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2003 Volkswagen Golf Overview
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Based on 30 reviews
The Volkswagen Golf hatchback was available in two basic trim packages for 2003. The Golf GL came in either a two-door or a four-door version, with either a 115-hp, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder gas engine or a 90-hp, 1.9-liter diesel engine with the TDI (turbo direct injection) feature. The four-door, higher-end Golf GLS, meanwhile, was available with the same two engines. A five-speed manual transmission was standard equipment, while a four-speed automatic was optional.
The big news for 2003 was that both the GL and the GLS came with expanded lists of standard features. The GL received power windows, a CD player, and cruise control as added standard equipment for the model year. Air conditioning, power door locks, dual airbags, anti-lock brakes, and a tilt/telescopic steering column were some of the other features available on the GL. The GLS received a power sunroof as standard equipment for the first time.
Drivers seemed to most appreciate the "fun" factor associated with the Golf, and also cited its value, handling, peppy power, and safety features as positive points. On the downside, reliability and quality-control issues were noted by some drivers.
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Volkswagen Golf Questions
Can I Adjust My Clutch On My 2003 Golf?
My clutch is not fully engaged until my pedal is at the top of the stroke. So I'm worried that I'm riding the clutch because my pedal has no free space at the top. Can I adjust my pedal or the clutc...
Can You Tell Me As To How The Coolant Oil Should Be Hot Or Cold Of Golf2.0 ...
I WANT TO KNOW ABOUT MY COOLANT OIL, AS TO HOW IT SHOULD BE HOT OR COLD, BECAUSE MINE IS ALWAYS HOT, PLEASE RESPOND TO email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Volkswaggon Golf Heated Seats Stopped Working And It's Not The Fuse. How To...
2003 heated seat on passenger side stopped working. How do you repair if you know the fuse is good. This is a cloth seat style. This is a golf TDI. Is there a link to a video any where?
Does A "vw Golf Mk4 1600, 2003 Model" Have A Egr Valve?
I have a mk4 Golf 2003 model, having trouble with the engine cutting out and eratic idling. This mostly happens during summer times and (or) when driving in traffic. In the morning (Everyday) when t...