Volkswagen Bora 1.9 S TDI

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Volkswagen present the Bora 1.9 S TDI 4dr Saloon with 5 Speed Manual Gearbox, Front (FWD) running on Diesel

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Affordable premium car with some excellent quality...

Unfortunatly not all the power can be unleashed be...

Test model Volkswagen Bora TDI 150 Sport Reg No. FA03 FUM UK model RHD Mileage 45,000 Actual 0-60: 8.5 Obtained MPH: 142mph Volkswagens answer to the four door saloon based on the Golf Mk4 came in the guise of the Bora in 1998. Although this is not the first time that VW have tried the smaller 4...

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Excellent

Good looking, great fuel economy

Cheaper similar cars available

I have recently bought a second hand Bora 1.9 SE TDI (130bhp). We had been looking for one of these for several months and finally found what we were looking for several weeks ago and I must say I am soooo pleased with her. I do approx 15k business miles a year so needed a car with good fuel...

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Excellent

“I'm off to Bora Bora”

published 21/08/2003

Great drive, well made, quick

Cornering, depreciation

I am now the proud owner of a VW Bora. For those who are as unfamiliar to cars as I, Volkswagen is a major German car manufacturer with a first class reputation. Most famous for the VW Beetle (think Herbie goes to Monte Carlo and all that malarkey) and you start to put into context the long-term...

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Super

Still going strong, nice design, comfortable

Cup holder flimsy, check engine light on

A Bora is defined as a winter wind which blows intermittently over the coast of the Adriatic Sea. It is also my trusty car! When I started seeing my now husband he very quickly put me on his insurance for his 2001 VW Bora, mad, crazy yes, but in all this time I have not had a crash and the car is...

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Excellent

“Not quite settled down”

published 03/03/2004

Looks, Space, motorway performance

Cornering and Louder than your average car

I've had one of these for 2 years now. First of not many complaints at all. You'll find the following Fitted Alarm with features. Key Controlled central locking. Side Airbags(Driver and passenger). Dashboard journey statistics. Outside Temperature. Fully adjustable seats( forward - Back , Up...

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“VW Bora 1.9 TDI Sport”

published 24/03/2005

Climate control, Speed, Economy

The name

The Bora is Volkswagen's attempt to rival the BMW 3 series and Audi A3 and makes a good attempt. I traded in my wife's cherished Golf GTI for the Bora 1.9 TDI (diesel) Sport (150bhp) because :- a) we needed a bigger boot b) we had just bought a tent which wouldn't fit in the Golf c) the Golf was...

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Good looking car, some nice touches, it's a volksw...

slightly dull interior

I never liked the name Bora, it invites too many obvious puns in the vain of bore, boring, boredom. At least it would have, if they hadn't gone and made such a cracking job of it. The Bora is the successor to the Volkswagen Jetta, i.e. it's the Golf with a boot. Working off the chassis of the...

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Super

Powerful and economic engine, well built, reliable

wheel spin in 1st, 2nd and 3rd gear in the wet!

Bought a Bora TDI 150 Sport two weeks ago and so far very impressed. Have managed 48+mpg average per tank and have done 280 miles on half a tank so far this week! My previous car was an E46 BMW 323 saloon and I really don't feel short changed in the Bora (although mine does have heated leather...

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Excellent

“Well Pleased”

published 12/07/2002

Great engine, quality feel, great attention to det...

Slightly light steering

Looks wise the Replay Silver Bora with black velour interior and dash has brought many complimentary comments since I picked it up from new one month ago. The Le Castellet 16" alloys add to the effect. The 1.9 PD 130 bhp TDI engine is economical (500 miles to the "fuel low" message and really...

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Super

Economy, performance, styling, ride, cheaper 2nd h...

Handling, handling and handling

The Bora is one of those cars that ha never really fitted into the British comunity. It's neither an exceutive saloon, nor a sporting saloon, and therefore is sold in low numbers. The problem is, the Bora is a very good looking car, chunky and well built, but under the skin is a very under damped...

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Excellent

“VW Bora TDI”

published 11/11/2003

good control

not much choice of interior

Make : VW Model : Bora My dad drives a VW bora. I learned to drive in it before I got my own car. I found it very comfortable although the large size of the car was a bit of a problem. Features : height adjustable driver seat, front and rear foglights, metallic paint, cd player, leather steering...

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Super

Engine, Build, Security & Looks

Mine didnt come with alloys!!

Let me tell you my story, well not a story but a review...After owning a ford escort (1995) for 1.5 yrs the vw bora came as a plesent change. Firstly, the VW Bora looks great, handles on rails and is soooo quiet! I have owned my Bora for 3 weeks now, and although I cannot truley comment on its...

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Excellent

“Bora, the car for you?”

published 12/01/2004

Economical, Safe, Spaceous, Perforamnce!

Plain interior!

Do you want a new car, what would your list of requirements include? A powerful engine? Dynamic performance? A perfectly weighted chassis for agile roadholding? Quality build and a high level of safety and security? If so then the bora is the car for you trust me. I’ve been driving mine now for...

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