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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.9 D CL 5d (1998/R)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.9 D CL 5d (1998/R) - Owner Review

Surprisingly good on country 'A' roads - feels safe and solid.
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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (94-00)

Value

4 out of 5

Slighlty expensive to buy new but this is offset by reliabilty and low depreciation.

Costs

4 out of 5

Averages high 50s mpg - never had below 48 mpg. Part prices just acceptable.

Driving

4 out of 5

Surprisingly good on country 'A' roads - feels safe and solid.

Performance

4 out of 5

Good engine torque.

Reliability

4 out of 5

Both front electric windows broke in first 6 month (replaced under warranty). Has never let me down in four years/69,000 miles.

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4 out of 5

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Comfort

3 out of 5

Generally very comfortable though diesel noise can be intrusive on longer (faster motorway) journeys.

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Insurance group: 13

Security

4 out of 5

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Service

3 out of 5

Past experience of VW dealers ranges from very good to poor.

Problems

Bodywork
Minor car park knocks.

Engine
-

Gearbox
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Other
Both front electric windows broke, front pads/discs replaced at 3 1/2 year. Rear light bulbs.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
Yes

Would you buy the same model again?
Yes

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes