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2018-06-01 18:00

Johannesburg – Polo, Polo Vivo... Volkswagen expands its best-selling car range with the addition of a new beefier up-sized version - the Maxx. In 2017 the Polo Vivo, which is manufactured at the Volkswagen South Africa’s plant in Uitenhage, sold over 22 000 units.

In 2018, the Polo Vivo has already sold over 11 000 units since launch of the second-generation model in February. The Maxx is only offered in the hatch body version and boasts a number of exterior and interior features.

Polo Vivo Maxx is powered by a 1.6-litre 77kW engine mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.

Exterior tweaks

The exterior features include 15mm raised suspension, 17" ‘Canyon’ alloy wheels, silver coloured exterior mirrors, Maxx lettering on the tailgate and sides, sporty single-pipe exhaust system with chromed trim, and aluminium roof rails.

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Spruced interior

In the interior, Polo Vivo Maxx has sport pedal clusters, centre console in coloured trim, on-board computer, front electric windows, manual aircon, 3-spoke leather multi-function steering wheel with aluminium insert, colour touch radio with SD/USB/Bluetooth/App Connect and 6 speakers, as well as loose lay carpets mats.

In terms of the safety features, the Polo Vivo Maxx comes standard with driver and front passenger airbags, ABS with EBD, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Tyre Pressure Monitor, ISOFIX child seat mounting points, front fog lights as well as an immobiliser, interior ultrasonic alarm with motion sensor and central locking.

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New Polo Vivo Maxx - Price and waranty

1.6-litre 77kW - R225 000   

The new Polo Vivo Maxx is sold with a 3-year or 120 000km warranty and 6-year anti-corrosion warranty. Service Interval are 15 000km. Customers can also tailor their package with the optional Volkswagen Automotion Maintenance Plan and Volkswagen Automotion Service Plan.

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