Jetta & Polo GTI among Aus­tralia’s most af­ford­able

Shepparton News - Shepparton Car Weekly - - SHEPPARTON CAR WEEKLY -

The Volk­swa­gen Jetta 118TSI and Polo GTI are the most af­ford­able ve­hi­cles in their class ac­cord­ing to the NRMA’s Car Op­er­at­ing Cost sur­vey. Volk­swa­gen’s hip-pocket-friendly Jetta 118TSI man­ual is the least ex­pen­sive car to own and run in the medium car cat­e­gory un­der $50 000.

While the pe­tite and pow­er­ful Polo GTI three-door came out on top in the hot hatch un­der $80 000 cat­e­gory.

With a fuel con­sump­tion fig­ure of just 6.5l/100 km, NRMA cal­cu­lated the Jetta costs just $34.69/week on fuel, with its to­tal weekly run­ning costs com­ing in at $175.78.

The Polo GTI will set driv­ers back less than $170/week, thanks to a com­bined fuel con­sump­tion of 6.1/100 km and an av­er­age weekly fuel bill of just $32.56.

NRMA com­pared Aus­tralia’s most com­pre­hen­sive list of new ve­hi­cles in its Car Op­er­at­ing Cost sur­vey. The formula takes into account the ne­go­ti­ated ve­hi­cle price, de­pre­ci­a­tion, op­por­tu­nity in­ter­est, reg­is­tra­tion, com­pre­hen­sive in­sur­ance, NRMA mem­ber­ship, main­te­nance and re­pairs and fuel over a five-year pe­riod.

For more info on any Volk­swa­gen ve­hi­cle call into Dar­ryl Twitt Volk­swa­gen, Be­nalla road Shep­par­ton. Or call the show­room on 5822 5844.

The pe­tite and pow­er­ful Polo GTI three-door came out on top in the hot hatch un­der $80 000 cat­e­gory

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