Face-lifted Volkswagen Polo details and specs
The latest face-lifted Volkswagen (VW) Polo model has had it's prices confirmed, starting at £11,100 for the entry level 59 brake horse power 1.0 litre petrol S model and rising to £19,715 for the 148 brake horse power 1.4 litre petrol automatic BlueGT. At launch the face-lifted Polo will be offered in six trim levels, with the S, SEL and BlueGT joined by three new lines.
Volkswagen's latest touchscreen infotainment system, now featuring a proximity sensor, is included across the UK range, as well as a DAM radio, Bluetooth connectivity, hill stop technology and automatic post-collision braking system.
What will power the face-lifted Volkswagen Polo?
The model's entire engine range has been revised, offering fuel efficiency improvements of up to 23% over the previous units, with the 74 and 90 brake horse power TDIs both delivering 88g/km of CO2 and returning a claimed 83.1mpg.
On top of the new diesel options, the Polo gains two three cylinder 1.0 litre petrol MPI units, that generate 59 or 74 brake horse power. There is also the choice of two 1.2 litre four cylinder TSI engines with 84 or 109 brake horse power. At the top of the range, there is even a 148 brake horse power 1.4 litre TSI ACT that is claimed to emit between 107 and 109g/km of CO2.
The face-lifted Volkswagen Polo trims
The SE trim level starts at £12,435. For this level, the manufacturer will kit out the exterior with 15 inch alloy wheels, a chrome trimmed front air intake, electronically adjustable wing mirrors and door handles that match the chosen body colour. Inside, the model will gain a leather finish on the new three spoke steering wheel, gearstick and handbrake. It will also gain a larger 6.5 inch touchscreen from the line up with satellite navigation available as a £700 option.
The mid range SE Design trim starts at £13,535. For this variant, the vehicle gains larger 16 inch Portago alloy wheels, door mirror caps and a black gloss radiator grille. Sports seats are added at the front with detailed upholstery and aluminium capped pedals to complete the look.
The SEL trim level starts at £16,120, adding alternative 16 inch alloys, a front centre armrest with storage compartment, and front and rear parking sensors.
The top of the range, BlueGT trim begins at £17,710, adding features such as a 15mm lower sports suspension and a distinctive body kit. The vehicles alloys are raised once more to 17inch, and and XDS electronic differential lock improves traction and handling. Cruise control and a driver alert system are also fitted as standard.
Face-lifted Volkswagen Polo options
Alongside the sat nav option, across the range there is also the option of Adaptive Cruise Control, automatic lights and wipers, electronic climate control, bi-xenon headlights and an electric glass sunroof.