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hyundai i10 or second hand polo?

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LegoStuckinMyhoover Sun 02-Oct-11 10:30:32

i dont know what to do. am possibly thinking about a new car, the brand new hyundai i10 is the same price as 1 or 2 year old polo. do i go for vw [apparently reliable] or hyundai [cheap and brand new]? help!!
anyone got a hyundai i10? how has it been?

hifi Sun 02-Oct-11 11:13:50

ive just swapped my polo,had to ram the buggy in the boot then shopping in the back seat. mine was a 1.4 and very little power, a bugger on the motorway.mine was brand new and the power steering went twice in the first 2 weeks. how many dc do you have ?

LegoStuckinMyhoover Sun 02-Oct-11 20:18:29

thanks hifi, i think im rapidly going off the Polo idea. ive got 2 kids, but i dont mind how squashed in we are-i just want value and reliability!!?

has anyone got experience of owning an i10 i wonder? or i20?

emma0134 Mon 03-Oct-11 23:28:07

never owned a i10 but owned a 4 x4 Hyundai, excellent cars, very reliable, buy a one year old one save yourself loads of money

RD250DX Sun 16-Oct-11 20:08:33

Hyundai i10 anytime. Buy nearly-new ex demo if poss.

bloodymumps Sun 16-Oct-11 20:14:10

I have an i10, it's brilliant. Had it for two years from new and no problems at all with it! And don't forget the road tax is much lower- £30 per year.

Conversely exDH had a polo and it wasn't that reliable.

malinois Sun 16-Oct-11 20:20:05

The supposed reliability of VWs is one of the most impressive marketing scams ever pulled by any company anywhere.

Much as it pains me to say, I would go with the Hyundai. Although a Fiesta would be a much nicer car, and just as reliable.

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