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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 CL 5d (1999/T)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 CL 5d (1999/T) - Owner Review

To sum this car up in two words: mundane and boring.

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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (94-00)


4 out of 5

Holds its value very, very well, bought for 3.5k sold for 3 after one year, 500 quid depreciation is not bad for a 5 year old hatch.


2 out of 5

Servicing is cheap, unless you go to a VW dealer, parts are not cheap in my experience, new water pump cost me £190!


3 out of 5

To sum this car up in two words: mundane and boring.


2 out of 5

Dull, boring, body roll, not my kind of thing, I need more power. Alright if you're just driving to the supermarket and back.


5 out of 5

Starts first time eveytime, never EVER break down EVER. Few niggles but to be expected with a 5 year old car, nothing major at all.


1 out of 5

It's a polo, I'm 20, I don't like the image at all... Alright for my first car, but i can't wait to buy something else.


2 out of 5

Backache over long journeys.

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4 out of 5

Someone tried to break in and they failed, bent the door slightly, but fixed with little hassle (bent it back with no damage myself).


1 out of 5

Never used a VW garage, they always quote ridiculous prices, they wanted £350 to fit a new water pump…


Few stone chips, body is solid as a rock though.

Got some grunt, but I need more power, Corrado G60 for my next car, pure, supercharged, VW goodness.

Lovely, I really like the gearbox.

It's boring, but reliable, excellent shopping car.


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