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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 16V 3d (1999/V)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 16V 3d (1999/V) - Owner Review

nippy, manouverable

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Review submitted by
Chris Fortnam on

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (94-00)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Young, normal, understated.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
think its fine, bit small, bit green

Would you buy this car again and why?
If 18 again then yes. At the time it was one of few nippy cars that wernt silly to insure...though it is group 10

What are you likely to buy next?
Something more sporty and manly! maybe not a 16 valver

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
July 2002

Did you get a good deal and why?
ok. flat battery and rear tyre though

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Nippy, Quality, Image

What was the dealer like?
nothing special (vw croydon)

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
a bit soggy but enough grip and can be thrown around all over the place and has safe understeer at the limit

What's it like to park?
piece of cake, if you cant park it - take a bus

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
mechanically sound. Electrically faulty (windows, ECU breifly)

What's most practical about your car?
nippy, manouverable

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
sunshine roof is nice

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