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Amith writes:
2005 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T Review
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Economical...kinda Fun To Drive — Build Quality: nope Car Comparisons: bought it for temporary use...really good price Performance: pretty fast pulls throughout More About My Car: heated seats are nice in the winter shifts smooth

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Addison writes:
2005 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T Review
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5

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everything

Cons

small turbo

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Hot-sauce — its fast. it doesnt fall apart on me. its easy to fix. its shiny. gets good gas mileage even on a tune. its fun. fresh zebra on the inside. needs some new rims. ashley ney wishes her car was this nice.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Matt writes:
2005 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T Review
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5

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quick, solid, reliable, overal good looking car

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timing belt is known to drpop around 60k miles, if something breaks its usualy alot of $$$

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Great For Any Taste — i bought this car a few months ago, it was one of the best decisions ive made...it had higher mileage but its nothing for a volkwagen...the car handles very well and is extremely fun to drive. performance wise there could be more there but for a turbo 1.8l the car is very quick, its also amazing on gas (if your good with the pedal that is)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Adam writes:
2005 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T Review
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5

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Turbo, Handling, transmission

Cons

Diverter valve leaks off boost, but its under warrenty

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Awsome Car! — Could use a few more horses. Transmission is the smoothest i've driven yet. Huge aftermarket for parts. Planning on an APR chip, FMIC, Turbo Back exhaust, Forge Diverter Valve for the time being. Can't wait to auto cross this car.

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

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Alex writes:
2005 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T Review
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TURBO

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Small

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German Engineering At Its Finest — great car suspension is perfect turbo spools real nice takes corners like a beast really nice luxurious interior heated leather seats stock sound system is real nice overall a great car good bang for your buck and lots of tuning potential

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

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Leigh writes:
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5

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quick, practical, reliable (vw), bags of fun, cool brand

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black

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Mk V Gti Turbo — Ideal car for the petrolhead with a family, does the school run and has plenty of room for the shopping, cheapest of the current hot hatches to tax and insure and goes like absolute snot when you put your foot down (this ones been remapped to approx 240hp with uprated brakes and performance filter). Car has famous vw reliability and build quality and will hold its value better than other makes. I keep making excuses to drive it and I can't think of anything else that I could replace it with, but then why would I?

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Alejandro writes:
2005 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T Review
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5

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breaks, handling, performance, interior space.

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stereo not so good, fuel gauge gets lil weird and bad carpet floormats

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Save The World! Buy A Gti — awesome car!...quick turbo, great handling and breaks. Realiable 100%...few lil thing in the interior nut nothing to worry about. No problems whatsoever. Weird knocking noise at the drivers door when making turns!..Super fun to drive! no questions about it

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Olutoyin writes:
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Speed, handling, looks, great storage

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None

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My Favorite Car...evah! — This was the 20th Anniversary GTI. Came as pictured stock. Much improved suspension, much improved interior, 18" wheels, blacked out headlights. Was an absolute pleasure to drive. I miss it!

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Julio writes:
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Dsg / Abt Chiptuning 256hp — Really loved the DSG transmission (double-clutch gearbox). Good performance even if a all wheel drive would be necessary.

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