Volkswagen Polo 1.0 TSI 110 R-Line 5dr DSG Review

Category: Small car

Section: Version review

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RRP £25,150What Car? Target Price£24,000
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors

A great all-rounder that's smart, comfortable and roomy inside, and good to drive. While it’s pricier to buy outright than some rivals, that’s largely offset by competitive monthly finance rates and strong resale values. However, hybrid rivals offer better fuel economy and the Skoda Fabia is even more comfy and refined.

If you want your Polo to look slightly sportier, R-Line trim is for you. Coming in at around the same price as Style trim, it also adds larger 16in alloy wheels, dual-zone climate control, built-in sat-nav, front and rear parking sensors, adjustable lumbar support and a 12.5in digital instrument display.

The 108bhp variant of the 1.0 TSI petrol engine gives you 108bhp and a little extra shove over the 94bhp engine. Even so, the performance gains over the less powerful variant make it hard to justify the additional cost. We’d stick with the 1.0 TSI 95.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.4 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

51.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

351

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

126

g/km