VW Polo Vivo (2018)

Tsepz_011

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I keep spotting this guy around. He removed the 'Vivo' part of the badge so it just says Polo GT
 

Zenthrax

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Creative yes, but wouldn't it make it more appealing for those "freelance" polo hija..err shoppers
 

Tsepz_011

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They certainly are not in any need for extra motivation, Vivo gt or Polo gt, a Polo is a Polo.
This

They are even out here stealing Polo GTI headlights. It's nothing but a giant parts bag for them.
 

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Volkswagen has launched Connect Editions of the Polo, Ameo and the Vento. The cars get Volkswagen Connect and other features and will be available to customers at no additional cost.

Prices for the Polo, Ameo and Vento range from Rs. 5.55-9.39 lakh, Rs. 5.65-9.99 lakh and Rs. 8.38-14.02 lakh respectively.

Volkswagen Connect uses a data dongle that plugs into the on-board diagnostics port (OBD) of the vehicle.

It allows users to access features like trip tracking, fuel cost monitor, driving behaviour monitor, location sharing, SOS call and automatic service appointment through a smartphone app.

The Connect app is available on Android and iOS platforms.

The Connect Edition cars also get exterior updates which include 16-inch alloy wheels finished in grey, ORVMs with black carbon finish, glossy roof and side foil and chrome 'Connect' badges. Inside, the cars get leatherette seat covers and aluminium pedals.

Additionally, Volkswagen has made some changes to the standard Polo, Ameo and Vento as well. The cars get Moon stone coloured radio surround trim, rear USB charging port and glove box light.

The Polo gets leatherette seat fabrics, while the Polo GT comes with chequered seat upholstery. The Vento comes with dual front side airbags and body coloured rear spoiler. The Highline variant also comes with 15-inch diamond cut alloy wheels. All cars are available in a Lapiz Blue exterior colour option.

Engine options remain unchanged.

The Polo is offered with a 75 BHP 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder petrol and an 89 BHP 1.5-litre diesel.

The Ameo comes with the same 1.0-litre petrol engine as the Polo and a 109 BHP 1.5-litre diesel engine.

The Vento is offered with a 104 BHP 1.6-litre petrol, 104 BHP 1.2-litre turbo petrol and a 109 BHP 1.5-litre diesel engine option.

Transmission choices include a 5-speed manual and a 7-speed DSG.

https://www.team-bhp.com/news/volkswagen-polo-ameo-vento-connect-edition-launched
 

Mist4h20

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Would just say that never have any issues with the TSI, super light steering which creates an easy drive (some might say too easy) the efficiency was beyond what I expected, top speed was over than what was stated, not a fast car but it's no snail if you get me.. I would have to choose a turbo engine over NA in most scenarios, only have experience with the previous vivo but I was not impressed at all, at least with the TSI I was happily surprised, I went for the tsi over a golf 6 1.4 tsi with some mileage back in 2016 after a test drive, the newer car just felt better to me
 

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Volkswagen has launched Connect Editions of the Polo, Ameo and the Vento. The cars get Volkswagen Connect and other features and will be available to customers at no additional cost.
That is an article from India. Will SA get the same?
 

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Volkswagen Polo Vivo Sound Edition Due Q3 2019

Volkswagen SA has created a special edition Polo Vivo to celebrate the love of music and it's going on sale from the 3rd quarter 2019.

The Volkswagen Polo Vivo is one of South Africa's most popular cars. Based on the previous generation Volkswagen Polo, the Vivo offers good levels of spec and space. It's available with a naturally-aspirated petrol engine, while a range-topping turbo GT derivative has a slight performance edge.

Now for 2019, Volkswagen SA has created the Polo Vivo Sound Edition, which will go on sale in South Africa in the third quarter of 2019. It's claimed to be a celebration of the love of music as well as the success of the Vivo brand in South Africa and offers some interesting features.

https://www.cars.co.za/motoring_news/volkswagen-polo-vivo-sound-edition-due-q3-2019/46793/

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Ivan Leon

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So, after EIGHT years, you EVENTUALLY pay off your Vivo by giving MFC a total of R 287 904 for this 'budget econobox'?

WTF is this ****.jpg

It's supposed to be Volkswagen - 'The People's Car' - affordable to ALL!

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Supposedly the existing natural aspirated engines have been refined/tweaked to get better fuel consumption compared to the previous models/engines.

Anybody have real world fuel consumption figures ?
 

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VW Polo versus Polo Vivo: which has the better resale value?

Each month there’s a ding-dong battle between South Africa’s two favourite cars: the Volkswagen Polo Vivo and the Volkswagen Polo. For the full 2018 calendar year, the Polo ruled the roost, outselling the Polo Vivo by some 2 471 units.

The tables turned last month, with the Polo being pipped to the post by the Polo Vivo (the former notched up 1 887 sales, the latter 2 571). But which vehicle has the better resale value?

The answer, according to Darryl Jacobson, managing director of True Price, is the Polo Vivo. "This may surprise some people. The Polo is, after all, a much better-looking vehicle.

https://m.wheels24.co.za/News/SA_vehicle_sales/vw-polo-versus-polo-vivo-which-has-the-better-resale-value-20190715

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Which has the better resale value - VW Polo or Polo Vivo?

South Africa’s two most popular hatchbacks both wear a Polo badge, but for the most part they cater for different crowds.

The Polo Vivo is based on the previous-generation Polo, and offers a more affordable package, while the latest-generation Polo flies the flag at the upper end of the compact hatch game with a more technologically modern and feature-packed package for those willing to pay more to have the latest and greatest.

However, despite the new Polo being arguably more desirable, its more affordable Polo Vivo sibling actually has a better resale value, according to Darryl Jacobson, managing director of True Price.

When analysing the selling prices of vehicles registered between 2017 and 2019, with between 40 000km and 80 000km on the clock, True Price found that the average Polo Vivo retained 70.66 percent of its original resale price, versus 67.62 percent for the new Polo.

It’s worth noting, however, that this data comes from repossession auctions only, so it’s not necessarily a reflection of prices paid at dealer level, but it is still an indication of what people are prepared to pay for these vehicles.

https://www.iol.co.za/motoring/industry-news/which-has-the-better-resale-value-vw-polo-or-polo-vivo-29304927
 

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Which has the better resale value - VW Polo or Polo Vivo?

South Africa’s two most popular hatchbacks both wear a Polo badge, but for the most part they cater for different crowds.

The Polo Vivo is based on the previous-generation Polo, and offers a more affordable package, while the latest-generation Polo flies the flag at the upper end of the compact hatch game with a more technologically modern and feature-packed package for those willing to pay more to have the latest and greatest.

However, despite the new Polo being arguably more desirable, its more affordable Polo Vivo sibling actually has a better resale value, according to Darryl Jacobson, managing director of True Price.

When analysing the selling prices of vehicles registered between 2017 and 2019, with between 40 000km and 80 000km on the clock, True Price found that the average Polo Vivo retained 70.66 percent of its original resale price, versus 67.62 percent for the new Polo.

It’s worth noting, however, that this data comes from repossession auctions only, so it’s not necessarily a reflection of prices paid at dealer level, but it is still an indication of what people are prepared to pay for these vehicles.

https://www.iol.co.za/motoring/industry-news/which-has-the-better-resale-value-vw-polo-or-polo-vivo-29304927
Pointless. Obviously the cheaper car retains a better percentage of its initial value as the value of the car drops to its pure base utilitarian value.
 
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