Volkswagen has added a dash of energy to the Polo Sedan with the fitment of the 85 kW 1,0-litre TSI that will be available in the Life and Style derivatives.

The Polo Sedan Life model offers various features, including keyless entry and start, a rearview camera, a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system, wireless mobile charging and power-adjustable and folding exterior mirrors. Additionally, the vehicle comes equipped with climatronic air conditioning, ambient lighting, a leather-wrapped multi-function steering wheel, front fog lamps, cornering lights, a chrome package and 16-inch Scimitar alloy wheels.

The Life model also includes Hill Start Assist and a leather-wrapped multi-function steering wheel with shifting paddles.

VW Polo Sedan rear view

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For those seeking even more features, the top model of the Polo Sedan range, the Style, boasts an 8-inch digital cockpit, a rain sensor, and a tilt-and-slide sunroof. Leatherette seats in black color are also included, along with a two-piece folding rear seat bench and side and curtain airbags. The Style model is further enhanced with front and rear centre airbags and 17-inch Tritz Alloy wheels.

The 85kW 1.0 TSI engine delivers 178 Nm of torque from 1 750 r/min, takes 11,5 seconds to reach 100 km/h and has a claimed fuel consumption of 6,3 litres/100 km.

VW Polo Sedan driver view

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Polo Sedan Life 1.0 TSI 85kW 6-Speed Tiptronic                    R421 100

Polo Sedan Style 1.0 TSI 85kW 6-Speed Tiptronic                  R454 900

The Polo Sedan comes standard with a 3-year/120 000 km warranty, a 3-year/ 45 000 km EasyDrive Service Plan and a 12-year anti-corrosion warranty. The service interval is 15 000 km. Customers have the option to extend EasyDrive Maintenance and EasyDrive Service Plans up to 10 years/ 300 000 km.

Colin Windell