New Polo

Who says you can’t expect big features from a small car?

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Polo Life

from £17,885

Key Features

  • LED headlights
  • Automatic headlight control with LED separate daytime running light with Coming home and Leaving home feature
  • Alloy wheels 15" 'Essex'
  • Wireless App-Connect
  • Manually controlled air conditioning system
  • Exterior mirrors, power-folding, adjustable, heated, w/front passenger exterior mirror lowering function

Polo Style

from £20,785

Key Features

  • Matrix LED headlights with automatic headlight control, dynamic cornering lighting
  • Exterior ambient lighting, illuminated front grille
  • LED rear combination lamp with dynamic indicators
  • "Discover" Navigation system including Streaming and internet
  • Alloy wheels 16" 'Palermo'
  • Parking sensors, front and rear
  • Sports comfort seats in front
  • `Air Care Climatronic` air conditioning system with active combination filter and 2-zone temperature control

Polo R-Line

from £20,785.00

Key Features

  • Rear tinted glass from B-pillar backwards, approx. 65% tinted
  • Alloy wheels 16" Valencia
  • LED headlights
  • Light & Sight Pack including Light Assist
  • High Beam Assist, automatic sensing for switching between dipped and main beam
  • Travel Assist - Lane keeping system and traffic jam assist
  • Digital Cockpit Pro,10.25" display


IQ.LIGHT/ Matrix LED Headlights

Sure to inspire you 

Even at first glance one of the options1 on the new Polo shines brighter than the rest – the innovative IQ.LIGHT/ Matrix LED headlights The matrix technology allows you to drive with the main beam permanently switched on, without dazzling other road users.2 Makes a big impression at the front as well as at the back: The package includes optional LED tail light clusters with animated brake light and integrated dynamic turn signal that indicates direction with dynamic flowing lights. 

1. Comes as standard in the Polo Style

2. Within system limits.

Individual appearance, typical of the Polo.

With its compact dimensions and fresh design highlights, the new Polo exudes personality even at first glance. Its most striking feature is the redesigned front with optional LED light strip combined with IQ-LIGHT Matrix LED headlights between the headlamps. On closer inspection, it’s not only the choice of colour that stands out so prominently, but a whole range of features through which each of the four Polo Life, Polo Style, Polo R-Line and Polo GTI equipment lines come into their own. Examples include decorative chrome highlights and other optional features such as a colour-contrasting roof or fog lights. Which one is your favourite? 

More choice: The Polo wheel range 

Detail of the 17-inch rim "Bergamo" in the VW Polo

Choosing the right wheel to help your New Polo look its best is purely a matter of taste. But we’re sure you’ll make the right choice.

Fully equipped 

Interiors and exteriors to take your breath away. The new Polo already excites with a wide variety of equipment highlights as standard in every vehicle; examples include the driver-friendly Digital Cockpit, refreshingly cool air conditioning system, and Ready 2 Discover media system with DAB+ digital reception and mobile phone interface. But why stop there? Maybe you’re looking for features such as Digital Cockpit Pro with customised settings, a Climatronic air conditioning system with intuitive touch button controls, or ambient lighting? Then no problem, because these are available as standard or as options depending on the equipment line. Simply browse our Polo Life, Polo Style and Polo R-Line equipment lines.

Open to new horizons 

With its huge glazed area which stretches beyond the full width of the roof, the optional electric panoramic tilting/sliding roof is a striking feature in itself. Not just bathing the interior with light, it offers a clear view of the sky above, and when opened lets the sunshine and fresh air in. You choose how much of this you want: the roof can be adjusted or fully opened, and when the sun is shining strong, the tinted glass and high-quality roller blind ensure that the interior remains at a comfortable temperature.



Key information at a glance

The Digital Cockpit instrument cluster displays classic gauges such as speedometer and odometer as standard1 on a high-resolution 20.32 cm (8”) colour display. On the Digital Cockpit Pro2, the image in the 26.04 cm (10.25”) display can be customised according to individual preferences. For example then, you can choose how to visualise your driver assistance systems or combine navigation map and media display – all with appealing graphics and animations.

1. Comes as standard in Polo Life and Polo R-Line

2. Comes as standard in Polo Style, available as an option in Polo Life and Polo R-Line.

Groundbreaking entertainment

Have you heard? The standard Ready 2 Discover media system including Streaming & Internet boasts a 20.3 cm (8”) TFT colour display that provides for great non-stop entertainment in the Polo. This is no surprise, as it features DAB+ digital radio reception, two USB-C ports, and a mobile phone interface, a standard feature in the Life equipment line. For those who want guidance from the start, the 20.3 cm (8”) screen Discover Media navigation system including Streaming & Internet or the Discover Pro system with 23,5 cm (9,25”) screen including Streaming & Internet.

Listens to you

Intuitive voice control gives you a means of controlling the radio, phone, and optional navigation systems in your new Polo by simply speaking to them. Voice input can help you find the right channel, the correct address book entry, or the phone number you’re searching for. Optional on all equipment lines.



Keeps you to your lane, and keeps others at a distance.

The new Polo includes a capacitive steering wheel when you opt for Travel Assist: thanks to a touch-sensitive surface, it can detect whether you physically have your hands on the wheel. Travel Assist puts the comfort into driving by providing assistance in monotonous and tiring situations. Travel Assist also helps keep you in lane and maintain your speed while taking into account the distance from vehicles in front, especially on motorways and major roads.

Within system limits. The driver must be prepared at all times to override the assistance system. These systems do not absolve drivers of their responsibility to drive with due care and attention.

Keeps your distance, and to speed limits.

Adaptive cruise control (ACC) can help you keep within your pre-set maximum speed (up to 210 km/h) and maintain your distance to the vehicle in front. It also helps your new Polo to automatically stop and start moving in traffic jams (if the DSG automatic gearbox option is installed).  

Change lanes systematically.

The Side Assist lane change assist system uses an LED lamp in the exterior mirrors to indicate that there are other vehicles in the blind spot or driving up to 50 m behind you.1 When you indicate to change lanes, the system calculates whether one of these vehicles could pose a hazard based on position and speed, and then flashes to alert you to this.

1. Within system limits. The driver must be prepared at all times to override the assistance system. These systems do not absolve drivers of their responsibility to drive with due care and attention.

Driving into a parking space made easy

The new Polo with optional Park Assist1 including parking distance warning system not only tells you whether a parking space is large enough when driving past, but can also drive into it for you2. You control the clutch, accelerator, and brake, and observe your surroundings,2 and the system does the rest.

Sensors scan suitable parking spaces (up to a maximum of 40 km/h).

Parallel parking spaces must have one vehicle length plus 80 cm manoeuvring distance for parking, and at least 25 cm in front of and behind the vehicle for driving out of a parking space.

Parking bays must have at least 35 cm clearance on both sides.

1. Part of the optional driver assistance package

2. Within system limits. The driver must be prepared at all times to override the assistance system. These systems do not absolve drivers of their responsibility to drive with due care and attention.



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