Tested: 2018 Volkswagen Polo TSi Trendline

The regular stuff

I’ve long held the belief that entry-level models need not be rubbish, especially when they’re made by the Volkswagen group. A few years ago I tested the most basic Golf; and loved it. Same thing with the equivalent New Beetle or Audi A3 and A6; the cheapie models are excellent. So what’s the most affordable Polo like?

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Launched: 2018 Volkswagen Polo Vivo

Vivo ready to continue as best-seller

Since its inception in 2010, the Polo Vivo has been the best-selling car on the market. With the discontinuing of the “Citi” (MKI Golf) models, the Vivo became known as one of the best “value-for-money” packages. It sold 193,343 units since 2010. We were recently invited by Volkswagen South Africa to attend the launch of the all-new Polo Vivo in Port Elizabeth.

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Launched: 2018 VW Polo

Same name, different car

Volkswagen has been the top passenger car seller for the past seven years in South-Africa, with the manufacturer topping the sales list every month with their Polo Vivo and Polo models. In 2017 alone, it sold 22 916 units in South Africa. Every 1.57 seconds, the Uitenhage Plant produces a Polo to become someone’s new family member.

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Golf 7.5 GTD / GTi / R toer

Galimoto media is onlangs genooi na Volkswagen se laaste bekendstelling (prettige verkenning) vir 2017. Vanaf die O.R Tambo lughawe sou die uitgestrekte pad ons oor ‘n afstand van 900km neem deur dorpe soos Parys, Kroonstad, Bultfontein, Soutpan, Bloemfontein en Kroonvaal.   

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