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Are Polo GTI good cars?

Are Polo GTI good cars?

The new VW Polo GTI is a great car, don’t get me wrong. It makes advances in the segment that is currently unrivalled. It’s even better that it’s manufactured here on our very shores, but it doesn’t stop it from being un-Polo-like. It’s too big, too powerful and too expensive to wear the Polo badge.

Is Polo GTI fast?

There’s only one engine available in the Polo GTI range – a 1.8-litre turbocharged petrol that develops 189bhp. All that power in a small car means that performance is brisk, with 0-62mph covered in 6.7 seconds and a 139mph top speed possible.

Is the Polo GTI fuel efficient?

Fuel economy in city is 7.5 lt/100km, Fuel economy in highway is 5.1 lt/100km and combined fuel economy is 5.9 lt/100km according to officially published data by manufacturers. Polo GTI DSG (7-gear) real World MPG/consumption is 9,2 lt/100km.

Is Polo GTI high risk?

This really opens up the risk to any and all car types and models. According to the 2017 report released by Ctrack, the following vehicles showed to be the most ‘high-risk’ for vehicle theft and hijacking: VW Polo is the most hijacked passenger vehicle in the country.

What does GTI stand for?

Grand Touring Injection
Grand Touring Injection is a type of direct fuel injection, which Volkswagen first deployed in the Volkswagen Golf GTI of 1976!

Can you still buy Polo GTI?

“The Polo GTI can no longer be ordered with individual equipment. However, finished, already produced vehicles are available for you. Simply contact your Volkswagen partner or find your dream vehicle online in the car search.”

Does the Polo GTI have the same engine as the Golf GTI?

Significantly, the Polo GTI has been given the same base engine as its Golf GTI and R siblings – the familiar EA888 two-litre turbo four. 28% more torque in the two-litre is plenty, and you certainly notice it surging from corner to corner at Luddenham.

Which is the fastest Polo GTI?

VW Polo
The VW Polo GTI is the fastest model in the Polo range but its turbocharged 2.0-litre petrol engine and upmarket cabin also make it the most expensive…

What is the most stolen car in South Africa?

The following is a list of passenger car makes most frequently hijacked in descending order. They are VW, Toyota, Ford, Citroen, Kia, Hyundai, BMW, Audi, Renault, and Chevrolet. Regarding VW, the most popular model was the Polo.

Do all GTI come with Turbo?

All GTIs come with front-wheel drive, four-cylinder, turbocharged engines. This particular GTI has the Autobahn trim, which comes with bigger brakes, the same size brakes that you can get on the Golf R.

What kind of car is Volkswagen Polo GTI?

This car has been superseded by a newer model, click here to go to the latest Volkswagen Polo GTi (10-17) review . 26 How much is it to insure? This sporty Polo is a Golf GTI look-a-like, complete with the trademark honeycomb grille, distinctive alloy wheels and chequered interior trim.

Is the Volkswagen Polo bigger than the golf?

The Polo is not only bigger than the previous model in every dimension that counts, it actually exceeds the size of the fourth-generation Volkswagen Golf in all but length.

Is there going to be a new VW Polo?

There’s a new Volkswagen Polo right around the corner. If you’re the kind of person who must have the latest things, it’s worth waiting for it. Alternatively if you’re after a bargain, wait for this new one to come out then look for a dealer looking to offload an ‘old’ model.

Which is better Volkswagen Polo or Ford Fiesta?

The Ford Fiesta is excellent in many areas, but with the Polo Volkswagen has clearly set out to surprise and delight customers with what’s possible from a car of this size.