Manufacturers often present to consumers innovations in the automotive market, concept cars and prototypes of upcoming cars. Before buying a modern modification, it is better to research detailed information about its equipment and engineering properties. Volkswagen has long proven itself in the small-size sedan market as a highly reliable and comfortable manufacturer. Choosing a new car is not difficult if you decide on the key parameters, and a detailed analysis of all Volkswagen Polo trim levels offered below will undoubtedly help you make a more specific choice.
About the brand "Volkswagen"
The history of this company started back in the 30s of the last century. Its founder was the famous designer Ferdinand Porsche, who in 4 years created the first "people's car" - this is how the name of this brand is translated from German. The central office of the concern is located in the town of Wolfsburg and at the moment it ismajor German car manufacturer.
Volkswagen is systematically introducing progressive technological processes into the automotive industry, turning into history what was an illusion only in the recent past. Volkswagen is the world's best-selling German-made car and, in principle, the only one of the most common representatives of its class. The brand has earned worldwide fame due to the perfect match between cost and quality. Unlike the hatchback, the suspension of the sedan has increased travel, which improves the quality of driving on Russian roads. Being extremely affordable, it combines convenience, security and a high degree of security.
For the bulk of drivers, this sample is considered a more suitable option. In the Trendline configuration, the Volkswagen Polo sets a first-class level of performance and convenience. The dashboard is as comfortable as possible and has a high-quality finish. The thoughtful arrangement of the control modules increases the area and gives an interesting look. On this car, you can confidently go on a long journey, because everything in it is thought out for comfort. The German folk car Volkswagen Polo in the Trendline configuration, manufactured in Kaluga, was made specially, taking into account absolutely all the distinctive features of Russian reality. It deliberately categorically refused to install a robotic gearbox. Instead, the top-end configuration offers a classic5-speed planetary manual gearbox with viscous coupling. Popular machine equipped with:
- PC, informative monitor, voice information, central locking, four speakers;
- adjustable headrests for driver and passengers, driver's seat and steering column;
- split system with recirculation and heating mode;
- cup coasters, bottle holders, wardrobe hooks;
- outside mirrors manually adjustable from inside;
- capacious backlit trunk.
In comparison with the Volkswagen Polo Conceptline, there is a significant difference - a split system was installed instead of a mechanical heating mode. The kit is available in 3 variations, depending on the size of the motor and the type of gearbox:
- In modification with the engine 1, 6 l. (90 and 110 PS) are acceptable paired with 5-speed. Manual.
- 110 PS - this configuration of Volkswagen Polo takes into account the possibility of a 6-speed design. Manual transmission with "Tiptronic" function.
Fuel consumption in the combined cycle, despite the increase in engine power, reduced by almost a liter and comp. (for options with manual transmission 90 and 110 PS) - from 5.7 liters and 5.8 liters, and for automatic transmission - 5.9 liters per 100 kilometers.
Volkswagen Polo modification in Trendline configuration differs from Conceptline only in the presence of an air conditioner and has the following technical data:
- weight - 1175 kg;
- gasoline engine - 1.6, 110 hp p.;
- Gearbox - mechanical 5;
- wheel drive - front;
- fuel consumption (city) - 7.8 liters per 100 km;
- acceleration to 100 km/h - 10.4 sec.;
- max. speed – 191 km/h.
The adaptive complex for domestic roads contains a high-capacity battery. The cost of the car is approximately 685,000 rubles.
The look of the Volkswagen Polo in the Drive configuration is distinguished by strict, harmonious and finished laconic forms. It is based on Trendline and available with engines:
- 1, 6 (90 PS) - 5-speed Manual.;
- 1, 6 (110 PS) - 5 speed Manual transmission or 6-speed. automatic transmission;
- 1, 4 liters (125 PS) - 6 speed Manual transmission or 7-speed. Automatic transmission.
