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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.9 E SDI 3d (2000/W)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.9 E SDI 3d (2000/W) - Owner Review

Good driving position, easy to use controls.
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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (00-02)

Value

2 out of 5

Bit expensive to buy and insurance. Quite costly for a small car.

Costs

4 out of 5

Exellent fuel economy.

Driving

3 out of 5

Good driving position, easy to use controls.

Performance

1 out of 5

Has plently of tourque but is still rather sluggish.

Reliability

1 out of 5

Had lots of problems.

Image

5 out of 5

Looks amazing.

Comfort

4 out of 5

Good suspension and seats make ride refined.

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Insurance group: 9

Security

3 out of 5

Immboiliser but no alarm as standard.

Service

3 out of 5

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Problems

Bodywork
None so far.

Engine
Faulty fuel pump, faulty ECU has let me down several times now.

Gearbox
Had a full gearbox rebuild after 2 years. Has had new clutch and cable after 3 years.

Other
Fault with ABS sensors - several of them - meaning the ABS warning light came on when it was raining. Brakes locked up while I was driving along the M62 due to fault on brake master cylinder and calipers seized up 3 weeks after giving a hard brake pedal.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
Yes

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes