space in the front and rear is reasonably for a car of this size. The driver’s front passenger’s seat and bench have all been and offer more comfort, and space. Knee room in the has grown with an increase of The boot is also a decent and has a low loading lip for extra practicality.

and display


Car security


The Polo has been designed and to be among the safest in its class and generation is a good effort. The car as standard with ABS, Brake Assist (HBA) and It also has a clever electronic lock system (XDS) is also used in the Golf to wheelspin and torque-steer.

Driver appeal

Volkswagen Polo GTI

The Polo GTI light and agile and it has a chuckable which makes it fun to drive. It is a lot exciting than the previous GTI and has a responsive TSI engine which is and turbocharged. VW has made sure this Polo is the cleanest, and most focussed GTI yet. It is more of a GTI than the previous and should appeal to those drivers who can no longer afford a and need to downsize.

Family car

First car appeal

Quality and

The Polo feels like a Golf and that is no bad thing. It a lot of refinement and sophisticated equipment its bigger brother. The Polo’s have been redesigned and traditional blue dials given way to white backlighting as on the Golf.


The Polo can be had in three or door form and the solid, door handles help getting in and out of the car reasonably easy. head and legroom are all improved and the is easy to get in and out of despite its small Tall rear seat may have more of a problem less legroom though.

and ICE (In car entertainment)

The standard provision in the is a radio/MP3 compatible CD player four speakers. Optional includes a navigation system touchscreen, multimedia interface, MP3 and an aux-in socket on its front DAB digital radio and climate are also available as cost

Checked seats hark to GTI models from the past

and trim

Exterior colour range from bright, shades like candy to more conservative tones grey, silver and black. The checked seats set it apart standard Polos, which are more conservative in style.


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