Just a year after Volkswagen launched its famous Volkswagen Golf hatchback, it released a smaller sibling called the Polo in 1975. The Polo, however, didn't reach Australia until 1996, by which time it was in its third generation. The German city car has often been one of the more expensive city car options, though it has typically compensated with benchmark interior quality, refinement and features. There have also been hot-hatch versions badged GTI.
Spacious, high-quality cabin typically class benchmark
Refinement and performance also high for the city-car class