This model is available in White Silver. Equipment:
- cruise control, power windows, remote central locking;
- R15 metal rims, twin exhaust pipe (for 125 PS), disc brakes (front and rear);
- Headlights with H bulbs and double lenses, LED electric rear license plate light;
- heated front seats and windshield washer nozzles, green athermal glazing;
- 3-point straps;
- display and voice signaling, organization ERA-GLONASS COMFORT;
- audio center with four speakers and touch screen;
- height-adjustable driver's seat, manufactory drapery, Euro design Cushion;
- pockets on the backs of the front seats, cup holders, space forwardrobe, attachments for rear child seat construction.
The cost of the Volkswagen Polo in the Drive configuration starts from 695,000 rubles. Installation is carried out in Kaluga at the plant "VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus".
For the majority of drivers, this modification is considered a more suitable option.
The key distinguishing feature of the Allstar configuration of the Volkswagen Polo is that it can be selected in an unusual orange color scheme. Modifications come into assembly:
- three-spoke steering wheel, electromechanized power steering, rear three adjustable head restraints;
- for Russian conditions a special adaptation system, anti-lock organization;
- snow-white illumination of devices, scarlet electric illumination off;
- electrically adjustable and heated mirrors, heated rear window;
- halogen headlights, seat back storage, air conditioning;
- rough decor on the main part of the front console, zinc-plated body, radiator mesh trim - chrome, lever trim - leather, comfortable turn signal mode (one push - 3 signals), pedals - metal, floor mats - fabric;
- bad road suspension, dust filter, disc brakes;
- black and white universal monitor;
- turn signal repeaters, cargo area lighting, rear license plate LED lighting;
- antenna, four speakers, electronic immobilizer, power windows.
- shields on the bottom - aerodynamic, launch up to -36 degrees;
- plastic air absorber guard (replaceable).
Considering all the positive properties, we can make a concrete conclusion that, in fact, the buyer acquires a foreign brand at the cost of a Russian car. The cost starts from 615 000 rubles
A couple of years ago, a reborn modification of the Volkswagen Polo in the Comfortline configuration appeared in the sale, which is considered the golden mean among the expensive variations of Heinlein and the basic Conceptline, Trendline. It is distinguished by advanced functionality and the most extensive equipment. 2 types of box became available:
- 5-speed manual;
- 6-speed automatic with sport mode function.
Model with manual transmission only available in combination with 1.6L petrol engine (110 PS). There is a possibility, in combination with a manual transmission, to pick up a transformation that produces 90 PS. One of the main differences is that the cheapest model is equipped with rear drum brakes. Supplied as standard with:
- snow white instrument cluster, leather steering wheel;
- heated washer nozzles, front seats, exterior mirrors;
- split system, car radio with 4 speakers;
- High capacity battery and powerful starter.
When it comes to mounting accessory packages, the Volkswagen Polo's Comfortline dwarfs the Allstar. And for the selection of body tone notovercharged.
Technical properties Comfortline 1.6 AT6:
- body style - class B sedan;
- transmission - automatic;
- wheel drive - front;
- type of fuel - gasoline;
- power - 105 hp c;
- top speed 187 km/h;
- trunk size - 55 cm;
- fuel consumption for the metropolis - 9.8 l.
Volkswagen Polo "Comfortline" starts from 587,900 rubles
The modification is offered with a 1.6-liter 90-power engine and a 5-speed manual transmission, and in addition, as part of a 110 engine, which is able to harmonize with both 5-speed and 6-speed. automatic transmission. Autodesign Volkswagen Polo in the Life package is designed on the basis of the Trendline version, all people of any gender and age feel equally comfortable behind the wheel. Supply:
- 15-inch rims;
- 4-speaker audio system;
- quality manufactory upholstery with decorative inserts;
- functional steering wheel, remote central locking, power windows;
- leather-wrapped multi-wheel;
- heated mirrors and seats;
Available in an exclusive Reef Blue colorway. Its price starts from RUB 668,000
Distinguished by classic, harmony and similar features with other modifications. Volkswagen Polo Highline equipment is the best equipment, for this reason, manufacturers have paid special attention to those. equipping the machine in order tomake it extremely comfortable. It stands out from the general model system with a distinctive shiny finish on the body and exhaust pipes. Volkswagen Polo fully equipped with:
- intense protection and suspension, anti-lock brake organization;
- board PC, isofix child seat holder, front armrest, two airbags, halogen and PTF;
- immobilizer, split, heating (mirrors, front glass, windshield washers, front seats), electric drives (windows, side mirrors).
