Polo versus Polo Vivo: which has the better resale value?

Polo versus Polo Vivo: which has the better resale value?

2019-07-15 by True Price

Each month there’s a ding-dong battle between South Africa’s two favourite cars: the Volkswagen Polo Vivo and the Volkswagen Polo. For the full 2018 calendar year, the Polo ruled the roost, outselling the Polo Vivo by some 2 471 units. The tables turned last month, with the Polo being pipped to the post by the Polo Vivo (the former notched up 1 887 sales, the latter 2 571). But which vehicle has the better resale value?

 

The answer, according to Darryl Jacobson, managing director of True Price, is the Polo Vivo. “This may surprise some people. The Polo is, after all, a much better-looking vehicle. It is also a more refined package, offering Golf-like ride quality, a comfortable and surprisingl...

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