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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.0 L 3d (1998/S)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.0 L 3d (1998/S) - Owner Review

Nice enough to bop about in. Good on motorway runs (Glasgow to Brighton three times).
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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (94-00)

Value

5 out of 5

Good reliable car for the money.

Costs

1 out of 5

Service cost astronomical from dealer.

Driving

4 out of 5

Nice enough to bop about in. Good on motorway runs (Glasgow to Brighton three times).

Performance

4 out of 5

1.0L - no rocket, but nippy enough. Squeezed just over 100mph out of it.

Reliability

5 out of 5

Yeah good - watch out for dodgy transmission leads though.

Image

1 out of 5

People saw it as a friendly little car.

Comfort

5 out of 5

Yeah, comfy enough.

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Insurance group: 7

Security

5 out of 5

Not put to the test.

Service

1 out of 5

Total crap! Got a Golf as well and it's no better, no matter where you take it VW-wise!

Problems

Bodywork
Shockingly bad! Chipped very easily and rusted round rear wiper.

Engine
Solid little thing.

Gearbox
No probs.

Other
Rear washer hose went - told not to use until we got into garage. Warranty total crap!

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
Yes

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes