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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.9 E SDI 5d (2000/W)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.9 E SDI 5d (2000/W) - Owner Review

The mpg, when going easy on the pedal you can achieve a really good return on your fill, its a good size as well, for a small car.
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Review submitted by
Andrew Keegan on

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (00-02)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Safe, Reliable, and in good shape,

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Impressed with the build quality and design of the dash.

Would you buy this car again and why?
No, i will be looking for something a bit bigger.

What are you likely to buy next?
Fabia, Astra or Mazda 3

Buying experience

4 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?
£4,700

When did you buy the car?
June 2004

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes, family had purchased a few cars from that dealer

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
First car, the badge and isn't bad looking

What was the dealer like?
Very good, as long as you don't ask for a courtesy, then you may be waiting a while

Driving it

2 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Its an alright cruizer, but bodyroll is bad and the general handling of the car is below average.

What's it like to park?
Very good, small rear window limits your rear vision, though,

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
ABS light went off a few times but quickly fixed by dealer, and the hose pipe to rear wash/wipe sprung a leak, into the back seat, annoyingly wet, but left a nice fairy liquid type smell in the car

What's most practical about your car?
The mpg, when going easy on the pedal you can achieve a really good return on your fill, its a good size as well, for a small car.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
polo's are very poorly kitted out, so no much to mention here.

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