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1986 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr Hatchback Review
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My Little Diesel — I love its reliablility and 65 id plenty fast enough for me!, It always starts,, never overheats, oil gets black as the ACE of spades with in 3 days,, but, can't beat its reliability!, this one replaces my old 86 that I never changed the fuel filter on. ( hard lesson learned)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It''s a reliable VW DIESEL,,,, need I say more?

Cons: It cannot  keep up with a mustang, dodge charger, Camaro, or trans-
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86' Blue Golf — has a 5 speed new clutch, 8v soon to be a 1.8, runs good gets up an goes real smoothly, bought this car for 1000 with new parts for it, its fun to drive needs alot of work, def a project car, which will be nice with the euro style in about a year

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

Pros: nothing yet still in building process

Cons: old school parts

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Bottom Line, Is This Car Is Nice, And I Like It.. — i like everything but some little issues here and there... but its the wolfsburg package so it has all of the nice amenities. but some of the issues are bothersome and really annoying and i want them fixed now. it has the 1.8 non turbo engine, mits pretty damn fast, and has great breaks. the wolfsburg package includes nicer seats, interior styling, and exterior trim and rims. this car gets great gas milage.. mine only has 117,000 miles on it.. so im very lucky.. i need to replace the tranny because reverse went out, and i have the new tranny, and some berring problems in the front wheels.. this car is a good car, but parts are scarce.. help me out..

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

Pros: pretty fast..

Cons: small

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1986 Volkswagen Golf Review
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Love It! — Performance is great. The build quality of Volkswagens are good, but my head gasket or valve seals just went bad. Love the car though. Gas mileage is amazing, probably about 21-26 mpg. Very fun to drive, very snappy transmission.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fun as hell

Cons: None

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1986 Volkswagen Golf Review
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Old Skool — old skool classic wat more can u say german built and made to last performance and style and cheap project car to pick up ownership can be pricey or as cheap as you want bun you get what you pay for but wid a vdub you wudnt want cheap

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

Pros: too much

Cons: that peeps get jealouse

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1986 Volkswagen Golf Review
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Good Car — I really got this car for the fuel economy. This car was getting over 50 mpg even with over 250,000 miles on it. I also like the car because of how long the engines last, after all it is a diesel.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fuel Economy

Cons: It has 300,000+ miles

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Characterfull — dopest vintage cheap car out there, looks the part, masses of parts readily and cheaply available. I'm talking about thin bumpers though, halfordication is a bit of a problem with these cars. As a lot of lutsers and prutsers have a tendency to buy them too.

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

Pros: cheap and very cool

Cons: it seems to selfdestruct every time and a while...

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1986 Volkswagen Golf Review
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Why I Like Golf Mk 1 Cabrio — Mk 1 Golf GTi Cabrio... fully mechanical and raw feeling without any electronic support. Dynamic engine always want high rev. Stiff body even it's a cabrio. This is a CLASSIC. If you talk about handling, it's still better than most of modern car.

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

Pros: Classic car but can be use everyday

Cons: Hot when driving in summer

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Puts A Smile On My Face Everytime I Drive It — accelerates slower than a honda city, swerves left viciouslyunder braking;) (keeps you awake) and handles as if its on rails:) built is rock solid....vw style;) drives like a dream its super economical on fuel planning a VR6 upgrade asap

Pros: the whole driving experience

Cons: its old, so a bit unreliable

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My Vw Golf — Acceleration is solid for a diesel powered car. Build quality is low because it has some crashes and it has been repaired badly. This car is fun to drive because you can do anything with it, and if you break something its not a big deal, because parts are cheap...

Pros: Cheap parts

Cons: Old piece of junk

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Reviews From Other Years

2012 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

I Am Keep Buying The Same Car Every Other Year. By zina

Perfect car for it's price range. The only recommendation l would give that, try to buy German made only there is a huge difference between German built and the new ones built in Mexico. Mk6 series ar... Read More

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

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

2010 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

Fun Little Car By dennis95404

Bought used when looking for a commuter with good gas mileage. Carries one bike in back with front wheel off. Also has rack on back for bike. Lots of room in back seat but not easy to get into back... Read More

The Best Car That Money Can Buy For Extreme Mileage And Sporty Performance. By Rick

I love the fact that it was filled with all kinds of extras loaded to the gills with HID lights lowered upgraded rims low profile tires great handling an amazing mileage of 42 miles per gallon. A comp... Read More

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

2005 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

Great All Around Car By Matt_76

If you are looking for a well built Germany auto and it needs to do alittle bit of everything you cannot go wrong with the VW golf. I got the car with 90K 4 years ago and now have 156K and other than ... Read More

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

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