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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → An economic driving style 
 → Driving in a fuel-efficient manner

Fuel consumption, environmental impact and wear on the engine, brakes and tyres depend largely on three factors:

A few simple measures can help save fuel by up to 25%, depending on how you drive.

Active cylinder management (ACT®)

Depending on the vehicle equipment level, the vehicle may have active cylinder management (ACT®).

Active cylinder management (ACT®) can automatically deactivate individual engine cylinders in driving situations that require low power consumption. When a cylinder is deactivated, no fuel is injected into that cylinder, which can lead to an overall reduction in fuel consumption. The number of active cylinders can be shown on the instrument cluster display   .

WARNING

Adapt your speed and distance from the vehicles ahead to suit visibility, weather, road and traffic conditions.
Driving with respect for the environment
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An economic driving style
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Changing gear earlier In principle, the highest gear is always the most economical gear. A rule of thumb for most vehicle ...

Other materials:

Locking and unlocking the vehicle from the outside
Fig. 23 Buttons on the vehicle key Fig. 24 Mechanical vehicle key First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Function Buttons to be used in the vehicle key Action to be followed with key in the lock cylinder or Unlockin ...

Recycling and scrapping end-of-life vehicles
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsRecycling end-of-life vehicles Volkswagen has already made provision for you to recycle your vehicle in an environmentally responsible manner. The recycling system operating in many European countries will take back your v ...

Run-Flat Tire, Overview of a PAX Tire
PAX tires involve specially developed system that exhibits the following differences in comparison to conventional tires: Pax Tires with Supporting Ring –  -I- PAX tires with air     ...

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