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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.3 L 3d (1996/N)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.3 L 3d (1996/N) - Owner Review

Have owned a Golf mk3 which was heavy, this feels nice to drive.
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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (94-00)

Value

4 out of 5

As with all German cars, holds value.

Costs

2 out of 5

when things go wrong, they are expensive, recent electrical problems have left my pockets bare.

Driving

4 out of 5

Have owned a Golf mk3 which was heavy, this feels nice to drive.

Performance

4 out of 5

Even before my modding, it was nippy.

Reliability

3 out of 5

Starts everytime (apart from electrical problem!).

Image

5 out of 5

I love it, and the body colour bumpers.

Comfort

4 out of 5

I am not the tallest of people, so it is a roomy car for the vertically challenged.

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Insurance group: 9

Security

5 out of 5

This is after adding my own Cat 1 system.

Service

4 out of 5

Very good, however you pay for what you get.

Problems

Bodywork
Chips and scratches to the body bumpers take a bit of work to hide.

Engine
none

Gearbox
none

Other
Electrical control box for immobilser. Worn ignition barrel.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
Yes

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes