Think before u buy

By for Volkswagen Polo 2009-2013 from chandigarh 2011-05-27 16:22:21.0
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Cons : very costly spares

Needs to improve plastic quality Overall Experience poor due to costly spares, costly service and poor quality plastic parts

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  • krishna |27 May,2011 04:55:48 PM

    r u mad........this got to have the best plastic quality in todays hatch

    harsimran |27 May,2011 10:26:35 PM

    my ac's vent grill got broken with simple usage...this is my experience...think before calling someone mad

    Vw Polo |28 May,2011 10:32:50 AM

    If ur ac vent is brokn the go 2 d show room get it clear. U r really mad ac vent is brokn n so what r u waitin for .....mad

    harsimran |29 May,2011 01:39:55 PM

    waiting for a response against the complaint i posted on their website against the service centre- swami motors...n by the way mr Vw polo, if u have guts contact me by ur own name n then v'll decide who is mad...

    praveen george |28 Jun,2013 03:06:47 PM

    hi... harsimran is right.... theplastic quality is the best, but not in the case of ac ducts.... actually i too had the same problem.... i removed the ducts and examined and was surprised to see that the problem was because of the failed design of the duct.... the vw engineers has designed it in ccrappy way such as even a 5th grade child will knew its in the wrong way.... just remove any broken duct from the vw and see its inner designing...

  • Sriram M |30 May,2011 04:33:24 PM

    Hi Harsimran, I own Polo Petrol 1.2L trendline. May i know what problem you faced with your VW Polo? How did the AC vent broken?.. How much you paid for repairing it?.. Quality of VW Polo is the best in the hatch and if it is not for you, then it is very unlucky... Please explain your issues in detail. I use this car for almost 6 months & completed almost 5000KMs, no issue yet i faced except a power windows issue which i already rectified it.... So far so good for me...

    harsimran |22 Jun,2011 07:03:27 PM

    hi sriram..sorry for late reply...the vertical fins of ac vent got broken with normal usage only...i dont know wether the fault lies with company or it has been changed by service providers...but i have come across5-6 persons having same issues...central ac vents grill costs abt 3500 in trendline n abt 5500 in top model...otherwise car is very nice..i've already done more than 30000km...costs of service are very high n cost of spares is also very high...

    lijo kunjachan |31 Aug,2011 08:03:21 PM

    hi guys can anyone let me know how much it cost for services for polo....

    Praveen George |28 Jun,2013 03:13:14 PM

    it cost 9200/- earlier it was 7400/- from this time onward means from 28th of june 2013 it was 9200/- spare parts ac ducts costs 4000 for the sides*2 + 9000 for the middle.... total 13000

  • Vishnu |30 May,2011 07:26:20 PM

    Hi Harsimran, I own VW Polo tdi highline since october 2010 covered 11,200 km. Haven't faced any issue till date. I challenge you about the quality of the car.Can you put forward one car that has better quality than polo in its class. if your ac vent got broken it might be due to some manufacturing defect in your car only. till date i havnt gone to service center after delivery of my car other than for paper clearance. the only defect i found in polo is rear leg room which does not really matter for me

  • Abhay |31 May,2011 10:39:49 AM

    harsimran is right Polo sucks... I am very fed up with the cost of servicing... its too high around 10K Moreover one will not drive plastic its good in every car... Polo bad service network... I hate it...

    harsimran |22 Jun,2011 07:04:25 PM has very bad service network n the cost is too much high

  • valliappan |17 Jun,2011 06:16:30 PM

    i cant understand, which one is true?? vw diesel trendline good or not??? i am going to buy a new car - valliappan.

    sriram |22 Jun,2011 03:34:03 PM

    Hi, May i know where are you from?... Polo is better car than swift..

    devraj |03 Jul,2011 11:47:40 AM

    den is it true that car servicing is too expensive???? how much do u pay 4 servicing

    sriram |05 Jul,2011 01:43:43 PM

    I yet to service my car becasue i bought Polo in last Decemeber and reached only 5700KM. The service is after 1 year or 15K kms which ever is earlier.. Service cost will be 20 to 30% more than swift. Per Year, the service cost would be aroun 6000 to 8000 rupess...

