Volkswagen gives first hint of new Polo prices for South Africa

Volkswagen South Africa has provided the first indication of what motorists can expect to pay for the 2018 Polo when it launches in South Africa later this month.

In an article published by IOL, the company said that local consumers can expect to pay slightly more than current prices for the updated model, starting at R236,200 for the 1.0 TSI 70kW Trendline, rising to R387,500 for the 2.0 GTI 147kW DSG.

Speaking to BusinessTech, Volkswagen SA said that indicative pricing is subject to change, but should give a baseline idea of the new model’s pricing.

It further confirmed that official pricing would be available when the Polo is officially launched in South Africa on 24 January.

Volkswagen Polo 2018 (indicative pricing)

  • 1.0 TSI 70kW Trendline – R236,200
  • 1.0 TSI 70KW Comfortline – R263,500
  • 1.0 TSI 70kW Comfortline DSG – R279,500
  • 1.0 TSI 85kW Highline – R287,500
  • 1.0 TSI 85kW Highline DSG – R303,500
  • 2.0 GTI 147kW DSG – R387,500

Volkswagen Polo (current prices)

  •  1.2 TSI 66kW Trendline – R234,200
  •  1.2 TSI 66kW Comfortline – R261,900
  •  1.4 TDI 55kW Trendline – R261,700
  •  1.2 TSI 66kW  beats – R276,100
  •  1.2 TSI 81kW Highline – R284,200
  •  1.0 TSI 81kW R-Line auto – R301,500

The sixth-generation Polo is expected to be a significant departure from previous Polo models being designed from the ground up, including new engine sizes, interior options and the adoption of Volkswagen’s new MQB platform architecture.

The 2018 edition of the Polo will also be manufactured locally.

Read: 5 of the most luxurious SUV’s available in South Africa

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