Owners' Review

Choose a different review

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

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

Very spacious and solid. It is also very cheap to service and parts are very cheap. Ignore the expensive VW parts myth.
5

Want to know everything there is to know about this car? Then click on a link to see other car buying advice and help including car reviewscar valuations and cars for sale.

Review submitted by
Richard Gee on

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (94-00)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
-

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They think its a very cool, funky car.

Would you buy this car again and why?
If i was in the market for a super-mini i wouldn't hesitate to go Polo again.

What are you likely to buy next?
A Volkswagen Golf or Audi A3.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

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

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£1,200

When did you buy the car?
July 2006

Did you get a good deal and why?
-

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
-

What was the dealer like?
I used the VW dealer in Nottingham for a few parts. They were polite, efficient and good value.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Very smooth engine if a little slow but isnt too bad on motorways.

What's it like to park?
Not the easiest due to the high pillars

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing has gone wrong, only the perishables such as exhaust, tyres etc.

What's most practical about your car?
Very spacious and solid. It is also very cheap to service and parts are very cheap. Ignore the expensive VW parts myth.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
-

Get an Insurance Quote

We've gathered the biggest companies on the market in one place to save you money.

Insurance group: 7