WATCH | Volkswagen unveils its new SA-bound Polo ahead of 2022 launch

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Volkswagen will debut their new Polo in a digital world premiere on Thursday, 22 April 2021 at 11:00.

It will be introduced in the local market in the first quarter of 2022.

The Polo is currently in its sixth-generation.

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Volkswagen unveils the latest iteration of its popular Polo in a digital world premiere on Thursday, 22 April at 11:00 - watch the reveal at the bottom of this article.

With the imminent arrival of the Golf 8 GTI, and facelifted Tiguan SUV locally later this year, the Taigo SUV will be joined by the hatch when it will be introduced in the local market in the first quarter of 2022.

Seventh heaven

The teaser image shows the apparent and possible LED headlight and grille design for the new seventh-generation model.


Do you think the imminent arrival of the new Polo in SA will continue the string of sales success? Please email us, or share your thoughts in the comments section below.


In South Africa, 66 454 units of the sixth generation Polo have been sold since it was launched in the local market in 2018. It is South Africa's second best-selling passenger model after the Polo Vivo, commanding an 18.4% share of the A0Hatch segment in the first quarter of 2021.

READ | Volkswagen sold 17 010 vehicles in the first three months of 2021

The VW manufacturing plant in Uitenhage, which is currently operating on a three-shift pattern, will be building the new Polo (including the Polo GTI) for local and international markets.


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