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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.0 L 3d (1999/T)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.0 L 3d (1999/T) - Owner Review

The split fold rear seats

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Review submitted by
Chris Pilley on

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (94-00)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Young, Fun, Interesting....

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Small engine, low insurance, unlikely to crash, dual airbags

Would you buy this car again and why?
I would buy a polo but not a 1.0l as it is noisy and quite slow

What are you likely to buy next?
A VW polo 1.4 16v from the same year as mine

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?
April 2008

Did you get a good deal and why?

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Needed to replace my old VW polo 1.3L

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
It rolls around a bit but i think it adds to the character of a more fun drive

What's it like to park?
Easy, as long as you keep moving due to no power steering!

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
No has been great to me

What's most practical about your car?
The split fold rear seats

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
I am glad the original owner equipped the car with alloy wheels and electric windows

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