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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 L 3d (1996/P)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 L 3d (1996/P) - Owner Review

Greta sounding engine, shame about the handling, rolls over and dies at the thought of a corner!
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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (94-00)

Value

5 out of 5

Expensive to buy but well worth it and you wont lose much when it comes to selling.

Costs

4 out of 5

Gulps the petrol and repairs can be very expensive.

Driving

4 out of 5

Greta sounding engine, shame about the handling, rolls over and dies at the thought of a corner!

Performance

3 out of 5

Very torquey but not very fast for a 1.4. 8 valves holds it back, 1.2 16valves are just as fast.

Reliability

4 out of 5

Very reliable engine, however the light bulbs seem to blow very often.

Image

4 out of 5

Very attractive car after a good clean, could do with alloy wheels though!

Comfort

3 out of 5

Decent ride but very tiring on long journeys.

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Insurance group: 11

Security

2 out of 5

Immobiliser and nothing else so you need to keep an eye out.

Service

3 out of 5

Good work but very expensive!

Problems

Bodywork
Rust around the arches has to be cleaned very often in winter to avoid this!

Engine
Untouchable reliability.

Gearbox
Always crunches into reverse.

Other
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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