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1997 Volkswagen Polo Review
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My Polo — got mint acceleration braking and handling bit of rust round the door but good for age brilliant to drive and the best car for wheel spinning looks good better if i had alloys but smart appearance inside and out quite old but has power steering, electric windows and mirrors not so good on petrol tho but it is a 1.4

Pros: fast as

Cons: eats petrol

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Vw Polo 6n 1.4 16v — Looks awesome, performs reasonably well, quite heavy for the size of the car. When they do break down or have problems always expensive to fix. Easy to modify and low cost insurance and fuel costs. would recommend to buy but always check its service history and be prepared for gearbox issues past 70k, an expensive repair.

Pros: Looks awesome, engines will run forever

Cons: electrics, seals can degrade, expensive to fix

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Green Dubbed Polo! — A bit of a rust heap and unattractive car when first bought, but put a £1000 worth of mods and houndreds of hours of work in to a £600 car, it's got to be worth the finished product! Performance isnt to bad for a 1.4, but the plan is to slip a 1.6 polo engine in there with a bored out engine block for more cubic capacity, highlift cams and crankshaft, chip the ecu and basicly make as much bhp out of a 1.6 as i possibly can! The car is a head turner and is quite a nice car to drive. Cant fault it, great little run around!

Pros: Lots great when modded

Cons: Dosent look so great when standard

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My Polo — My VW Polo was purchased almost a year ago. It runs amazingly, minor problems, but none that didnt originate from letting stupid people drive my car. Its sitting at 186000 km, and still running strong. It has required minimal maintenance. No leaks, slight rust, but its in germany, and the salting of the winter destroys cars here. But, with a nice coat of wax, it looks like new. Gas mileage is amazing, about 35 MpG. On top of everything else, this car is so much fun to drive. Minimal body roll, great acceleration. The only thing it lacks is overall top speed. However this could be easily increased by a simple T3 turbo, tuned to the 1.4 L straight 4 cyl. engine. Great car. nothing but good to say about it.

Pros: Everything, gas mileage, performance, look, all around driving.

Cons: Minor electrical issues

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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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