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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 16V 3d (1997/P)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 16V 3d (1997/P) - Owner Review

Responsive, fun, high revs on motorway.
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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (94-00)

Value

4 out of 5

Holds money well.

Costs

2 out of 5

High fuel consumption on long journeys.

Driving

4 out of 5

Responsive, fun, high revs on motorway.

Performance

3 out of 5

Fast round town i.e. up to around 40mph.

Reliability

2 out of 5

Loads of probs. Seems that everythoing goes wrong at once with this one plus expensive maintanence.

Image

3 out of 5

Understated.

Comfort

3 out of 5

Good driving position, but cramped in rear as I am 6ft.

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Insurance group: 20

Security

2 out of 5

Sturdy looking door locks. No alarm as standard, though.

Service

2 out of 5

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Problems

Bodywork
Stone chips.

Engine
Overheating and burst heater pipes.

Gearbox
Crunches in reverse every time it is selected.

Other
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Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes