Volkswagen Polo 2001 3 door Hatchback

This generation of Volkswagen Polo 3 door has been produced from November, 2001 to May, 2005. We can provide information about 9 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 1.2 to 1.4 litres and power of from 55 to 100 horsepower un three diesel engines with displacement from 1.4 to 1.9 litres and power of from 64 to 100 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (8 versions), as well as automatic (1 version) gearbox.

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Volkswagen Polo 2001 3 door hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 5.8 to 7.4 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 4.5 to 4.9 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Volkswagen Polo 2001 3 door hatchback petrol engine version is Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V FSI, consuming 5.8 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Volkswagen Polo 2001 3 door hatchback diesel - Volkswagen Polo 1.4 TDI for 100 kilometers consumes 4.5 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Volkswagen Polo real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 11 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +10% for petrol engines and +11% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Volkswagen Polo modification.

Volkswagen Polo 2001 3 door hatchback CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 139 to 178 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 122 to 132 grams per kilometer. From Volkswagen Polo with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V FSI which produces an average of 139 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Volkswagen Polo diesels least CO2 distributes Volkswagen Polo 1.4 TDI - 122 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 10.7 seconds has Volkswagen Polo 1.9 TDI version, conversely the tardiest one is Volkswagen Polo 1.2 reaching this speed only in 17.5 seconds. The maximum top speed is 188 km/h for the 1.9 diesel 4-cylinder 100 hp version (Volkswagen Polo 1.9 TDI) and the 1.4 petrol 4-cylinder 100 hp version (Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V 100 Hp).

Lenght of Volkswagen Polo is 390 cm, it is small car. Volkswagen Polo gross weight is from 1420 to 1630 kg (depending on modification), which is approximately the same as the average for cars of this age and class.

This Volkswagen (VW) is in average price group - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 1700 €. According to user reviews, average Volkswagen Polo repair costs are 25 € per year. Users calculated Volkswagen Polo 2001 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 1500 € cost per year and 0.21 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 47%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 32% 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.

Volkswagen Polo modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Volkswagen Polo 2002 1.2 Mar 2002 — Mai 2005 1.2 Petrol 55 HP 5.9 l/100km Manual (5)
Volkswagen Polo 2001 1.2 12V 1.2 Petrol 65 HP 5.9 l/100km Manual (5)
Volkswagen Polo 2001 1.4 16V 75 Hp 1.4 Petrol 75 HP 6.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Volkswagen Polo 2001 1.4 16V 75 Hp Automatic

Only version with automatic transmission

1.4 Petrol 75 HP 7.4 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volkswagen Polo 2003 1.4 16V FSI Mar 2003 — Mai 2005

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.4 Petrol 86 HP 5.8 l/100km Manual (5)
Volkswagen Polo 2002 1.4 16V 100 Hp Mar 2002 — Mai 2005

Most powerfull petrol version (100 HP)

1.4 Petrol 100 HP 6.9 l/100km Manual (5)
Volkswagen Polo 2001 1.4 TDI

Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.4 Diesel 75 HP 4.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Volkswagen Polo 2001 1.9 SDI

Most fuel efficient diesel version by real consumption

1.9 Diesel 64 HP 4.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Volkswagen Polo 2001 1.9 TDI

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 10.7 seconds

1.9 Diesel 100 HP 4.9 l/100km Manual (5)

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 one star.

Volkswagen Polo prices

Volkswagen Polo 2001 - 2005 hatchback price in Latvia is from 900 € to 2400 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Volkswagen Polo price is entirely high - Volkswagen Polo is approximately for 17 percents more expensive then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 2001 - 2005 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Volkswagen Polo 2005 price 1300 € 1900 € 2400 €
Volkswagen Polo 2004 price 1200 € 1700 € 2400 €
Volkswagen Polo 2003 price 900 € 1400 € 1800 €

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Volkswagen Polo reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Volkswagen Polo reliability is below average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2016 defects were detected in an average of 35.6 percent of Volkswagen Polo of this generation (on average 13 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 31.4%.

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Volkswagen Polo 2001 3 door hatchback features (options)

Percentage of Volkswagen Polo with corresponding feature (option)

Conditioning
61%
Metallic paint
53%
Adjustable steering wheel
38%
Climate control
26%

Volkswagen Polo 2001 3 door hatchback photo images

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Volkswagen Polo reviews

Total 23 Volkswagen Polo owner reviews

Volkswagen Polo 2003 Hatchback Diesel 1.4 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2017 (age of car 14 years) Owned for:5`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 5.0 litres per 100km (40% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 100 € (~ 100 € per year)
Total car rating:
6
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