Close to 120 000 (119 679) second- generation Volkswagen Polo Vivo units have been sold since its launch in the local market in 2018. Since the Polo Vivo was first introduced in South Africa in 2010, the popular hatch has recorded 313 620 in cumulative sales.
The range-topping Volkswagen Polo Vivo GT will now be getting a fresh new look with exterior and interior updates.
The Polo Vivo GT’s unique styling and characteristics have been enhanced whilst the flagship status within the Polo Vivo model range is maintained. Exterior highlights include silver mirror caps, GT rear decal, wheels and dash inserts as well as GT decals on the front door.
For a sportier interior look, the cloth insert and stitch colours have been changed from blue to red. New grey stitching on the gear lever and handbrake ties in with grey exterior accents. The Polo Vivo GT refresher will get GT embroided branding on loose lay mats. The Polo Vivo GT is available in five exterior colours including the new Wild Cherry Red metallic colour.
The Polo Vivo GT comes standard with attractive exterior features such as 17-inch Mirabeau wheels, Safety Package, Lights and Vision Package, and a single pipe exhaust with chrome trim. Interior attributes include front sport seats, aluminium-look pedals, Floor Mats (front and rear) and ‘Anthracite’ headlining. Other features include; Cruise Control, Lowered suspension (-15mm) and a black tailgate spoiler.
With a top speed of 196 km/h, the 1.0 litre TSI 81kW engine offers exciting performance. The 200Nm torque is available at 2000rpm. The performance has not compromised fuel consumption; the 81kW engine has an impressive claimed fuel consumption of 4.6 litres per 100 kilometres.
Recommended Retail Price (VAT and emissions tax included)
Volkswagen Polo Vivo GT R332 800
The refreshed Volkswagen Polo Vivo GT comes standard with a 3-year / 120 000km warranty and a 6-year anti-corrosion warranty. A Volkswagen EasyDrive Maintenance Plan and EasyDrive Service Plan are available as options. The service interval is 15 000 km.