April 12, 2021
The name ‘Volkswagen Polo’ looms large in the South African motor industry, with sales exceeding 20 000 units in 2017. The new Polo was launched in 2018, looking excellent with a different design and boasting new technical features. In this article we will discuss the new Polo and why it should be covered with comprehensive car insurance in South Africa.
Its 1-litre engine appears to improve with every new generation, providing a perky power output of 70 kW. The engine is coupled to an effortless 5-speed transmission. For those hungry for more power, the Highline 85 kW is waiting for you, with the same size engine. Both engines are available with a DSG automatic transmission.
Most cars appear to increase in size over time and this also includes the Polo. The new Polo’s length has increased by 8 cm, and width by 7 cm, resulting in more space for rear passengers and their luggage. Its well-known, excellent road-holding capability has greatly improved.
The impressive dash displays an integrated 8-inch information touchscreen-enabled by VW's most recent Composition Media system. One option is ‘Discover Navigation’ but is not really needed because of Apple CarPlay integrated into the system.
An option in the new Polo is the Active Info Display, a complete digital 12-inch display, that provides you with information such as fuel consumption, as well as the distance you can travel before needing to fill up next. The driver can choose what information should be shown.
Besides an amazing Beats Audio sound system, the Beats edition of the new Polo has a striking style, consisting of a lively red trim, especially styled seats, and some Beats logos.
This new Polo needs to be adequately protected, and this is where PMD’s affordable comprehensive car insurance comes into play.2
You have just bought a new Volkswagen Polo, and have secured financing via a bank. You have no option but to buy comprehensive car insurance, as this is a legal requirement in South Africa. PMD provides comprehensive car insurance offering two great advantages to the customer. These are fixed* premiums (*Ts and Cs apply), and an excess that doesn’t increase with time but instead, reduces to zero. Any third-party accidents are covered for up to R1 million. Irrespective of natural disasters or fires, theft, hijacking, accidents or write-off, the new Polo’s full retail value remains untouched. You can feel safe while travelling, knowing that a 24-hour roadside assistance and towing service is there waiting for you, while hail and glass damage are also covered.
Polo TSI 70kW Trendline Manual sells currently for R287 500.3
This article should only be considered for information purposes as car insurance is not straightforward. Please obtain professional advice from a certified financial advisor if you want to purchase car insurance.
Your new Polo is waiting for its cover – contact PMD and find out more about affordable comprehensive car insurance.