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    Advice on 2019 Polo 1.0 TSI

    Hi I'm a 24 year old looking to buy my first car with my own finances, and am seriously considering purchasing a 2019 Polo 1.0 TSI with about 10 000~15 000km on it. I test drove the car today and loved how it drived, and really like the changes VW made to the car in it's mk6 model. My only...
  2. L

    Opinions on buying 2002 Polo Classic for R30000?

    Looking to get some thoughts on this car being sold by a friend who is going overseas (photo to show version of the Polo in question). I have been looking at more expensive options, but could certainly save some money with this choice. It is high mileage (180000 km) but has had a lot of work...
  3. S

    What broken components are these?(2005 Polo Comfortline)

    Hi guys So my car has been making a very obscure sound on start up that I could not pinpoint for a few days, then a rattling sound started coming from the drive belt. I started it yesterday morning and heard the same sound, a few seconds after opening the bonnet I saw something really tiny...
  4. L

    Polo vivo or normal polo?

    So my girlfriend is interested in purchasing a car. The car must be an automatic and preferably a Polo (her point of view) . I suggested this Polo Vivo. Its a 2016 model for R155000 with 43000km on the clock. Her suggestion (one minded must be said) is this Polo. Its a 2014 model for R189000...
  5. carstensdj

    Swapping APK motor into 9n3 Polo Question

    Hey forumites. I need some advice please. I have a 2005 VW Polo 1.4 (9n3) with 188,000kms on the clock. I need to have the motor done over as the rings and valve stem seals all need replacing (and probably a bunch of other things) and it's losing a lot of oil. I've been advised by many to...
  6. Z

    2013 VW POLO VIVO 1.6 TREND

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    Vw polo 2p09 1.6 cuts power and gains after 7 seconds

    Hi guys. I have a strange problem.. I showed to the mechanic also no one could figure this out. If anyone of you had a similar issue please advise or any experts in field please advise. A month ago I was driving down about 480km distance and after 120 130 km passed the car started slowly...
  8. Ivan Leon

    What all car owners need to know about how VW handled a seat belt fault

    A Which? investigation has revealed a litany of concerns with the way Volkswagen Group has handled a seat belt fault with the current VW Polo, Seat Arona and Seat Ibiza. The seat belt fault The saga started back in May 2018, when Finnish magazine Tekniikan Maailma discovered the rear-left seat...
  9. Liebherr

    Buying 2nd hand polo and 80-point inspection query

    Hi guys I'm in the market for a 2nd-hand Polo sedan for my wife, she currently drives the previous model 2008 1.6i Polo classic with 178000km on the clock, so time for a upgrade. Being from the Free State our choices are limited and I found two of these in Bloemfontein at the same dealer and I...
  10. carstensdj

    Grinding/Vibrating noise under de-acceleration

    Hey fellow forumites, Was hoping someone might be able to shed some light on this issue for me... I've just spent R10k on servicing my '05 Polo Trendline. I had a new Clutch Kit installed as well as a major service done. Car feels smoother but now have another issue that wasn't there...
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    Mazda2 vs VW Polo vs any other hatchback?

    Don't know much about cars, and there are so many permutations out there that I'm feeling quite lost. But... I think I've narrowed it down to 2. The Mazda2 (Dynamic Auto) and the 2018 Polo (Comfortline Manual). Any advice would be much appreciated :) Primary Concern: In terms of safety the...
  12. Espee

    2018 VW Polo Vivo Comfortline 1.4 (63KW) OR 2017 VW Polo 1.2 TSI Trendline (66KW)

    So my question is, is it better to get the new VW Polo Vivo in Comfortline 1.4 (63KW) OR the outgoing 2017 Volkswagen Polo 1.2 TSI Trendline (66KW)? They are basically exactly the same price (if you take a second hand Polo with about 10,000km), same power and looks the same, but which one...
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    Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost Ambiente vs VW Polo GP 1.2 TSI Comfortline

    I have been looking into Polo vs Fiesta also. I want to buy one of them soon. Well VW always seems more durable to me because uhm "German machinery" but when I searched a bit, I found that: Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost Ambiente | VW Polo 1.2 TSI Comfortline Power: 74kW @ 6000 rpm | 66kW @ 4800...
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    1.6 2010 Polo 6R - Price on Coil Pack?

    Guys - its late and all the VW's are closed. Just hoping someone can give me a educated guesstimate or has recent had experience in replacing their coilpack or at least how much VW might charge me for 1? Thanks!
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    VW Polo vs Hyundai i30. Which should I get?

    Hi all! I hope everyone's having a good Friday :) I made a post a while ago about more budget cars, but I've decided that I'd like to spend a bit more, and am trying to decide between two vehicles: VW Polo MK5 (6R) 1.6 Comfortline Auto Hyundai i30 1.6 GLS/Premium Auto They're both good...
  16. L

    Best 2nd hand car to buy under R150 k ???

    Good Day all I'm new to mybroadband so please don't be harsh if i may ask a dumb/repeated question here, i'm still figuring this out :p Im looking at buying a 2nd hand vehicle around the R150k mark. I have lined up quite few cars im looking at. Main focus is on Fuel economy...
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    Polo Vivo vs Hyundai i20. Which should I get?

    Hi all! I am going to be purchasing a second hand car soon, and I have been comparing the Polo Vivo and the Hyundai i20. Just wanted to hear your opinions as to which I should get and why. Please bear in mind that I will be getting an auto car, so this is a comparison between: 63 kW 1.4 VW...
  18. kanzen

    You can now get a Polo for over 400k

    I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw this Polo (don't care if it's a GTI) going for over R400,000: http://www.autotrader.co.za/new-cars/volkswagen/polo/2017-volkswagen-polo-gti-auto--fpa-8a81c88f59feec09015a1471c5e7233b I'll definitely remain a used car buyer.
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    Polo Car Service Fourways - where?

    Hi all, Was hoping somebody out there has an idea of where I can take my 2013 Polo to get serviced in the Fourways area - and please don't suggest VW because they are the biggest rip-offs of the lot. My granny needs a major service done, but I really don't feel like forking out an arm and a...
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    2017 VW Polo, Ford Fiesta, Kia Rio

    These three popular hatchbacks for the middle-class masses have been released between 2009-2011 and are surely due for a replacement soon. My guesstimate is late 2016/early 2017 reveals and 2017 on showroom floors. Anybody have some factual info on this? - The only one with real spy shots...