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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 SE (60ps) 3d (2000/W)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 SE (60ps) 3d (2000/W) - Owner Review

Decent size size boot space for a smal hatchback, plent of room i the back for passangers.

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Review submitted by
Jonathon Potter on

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (00-02)


3 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I cant afford anything faster.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Nice first car

Would you buy this car again and why?
no, its far too slow and not as reliable as I first thought

What are you likely to buy next?
An Audi A4 1.8T Sport (2004) it combines class with power.

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
May 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes, I got £500 knocked off it plus part ex

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Because the alternatives were not worth thinking about

What was the dealer like?
Quite helpful but with a hint of Swiss Tony

Driving it

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
It lacks power, the fist 3 seconds are great until some old dear speeds past you in a Toyota Yaris. Very nippy on country roads and city driving. Pretty useless on the open road, no power past 70 MPH. Enine makes alot of noise but with little to show for it.

What's it like to park?
Very easy, good turning circle

Living with it

2 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Yes, the electric windows have stopped working one by one. I also have a mysterious power drain from the battery. Im getting an auto electrician out at the weekend. Nothing major butthe niggly problems are frustrating.

What's most practical about your car?
Decent size size boot space for a smal hatchback, plent of room i the back for passangers.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Its not really a gadget car, verything is functional. Has a nice cup holder though.

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