Volkswagen Polo review

Category: Small car

Section: Introduction

Available fuel types:petrol, diesel
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Volkswagen Polo 2020 Awards pic
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  • Volkswagen Polo 2020 Awards pic
  • Polo 2019 RHD front cornering shot, low speed
  • Polo 2019 RHD right side panning shot
  • Polo 2019 RHD front seats
  • Polo 2019 RHD centre console
  • Polo 2019 RHD boot open
  • Polo 2019 RHD right rear cornering shot
  • Polo 2019 RHD dashboard
  • Polo 2019 RHD rear seats
  • Polo 2019 RHD infotainment
  • Volkswagen Polo 2020 Awards pic
  • Polo 2019 RHD front cornering shot, low speed
  • Polo 2019 RHD right side panning shot
  • Polo 2019 RHD front seats
  • Polo 2019 RHD centre console
  • Polo 2019 RHD boot open
  • Polo 2019 RHD right rear cornering shot
  • Polo 2019 RHD dashboard
  • Polo 2019 RHD rear seats
  • Polo 2019 RHD infotainment
RRP £15,390What Car? Target Price from£14,299
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Introduction

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The Volkswagen Polo has always been the Golf’s smaller brother but, with this latest generation, the gap between the two models is narrower than ever.

That's because the Polo has grown up considerably over the years, both in terms of its size and its driving manners. Add to that a range of fuel-efficient engines and a modern, classy interior, and it's hardly surprising that it's such a huge seller.

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The Polo finds itself in a very tough class with some seriously accomplished rivals, though – including the even bigger-selling Ford Fiesta, the sporty Seat Ibiza and the comfort-focused Peugeot 208. In this review, we'll tell you how the Polo stacks up against those alternatives in all the key areas, and we'll also fill you in on which engines and trim levels make the most sense.

If you decide the Volkswagen Polo is the car for you, make sure you check out the latest deals our at our New Car Buying pages. Sizeable discounts are usually available no matter how you're buying – and you won't even need to do any haggling.

At a glance

Number of trims8 see more
Available fuel typespetrol, diesel
Avaliable doors options5
Warranty3 years / 60000 miles

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