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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Displaying 31 - 40 of 42 2001 Volkswagen Golf reviews.

Ian writes:
2001 Volkswagen Golf Review
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5

Pros

comfort, build quality

Cons

emission problems

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Good Motor — only problem seems to be the oxygen sensors. other than that love it. performance is not the best but it has plenty of toys. was a little expensive but worth the few extra pounds. i would like to buy the higher powered model as my next motor. recommend to anyone

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Amr writes:
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0 Review
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5

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looks good, great performance, solid and fun to drive.

Cons

a littel bit expensive to maintaine and some exesories does not fit.

35

Vw Golf For Life — to total my words, vw golf is the best hot hatch in the all world, i mean you get from it what you want from any hatch bac car and more: cool appereance, powerfull engine, great handling and adrinalen pump when you step on it ( super burnouts). its prices are good in compare with the other cars from the same level and the dealer is good but a littel costy. i will always drive vw golf inthe future but it will be a GTI or a R32.

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Nikki writes:
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI Review
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5

Pros

VW build quality and brilliant performance.

Cons

give me time, i'll think of something!!

35

51 Gt Tdi — 51 plate Golf GT TDI - the quick economic diesil monster. Wheel in 4 corners means this car drives like a dream, acceleration pushes you back in the seat and you can chuck this baby about without worrying if you'll end up in a field. Diesel powered means it's super efficient too - Bounus!!

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Himanshu writes:
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0 Review
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5

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looks, performance, handling, fuel economy

Cons

expensive to maintain, pick up

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Its Worth It — its an amazing car, and a wonderful drive. not the best pick up but u feel the kick once u hit 120kmph n it goes all the way to 260, that shows on the meter. perfect handling, minimum vibration, great suspensions, n the millage is an icing on the cake. a fun car to drive, specially when u wanna corner at crazy speeds ;) but the only drawback is it really hurts ur butt in various ways when u need to take it to the shop, german afterall ... but its worth it

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Robert writes:
2001 Volkswagen Golf GL TDI Review
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3

Pros

great turning radius

Cons

VW interrior

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01' Vw Golf Tdi — My girlfriend has this car and I must say that it is much more enjoyable than I thought it would be. I think it has some cool factor just for being a diesel and it is pretty peppy. They did have an issue with the intake manifold becoming restricted which made the car seem like it had transmission issues but the problem was easily resolved.

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Josh writes:
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0 Review
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5

Pros

Good gas mileage, looks great, pretty good stock stereo, great in the snow, etc.

Cons

Don't know how VW's do after 100,000 miles.  

35

I Loved This Car! — This car is seriously one of my favorite cars ever. For a little 2.0L it has a lot of juice. I drove it through a huge puddle and broke some sensor. Ended up costing like 200 bucks. Great car!

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Fredrik writes:
2001 Volkswagen Golf GL TDI Review
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4

Pros

Interior layout and design, seats and frugal diesel engine.

Cons

Handling (body roll), ride quality and build quality

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Very Solid All-rounder, But No Driver's Car. — I owned a 1.9 TDI S (90bhp) for almost 4 years - the longest I have ever owned a car. This in itself says something about how much I liked the car. It was well equipped and nothing ever stopped working. The fuel economy was pretty good and the engine pulled strongly too. My only real issues wih the car focus on the way it handles. Compared with the Mk II I owned prior to this it was particularly poor. It leaned too much and never felt very sporty in the corners. The interior was very good though, with nice use of materials and plenty of comfort. Decent, but if you can afford it buy a Mk V instead - much better in every way, apart from build quality.

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Caz writes:
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0 Review
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5

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Quick, great handling, economical, comfortable ride, well-styled inside and out, versatile cargo space

Cons

I've had some small problems, nothing major though.

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Great Driver's Car — I got my green VW Golf GLS 2.0 3 years ago, and I'm very happy with it. It has quick acceleration, phenomenal handling, the ride is very smooth, interior quality is the best for this price range, exterior styling is clean and very European. I can fit my whole drum set in the back, and I can still see out of all the windows. Although, I've had some small issues with the car. Nothing that renders it undrivable. It starts every time. I named her "Saphira", and she's well-known on campus.

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Chris writes:
2001 Volkswagen Golf Review
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3

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Solid

Cons

Slow

35

Golf's All Great? — I would have to say NO CHANCE! I sadly had the SDI and it was pants bigtime, the new version may be good but the shape i had was garbage, should have got GTI

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Andrew391 writes:
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.8T Review
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5

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Pace

Cons

Fuel consumption

35

I Like Turbo's! — I owned this car for more than three years and it put a smile on my face everytime I planted my foot on the accelerator. This car has it all acceleration, handling, comfort, reliability and its practical. Only problem was the 25MPG.

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