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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 L 3d (1997/R)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 L 3d (1997/R) - Owner Review

Body roll slightly un-nerving until you get used to it.
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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (94-00)

Value

4 out of 5

Quite expensive to buy compared to similar but holds value very well.

Costs

3 out of 5

£90 service turning to £300 bill for pads discs and servo hose bit of a shock. Main dealers expensive, tyres bought at half price from shop across the road.

Driving

3 out of 5

Body roll slightly un-nerving until you get used to it.

Performance

4 out of 5

Surprisingly quick. 0-60 in under 11, not 15 like the book says.

Reliability

4 out of 5

Brakes needed replacing at 30,000 miles, minor gear problem, that's it.

Image

4 out of 5

When polished everyone complements it.

Comfort

3 out of 5

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Security

4 out of 5

Never been tried, touch wood.

Service

4 out of 5

Some problems sourcing parts but very friendly and helpful.

Problems

Bodywork
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Engine
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Gearbox
Gears needed re-aligning, cost £15.

Other
Brakes.

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