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Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 Match 3d (2012/12)

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 Match 3d (2012/12) - Owner Review

Even though it is a 3-door it is very easy to get in and out of the back and the boot is a very good size.
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Review submitted by
Peter Mccormack on

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4 Match 3d (2012/12)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
That I enjoy quality and style.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They really like it and one of my friends has even bought himself one.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes although I would probably choose a more powerful model.

What are you likely to buy next?
3 years left on this finance deal so maybe a larger hatchback such as a BMW 1-series or VW Golf.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchised

Did you buy this car new?
New

What price did you pay?
£13,000

When did you buy the car?
July 2012

Did you get a good deal and why?
The deal I got was excellent and I even got a few extras thrown in for no extra cost. The part-exchange on my old car was reasonable considering the condition it was in!

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
The finance deal that was offered was excellent with a dealer deposit contribution and it also came with a year's free insurance.

What was the dealer like?
The dealer was extremely helpful and constantly kept in contact during the whole order process.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
It is extremely easy to drive especially around town but when on the motorway it is incredibly refined with plenty of power to keep up in the fast lane. On country roads it feels safe and controlled whilst allowing you to smile as you throw it about.

What's it like to park?
It is reasonably easy to park with very light steering although the rear pillars are quite big. The mirrors are a decent size though to parking is never a problem.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing.

What's most practical about your car?
Even though it is a 3-door it is very easy to get in and out of the back and the boot is a very good size.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
My favourite piece of kit on the car is the Ipod connection which displays all of my music through the screen and the sound quality is excellent.

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