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1986 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr HatchbackReview
alxkohn writes:
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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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1986 Volkswagen GolfReview
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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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1986 Volkswagen GolfReview
j2thebbentz writes:
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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 GolfReview
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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 GolfReview
Wayne writes:
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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 GolfReview
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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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1986 Volkswagen GolfReview
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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 GolfReview
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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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1986 Volkswagen GolfReview
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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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1986 Volkswagen GolfReview
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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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2020 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

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2019 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

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Diesel, compartment, handling. Enjoyed driving it. The end. Read More

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Fun to drive, handles perfectly. Im an old guy, so no cd player is a bummer. Read More

2017 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

Review By Guru9ZT95W

handles well good power soaks up the bumps, decent on gas, transmission upshifts too quickly and stay stuck in a single gear if you downshift, great sound system, cheap parts thanks. Read More

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The description of the car was spot on. No complaints at all. Great value and exactly as described.. Read More

2016 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

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The VW Golf is very cool looking and works great. I love the sunroof. Read More

2015 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

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This is exactly the car I was looking for. It just needs automatic lights Read More

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It’s good value. Not missing anything I need. Read More

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