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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 S TDI PD 5d (2002/51)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 S TDI PD 5d (2002/51) - Owner Review

Responds well in all conditions so far.
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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (00-02)

Value

2 out of 5

Expensive in comparison to like cars of other makes.

Costs

2 out of 5

Normal for area.

Driving

3 out of 5

Responds well in all conditions so far.

Performance

2 out of 5

Turbo gives good responses for size of engine, but fuel economy not as good as listed unless driven very carefully.

Reliability

1 out of 5

Numerous faults. Some not always addressed first time by dealer.

Image

1 out of 5

Overrated. Turns out to be no better than other makes.

Comfort

3 out of 5

Not tested on long drives, but ok for 2-3 hours.

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Insurance group: 13

Security

1 out of 5

Surprised alarm not fitted as standard.

Service

1 out of 5

Obvious faults addressed, but others fobbed off only to be resubmitted.

Problems

Bodywork
Wind noise through doors, rattles from dash, wiper arm hitting body post and water leaks into rear light cluster.

Engine
Oil leak from filler point extension.

Gearbox
Gearknob loose.

Other
A/C and recycle faulty. Fuel flap solenoid wouldn't open.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes