Advantages: Great fun to drive, nippy and reliable Disadvantages: Strange pedals!
...The Polo 1.4 was the first car that I ever bought myself so will always be quite special in a weird kind of way!
I traded in my old battered Fiesta that my mum and dad had bought me and purchased a VW 1.4 Polo Match special edition for around £10000.
The car came with quite a few extras for the money including manual air conditioning and an electric sunroof (very nifty gadget on such...
...I have a VW Polo 1.4tdi 06 plate
Its the best car I've had, economical, practical, stylish and nippy.
The boot is not huge but can fit one large suitcase and two small at a squeeze so adequate for my family of four.
A full tank of deisel ( around £40) will last me two to three weeks with the everyday school and work run and weekend local roaming around.
We took it to Glasgow - around...
Advantages: Good allrounder, good handling, well built Disadvantages: lack of equipment (unless paid for), low ground clearance
...that I am in the region of 6'4'' tall. Head clearance is ok though.
The packet we bought did not include digital AC, road computer and side airbags. Thinking about the rivals for example Fiat Punto Grande has all of that included for the same price. There is also no MP3 player as standard.
The car is a little underpowered when climbing. 75hp struggles on some hills and I sometimes need to...