Volkswagen Polo (1994–1999)
12' 2" long by 5' 5" wide and weighing from 955kg to 1,080kg. All have good, fairly upright driving position, second only to the Fiat Punto. Big car ride (much better than Punto).Three-year dealer warranty, necessitating VW franchise servicing.
Cordoba Vario-based estate launched spring '98.
Facelifted inside and out for 2000.