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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 L 5d (1996/P)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 L 5d (1996/P) - Owner Review

Alarming body roll yet firm ride. Good in a straight line! Not for the enthusiastic driver.
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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (94-00)

Value

2 out of 5

Feels solid but little in the way of extras. No central locking, power steering or electric windows.

Costs

4 out of 5

Low insurance rating and consistently returns 45-48mpg combined.

Driving

3 out of 5

Alarming body roll yet firm ride. Good in a straight line! Not for the enthusiastic driver.

Performance

3 out of 5

Surprisingly nippy although engine is noisy if revved.

Reliability

5 out of 5

Have covered 11,000 miles in 6 months and no problems at all (touch wood).

Image

4 out of 5

Seems to be respected.

Comfort

4 out of 5

Seats are good and plenty of headroom.

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Insurance group: 11

Security

2 out of 5

Factory supplied immobiliser but no alarm.

Service

1 out of 5

Never used the main dealer. Age and value of the car does not justify.

Problems

Bodywork
Some rust but blame the previous owner for this.

Engine
-

Gearbox
Feels notchy.

Other
Rear washer has given up.

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