VW Polo GTI 2018 review – finally worthy of those three iconic letters? - MPG and running costs

VW's Polo GTI is polished and capable, but lacks intensity compared to its rivals and the playfulness of the bigger Golf GTI

MPG and running costs

Volkswagen claims the Polo will sip fuel at a rate of between 38.7 and 39.8mpg on the combined cycle under the new WLTP testing regime, but like most turbocharged engines it will consume significantly more when driven with enthusiasm.

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