This maximum configuration of the Volkswagen Polo is characterized by chrome interior details, the presence of a central armrest, cup holders, fog lights, power windows, an anti-theft system, etc. In addition, the car has impressive dimensions. Specifications Volkswagen Polo sedan Highline:
- type of engine - gasoline;
- fuel consumption per hundred kilometers in the city - 8.7 l;
- wheel drive - front;
- run up to one hundred km/h - 10.5 sec.;
- power - 105 PS;
- max speed is 190 km/h.
Special styling with unique components The Volkswagen Polo Style features an interesting chestnut design and unique Spokane alloy wheels with a unique pattern. It is for this modification that an increased set of multifunctional equipment was created with an important cost advantage for buyers.Features:
- It is possible to choose a 1.6 liter engine with a capacity of 85 PS (with a five-speed manual gearbox) and 105 PS, in combination with a 5-speed manual or 6-speed;
- lightly tinted rear;
- fog lamp and air intake edging covered with a thin layer of chrome;
- brown body paint and dark lacquer design of the main part of the panel, two-tone metal. scuff plates, front;
In addition there are: heated front glass design, climate control, central locking, organization - anti-theft, fog lights, an audio system with a large set of multimedia interfaces, the possibility of increasing the provision of STYLE + packages.
Volkswagen Polo V configuration
In its class in the car market, this car allows us to consider it the best representative among budget variations. The economical version of the Volkswagen Polo sedan V appeared in 2009 and looks very impressive and generally tidy. Car contains:
- practical 3-spoke steering wheel with 2 adjustments;
- power windows;
- on-board PC;
- 2 types of motor - 1.6L, 85HP. With. (180 km / h) and 1, 6, up to 105 liters. With. (190 km/h);
This car contains enough pluses, it is made in a decent minimalist design, but with the necessary set of functions.
- zero to 100 kilometers per hour (sec.) – 13, 7;
- typefuel - diesel;
- drive - front wheels;
- engine - four-cylinder turbodiesel;
- fuel tank capacity (liter) – 45;
- highest speed (km/h) – 170;
- power - 55 kW (75 PS);
- gear - five-speed manual;
- weight - 1154/496 kilograms.
Of the three-year-old subcompact cars, this is one of the more durable and durable options. But, and he is not devoid of industrial shortcomings. Thus, the engine sometimes causes difficulties with the chain drive of the gas distribution mechanism after 25 thousand kilometers. Due to this industrial flaw, a third-party hum appears on cold start, as the chain stretches. At the same time, statistics confirm that the suspension and braking system of the model is quite strong and reliable. Sometimes during technical inspection wear of the steering rod is revealed, which is often associated with frequent and hard contacts of the front wheels with the curbs.
All kinds of add-on packages have been created to complete the Volkswagen Polo.
Technique, "Technique" - designed for Highline, Comfortline. Contains:
- parking radars - to facilitate parking maneuvers;
- auto-dimming interior rearview mirror to prevent rear-facing drivers from being dazzled by annoying headlights at night;
- to exclude the effects of low temperatures and adverse weather conditions - heated mirrors (side);
- powered mirrors - an electric motor and guides through which the mirrors are controlled;
- light turn signal repeaters - retroreflective film applied as a reflective coating;
- in order for visibility during rain or fog to be good - fog lights (PTF) with backlight when turning.
Multimedia, "Multimedia" - a set created for Highline and Comfortline. Contains:
- radio RCD 330 - with 6.5 inch screen, with induction touch screen, and four speakers;
- multi-steering wheel (for Highline) - able to control almost all vehicle systems;
- automatic window opening and closing - convenient power window mode (for Comfortline);
Full readiness, "Full readiness" - produced for "Comfortline" and "Trendline". Contains:
- for protection against dust and dirt - additional engine protection;
- installation of two front lights (for "Trendline").
