• Summary

    1 out of 5 1.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Only that I was an idiot to buy it.

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    With the car being off the road so much, I dread to think of what people must be saying.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    I would not buy this car again, due to the poor quality of build ,electrics and mechanical issues. VW reliability fame is a myth!.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    I think that I will try something Japanese as soon as I can get rid of this nightmare I have at the moment.

  • Buying experience

    1 out of 5 1.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    April 2012

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Seemed to be a reasonable deal at the time. I had to buy out of London as there was nothing to buy in London at the time.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    7 seats and air bags for the grandchildren.

    What was the dealer like?

    Seemed to be genuine at the time.

  • Driving it

    1 out of 5 1.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Feels unstable to drive, does not feel solid or safe, steering unpredictable. Overall a worrying and unrelaxed drive. Six gears difficult to sort out on deceleration. Always in fear of breakdown.

    What's it like to park?

    Reasonable to park.

  • Living with it

    1 out of 5 1.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    I regret the day I bought it!. Rarely starts. Violent steering wobble, Plastic bits fall off or break as you go along, glue gun needed in the tool kit, heaters useless, rusting already, Bad fuel consumption. Riddled with faults.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Folding rear seats. Plenty of air bags.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Folding rear seats.