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

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

Very nice drive as standard. Light steering and comfortable, but comes at a price. Not the best handling car on the road.
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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (94-00)

Value

4 out of 5

Can be more expensive to buy, but well worth the extra money.

Costs

3 out of 5

Servicing and parts not the cheapest.

Driving

4 out of 5

Very nice drive as standard. Light steering and comfortable, but comes at a price. Not the best handling car on the road.

Performance

4 out of 5

Quite nippy standard. Will suprise a lot of cars on the road. Plenty of tuning potential for those who need more.

Reliability

5 out of 5

Never had any real problems

Image

2 out of 5

Supposedly a Granny car.

Comfort

4 out of 5

Comfortable seats front and back. Plenty of leg room and height.

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Security

3 out of 5

Basic security. CAT 2 immobiliser

Service

4 out of 5

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Problems

Bodywork
Mud traps around rear arches. Rust will occur eventually if not cleaned on a regular basis.

Engine
Throttle body becomes clogged up with tar and oil over a long period. Will require cleaning.

Gearbox
Sometimes hard to find gears. Not very smooth.

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