The Skoda Octavia, Seat Leon, Audi A3, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta and Volkswagen Polo are all international variants of the Volkswagen Group A platform. Although they share many components, each one is designed to fill a specific market niche in the countries where they're sold. The 2013 Volkswagen Polo GT, for example, is engineered to appeal to the environmentally conscious hot-hatch fan.
K&N Replacement Air Filter for Volkswagen Golf, Jetta, Polo, Skoda Octavia and Seat Leon
Volkswagen Golf, Jetta, Polo, Skoda Octavia and Seat Leon Replacement Filter Side View
Volkswagen first introduced this Polo alternative at the 2012 Geneva Auto Show as a way to bridge the gap between the 105-hp Polo 1.2 FSI and the 180-hp Polo GTI. This new 140-hp mill is notable because it not just zippy, accelerating from 0-to-60 in a respectable 7.8 seconds, but it also respects fuel economy, reaching 50 mpg combined on the European test cycle.
The 1.4-liter turbocharged engine achieves these impressive figures because it features cylinder deactivation or ACT as Volkswagen calls it. Translated that means the engine is able to deactivate half of its four-cylinders under light throttle loads. Interestingly there's no appreciable change in vibration because when the engine switches from four to two-cylinders, all four cylinders keep moving, but only two are fed fuel.
Another common thread connecting these Volkswagen platform cars is that each can gain a performance boost after simply upgrading to a K&N 33-3004 high flow air filter. Engineered to increase both horsepower and torque and designed to simply drop into the existing factory air box, it only takes minutes to upgrade your existing filter with K&N's 33-3004 and to experience the added performance benefits for yourself.
This will be the last air filter you'll ever need to buy for your vehicle - you have K&N's renowned Million Mile Limited Warranty backing that claim. Depending on your driving environment, servicing intervals can go up to 50,000 miles before maintenance is necessary, and cleaning the filter is as effortless as following the four easy steps on a K&N Recharger Kit (part no. 99-5050).
K&N 33-3004 fits the following Volkswagon models:
2013 VOLKSWAGEN POLO GT 1.4L L4
2013 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA HYBRID 1.4L L4
2013 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF VII 1.4L L4
2013 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF VII 1.2L L4
2013 SKODA OCTAVIA 1.4L L4 - from 4/13
2013 SKODA OCTAVIA 1.2L L4 - from 4/13
2013 SEAT LEON 1.4L L4
2013 SEAT LEON 1.2L L4
2013 AUDI A3 1.4L L4
2012 VOLKSWAGEN POLO GT 1.4L L4
2012 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF VII 1.4L L4
2012 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF VII 1.2L L4
For all K&N Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta or Volkswagen Polo air filters visit the Air Filters for the Volkswagen Golf, the Volkswagen Jetta and the Volkswagen Polo pages on KNFilters.com.
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