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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 L 3d (1997/R)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 L 3d (1997/R) - Owner Review

Size and space. It's a small car, but feels much larger inside.

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Review submitted by
Joshua Roles on

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (94-00)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Unique. Nice motor.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, Looks good, reliable, safe and cheap to run.

What are you likely to buy next?

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?
June 2008

Did you get a good deal and why?
Bought private for £1000. 70,000 miles on the clock, clean, Open Air edition (full length electric sunroof). Clean & Tidy car

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Reputation of being a VW. Thoght to be better & more unique than other cars in the same categories. Wanted a Polo for my first car as everyone had a 206, clio or KA at the time. Something different.

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Nippy and agile around town. Quick off the traffic lights, but not very fast when doing anything in excess of 50mph

What's it like to park?
easy if you can park properly. But still manageable without power steering. visibilty is really good too. helps with electric door mirrors

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Kept cutting out when changing down gears, normally when damp or wet. But very reliable. always started.

What's most practical about your car?
Size and space. It's a small car, but feels much larger inside.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Full-length electric sunroof. Also sprayed the steel wheels white to match the body of the car!

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