  • CarDekho Team |17 Jun,2011 06:19:44 PM

    @ vallippan - If you have made up your mind to buy the VW Polo dont think twice, the Polo is a very well built car go for it.

  • ajay kumar |17 Jun,2011 11:13:05 PM

    Leave this ass hole......he is bullshit........only Maruti 800cc or Tata Nano is suitable for his class.....he even didn't know.....what the hell problem is he facing....leave him.....stupid and uneducated....creature...

    harsimran |22 Jun,2011 07:07:05 PM

    mr ajay u even dont know me n u r commenting on me...can i know ur address n ur job...u r rite maruti is suitable for me coz its common man's car...only difference is that i drive maruti as well as bmw 7 might b u know better than me abt cars

  • raja |22 Jun,2011 09:49:37 AM

    hi friends im going to buy polo diesel version but im in confuse to buy polo r swift can u say which is best .

    sriram |22 Jun,2011 03:27:47 PM

    hi raja, please read my reviews of Polo in which i compare it with its competitors... Both Swift & Polo are good cars.. Polo is better than Swift...

  • munish |24 Jun,2011 08:11:35 PM

    hi frnds m going to buy Polo 1.2L Comfortline (Diesel) but i wnt to know normal service charge for it. pls help

    sriram |24 Jun,2011 08:50:16 PM

    The annual Maintenance/service charge for Polo is expected to be around 8000 rupees... It is approx Rs.2000 to Rs.3000 more than Maruti/Hyundai cars...

    Munish |24 Jun,2011 09:25:49 PM

    thnx, sriram

    Ashish |12 Aug,2011 06:11:11 PM

    Can you tell me then service period of Maruti/Hyundai cars? is it 6 months or 1 year?

  • karan juneja |22 Jul,2011 03:30:07 AM

    Polo is a well built car

  • Srinivasa GH |23 Jul,2011 08:15:51 PM

    Dear all, i am planning to buy Polo diesel comfortline next month end. but i heard that new swift diesel is coming up.. now am in confustion which one to buy?

  • A K SIL |01 Aug,2011 02:51:50 PM

    Dear all, i am planning to buy Polo diesel comfortline next month end. but i heard that new swift diesel is coming up.. now am in confustion which one to buy?

  • hari chaudhary |21 Aug,2011 10:56:41 PM

    me too planning to buy Polo diesel comfortline next month... but m li'l confused with Nissan Micra... someone plz throw some light on it... :P

    asheesh khare |03 Oct,2011 09:44:52 PM

    u can go for punto its ultimate car dear

  • sudhir |30 Aug,2011 09:46:43 AM

    Dear all, can you pls tell me that what exactly it's cost of service,as i have heard that the service slab is 15000 km. If the service cost is 10000 after 15000 km than i don't think that it is high in comparision to other segment cars. sudhir

  • pol |16 Sep,2011 12:06:42 PM

    Dear SRIRAM, I have choosen VW-POLO diesel 1.2 trendline... any suggestions onmy choice???

  • babu |30 Sep,2011 02:35:41 PM

    hi everyone. after going thru all ya valuable comments i was thinking not to go for polo. but its sportish metallic flash red colour made me go mad. i finally gotta trendline diesel. now am experiencing the gloryness of it. its really good. d best part is its mileage n d worst is only its boot space. i went thru first service. the bill amount was 9k.

  • Sandy |05 Oct,2011 09:06:15 PM

    which can i choose from Swift, Punto, figo, Polo or Liva all diesel ? is t tru that maintenance in diesel is costly? engine performance is better in which car?

  • trilok |08 Oct,2011 06:10:25 PM

    i have the same problen which to choose?

    Satheesh |01 Nov,2011 06:48:23 PM

    Punto is the best option in diesel hatchback. The riding comfort,safety feeling is much better compared to all. The maintanace cost is very low. The latest technology is FIAT technology in diesel

  • aditya |02 Nov,2011 08:29:20 AM

    hi all, i m planning to bye a new VW Polo trend-line diesel. can u please tell me wat is its annual service cost and is it worth to buy.....please help

  • Maneet Singh |25 Dec,2013 07:30:45 PM

    I own a polo and quality of vents is very poor. All the vent grills broke and fell of inside. All the verticle vanes are broken. It looks very bad. Never expected this type of quality from Volkswagen.

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