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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.3 L 3d (1994/M)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.3 L 3d (1994/M) - Owner Review

it really isnt overly practical as i have modified it

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Review submitted by
Andrew J Leask on

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (94-00)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
i would supose it says that i have a touch of class and like a good car

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
they like it, apart from the aftermarket performance exhaust

Would you buy this car again and why?
yes. very good reliability, even though it doesnt always recieve asmuch atention as it should

What are you likely to buy next?
mk4 polo 1.6 8v GLX

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
January 2005

Did you get a good deal and why?

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
with the standard suspension in it was a roley-poley as a boat, now sorted with uprated springs and dampers

What's it like to park?

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
gone through a few wheel bearings and a couple of sets of brake pads but just from general wear and tear also snapped a clutch cable once, but that was from lack of maintenance and not having been oiled in about 3-4years

What's most practical about your car?
it really isnt overly practical as i have modified it

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
favourite standard gadget would have to be the electric-heated mirrors, nice touch aswell as the colour coded bumpers, not many cars of its age with that as standard on the lowest spec model

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