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VW Polo GTI 2018 review – finally worthy of those three letters?

Jordan Katsianis
11 Jul 2018
Verdict:

VW's Polo GTI is a polished and capable, but lack intensity compared to rivals and playfulness of the bigger Golf GTI

Evo Rating: 
Price: 
£21,145
For 
Impressive mid-range grunt, competent daily driver
Against 
Handling is one-dimensional, adept but not exciting, firm ride
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MPG and running costs

Volkswagen claims the Polo will sip fuel at a rate of 48mpg when driven on the combined cycle, however like most turbocharged engines it will consume significantly more when driven with enthusiasm.

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