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1990 Volkswagen GTI Base Review
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Great Great Great.......will Look After Her For Years To Come — I just bought a 1990 from an original owner and the car is mint. I had two in the past and when I saw this one, I thought it was a keeper. They are way above the crowd and for a 20 year old car, it outhandles many of the new boring ones on the road. the fit and finish is rediculously grand.

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

Pros: handling, simplicity in an overengineered world, cool looks

Cons: they don't build them anymore-take care of your baby

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1990 Volkswagen GTI 16V Review
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Volkswagen Golf Gti 16-valve (a.k.a. 'rolf') — Not many of these around now, i'd put it down to build quality, which volkswagens are predominantly renowned for - no squeaks or rattles - the car just does what its supposed to, and more. An iconic car beautifully put together, good acceleration through the gears although 1st and 2nd could be better, got loadsa torque too especially when you put your foot down... Handling is exceptional, particularly on roundabouts and twisty country roads, it leaves others behind.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Engine - bulletproof!

Cons: Fuel mpg - the faster you go the more it drinks!!!!

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I Love It — since the age of 14 i have loved the mk1 mk2 gti but never had one untill recently . . . . and i love it everything about it from the way it looks to the handling and the lumpy 8 valve engine wiked

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

Pros: its an experience

Cons: there is none

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Classics For Speed!!!!!!!! — a true underestimated classic with impressive handling and possiblilities for more and still usable for everyday purposes - so no need to hide and only use on sundays..THIS ONE IS BUILT FOR USE - and still follows most more powerfull cars...YEE HAW

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

Pros: one of the best nearly forgotten classics

Cons: consumption LOL

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A Great Lil Car Enuff Said! — an awesome old skool motor used and seriously abused ova the years but still goin with no rust or reliabilty issues better than a modern day car by far. not the quikest car but the handling makes up for killin the boy racers wiv gunna have a 1.8t or g60 one day :)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: the retro factor

Cons: sumt times lacks the performance of a modern car but is 20 years old!!

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1990 Volkswagen GTI 16V Review
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Mk 2 Golf Gti16v/mk 5 Golf Gti — I have a 1990 mk2 golf gti 16v 3 dr in oak green & a 2006 mk5 golf gti 3 dr in silver. Both are in my opinion are very fun cars to drive. I would say although nearly being 20yrs old my mk2 still has the fun factor of an old skool hot hatch & can embrass a lot of modern "hot hatches" that are produced today. Its got character!! In my eyes mk2 Golf GTI's are perhaps 1 of the best hot hatches that was produced at that time that have stood the test of time. I dont see many R5 GT turbos,Pug 205's,Uno Turbos,Astra GTE's,XR3i's/RS Turbos running about these days. Dont get me wrong i do hold respect for these cars as i grew up seeing them appear fresh on the streets in the 80's.. but i just honestly dont see them about today on the roads. Its a shame. As for the Mk 5 Gti.. thats a history maker with good power & out the box handling that to be honest just really digs in!!...lol. Mk2 & Mk5 have gotta be the best Golf GTI's VW have made to date..thats my honest opinion!! Ive had 5 mk2 Golf GTI's 2 of them 8valves & 3 16v's all of them have amazed me & others!!

Pros: Handling,Pace,Space,Classic Status

Cons: Petrol,Speed Cameras,Speed Humps & Avoiding those W.T.F potholes...lol

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One Of The Best Cars Ever! — The Golf Mk2 GTI G60 was an excelent Car, with a really good Performance, Top handling, Brakes,Powerfull Engine. Quality: This Volkswagen have best Quallity and lowest repair costs. Interior: Recaro Seats was the best was Market brings in a Car. Exterior: Sporty Body with Understatment Fenderflares, Foglights,Roofspoiler, big Bumpers from 89-91 Cost: New Car Cost was ok, but a good used Car have very high prices. Fun Factor: was absolutly great! for Street and Racetrack

Pros: all

Cons: none

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1990 Volkswagen GTI Base Review
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Golf Gti 8v (digifant) — Good performance from an old hatchback, great fun to drive with excellent handling. Cool styling from GTi models. Ultra reliable, will easily cruise into 150k miles with minor maintenance, I get 40mpg on the motorway. I swapped a 1.6 golf driver for this car and I have never looked back. This has power steering, onboard computer (which all works), it's cool getting miles per gallon readings from a 1990 car. If you want a classy piece of motoring history, get one.

Pros: Great fun to drive, super reliable, ultimate cult car.

Cons: Rattly interior trim, brakes could do with an upgrade.

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Headache For Speed — 1995 volks. jetta 2.0l 8v motor with techtonic headrs and custom exhaust alot of power to very little weight 2 door hatchback makes for lots of room 16v spoiler adds alot of style car is all around a blast to drive something fast to get you from point a to b

Pros: power to weight ratio

Cons: frankinsteins are exspensive

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1990 Volkswagen GTI 16V Review
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Greatfun — A true boy racers car

Pros: Handling

Cons: A hard ride

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2013 Volkswagen GTI Reviews

Perfect Jack Of All Trades By ErroneousRex

This is a beautiful package of a vehicle. Funto drive, stylish, comfortable, efficient, and well built, the GTI consistently surprises. It can handle the turns with ease while comfortably seating 4 fu... Read More

Love My Gti! By photofinishstudio

I love the stylish look. Just the right size. Fast pick up response. Stereo sounds great. I get 300 miles on a full tank. This is the first car which my dog actually enjoys riding in the back seat. ... Read More

2012 Volkswagen GTI Reviews

Great Car Would Buy It Again By shabra

I like everything about my GTI handles awesome great car. I would recommend a friend and family. this car was awesome loved how it drives how it sounds and gas saver plus it is very fast car you would... Read More

Great Little Car By Troyboy2

The golf GTI is an excellent little car. With the hatchback you can carry lots of stuff in it. It's comfortable, gets about 30 miles per gallon and has the power to pass people at will. My only proble... Read More

2011 Volkswagen GTI Reviews

For The Kid, And Adult In All Of Us By damonrlloyd

the 2011 gti has enough power, taut handling and aggressive style to appease the eighteen year old kid in me, yet the lines are refined, and the interior is upscale enough to be suitable for the resp... Read More

Great Day-to-day Commuter By alexofdodd

Love my VW it is such a nicely balanced vehicle and really impressed me with it's stability at the limits and in snow. Can almost run with the Subarus when fitted with snow tires. VW-please fix the Bl... Read More

2010 Volkswagen GTI Reviews

Practical Hot Hatch By hshamilt

Plenty of cargo space. Nice interior. Very sporty. The only weak spot is that it is front wheel drive only. All wheel drive really should be an option. There also should be higher horsepower opti... Read More

My Great Little Car By ersid

Its a very cool car for young people. It has an exhaust that sound amazing(never boring). It very fast in the corners the car sticks to the road picks up very qucik and for a four door it small which ... Read More

2009 Volkswagen GTI Reviews

Just Do It. By mdjones2

The Mk V was my favorite GTI in 2012. Bought a 2009 with low mileage and had stage 3 performance package done with a trusted mechanic. At $23k, it has been the greatest driving performance ever and I ... Read More

2009 Volkswagen Gti By romanz85

This Volkswagen GTI gets about 29/31 miles per gallon. It is a 6 speed manual with a turbo. It has remote power door locks, power mirrors, low fuel level warning, turn signal in mirrors, dual illumin... Read More

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