Volkswagen Polo 3 door Hatchback 2001

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 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 economical Volkswagen Polo petrol engine version is Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V FSI, consuming 5.8 litres per 100km. While the most economical Volkswagen Polo diesel - Volkswagen Polo 1.4 TDI for 100 kilometers consumes 4.5 liters of diesel.

Volkswagen Polo 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.

Lenght of Volkswagen Polo is 390 cm, it is small car. Volkswagen Polo gross weight is from 700 to 1200 kg (depending on modification), which is about 25 percent lighter than the average for this age and class.

This Volkswagen (VW) is slightly expensive - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 1900 $. According to user reviews, average Volkswagen Polo repair costs are 30 $ per year. Users calculated Volkswagen Polo 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.

In user reviews Volkswagen Polo received average grade 7.7 (from 10) it corresponds to average rate for cars of this age. All authors of reviews would recommend Volkswagen Polo to the friend.

Volkswagen Polo modifications

Modification Engine Power Fuel cons. Gearbox
Volkswagen Polo 1.2 Mar 2002 — Mai 2005 1.2 Petrol 55 HP 5.9 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.2 12V Nov 2001 — Mai 2005 1.2 Petrol 65 HP 5.9 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V Nov 2001 — Mai 2005 1.4 Petrol 75 HP 6.4 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V Nov 2001 — Mai 2005 1.4 Petrol 75 HP 7.4 l/100km Automatic (4 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V FSI Mar 2003 — Mai 2005 1.4 Petrol 86 HP 5.8 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V Mar 2002 — Mai 2005 1.4 Petrol 100 HP 6.9 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 TDI Nov 2001 — Mai 2005 1.4 Diesel 75 HP 4.5 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.9 SDI Nov 2001 — Mai 2005 1.9 Diesel 64 HP 4.7 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.9 TDI Nov 2001 — Mai 2005 1.9 Diesel 100 HP 4.9 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 one star.

Volkswagen Polo prices

Volkswagen Polo 2001 - 2005 hatchback price in Latvia is from 440 $ to 2700 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Volkswagen Polo price is entirely high - Volkswagen Polo is approximately for 26 percents more expensive then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 2001 - 2005 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Volkswagen Polo 2005 price 2400 $ 2400 $ 2400 $
Volkswagen Polo 2004 price 1100 $ 2000 $ 2700 $
Volkswagen Polo 2003 price 1100 $ 1700 $ 2200 $
Volkswagen Polo 2002 price 440 $ 1600 $ 2600 $
Volkswagen Polo 2001 price 1300 $ 1700 $ 2000 $

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Volkswagen Polo reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of German vehicle inspection service (TÜV) Volkswagen Polo quality is below average. In the roadworthiness tests carried out in 2017, deffects were detected in an average of 30.5 percent of Volkswagen Polo of this generation.

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Volkswagen Polo 3 door hatchback features (options)

Percentage of Volkswagen Polo with corresponding feature (option)

Conditioning
61%
Metallic paint
52%
Adjustable steering wheel
50%
Climate control
24%

Volkswagen Polo 3 door hatchback photo images

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Volkswagen Polo reviews

Total 20 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: 111 $ (~ 111 $ per year)
Total car rating:
6/10
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   male, age 29
Volkswagen Polo 2002 Coupe Petrol 1.8 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2016 (age of car 14 years) Owned for:1 year
Average fuel consumption: 7.0 litres per 100km (100% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 77.7 $ (~ 77 $ per year)
Total car rating:
8/10
   female, age 50
Volkswagen Polo 2002 Sedan Petrol 1.2 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2003 (age of car 1 year) Owned for:15`000 kilometers (12 years)
Average fuel consumption: 5.0 litres per 100km (20% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 333 $ (~ 27 $ per year)
Total car rating:
9/10
   female, age 60
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