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Volkswagen Polo (2017-) review

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Key features
  • Small
  • Available new
  • Petrol/Diesel/Mild hybrid
Expert review

The sixth-generation Volkswagen Polo, launched in 2017, is the latest version of VW's hugely popular small car. Considerably bigger than any previous Polo, it's a hatchback with five doors and a very sophisticated specification. But does it beat rivals such as the Honda Jazz and Ford Fiesta? Read our full VW Polo review to find out.

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  • What is it?
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  • What's it like to drive?
  • How reliable is it?
  • How comfortable and spacious is it?
  • How economical is it to run?
  • How safe is it?
  • Is there anything I should look out for?
  • Should I buy it?
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First reviewed by Which?

October 2019

Released

October 2017

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  2. 63%
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  3. 84%
    Highest score
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