2002 Volkswagen Golf User Reviews

2002 Volkswagen Golf Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 34 reviews

  • Performance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality: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
  • 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" 11 reviews
"power" 10 reviews
"handling" 9 reviews
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"speed" 4 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 6 reviews
"interior" 3 reviews
"light" 3 reviews
"power" 3 reviews

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Craig writes:
2002 Volkswagen Golf Review
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Good Handling, Looks great, German, Fun to drive

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Heavy, Understeers in the wet [though i do throw it into corners :-) ]

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Great Small Car — Great car, very reliable German built, have had no problems with my car, The preformance is impressive as the car is quite heavy and is only a 1.6, with a 40MM drop and bigger Alloys fitted the handling is unbelievable, This car is extremely fun to drive and looks great i recommend to anyone looking for a small hatchback.

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Trevor writes:
2002 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0 Review
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5

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Safety is not an optional with volkswagen.

Cons

Avoid off-roading of any kind.  Kit is extremely low.

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Rocks. — Great acceleration and handling. Braking suffers a bit due to body mass causing lots of inertia. Its build is comparable to a Panzer tank, pure German style - undestructable. Its interior is feeling the wear and tear of every day use for over eight years. Average gas mileage and maintenance is a bit expensive compared to other cars of the same market level. It is always fun driving a golf!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Sheraiz writes:
2002 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI Review
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5

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Incredible engine. 6 speed

Cons

Can be expensive to repair

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Gt Tdi 130 — Performance and economy. Awesome! Looks good out of past and current golf range. Solid build qualty. When you put your foot down the torque is incredible and pulls you back into your seat. You never knew that a diesel could be any better. Cheap on car tax and insurance premium.

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Ameera writes:
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like the way it looks & drives

Cons

nothing

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My Golf4 — overall performance is great. handling is great. good suspension.Acceleration a bit slow as its a 1600 otherwise fast enough & excellent on longroad. hardly needed repairs. interoir & exterior is excellent. Interior is fantastic.Luxury & comfortable interior.maintenance of the car is not expensive its economical & fun to drive. Id say its a nice family car as well...

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Herbert writes:
2002 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0 Review
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Pretty good acceleration and great speed, well balanced off handling
and great steering response that offer a comfortable or aggressive
ride, depending on the driver.

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Not fit for extremely tall people.

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Basically A Really Fun Car To Drive. — 2002 4 Door Model, 23-35 city/highway mpg, front wheel drive, Max Speed of 160, Accelerates 0-60 in around 8-9 seconds, 115 Horsepower at 5,200 RPM, 2.0 Engine, 5 Spd Automatic, Color is Indigo Blue with Beige Upholstery, Black Dashboard with bright red needles over backlighted indigo gauges, AM-FM Radio/Tape/CD Player, Four wheel anti-lock disc brakes with ABS, dual front and side airbags, daytime running lights, fold-down back seats offer huge trunk room, power windows up/down, suprisingly roomy in the back, power door locks, excellent handling with compliant coil springs and gas-filled shocks, aggressive maneuvers cause little body roll, independent front and rear suspension, and 14.6 Fuel capacity

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Osama writes:
2002 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0 Review
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3

Pros

german car

Cons

alot of electric problems

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Ok — its nice car but its not recommended in gulf area, it has too many electrical problems because it has 2 or 3 computers in the car .certainly u find warning light on the dashboard lighting and to reset it you will pay much money .

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Nico writes:
2002 Volkswagen Golf GL TDI Review
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5

Pros

everything

Cons

not enough hp

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Vw - 4 Life — good performance for a 90hp diesel engine with a little trim chip and turbo charging 1.9 bar.the cost is very little a year eaven tho the diesel tax. very fun car to drive!! low on diesel, 4,5 liters per 100km on main road in city when i drive attleast10-12 L/100km

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

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sebweb2 writes:
2002 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0 Review
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Small but very convenient with all that's needed

Cons

could have a prettier design

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A Fun Car For Every Day + Even Perfect For A Couple's Vacations — Doesn't consume much gas and works with the less expensive ones (88 and 91). It's a manual so it gives the driver more control and makes it even more fuel efficient Has all the options needed (sun roof, heated seats, CD player...) Robust as most VW's!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Markus writes:
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5

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Performance and economy.

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Awesome!

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Looks Good Out Of Past And Current Golf Range. — Use it for everything. I've had it on a track and it handles great. It tows 2000lbs only because of the hitch. I've had one on issue with my sun visor not lighting up all the time. Its hard to clean ...

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Nājīb writes:
2002 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0 Review
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Boss car

Cons

had a few scraches and doors lock automatically even if the key is inside (bitch truust)

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Golf — my first whipy loved this car to death, too many gudd times and memories i miss u love <3 ~small and fast (park anywhere and weave through traffic like its a joke) ~unreal on gas (ultra premium tank lasted an entire week of me rippin it) ~sunroof (ouuuufff to clutch) ~stock stereo PUMPED (worked even when the car was off, key out) ~kept it mint till the day it died #blown head#, shivered at stoplights, burned oil and exausted out dutty black smoke R.I.P. "on to the next one"

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

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2012 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

Love This Dub! Vw! By rockinrob

This TDI is one of my favorite overall cars I've ever owned, VW or not! Also, one of the LAST ones from Wolfsburg, Germany..fully loaded, with tech package, LED's, Bi-Xenon full motion lights..Dyn-Aud... Read More

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2011 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

I Recommend This Card For Small Family By jenscruz

I like this car, because we can sleep in it, don't need camp anymore. its handling is very good, you don't realize that it is only has 1.4. This car was build in Mexico, I think it would be well in so... Read More

The Best Of Both Worlds!! By Goatman

VW's over the years have had a bad reputation for reliability. I can honestly say, I was always skeptical of those claims. My TDI has been the paragon of reliablilty and overall quality. The interi... Read More

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2010 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

Hybrid Like Mileage With And Audi Like Feel By David

Very nice car that's a definite upgrade from the previous generation (which my wife has). Navigation system is very nice, but there's room for improvement there. The car is great at freeway speeds and... Read More

Little Bit Expensive By Jere

very good car,handling is exellent and acceleration and braking are very good,it is not a volkswagen car if you know what I mean(spell it on english)because it is too expensive it cost me 27 000 euros... Read More

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2006 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

Wish It Had The Speed Of The R32 At Times..ha. By Kelly-jo

From a r32 to a Golf gt tdi,well what could a girl say!!!I love Golfs so im happy with this 1..Performance,acceleration not bad for a diesel..tax is nice and cheap..all in all u cant go wrong with a G... Read More

good motor and fairly quick for engine size. very well built an sturdy and fairly high spec. mileage good on motorway in 6th gear and in cruise mode but not the best around town. overall a very good b... Read More

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2005 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

Golf Plus By Chikou

i love my car because is a nice car when you drive my car you feel awssome acceleration is good handling very good She is a best car a dervie .no is really car i love all volkswagen but this car i... Read More

Money Well Spent As Its Proven To Be Very Reliable And Is Always A Pleasure To Drive By Ben

Simply Brilliant,Fast,torquey and still acheives 55mpg,very sure footed handling which is almost impossible to upset no matter how hard you drive it,Has to be one of the best cars on the market for pe... Read More

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