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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:

Pressure Relief Valve
  Caution Non-approved tools or materials such as leak sealing additives can cause damage or malfunctions in the system. Only use tools and materials approved by the manufactu ...

Cleaning and caring for natural leather covers
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsPlease contact a Volkswagen dealership or other qualified workshop if you have any questions on cleaning and caring for the leather equipment in your vehicle. Care and use Natural leather is sensitive as it does not have ...

Tread depth and wear indicators
Fig. 147 Tyre tread: wear indicators First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsTread depth Difficult driving situations demand the deepest possible tread depth for the tyres and the same tread depth for the tyres on the front and rear axles. This applies in pa ...

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