Used Volkswagen Bora (1999 - 2005) Review

Review by Parkers on
Last Updated: 15 Oct 2014
3
Bora is a good all-rounder and injects some much-needed style into the small family saloon sector. It’s based on the Golf, so shares some its best attributes, like a pleasant interior, direct steering and some punchy PD diesel engines for performance and economy.

Volkswagen Bora (99-05)
Well built, good to drive
Dull styling, poor equipment levels

New price range:

£13,750 - £19,963

Used price range:

£148 - £3,050

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Summary

Parkers Rating:

3 out of 5

Bora is a good all-rounder and injects some much-needed style into the small family saloon sector. It’s based on the Golf, so shares some its best attributes, like a pleasant interior, direct steering and some punchy PD diesel engines for performance and economy. The only thorn in its side is Seat's Toledo, which offers the same, while undercutting it on used market.

Parkers Ratings

Overall

3 out of 5

Performance

3 out of 5

Handling

3.5 out of 5

Comfort

3 out of 5

Practicality

2.5 out of 5

Behind the wheel

3.5 out of 5

Safety

2.5 out of 5

Reliability

4 out of 5

Running costs

2.5 out of 5

Green credentials

3 out of 5

Buying used

3.5 out of 5

Selling

2.5 out of 5

Equipment

3 out of 5

What owners say...

 The boot space! Huge boot, I have a subwoofer in my boot and the pram fits in no problem at all the rear seats have limited space which is a pain in the backside for getting a baby seat in and out!  

5 out of 5

Sean Kelly ,   28 Nov 2015    ... read more

 Boot is a good size, more off a two seater then 5 seater anyone over 6ft in the back will struggle a bit.  

5 out of 5

Mohammed Khan ,   15 Sep 2015    ... read more

 Size of boot for golf equipment. Plenty of space for everything inside the car. Well supporting seats.  

4 out of 5

Trevor Bowron ,   18 Dec 2014    ... read more

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