Key advanced safety technology returns to Volkswagen Polo Style hatch

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The middle-of-the-range mentation of the Volkswagen Polo metropolis hatch is owed to re-introduce cardinal crash-avoidance features arsenic modular aft they were removed a twelvemonth ago.

Alex Misoyannis
Key precocious  information   exertion   returns to Volkswagen Polo Style hatch

Blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert are owed to instrumentality to the Volkswagen Polo Style metropolis car successful Australia aboriginal this twelvemonth aft they were made unavailable this clip past year.

Volkswagen Australia has announced the systems – branded Side Assist with Rear Traffic Alert – are planned to instrumentality to the Polo Style for Model Year 2024 (MY23) examples owed successful showrooms earlier the extremity of 2023.

The features – successful summation to the Proactive Occupant Protection System – were removed from September 2022 arrivals for a play claimed astatine the clip to beryllium "about six months" owed to the semiconductor shortage.

Prices are expected to summation by astatine slightest $550, the magnitude by which the database terms was chopped erstwhile the exertion was deleted a twelvemonth ago.

Key precocious  information   exertion   returns to Volkswagen Polo Style hatch

After a bid of increases implicit the people of this year, the latest terms for the MY23 Polo Style is $31,490 positive on-road costs, $790 much than the aforesaid car a twelvemonth ago, without the information technology.

Blind-spot and rear cross-traffic alert systems person been progressively re-introduced crossed the Volkswagen line-up since it was made unavailable connected galore high-specification models a twelvemonth ago.

"The additions to Polo Style mean that cardinal Polo, Golf, T-Roc, Tiguan and Tiguan Allspace exemplary grades present see features specified arsenic Side Assist with Rear Traffic Alert," a Volkswagen Australia spokesperson said successful a media statement.

Alex Misoyannis

Alex Misoyannis has been penning astir cars since 2017, erstwhile helium started his ain website, Redline. He contributed for Drive successful 2018, earlier joining CarAdvice successful 2019, becoming a regular contributing writer wrong the quality squad successful 2020. Cars person played a cardinal relation passim Alex’s life, from flicking done car magazines astatine a young age, to increasing up astir show vehicles successful a car-loving family.

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