1998 Volkswagen GTI User Reviews

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sammykol writes:
1998 Volkswagen GTI VR6 Review
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5

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excellet handeling , raw power vr 6

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rust however its over15  yrs old what do you expect

sammykol
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Fun Fun Fun — This vehicle is a great car, fun , lots of power and for the most part very reliable , started up every time since I had it . These are know for rust but if you have a good welder you can remedy that and bring the car back to almost original condition . fun fun fun is all I can say Ive had 6 of these .

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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freggum210 writes:
1998 Volkswagen GTI VR6 Review
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4

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Great car to learn how to drive a manual in.

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The interior could of had more luxurious features.

freggum210
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I Love This Car, Couldnt Of Had A Better First Car. — This is my First car and its perfect for me. I recommend this car to almost anyone who is looking for a fun and practical first car. Or if you looking for a fun every day driver, that gets mpg. But if you really like this car and the way it handles but you want a little more luxury I would recommend you to purchase a Mk4 gti Vr6.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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memery126 writes:
1998 Volkswagen GTI VR6 Review
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4

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sick

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nothing

memery126
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Mk3vr6 — 1998 VW MK3 VR6 This car was very fun to drive and had a deep exhaust note that i will never forget. The experience is difficult to put into words, but driving this car made the hair on the back of your neck stand up. Dont get me wrong it was no race car, it never even went down the track, but having never owned or even driven a car with the force and power this beast of a vr6, it gave me chills. Next will be the r32, but not just yet. This car had: Neuspeed P-Flow Chip Neuspeed Downpipe Neuspeed Cat Back Exhaust Custom 18" rims/tires BMW Sytle Angel Eyes Halo Headlights w/ Eyelids Euro Style Debadged grill, w/ vr6 Emblem Insert Euro Style License Plate she is no longer with us. my friend flipped it w/ me in a passenger. were both fine, somehow.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Dave writes:
1998 Volkswagen GTI Base Review
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5

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quality and performance

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had to let my old friend go to a good home,needed a newer replacement,golf gti,got a beauty 1.8 20valve turbo in black,one owner from new,wicked!!!!!!!

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Wolf In Sheeps Clothing — what a classic.build quality well before its time.wiked on performance without all the bumf.easy to repair no special tools or computer "£80 to plug in then tell you a load of bull that is required when new plugs will fix it.superb on motorway at 100mph,fast accelerating round town.good fun to drive

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tina writes:
1998 Volkswagen GTI Base Review
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5

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its a brilliant and very comfortable car

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common

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A Brilliant Motor!!! — this car shocked me i thought it wud be really slow but acceleration is not too bad!! it looks great and is so comfortable!! and the best thing about it the reason i still got it is it trouble free motoring!!!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Andy writes:
1998 Volkswagen GTI VR6 Review
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the 12v vr6 is one of the sexiest sounding engines ever.

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vw reliability on a college budget

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This Is My Other Baby — currently under construction.... getting some go-fast-goodies installed ;)

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Ahmed writes:
1998 Volkswagen GTI VR6 Review
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All the WOrk i did to her engine, tranny and suspension

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heater core does not work   no heat brrrr

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Carolina — I love that my car puts a smile on my face every time i put my foot on the gas. She is my morning coffee. Vr6 engine is the best sounding engine ever created period!!! Real men drive stick shift!! And women who drive stick shift is SOo sexy

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Larry writes:
1998 Volkswagen GTI VR6 Review
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4

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torque

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expensive repairs

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Awesome Car — torquey v6 in a hatchback, sicckk. reliability not so good. 177 hp 170 ft. lb. torque. very fun car to drive. repairs can be expensive. 23 mpg on average. fun to cruise at 90 mph. capable of reaching 550 hp

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Stephen writes:
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fast, fun, easy

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how much oil

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Step Car To A Faster One — like the speed, hate changing the oil, needs better body work, and some points on the car rust easily, its fairly cheap to maintain as long as you get one that wasn't driven too hard, and it drives very easy

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Cosden writes:
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Engine, Durability.

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Appearance, some parts are hard to get.

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Buy This. — Wonderful engine, and very very very very durable. The appearance is lacking beetity but is very functional and is not disgusting. The powerful VR6 is perfect for backroad cruising, highway driving, and yes, racing. Wonderful car in general. DO NOT GET THIS CAR (GTI VR6) AFTER 2002!!! 2003 models and up are known to have major problems and are a hassle. GET THIS CAR.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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