Comfort, "Comfort" - set to "Trendline", "Comfortline", Highline. Contains:
- small wires of the heating element are installed on the middle film - heating of the windshield and side glass;
- head unit - R140 with four speakers;
- for smooth movement of the door glass along the guide groove using the button - electric adjustment of the side window;
- in addition, provided: climate control and center armrests (for"Comfortline") and cruise control, multifunction steering wheel with buttons to control various systems (for Highline).
Design Star, "Design Star" - installation on the Volkswagen Polo sedan of the Allstar configuration. Contains 65% legal rear window tinting and light Linas 6J x 15 wheels, R15 185/60 tires.
Hot Star, "Hot Star" - created exclusively for Allstar. Contains: heated windshield washer nozzles, electrically heated windshield and front seats, climate control with air intake for processing directly from the passenger compartment, and not from the street.
Security, "Security" - operated on Highline, Comfortline, Trendline. Contains:
- for crash protection of chest, abdomen and pelvic bones - front side airbags;
- ESP stabilization organization - to prevent the car from skidding and side slipping.
- For Trendline - installation of electrically heated front seats and windshield washer nozzles.
- For Highline (if the "Equipment" package is installed) - installation of parking sensors.
Design, "Design" - optional equipment for Highline, Comfortline, Trendline. Contains:
- bolt with non-standard head shape - lock bolts;
- tinted rear windows by 65% - in case of an accident or hit by a stone, the glass does not shatter into small pieces;
- installation of recessed spotlights in the space between the legs (on the Highline);
- installing Riverside 6, 5J x 15 alloy wheels (on"Trendline" and "Comfortline") - reduce imbalance, have an excellent appearance, lightness and strength.
"Volkswagen" basic modification is distinguished by lighting technology, a powerful extensive bumper with a rigid plastic insert, elegant advanced fog lamps, compactly located rear lighting equipment, a fairly large trunk lid and a simple bumper system. The size of the trunk is significantly increased by folding the rear seat backrest. It should be noted that in the case of a full load, a significant subsidence to the ground can be traced. In the cabin, without exception, everything looks very proportional, and the steering wheel focuses on itself. The machine has a large energy capacity, which, together with excellent and simple control at high speed, makes it possible to cope with potholes and potholes of domestic roads quite safely.
Identified, according to the owners of cars of this brand, pluses:
- comfortable driving zone - optimal reach of absolutely all areas that are significant for the driver, while not overloaded with unnecessary buttons;
- possibility of refueling with the most common brand of gasoline - AI-92;
- large seat adjustment range;
- appearance - discreet and conservative, modern body structure, styling optimally suits everyone;
- capacious trunk;
- high degree of design and high-quality interior assembly;
- the most famous motor of the motor range is 110-horsepower, whichcan be combined with both a 5-speed manual transmission with precise comfortable shifts, and a quick 6-speed automatic transmission;
- suspension - the car leans less and makes it possible to feel a little more confident in corners;
- durable and reliable engine 1.6 L.
- controllability - keeps the predicted action, including at significant speeds;
- high efficiency - with automatic transmission it is quite possible to extract city consumption of 8-9 liters per 100 km., and with manual gearbox - 6-7 liters.
Even the most expensive car has flaws, so Polo also has its flaws:
- salon warms up slowly, 10-15 minutes;
- materials for trim are not expensive;
- plastic is hard and scratches quickly;
- budget models have little space for rear passengers;
- an infrequent, but unpleasant drawback that disappears after some braking - the squeak of rear drum brake pads;
- on modifications with 7-speed DSG, an unexpected loss of traction occurs during sudden acceleration;
- LKP will require lean handling and maintenance - after six months there is a significant number of chips;
- reduced sound insulation of the engine compartment;
- Bumper set too low, small clearance - 163 mm, this is associated with a simplified suspension design.
Comparing all the pros and cons, we can make an unambiguous conclusion: convenient and easy to use, it will become indispensable for many car owners. Designed for comfortable daily commuting.city and is not accidentally called the "people's car".