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2016 Volkswagen Polo Review

The 2016 Volkswagen Polo adds new technology to an already attractive package.

2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI Review

You asked for it and they delivered: the Volkswagen Polo GTI manual is back! Five years after switching from offering its pocket rocket exclusively with a manual gearbox to selling it solely with a dual-clutch automatic (DSG), Volkswagen has released the facelifted Polo GTI with the choice of transmissions as it attempts to satisfy every potential buyer...

2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI Review

Dave heads to Spain to drive the new 2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI on road and on track...

City car comparison : Mazda 2 v Volkswagen Polo v Toyota Yaris v Honda Jazz v Renault Clio

In the past few months, fresh technology once the reserve of expensive premium cars has made a final cascade to one of the most affordable classes – light hatchbacks. The ‘cascade effect’ is nothing new in the automotive industry, where advanced equipment starts only in the priciest cars and eventually filters down into cheaper models as years go by...

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Volkswagen Polo Videos

Ford Fiesta ST v Volkswagen Polo GTI Comparison Review

City cars are enjoying a resurgence in Australia this year, with sales at their highest levels in recent history. Sharp prices, lots of equipment and high quality have been hallmarks of the newest arrivals, while performance hasn’t been forgotten either – as is the case with the reigning champion, the Ford Fiesta ST and the newly arrived Volkswagen Polo GTI...

Honda Jazz v Volkswagen Polo comparison review

Tegan and Tim put the new Honda Jazz and the updated Volkswagen Polo head to head in a battle of two of our favourite city cars.

2014 Volkswagen Polo GTI Video Review

A look at the new Volkswagen Polo hot hatch variant.

Volkswagen Polo Video Review

the Volkswagen Polo now has the refinement and class of its bigger brother.

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Volkswagen Polo Comparisons

Volkswagen Polo v Peugeot 208 : Comparison Review

Until recently, Australians shopping for a new city car on a budget wouldn’t have even bothered kicking tyres in a European brand’s showroom. Light Euro tikes have typically been prohibitively expensive to purchase and frightfully costly to service, making their Japanese or South Korean counterparts the default choice...

Ford Fiesta ST v Volkswagen Polo GTI : Comparison Review

Rarely has Volkswagen’s iconic GTI badge been so humbled as it was in November 2013 when we last put the go-fast Polo in the ring with the Ford Fiesta ST. The big-name fighter with all the pomp and pedigree was made to look overpriced, under-equipped and lacking fun factor compared with the featherweight upstart that so resoundingly reminded us that simplicity and greatness are not mutually exclusive...

City car comparison : Mazda 2 v Volkswagen Polo v Toyota Yaris v Honda Jazz v Renault Clio

In the past few months, fresh technology once the reserve of expensive premium cars has made a final cascade to one of the most affordable classes – light hatchbacks. The ‘cascade effect’ is nothing new in the automotive industry, where advanced equipment starts only in the priciest cars and eventually filters down into cheaper models as years go by...

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Volkswagen Polo News

Top 10 hottest cars of 2015 to date

What new vehicles have grown in registrations the most in 2015 so far? If you’re in the market for a new car, SUV and commercial, it can be valuable to know. After all, cars in hot demand might just be harder to haggle on than those that are struggling against rivals. Then again, they might be flying in the sales race precisely because they’re so affordable...

Volkswagen Polo GTI upgraded with adjustable suspension, Sport mode - UPDATE

The standard features list on the 2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI has been given a significant boost this week as part of an MY16 update, just shy of three months on from the local launch of the newly updated model. Just as market demand moved the company to reintroduce a manual transmission into the Volkswagen Polo GTI as part of April's mid-life facelift, those prayers have been answered once again...

Volkswagen makes sweeping MY16 updates : Reversing camera, Apple CarPlay, new touchscreens standard

Volkswagen Australia has announced a range of sweeping changes across most of its forthcoming MY16 passenger car and SUV range, which it has billed as the “biggest model year update in the local company’s history”. In what amounts to a significant value improvement, all Polo, Golf, Beetle, Scirocco, Jetta and Tiguan models will now get a standard reverse-view camera and a new App-Connect USB interface integrating Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink as standard...

2015 Volkswagen Polo recalled for seat fault

Just shy of 100 2015 Volkswagen Polo models have been recalled locally due to a fault with the light cars' front seats. Affecting 96 examples of the freshly updated Volkswagen Polo, the recall relates to the backrest frames used in the front seats...

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Volkswagen Polo Owner Reviews

2014 Volkswagen Polo GTi Review

Partner and I have had this 2013 MY14 Polo GTI for 18 months now. We both love it. I'm a car nut, we had an Alfa 156 V6 previously and as much as I loved it, reliability and service costs were... Alfa-ish, But still worth it if you ask me, maybe not the Mrs' though. So we wanted new, practical, small-ish, yet still had that x factor/sense of fun and urge when you want it to be fun...

2009 Volkswagen Polo Pacific Review

Has VW built DELIBERATE FAULTS into ECU that are time delayed? VW has proved it is CROOKED about emissions so what else has it LIED about? Crash Tests, petrol emissions or BUILT IN ELECTRONIC FAULTS. They thought they could get away with dodgy emissions software so why not other electronic faults to make $MILLIONS...

2013 Volkswagen Polo Review

It's fair to say Volkswagen's 5th generation Polo GTI has been well received since its launch in 2010. Consecutive 'Bang-For-Your-Buck' awards from Motor Magazine and a sharp sticker price sent initial waiting lists on the longer side of 12 months...

2014 Volkswagen Polo Review

I have a confession to make- this review is about my wife's choice of wheels. As a hopeless car nut, my dreams contain soaring Italian V8s, planet-sized brakes and the smell of an E Type's leather. The 2014 Volkswagen Polo Comfortline has none of these things, and that suits my partner just fine. Just don't think that this makes it a boring appliance...

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Volkswagen Polo v Peugeot 208 : Comparison Review
2016 Volkswagen Polo Review

2016 Volkswagen Polo Review

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