Is the VW Polo GTI a good car?
Is the Volkswagen Polo GTI a good car? The Volkswagen Polo GTI is a small family car that’s practical, well built and fast enough to keep up with some sports cars on a tight country road. In this respect, it’s a bit more like a retired greyhound than the yappy, terrier-like Ford Fiesta ST.
Is the Polo GTI fun to drive?
If you’re looking for a quick and discreet supermini that brings with it the trappings of big car quality, this Volkswagen Polo GTI is well worth a look. In this improved from, it’s finally the fun steer it always should have been.
Is Polo GTI a sports car?
The new Polo GTI 01: A modern sports car in the best tradition. In April, Volkswagen presented the latest evolutionary stage of the sixth generation of Polo. Now comes its sportiest version: the new Polo GTI.
Which is Better Golf GTI or Polo GTI?
“The Polo GTi is shorter, lighter and better to drive,” said Volkswagen’s small car line director, Ralf Kölling. “The Golf has performance more oriented to the highway, the Polo GTI is more agile for a really good drive. The shorter wheelbase than the Golf gives the Polo that extra feeling of agility.”
Is a 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.
Why was the Polo GTI discontinued?
“The Polo GTI cannot be ordered for the time being due to the high demand. The volume planned for this year has already been sold. We have therefore decided to take the Polo GTI out of the sales range for the time being,” VW spokesman Christoph Peine explained the situation to CarScoops.
Is Polo GTI comfortable?
In this mode, the Polo GTI retains a reasonably comfortable ride but becomes more composed through corners and hugs the road better, especially over dips and crests. Mind you, the Polo GTI never matches the enjoyment levels of the altogether more aggressively set up Fiesta ST or 208 GTi by Peugeot Sport.
Is Polo GTI safe?
Reliability and Safety As well as being reliable the Polo GTI should be a safe prospect, scoring the maximum five-star rating when it was tested by Euro NCAP. Adult occupant protection was rated as 96 per cent while child protection was a little lower at 85 per cent.
Where are Polo GTI made?
Production for all right-hand drive markets are allocated to the Volkswagen plant in Uitenhage/Kariega, South Africa. The South African plant is also the sole producer of the Polo GTI.