Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1999

This generation of Volkswagen Polo has been produced from November, 1999 to December, 2001. We can provide information about 10 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Volkswagen (VW) is available with five petrol engines with displacement from 1.0 to 1.6 litres and power of from 50 to 125 horsepower un two diesel engines with displacement from 1.4 to 1.9 litres and power of from 64 to 75 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (8 versions), as well as automatic (2 versions) gearbox.

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Volkswagen Polo hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 5.7 to 7.5 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 4.4 to 5.7 litres per 100km. The most economical Volkswagen Polo petrol engine version is Volkswagen Polo 1.0, consuming 5.7 litres per 100km. While the most economical Volkswagen Polo diesel - Volkswagen Polo 1.4 TDI for 100 kilometers consumes 4.4 liters of diesel.

Volkswagen Polo hatchback CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 137 to 180 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 119 to 154 grams per kilometer. From Volkswagen Polo with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Volkswagen Polo 1.0 which produces an average of 137 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Volkswagen Polo diesels least CO2 distributes Volkswagen Polo 1.4 TDI - 119 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 8.7 seconds has Volkswagen Polo 1.6 16V GTI version, conversely the tardiest one is Volkswagen Polo 1.0 reaching this speed only in 18.4 seconds.

Lenght of Volkswagen Polo is 374 cm, it is small car. Volkswagen Polo gross weight is from 650 to 800 kg (depending on modification).

This Volkswagen (VW) is in average price group - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 1000 $. According to user reviews, average Volkswagen Polo repair costs are 20 $ per year. Users calculated Volkswagen Polo cost of ownership for this generation, got average 1600 € cost per year and 0.16 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 54%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 30% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Volkswagen Polo for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Volkswagen Polo prices and costs.

In user reviews Volkswagen Polo received average grade 6.0 (from 10) which is relatively low, considering average rate 7.7 for similar aged cars. All authors of reviews would recommend Volkswagen Polo to the friend.

Volkswagen Polo modifications

Modification Engine Power Fuel cons. Gearbox
Volkswagen Polo 1.0 Nov 1999 — Dec 2001 1.0 Petrol 50 HP 5.7 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 Nov 1999 — Dec 2001 1.4 Petrol 60 HP 6.1 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 Nov 1999 — Dec 2001 1.4 Petrol 60 HP 7.5 l/100km Automatic (4 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V Nov 1999 — Dec 2001 1.4 Petrol 75 HP 6.2 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V Nov 1999 — Dec 2001 1.4 Petrol 75 HP 7.5 l/100km Automatic (4 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V Nov 1999 — Dec 2001 1.4 Petrol 100 HP 6.7 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 TDI Nov 1999 — Dec 2001 1.4 Diesel 75 HP 4.4 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.6 16V GTI Nov 1999 — Dec 2001 1.6 Petrol 125 HP 7.1 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.9 D Nov 1999 — Mai 2000 1.9 Diesel 64 HP 5.7 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.9 SDI Nov 1999 — Dec 2001 1.9 Diesel 64 HP 4.7 l/100km Manual (5 gears)

Volkswagen Polo safety

During safety testing Volkswagen Polo has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Volkswagen Polo is evaluated with four stars, and for pedestrian protection Volkswagen Polo got two stars.

Volkswagen Polo prices

Volkswagen Polo 1999 - 2001 hatchback price in Latvia is from 650 $ to 1700 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Volkswagen Polo price is average - Volkswagen Polo is approximately for 6 percents more expensive then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 1999 - 2001 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Volkswagen Polo 2001 price 900 $ 1100 $ 1300 $
Volkswagen Polo 2000 price 800 $ 1100 $ 1700 $
Volkswagen Polo 1999 price 650 $ 900 $ 1100 $

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Volkswagen Polo reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of German vehicle inspection service (TÜV) Volkswagen Polo quality is above average. In the roadworthiness tests carried out in 2013, deffects were detected in an average of 24.8 percent of Volkswagen Polo of this generation.

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Volkswagen Polo hatchback features (options)

Percentage of Volkswagen Polo with corresponding feature (option)

Adjustable steering wheel
57%
Metallic paint
50%
Conditioning
40%
Climate control
14%
Sunroof
12%

Volkswagen Polo reviews

Total 20 Volkswagen Polo owner reviews

Volkswagen Polo 1999 Hatchback Petrol 1.4 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2009 (age of car 10 years) Owned for:20`000 kilometers (7 years)
Average fuel consumption: 6.0 litres per 100km (100% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 160.95 $ (~ 22 $ per year)
Total car rating:
6/10
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