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Volkswagen Polo Mk IV
aka Mk IVF
Production 2002-2005 (Mark IV)
2005> (Mark IVF)
Class Supermini
Body Style 3 door Hatchback
5 door Hatchback
4 door Saloon
Length 3916 mm
Width 1650 mm
Height 1467 mm
Wheelbase 2454 mm
Weight Weight - you get the point
Transmission 5 speed Manual
4 speed Automatic, FWD
Engine 1.4L 4 cylinder 16 valve petrol
1.9L 4 cylinder TDI
1.8L 4 cylinder Turbo
Power N/A hp @ N/A rpm
N/A lb-ft of torque @ N/A rpm
Similar Mazda 2
Toyota Yaris
Mitsubishi Colt
Suzuki Swift
Designer Designer (lead designer if it was a team effort)

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See Wikicars' comprehensive Volkswagen Polo Mk IV Review.

Recent Changes

  • For the Australian market, 2 new limited edition models became available in 2007 as the Polo Edition and the Polo Pacific. Both cars offer extra features at no extra cost and the features include ABS, dual front and side airbags, leather steering wheel, remote central locking alarm system and more. The Polo Edition is powered by a 1.4 litre engine and costs $16,990 AUD while the Polo Pacific is powered by a bigger 1.6 litre engine and is priced at $19,990 AUD.

Styles and Major Options


  • 6 speed Automatic with Tiptronic function and Dynamic Selection Program (DSP)
  • Electric glass sunroof, slide and tilt adjustable with sunblind
  • Front log lights, mounted in lower bumper
  • Metallic/Pearl effect paint


  • 6 speed Automatic with Tiptronic function and Dynamic Selection Program (DSP)
  • Electric glass sunroof, slide and tilt adjustable with sunblind
  • Front log lights, mounted in lower bumper
  • Metallic/Pearl effect paint

Pacific TDI

  • Electric glass sunroof, slide and tilt adjustable with sunblind
  • Front log lights, mounted in lower bumper
  • Metallic/Pearl effect paint


  • Electric glass sunroof, slide and tilt adjustable with sunblind
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Metallic/Pearl effect paint


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The Polo TDI uses up a litre of oil in every 1,000 kilomteres (625 miles). The timing belt should be changed every 105,000 kilometres (65625 miles).

Service interval: 15,000 kilometres (12 months)


Safety features

  • Dual front Airbags
  • Side Airbags
  • ABS Brakes
  • Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution (EBD)

Safety package (Optional)

  • Curtain airbags
  • Front and rear Electronic Differential Lock (EDL)
  • Anti-Slip Regulation (ASR)
  • Brake Assist
  • Electronic Stabilisation Program (ESP)


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  • Candy White
  • Flash Red
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Tosca Blue Metallic
  • Black Magic Pearl
  • Shadow Blue Metallic

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In Australia, the Mk IV Polo comes with 4 trim levels starting from Club, Match, TDI and GTI in hachbacks (3 doors and 5 doors) and a chinese-built sedan. Both Club and Match models are powered by a 1.4 litre 4 cylinder engine whereas the TDI gets a 1.9L diesel and the GT gets a turbocharged 1.8 lite petrol engine.

Design quirks and oddities

The Mk IV Polo topped the small car category as the most secure according to the 2003 RACV Vehicle Security Rating with the score of 91.5 points out of 120.


  • 2006 RACV Australia's Best Small Car
  • 2007 National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council Secure by Design Award for Small Car Category

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