Johannesburg, 14 September 2022 – The only sedan in the Volkswagen model range, the new Polo Sedan, is now available for sale at Volkswagen dealers.
The Volkswagen Polo Sedan, which is manufactured in Pune, India, has sold 44 267 units in the local market since its launch in 2011. The new Polo Sedan is set to redefine the A0 Sedan segment in South Africa by fulfilling the mobility needs of customers.
Striking exterior design
The new Polo Sedan has a distinctive and striking exterior design which not only makes it a sight to behold, but also a treat to drive. The new Polo Sedan measures 4 561mm in length, 1 752mm in width and 1 507mm in height. Its sharp shoulder lines exude both power and elegance. The Polo Sedan comes standard with LED headlights and taillights, a signature chrome grille, 16-inch alloy wheels (only available in the Life derivatives) and a chrome package with chrome window strips and chrome door handles which accentuate the striking look of the sedan.
Stylish and modern interior
Along with the striking exterior, the new Polo Sedan also offers a stylish, versatile and modern interior which offers a world-class experience of connectivity and technology. Offering a premium dual-tone interior, dual-tone seat upholstery and premium touch surfaces, the Polo Sedan combines comfort with sheer elegance.
The new Polo Sedan is equipped with features like keyless entry, ambient lighting and Climatronic’ air-conditioning (only available in the Life derivatives), multi-function steering wheel and 521 litres of boot space.
The new Polo Sedan comes standard with a host of technology, entertainment and connectivity features such as a 7-inch touchscreen radio, 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system equipped with wireless App-Connect and wireless mobile charging (only available in the Life derivatives) and eight sound speakers. The new Polo Sedan has up to six airbags, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), multi-collision braking system, LED headlights and taillights, tyre pressure monitoring, Park Distance Control in the rear, rear-view camera (only available in the Life derivatives) and Hill Start Assist (only available in the Life Tiptronic derivative).
New Polo Sedan equipment lines
The new Polo Sedan is available in three equipment lines; Polo Sedan, Polo Sedan Life and the Polo Sedan Life Tiptronic. The Polo Sedan range comes fully equipped and has no optional features.
The entry-level Polo Sedan derivative comes standard with LED headlights and taillights, 16-inch steel wheels, App-Connect, 7-inch touchscreen radio, Cruise Control and a multi-function steering wheel.
In addition to the standard features in the entry-level derivative, the Polo Sedan Life also comes standard with keyless entry and start, rear view camera, 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system, wireless mobile charging, wireless App-Connect, power adjustable and folding exterior mirrors, climatronic air conditioning, ambient lighting, leather-wrapped multi-function steering wheel and gear lever, front fog lamps and cornering lights, a chrome package and 16-inch Scimitar alloy wheels.
The top derivative of the model range, the Polo Sedan Life Tiptronic, is further equipped with Hill Start Assist and a leather-wrapped multi-function steering wheel with shifting paddles.
The only optional feature available is the choice of five exterior colours; solid paint (Candy White) and four metallic colours (Wild Cherry Red, Carbon Steel Grey, Reflex Silver and Rising Blue).
The new Polo Sedan model range is offered with the four-cylinder MPI petrol engine mated to a 5-speed manual or 6-speed Tiptronic transmission. The engine delivers 81kW power and 152Nm of torque at 3 850 to 4 100 rpm. It takes 11.2 seconds to reach 100km/h, the top speed is 190km/h and fuel consumption is 6.2 litres/100km. The Tiptronic derivative delivers the same power and torque as the manual and takes 12.2 seconds to reach 100km/h. The top speed is 187km/h and fuel consumption is 6.5 litres/100km.
Recommended Retail Price (VAT and emissions tax included)
Polo Sedan 1.6 81kW Manual R318 300
Polo Sedan Life 1.6 81kW Manual R345 600
Polo Sedan Life 1.6 81kW Tiptronic R365 500
The new Polo Sedan comes standard with a 3 year/120 000km warranty, a 3 year/ 45 000km EasyDrive Service Plan and a 12-year anti-corrosion warranty. The service interval is 15 000km. Customers have the option to extend EasyDrive Maintenance and EasyDrive Service Plans up to 10 years/ 300 000km.