The Volkswagen Polo is one of the most popular cars on the road today, and with good reason. Introduced in 1975, the latest version of this classic offers technological innovation and trend-setting style, in addition to some world-beating efficiency figures.
From the outside, it is clear that Volkswagen has been hard at work updating its foremost supermini to meet the demands of today's market. Sweeping lines, angular headlights and body-coloured bumpers are all suggestive of the car's confident, assured performance. This new design philosophy was first seen in the manufacturer's Scirocco model, and means that the new Polo fits neatly into the latest Volkswagen range.
The interior speaks for itself. Where other superminis are cramped, awkward affairs, the Polo offers a breath of fresh air, presenting plenty of leg room and boot space (up to 952 litres with the rear seats down). Technology abounds, with a multifunction steering wheel, a built-in sat nav/radio system, electronic climate control and cruise control, all as standard. Extra flourishes include white instrument lighting.
The Polo is capable of some remarkable feats of fuel economy. The engine range offers BlueMotion Technology, meaning that with the most efficient engine (1.2-litre TDi 74bhp), the car returns up to 80.7mpg. The ride itself is as smooth as it is responsive, with the aforementioned cruise control working in tandem with Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and McPherson strut front suspension to deliver an unrivalled on-road experience.
Safety comes in the form of front and rear crumple zones and ABS, as well as airbags and crash-active front headrests, which work to prevent whiplash in the event of a collision. It is because of features such as these that the Polo has garnered a coveted five-star Euro NCAP safety rating.
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