Review: Volkswagen Polo (1994 – 1999)
Competent hatchback with a comfortable ride and a classier image than it deserves.
Dated-looking dashboard. Patchy build quality. Heavy on front tyres and front brakes. Rusts badly in doors.
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Report of MoT failure of 92k mile 1997 VW Polo 1.4 due to suspension arm pin bush likely to become detached on front arms. Also exhaust leak from rear box. Read more
121,281 Polos and Lupos recalled because tension cracks in vacuum pipe to brake servo may occur. Pipes to be checked and replaced if necessary.) Read more
120,000 Polos and Lupos built during 1998 and 1999 recalled because cracks in the brake vacuum pipe could lead to loss of servo assistance to the brakes. Read more
Volkswagen Polo (1994 – 1999): At A Glance
Completely new, bigger, more substantial Polo available as a 3 or 5 door hatch.
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