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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.0 L 5d (1997/R)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.0 L 5d (1997/R) - Owner Review

Good grip, but heavy at slow speeds.
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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (94-00)

Value

4 out of 5

Low depreciation, but expensive to buy initially compared to rivals.

Costs

4 out of 5

Good mpg, but servicing could be cheaper.

Driving

4 out of 5

Good grip, but heavy at slow speeds.

Performance

2 out of 5

Very slow acceleration, but can cope with motorways.

Reliability

3 out of 5

Usually reliable, but faults can be expensive to fix.

Image

4 out of 5

No stereotyped Polo driver, but definitely not overly masculine!

Comfort

4 out of 5

Comfy for shorter journies. Suprising leg room in the back.

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Insurance group: 7

Security

1 out of 5

Needs upgrading, i.e. alarm and immobiliser.

Service

4 out of 5

Generally helpful and quick, although not very cheap.

Problems

Bodywork
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Engine
Fuel bore and temp sensor failed at 30,000 miles (£500).

Gearbox
-

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