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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.9 D CL 5d (1999/S)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.9 D CL 5d (1999/S) - Owner Review

Fuel economy
2

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Review submitted by
Samuel Wainwright on

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (94-00)

Summary

2 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
That I'm a mug and shouldnt buy another polo

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
That I should get rid of soon as

Would you buy this car again and why?
Not a chance in hell. This is my 2nd polo, the first one ran perfectly for 2 years but this one has been a nightmare since i bought it. Think I might cut my losses and buy a Ford

What are you likely to buy next?
Ford Fiesta

Buying experience

1 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?
£1,100

When did you buy the car?
March 2009

Did you get a good deal and why?
No because the car has cost me nearly the amount i bought it for on repairs

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Wanted a cheap reliable run about, ho wrong I was there!

What was the dealer like?
Bought privately

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Quite good when its not being repaired

What's it like to park?
QUite good when its not being repaired

Living with it

1 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Where do i start; entire exhaust and catalytic converter needed replacing, brakes failed, V scary, 2 new tyres, both suspension bushes replaced and then one fell out again TWICE, glo plugs replaced, coolant needs topping up on a daily basis, and has now developed a starting problem

What's most practical about your car?
Fuel economy

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
-

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