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Volkswagen Polo III (1994–1999)

Last updated 12 September 2018

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.
Updated 12 September 2018

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.

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Completely new, bigger, more substantial Polo available as a 3 or 5 door hatch. 

Owners' reviews

Comfortable, economical car and if cared for will last 20 plus years
Lost for words.
Excellent small car BUT watchout for engine problems .
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