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http://www.autobloggreen.com/2009/01/16/volkswagen-will-bring-the-polo-to-america/

Although it's "confirmed", does that mean confirmed like the trike sports car or confirmed like 60 mpg on the 2009? jaw drops
Yeah I said it! VW has a history of not delivering or changing plans at the last minute!

With American consumers showing an increasing taste for small cars like the MINI, Honda Fit and others, Volkswagen apparently wants to return to its roots. VW development chief Ulrich Hackenberg confirmed during the Detroit Auto Show that the next-generation Polo will be sent to the U.S. As the Rabbit/Golf has continually grown through its first five generations, the car has left a gap in VW's U.S. lineup where the original Rabbit sat. That's where the Polo comes in.

The Polo is roughly the same size as that original Rabbit and would slot in between the Toyota Yaris and Honda Fit. The new generation Polo will debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March but a U.S. launch date hasn't been confirmed yet. We'll likely see the Polo at U.S. auto shows later this year, probably starting at the LA Auto Show in November. U.S.-market Polos will reportedly be sourced from VW's Puebla Mexico factory.
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Like the article says, with the success of the mini and fit, the polo is a go! (that's the fit's marketing catchphrase.)
 

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Unless they reuse another TDI engine I'll bet that they might not even bring a TDI Polo. The gas engine will be good enough.
 
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I think it'll be a pretty good car. The Honda Fit has gotten great reviews. The Toyota Yaris, not so much. Hopefully more Fit than Yaris. What's a Yaris anyways?
 

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The Honda Insight is coming at a base price of under $20,000. They'd better make it cheap since Honda + Hybrid + >20k = no market for polo.
 

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Good pint, I believe that the Insight will be a best seller. Part of the problem with the Prius was the economics. Lower the price and it's accessable to more peopel adn the attitude goes down. Either that or the hybrid backlash will get even bigger! J/K
 
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