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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.6 GL 3d (1996/P)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.6 GL 3d (1996/P) - Owner Review

Light stearing!

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Review submitted by
J Abbott on

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (94-00)


2 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Lady driver

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They liked it, didn't take up too much driveway!

Would you buy this car again and why?
Nooooo. Not unless you could guarentee i didn't get the friday afternoon reject again!

What are you likely to buy next?
Bought a golf again. This time with PAS!

Buying experience

4 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?
July 2003

Did you get a good deal and why?
Good for age and condition at time

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Had mark II golf, found stearing too heavy. wanted lighter with PAS.

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Very lightweight, almost too much for motorways. Good for in town driving

What's it like to park?
Piece of pi**. Like parking a gold fish bowl.

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Too much to list....Major recurrent overheating, got thro 3 thermostats, 2 head gaskets, and had to have the head skimmed after warpage... to name a few.

What's most practical about your car?
Light stearing!

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Electric sunroof, boot fair size

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