Volkswagen Polo Match under the spotlight

With a Match edition of the Volkswagen Polo now on the roads, Volkswagen Polo dealership Inchcape Volkswagen has offered an in-depth analysis of this tech-heavy version of a VW – that’s also won Auto Express’ Supermini of the Year award in both 2015 and 2016.

Wondering how the VW Polo Match is different from other variants of this highly popular and much-celebrated supermini?

The main difference in the Match is that it’s a sportier version of the Polo, though step inside the vehicle and the interior also makes it a more luxurious model.

You get to choose from ten options of the VW Polo Match too, starting with the entry-level Polo Match, with a Match 1.4 TDI BlueMotion Technology 75PS engine. Select this three-door car and you’ll be able to experience a vehicle that can go from 0-62mph in 12.9 seconds and yet also deliver 74.3mpg on a combined cycle.

Working up the range, there’s a five-door model with a Match 1.4 TDI BlueMotion Technology 75PS engine that can also go from 0-62mph in 12.9 seconds while producing 74.3mpg and four variants that can deliver 0-62mph in just 10.8 seconds.

No matter which type of Polo Match you set your mind on, the vehicle will come complete with all of these features:

  • 15-inch alloy wheels
  • Front fog lights with a static cornering function
  • Height-adjustable driver’s seat
  • Folding rear seats
  • A leather-trimmed, multi-function steering wheel
  • Front electric windows (rear electric windows also come as standard if you choose a five-door model)
  • A single CD player
  • A manual air conditioning system
  • Passenger and driver airbag
  • Front side airbags

Be sure to look out for the Car-Net App-Connect system too; a state-of-the-art feature which enables a driver’s smartphone to fully integrate itself to the Polo Match using just a USB connection in order to showcase smartphone apps onto a hi-tech infotainment touchscreen dashboard.