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Vw Polo 1.3 Coupe S 1986 — Polo dressed up with sports accessories. 1.3 54 bhp engine same as you find in lesser Polos (why the 'S' badge?), painfully slow, 5sp long ratio gearbox contributes to this - fourth and fifth gears utterly pointless, reliable engine was thrashed, abused and driven with minimal or no water and oil - still always ran, seats quite comfy although driving position is uncomfortable, the suspension and steering were severly damaged on the example I owned and unstable at speeds of over 30mph, The wheels came from some kind of VW van and were oversized, making the awful suspension worse, It had a rear wiper but oddly no switch to operate it, Most of the handful of electronic circuits in the car didn't work properly, Bodywork is very strong for a small car and can take much abuse, Looks prettier than the boxy non-coupe version, Twin GTi style headlamps and red body and interior detailing are a nice touch.

Pros: Old VW build quality, Economical, Looks a bit like the Golf GTi

Cons: Slow, Noisy, Disgusting handling, Dull interior with no equiptment, Its not a Golf

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1986 Volkswagen Polo Review
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45

Starts Every Time. — Tends to fall apart in ackward situations.

Pros: Really Cheap, reliable and lots of room.  You can fit a kitchen in there.

Cons: Lots of repairs.

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Terrible Brakes, Built To Deliver Pizzas — Did 120,000 miles in this fella. Never let me down. Add your own Saisho sound system for that excellent bass response....

Pros: Made by vW

Cons: Brakes were shocking. I mucked about with the electrics a lot.

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Reviews From Other Years

2008 Volkswagen Polo Reviews

Polo 1.6 By Gurbinder

Overall performance of the car is great, it looks nice, handles very good , build quality is excellent, Interiors are not bad, milage is bit on lower side and maintenance cost is bit on higher side ... Read More

Overall Good Car By Paul

No electric windows and i realy wish the car could have a bit more power. The power lack is only low range where you cruise and it has no power to overtake. the car has all the extras but no electri... Read More

2007 Volkswagen Polo Reviews

Good Safe Little Car, Reliable, Just Wish It Was A Bit More Powerful By Martyn

Brakes are good, acceleration not so much. Decent build, usual german car standard with a bit more plastic as it's small. Looks alright, definately not ugly, and interior is clean and well thought o... Read More

Awesome Polo By Rudi

Good car all around. What it lacks in performance it sure makes up in character. Reliable and also economical. Value for money you wont get better. Services are not expensive and the dealerships are u... Read More

2006 Volkswagen Polo Reviews

Vw Build Quality And Great Performance By Shaun

Fantastic mixture of performance and fuel efficiency. The power is incredible, driving up a hill at 130kph in 6th gear and still got plenty torque. Simple car with all features needed, Power Sterring,... Read More

Awsome Car By Jacques

Best in its class, good performance for a 1.6, fast acceleration, great braking, outstanding handling. Very strong build, no squeks or ratteling. Interior is a little plain, but still nice. Exterior i... Read More

2005 Volkswagen Polo Reviews

Vw You Can't Go Wrong By Frans En

•Performance - acceleration is very good, braking is excelent, handling is verygood •Build Quality - is excelent no squeaks or rattles for a car with almost 200000km on the odo •Appearance - both int... Read More

Reliability By Reandré

Performes well for a 1.6i. The build quality is acceptable. The styling is not as pretty as the hatchback, but it is practical. It is very light on fuel, I had an average consumption of 13.5 kilometer... Read More

2004 Volkswagen Polo Reviews

U Should'v Heared It. . . By Nelson

Polo Classic 1.6!! I used to call it the White Bullet because of it's exclusive preformances, this car made wonders, it may sound scary but true - the Golf 5 GTI, Beemer 330i as well as the Merc Komp... Read More

Very Nice Car! By Cp

Awsome student car, great fuel consumption yet the performance is still respectable! When I bought the car, I had to change the clutch, cam belt, control arm bushes and had to service it, because the ... Read More

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