2001 Volkswagen Golf User Reviews

2001 Volkswagen Golf Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 42 reviews

  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 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:4.1 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
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 17 reviews
"power" 16 reviews
"handling" 11 reviews
"fuel economy" 10 reviews
"build quality" 9 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"expensive car" 4 reviews
"build quality" 3 reviews
"expensive part" 3 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews

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Phil writes:
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI Review
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5

Pros

evrything about it

Cons

paint isnt amazing, and not enough money to finish what i want to do!

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Not Standard And Is Awsome, Love It! — Smoothed bumpers, badgeless grill, bad boy bonnet, debedged and handled boot with poper. 40mm drop 18" audi tt rep wheels. GTi aniversary bodykit. tints leather seats upgraded speakers with a sub an amp, just bought a double din head unit, looks awsome. its got black angel eyes, a chip from sherman and an induction kit soon. next thing i want some new rims, not sure wot yet but some big face rims.

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Raoul writes:
2001 Volkswagen Golf Review
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3

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Great looks, sporty, nicely equiped

Cons

Awful build quality

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Nice Car, Bad Quality — This was a GTI model - nicely equipped and great performance, but lots of issues with build quality (made in Brazil) that finally led me to replace with a Passat. This model generation was the best looking, best overall package, went downhill from there

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Roger writes:
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5

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Looks, build quality, economy, charm

Cons

I bought it as a second-hand car, and would probably have upgraded the stereo if bought brand new

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2001 Volkswagen Golf Iv 1.6l 105 Hp Highline — The most classy Golf ever! The newer Mk V and VI models are for sure good cars, however, they don't appeal to me nearly as much as the Mk IV. This was my first car ever, and was a very pleasant car to own. I actually miss it quite a bit, it would make a sweet "No. 2-car" next to my Volvo V70... ;-)

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Vi writes:
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.8T Review
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4

Pros

turbo =D

Cons

XP on repairs

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Buy If U Can Afford Repairs — fun to drive, good torque and hp. very good handling. not that gas consuming. interior very roomy for a hatch. maintenance is expensive when major parts brake. interior has couple of defaults, no car is perfect, but this one was the most fun i had of all.

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

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Thomas writes:
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI Review
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3

Pros

drive it is fun

Cons

no expensive maintenance

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Golf Forever — TDI 150 ! famous, good performances and accelerations, good build quality, easy maintenance and no expensive, exterieur styling is discret, interior is't happyness. diesel consomation is small, wheels are beautiful, body color and build is good, a good car !! very nice

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

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Stuart writes:
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.8T Review
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4

Pros

Discreet classy sports hatchback that's practical and well built

Cons

Dont avoid buying a looked after example

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Very Good Value For Money - Not Fastest Hot-hatch, But Excellent All Rounder — The 1.8t was a fairly quick car in 150bhp form - although this power could be easily re-mapped to over 200bhp for around £300.00. Braking was amazing, but handling in general could have been more sports orientated, however - it was such a good all rounder and a totally capable motorway cruiser. Earlier examples had Recaro interiors which are a really nice touch, there are certain common weak areas of the car such as coilpacks/window regulators, but nothing you cannot sort out with a bit of DIY. Sold mine with over 100k miles and it was still driving like a new car. regularly got over 35mpg

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Lori writes:
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5

Pros

The looks

Cons

its a bottom of the range model

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Demonizer — i love my car and its design because its a muscular looking car. It means business. This car is amazing to drive. very comfortable. Easy to get parts and feels like your not driving its so quiet on the road

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Neil writes:
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.8T Review
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4

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good ride

Cons

radio could be better

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Good Car — The turbo ensures good acceleration and sounds cool. The handling is good. The best things are the ride quality and build quality, good german engineering. I like the apperance too nice interior. The fuel consumption is average, 35 mpg ish.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dave writes:
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.8T Review
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4

Pros

very well looked after .

Cons

to spaciouse for just me .

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Vw Golf . — will upload picture asa possible ,very reliable motor with very good interior.very clean and well looked after car .rear tint windows,part leather seats,standard stero,new clutch recently fitted,alloys,7months mot,would suit day to day driving.first to see will like .

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Corne Bennie writes:
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI Review
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5

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Alot

Cons

little

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Check — This car is the most sufficient i know. Power is emaculate. Consumption up there in its class. The look is awsome and retrow. For the price and the maintenance on it there is not alot to say than "you'll be suprised"

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