Is £1390 for a 2004 Volkswagen Polo a good deal?

I looked at a 2004 Volkswagen Polo 1.9 this weekend to possibly purchase. It has 86,000 miles on the clock and is being priced at £1390 with 3 previous owners. What should I be looking for and does this seem legit?

Asked on 12 January 2017 by Niki Mcgarvey

Answered by Honest John
Apart from rust, here's what you should be checking: Price information here:
Dear Honest John,

Please help me choose my next car. I would like it to have:
    Select a few terms below
Similar questions
I have seen a pre-registered 2016 Subaru Impreza I RC with 11 miles on the clock at a dealership for £16,495. I think the RRP for these cars is about £18,980. Am I correct in thinking that the price the...
Can I expect that a dealer will have done a car check and will know the car history if I purchase a car from them? Can I trust them not to sell me a car that is still on finance or has been written off?...
I've read that the Honda Jazz had gearbox problems before 2011. Is this the case with all automatics that use the same gearbox - other Honda, Nissan, Kia, Hyundai? I'm looking for a used small/medium automatic...

Value my car