Volkswagen Polo crowned World Urban Car of the Year

27 June 2018

The new Volkswagen Polo has been awarded with the “2018 World Urban Car” title at this year’s World Car Awards.

The international jury panel comprised of 82 top-level automotive journalists from 24 countries around the world. Each juror was appointed by the World Car Steering Committee on the basis of their expertise, experience, credibility and influence. 

This year’s winners were chosen from an initial entry list of eight cars from around the globe, then a short list of three finalists was announced in Geneva. The finalists included the Ford Fiesta, the Suzuki Swift and the Volkswagen Polo. 

2018 marks the sixth time that Volkswagen have won a World Car award. Head of Volkswagen design, Klaus Bishoff said “the whole team of Volkswagen is delighted to have won the 2018 World Urban Car award with the Polo. With around 17 million units sold, the Polo is one of the most successful compact cars of all time and a pillar of the brand. And the sixth generation is even sportier and more grown up than its predecessors”.

Experience the Polo for yourself, at our Bath & Merthyr Volkswagen dealerships, and see why the new Volkswagen Polo has been crowned World Urban Car of the Year. 

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