First drive Volkswagen Polo Car Reviews by Car Enthusiast — Volkswagen Polo hatchback I

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Volkswagen Polo hatchback I

CO 2 emissions: 108g/km

Combined 58.9mpg

Top speed: 107mph

14.3 seconds

Power: at 6,200rpm

Torque: 95Nm at to 4,200rpm

In the Metal:

As facelifts go the Volkswagen Polo’s is as subtle as come, with only the committed of Polo fans to spot the changes to the car’s and grille. There are no sheet changes, and given that the looks of the Polo still fresh today Volkswagen’s is understandable.

The same is true inside, as the fit and finish change little; the addition of a five-inch colour on the entry-level cars — and a version from SE upwards marks out the new model. That is central to the Polo’s revamp, it connectivity options that are new to the car class, so all models feature connectivity, USB, aux-in and SD ports, as well as DAB radio.


Revisions under the Polo’s bonnet see economy and emissions of up to 21 per cent, and on top of that every in the range not meets EU6 pollution The range is made up of a pair of entry-level choices of 60- and 75hp, a 1.2-litre four-cylinder engine 90 or 110hp, a 1.4 TSI with 150hp in the model and a 1.4-litre TDI turbodiesel delivers either 75- or 90hp. expects the biggest seller to be the petrol engine in SE specification, but for all its smoothness and willingness to rev it’s an best restricted to the city — out of town it is out of its depth.

Volkswagen Polo hatchback I

A solution is offered by the 75hp of the same engine, which, producing the same 95Nm figure and largely similar performance, feels significantly muscular than its lesser-powered Where you’re searching for and revs in the 60hp model, the car is more relaxing to drive, is no bad thing given the rather movement of the five-speed manual

Despite its three-cylinder layout little or no vibration or noise in the cabin, it remaining the paragon of refinement. That’s true at too, where wind and noise remain as suppressed as in a car. The Polo’s appeal as a machine is not about outright or steering precision, but good and ease.

The steering is light, though of any real feel, and the suspension’s towards comfort mean movement in the bends. It’s all enough though, and the result is a ride on poorer road

What you get for your Money:

The equipment list now includes Hold and Automatic Post-Collision System, which brakes the car a collision to reduce the severity of the The touch-screen that’s so central to the in the Polo can be added to with or MirrorLink (Ј150) — a that apes the output of smartphone on the Polo’s screen. DAB is fitted to all, while you can add a driver monitoring Driver System and Adaptive Cruise with Front City and Emergency Braking for Ј500.

Worth Noting

The range be expanded later in the year a new 190hp Polo GTI, with both manual and DSG transmissions. The BlueMotion model will be doubled, with TDI diesel and TSI petrol offerings. The TDI emits just 82g/km and has an combined economy figure of

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