Volkswagen Polo Sedan Motoring Review
The Volkswagen Polo Sedan is a modern sedan manufactured by the Germany car maker Volkswagen at its South Africa plant. Unlike the Volkswagen New Polo, which comes in eight model variants, the Polo sedan comes in 6 specialized model variants which are the 1.4 Trendline,1.4 Comfortline, 1.6 Trendline, 1.6 Comfortline, 1.6 Comfortline Tiptronic and 1.6 TDI Comfortline.
The sedan uses the similar engine options as the Polo hatch, i.e. the 1.4 and 1.6 litre petrol units along with a Direct Injection into its turbo model.
The 1.4 petrolengine delivers 63kW while and makes use of a 5 speed manual gearbox while the 1.6 litre motor makes 77kW . There is a Tiptronic version avaialble in the 1.6 litre model.Fuel consumption for the models is claimed at around 5.9-litres/100km.
Basic features on the 1.6 and 1.4 Trendline models include, (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), dual front and side airbags, electric windows. Other features to enjoy include the manual air-conditioner, dust & pollen filter, multi-function computer on the Trandline.
The Comfortline model gains15-inch Riverside alloy wheels, electric windows, front and rear, leather upholstery, 3-spoke, multi-function steering wheel, multi-function computer, radio & CD player with MP3 functionality, chrome detailing on interior and exterior and cruise control. The Comfort line gets the comfort instrument cluster including chrome trim and multi-function display, 12V Power socket in centre console, electrical headlight range adjustment, and dimmable illumination; cruise control, 2 integrated cup holders into centre console, height and reach adjustable steering column, leather multi-function 3-spoke steering wheel with matt chrome insert, leather gearshift knob & handbrake cover, dual tone hooter, lights-on warning buzzer, interior courtesy light with delay, reading lights two front, one rear, luggage compartment lighting, power steering for easy handling of the car, glove compartment with pen, notes, coins and sunglass holders, chrome door handles, interior chrome package: handbrake knob, gear boot frame, air-vent frames, rotary switch sides and switch bezel edges.
Service and maintenance is provided as 3-year/120 000km warranty.