2001 Volkswagen GTI User Reviews

2001 Volkswagen GTI Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 29 reviews

  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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PROS
"power" 15 reviews
"ride" 8 reviews
"handling" 6 reviews
"interior" 5 reviews
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
CONS
"power" 4 reviews
"expensive car" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews

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Drew writes:
2001 Volkswagen GTI GLX Review
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5

Pros

fast, fun, not american

Cons

one thing goes bad, expect more

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Greatest Car I've Driven And Owned So Far — performance - pretty zoomy from the factory, once the car hits 100k things break and it gets pretty costly, but a beautiful, small, light weight car, gets great gas mileage and is very fun to drive, i'd recommend it to anyone

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Production writes:
2001 Volkswagen GTI GLX Review
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5

Pros

Top Speed

Cons

Expensive Maintenance

25

Total Value High — Albeit random electrical issues, this car has gobs of torque, it's SOLID and at 120k miles still behaves as friskily as the day we brought her home. Extremely versatile and roomy, and a breeze to drive in traffic or at 150mph :D

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Danial writes:
2001 Volkswagen GTI GLX Review
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5

Pros

Exterior Styling, Engine Performance, Interior

Cons

Low end torque, lacking all wheel drive, either work on your own car.....or pay a mechanic tons of cash to keep on top of repairs.

35

2001 Gti Vr6 — I think the vr6 drives very well and at most has better top end acceleration rather than low end torque. I love the style of the car and am looking forward in owning the car for many years to come.

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Angelina writes:
2001 Volkswagen GTI GLS Review
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5

Pros

very cool

Cons

nothing negative

25

Gti's Rule! — Awesome car! Didn't change style for 7 years! Looks cool, performs well, quick off the line, it rules! Not a gas guzzler. So worth the money. Someone we know bought a Toyota for the same price but it had NOTHING!! She still has it (yawn), and we still have ours and it rocks!

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Alastair writes:
2001 Volkswagen GTI Review
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4

Pros

Acceleration

Cons

Poor staying power i.t.o. construction

35

Golf Gti — Great acceleration, at 7 years old, car is starting to disintegrate. Electric window mechanism is poorly designed - I have had to replace 2 since owning the car. Hoping that the Golf 6 is released in SA sometime soon, but I am interested in a hydrogen car as my next vehicle, so might not take that plunge.

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Michael writes:
2001 Volkswagen GTI GLX Review
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5

Pros

great acceleration/handling  and interior/exterior styling

Cons

can be a little pricey if something goes wrong

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Great Car — vr6 engine gives great acceleration in any circumstance. factory sport suspension wins everytime in a mountainous slalom type course. no creaks or rattles. everything sounds as stable as a new vehicle except its 7 yrs old. the exterior looks great with its light gold paint job, black background headlights and blacked out side markers and side turn signals. factory 5 spoke 17" rims and a great sounding borla catback exhaust. upgraded neuspeed ignition wires, sirius satellite radio, jvc head unit, polk audio speakers, eclipse 4 channel amp, kicker 750.1 powering a kicker 12" L7.

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Keith1151 writes:
2001 Volkswagen GTI Review
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4

Pros

looks

Cons

consumpsion

35

My Gti — Performance – acceleration, braking, handling, Build Quality, dwnside it drinks juice. awsum car to drive. very comfortable motor, eats clio sports for fun lol...

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Wilson writes:
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4

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bullet proof except for the odd common fault

Cons

slow and looking dated

35

Golf Gti Turbo — my last car was a golf gti turbo, bullet proof nice everyday car which didnt do what it said on the tin, slow.should be called a slow gti. new ones are better.

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Alex writes:
2001 Volkswagen GTI GLS Review
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5

Pros

everything

Cons

HP/TQ,  ride height , and drivetrain

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2001 Vw Gti — Could be a little more HP And TQ Also could be a little lower ride hight like the r32 as well as the all wheel drive BUT other than those disclamers i absolutely love it

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Chad writes:
2001 Volkswagen GTI GLX Review
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5

Pros

VR6, rain sensing wipers, heated leather, auto climate control.

Cons

It could be a bit faster, and handle a little better (mine is stock)

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Bamf — certainly not the greatest GTI out of all the years, but it's fun, reliable, and comfortable. Don't forget about the legendary exhaust note of the VR6.

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2010 Volkswagen GTI Reviews

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