The Volkswagen Polo is a tech-heavy, run-out model for the sixth generation of the sedan, next to a new Polo to arrive next year.
The final version of VW’s Ford Fiesta rival prices starting from € 13,315 and becomes a top-spec Car-Net App-Connect infotainment system as standard. This includes Apple Carplay, Android Auto and Mirrorlink smartphone connectivity, as well as a greater compatibility of apps that include Spotify and Skype.
In addition, VOLKSWAGEN Call & Remind app, which allows the driver to make a list of things to do while stuck in a car, is characterized, as is Cam the Connect, which can connect to a GoPro Hero4 camera and displays the image on the screen.
There are also heated door mirrors electric folding mechanisms, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, air conditioning and automatic wipers, plus follow-me-home headlights, rear parking sensors and cruise control are all included.
The car sits on 15-inch alloy wheels as standard, and is available in three and five-door bodystyles.
You get a choice of three engines that produce between 59bhp and 89bhp. There are two petrols, a 1.0-liter three-cylinder 1.2-litre turbo four-cylinder, plus one diesel, a 1.4-liter turbo diesel.
The 1.2 petrol comes with a choice of manual or DSG automatic transmissions. The rest are only coupled with the former.
The current Polo will be replaced by a new model in 2017. The car will be bigger and available in five-door guise.