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Factsheet

Price
Volkswagen
Engine
Scirocco (2008)
Performance
(AM)
Transmission
2.0
Efficiency
197
RV 3yr/30k
146
Start mileage
7.2
Current mileage
37.2
Key rivals
179
0000000000000000000
20,940

Review

VW’s latest offering could be my new favourite. It is pretty to look at, fun to drive and well-specced. 

This version is super-powerful, making it an easy ride on motorways. And its suspension on bumpy rural roads fares well too.

The interior is no-frills yet smart and comprehensive – sat nav, climate control, aux-in, steering wheel controls – and epitomises what this car is about: simplistic yet effective functionality with a sharp look to match.

Qualms include poor wiper actions and unheated wing mirrors which means condensation lingers longer than it should.
 

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