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Polo 1.05 mk2 and 3

Advantages: Reliable, Economical, Build Quality, Badge
Disadvantages: Head Gasket

...and Mk 3 (square lights) Polo 1.05ltr The Volkswagen Polo 1.05 is the car I would and have bought in times of crisis. I owned my first 1.05 when I was 17, a C reg 1985 silver saloon (the height of fashion!) that cost me £775 8 ye ...

tomdean79 31.08.2004 · Read full review
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What the Polo 1.0L is really like

Advantages: Highly reliable, cheap to run and has a good public image. Used prices keep well.
Disadvantages: The lower spec 1000cc engine has problems with driving performance due to the weight of the car.

The lower class 1 litre Polo has both good and bad points. I currently have a 1998 S reg, which has done around 60K. It is a well-designed, well-built car that is highly reliable. I have had the car for 8 months and have only had one problem. This w ...

dd4ag 17.05.2003 · Read full review
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Wonder dub

Advantages: Reliability, economy, durability and it's a v dub.
Disadvantages: Paint can chip easily.

You have probably read this a thousand times and hear it is again if you want a reliable car then this is it. Its almost as if they carve them out of pig iron because they feel like they could withstand an atomic explosion. This was my first car and is st ...

brambridge 09.12.2002 · Read full review

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Rough and Ready: Reliability where it matters

Advantages: cost of ownership, reliability, durability, low budget motoring
Disadvantages: looks, image, performance

Buying a first car, or simply on a tight "no-frills" budget can be more costly than anticipated. Many people say don't buy a car for less than a thousand pounds unless you are willing to pay half as much again to get it sorted straight away. Three yea ...

Rosco 30.07.2000 · Read full review

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Diamond review  Tales of the Shopping Trolley

Advantages: Good looking, well spec'd, decent performance, excellent fuel economy
Disadvantages: Not as well built as you'd think, rock hard seats, squellie wheels

Every year our local paper holds a “motor show” on the Park. The idea is that there’s a collection of new cars to look around, some classic motors to tyre kick, a chance to drive a bus or a fire engine together other “fun” things to do. When this starte ...

robert_parnham 16.04.2004 · Read full review
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