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1982 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 1982 Volkswagen Polo

To start off, both 1982 Volkswagen Jetta and 1982 Volkswagen Polo were released in the same year (1982). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 1,272 cc (4 cylinders), 1982 Volkswagen Polo is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1982 Volkswagen Jetta weights approximately 115 kg more than 1982 Volkswagen Polo.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control.

Compare all specifications:

1982 Volkswagen Jetta 1982 Volkswagen Polo
Make Volkswagen Volkswagen
Model Jetta Polo
Year Released 1982 1982
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1270 cc 1272 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 53 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 845 kg 730 kg
Vehicle Length 4200 mm 3980 mm
Vehicle Width 1620 mm 1590 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2630 mm


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