, 2019-04-02 08:54:09

Sporting style.

Even more Polo.

Compact hatches don’t come any hotter than the Polo GTI. Boasting the iconic GTI body styling, chrome exhaust pipes, 17” Milton Keynes alloy wheels and a 2.0 litre turbocharged TSI engine, the Polo GTI is what fun on four wheels looks like.



The Polo GTI is packed with modern technology that offers as much ‘info’ as it does ‘entertainment’ so you stay connected and feel at home when you’re on the road.

  • 8” Infotainment System

    Connectivity at your fingertips.

    Whether you’re after a better route to dodge the traffic, or just want to listen to your own music, the Polo GTI has you covered. The Infotainment system gives you access to all these features and more, with a brilliant 8” high resolution touchscreen display.

  • Active Info Display1

    Transform your dash.

    The Active Info display lets you customize 3 different personalised dash views to suit your driving preference. The high-resolution screen sits behind the steering wheel, keeping tabs on your Polo GTI’s performance and efficiency. You can choose a configuration of gauges, or even display full screen navigation and maps.

  • AppConnect2

    The apps from your phone, in your car.

    Access your smartphone’s screen, selected apps, maps, and music through App-Connect on your car’s touchscreen and Voice Activation. This is possible thanks to three innovative technologies: Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™ and MirrorLink® interfaces. There’s also an additional 2x USB ports for extra power to accessories.

  • Keyless Access

    Keep your key pocketed.

    The days of clicking the button on your key fob to get into your Volkswagen are over. Simply approach your Polo GTI with your key fob and the car will unlock automatically when you reach to open the door. Once inside, fire up this turbocharged beast with a simple push of a button.

1. Active Info Display is available with the optional Sound and Vision Package.
2. App-Connect is compatible for selected apps with the latest smartphone versions of iOS and Android, active data service, and connection cable (sold separately).


The Polo GTI is loaded with intelligent driver assistance systems to keep you safe by helping you deal with critical situations, or even avoid them. Even if you don’t always notice this technology, it feels good to know that they’re there.

  • City Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring3

    Always on the front foot.

    A radar sensor detects when a vehicle or pedestrian suddenly enters your path without warning and automatically applies the brakes to reduce the likelihood of a collision.

  • Rear View Camera (RVC)3

    See what’s behind, in front of you.

    Whether reversing out of a busy parking lot or trying to squeeze into a tricky spot, an extra set of eyes are always handy.

  • Extended Electronic Differential Lock (XDL)

    Turn a corner on traction.

    When cornering, it responds to the load relief at the front wheel on the inside of a corner. This improves traction and reduces the tendency to understeer.

3. Safety technologies are designed to assist the driver, but should not be used as a substitute for safe driving practices.

We can offer a little assistance. A helping hand.

The GTI comes equipped with state-of-the-art safety technology. However, you can enhance your driving environment further with our optional Driver Assistance Package.

  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)3

    Cruise on through.

    The cruise control system with Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), available with the optional Driver Assistance package, lets you set the speed you want to travel and the gap you want to allow between you and the car in front. Using a radar sensor, the car then maintains your speed and your distance.

  • Blind Spot Monitor with rear traffic alert3

    Keep an extra eye out.

    The Blind Spot Monitor, available with the optional Driver Assistance package, uses an LED display in the exterior mirror to alert you to potential dangers in your blind spot. It works in conjunction with the Rear Traffic Alert system, which monitors traffic passing at the rear of the vehicle. If your car comes too close to another vehicle, you will be alerted by audible and visual warnings.

  • Park Assist3

    Take the drama out of parking.

    The Park Assist system, available with the optional Driver Assistance package, in the new Polo lets you park like a machine. When parking, it scans the side of the road for the perfect spot, and once engaged, it automatically steers itself into parallel parking spaces or parking bays and even out of parallel spaces again.

  • Proactive occupant protection system

    Be prepared for emergencies.

    The proactive occupant protection system, available with the optional Driver Assistance package, detects dangerous situations and automatically takes precautionary actions. The windows and the sunroof are closed to a small gap to optimise the effect of the head and side airbags, and the front seat belts are tensioned. Once the danger passes, the belts are loosened and the side windows and sunroof can be opened again.

3. Safety technologies are designed to assist the driver, but should not be used as a substitute for safe driving practices.

Engine Performance.


Personalise your Polo GTI with our range of stylish and useful accessories.

  • Boot liner5

    A perfect fit.

    With the Volkswagen Polo GTI boot liner, you can protect your boot from just about anything you throw in it.

  • Rubber floor mats5

    Quality that’ll floor you.

    Keeping the footwell clean all year round.

  • Roof bars6

    Get carried away5.

    The genuine roof bars provide the base for all roof attachments and are aerodynamically designed for the Polo GTI.

  • Alloy wheels5

    Change the way you roll.

    Roll in style with your choice of alloy wheels. There’s sure to be a set just right for you.

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5. Overseas models are shown for illustrative purposes only. Optional accessories at extra cost. Please note that the above accessories may have an effect on fuel efficiency. Items such as sports equipment and tablets are shown for illustration purposes only and are not available for purchase from Volkswagen Group Australia or its Dealers. For a full range of Volkswagen Genuine Accessories, please refer to the accessories tab or visit an authorised Volkswagen Dealer.
6. When the roof bars are mounted to the vehicle, the sunroof cannot be operated.

More cost effective than you think.

Keeping your Volkswagen running at the top of its game costs a lot less than you think.

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