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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 S TDI PD 3d (2002/02)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 S TDI PD 3d (2002/02) - Owner Review

Superb handling with the sports suspension.
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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (00-02)

Value

4 out of 5

Good extras package for slight increase from SE version.

Costs

4 out of 5

Reasonable economy, but nowhere near advertised mileage.

Driving

5 out of 5

Superb handling with the sports suspension.

Performance

4 out of 5

All round discs make all the difference. Reasonable acceleration - consider 1.9 TDi, though.

Reliability

3 out of 5

Good car mechanically. Starts to rattle early on.

Image

4 out of 5

Easy to spot. Not many sports about.

Comfort

4 out of 5

Interior good but on bad roads, sports suspension lets you feel everything.

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Insurance group: 13

Security

5 out of 5

No problems yet!

Service

1 out of 5

Dealer very poor customer service and no customer after-sales (10 months for second key!!).

Problems

Bodywork
Pearlescent chips and marks too easily for extra expense and difficult to clean.

Engine
Uses alarming amount of oil for new car.

Gearbox
None yet, but clunky now which can only get worse.

Other
Electric fault after two days. Door seal split from new, seat and gearbox gaiter stitching split.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
Yes

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
No