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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.6 GTi 3d (2000/W)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.6 GTi 3d (2000/W) - Owner Review

Good MPG for reasonable performance and cheap insurance

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Review submitted by
Paul Brotherston on

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback (00-02)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Never a bad thing to say about it.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Probably not. It is still a great car though.

What are you likely to buy next?
Audi TT 1.8t or Audi S3

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
May 2008

Did you get a good deal and why?
Very low price for the low mileage, bodywork and interior immaculate and engine seemed fine.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Quite Rare, Volkswagen, Looked superb, Nippy for a 1600cc, Low Mileage.

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Very comfortable with my FK Highsport Coilovers, quite nippy and handles well.

What's it like to park?
Very easy

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Original Battery needed replaced at 50,000 miles, Corroded lips on the BBS RXII's.

What's most practical about your car?
Good MPG for reasonable performance and cheap insurance

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Climate Control, Comfy Seats, Chrome dial surrounds, Blue dash lights with red dials and Xenon lights

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