Have you driven a 1997 Volkswagen Golf?  

User Reviews

Displaying 11 - 20 of 1997 Volkswagen Golf 20 reviews.

1997 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr GL HatchbackReview
Dan writes:
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:

My Car — Ok so this golf is actually my dad's but i'm insured on it. Its green and is extremely slow. it's a diesel and I put some new speakers in it so at least it the music sounds ok. Would only recommend if your bothered about your fuel cost.

Pros: Has four doors

Cons: Is ssoooo slow

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
1997 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr GL HatchbackReview
Glenn writes:
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:

Mk3 Golf Gl Tdi — Solid, reliable German engineering with looks that age well with time. Good performance whilst maintaining superb fuel economy. Spare parts readily available and not to expensive. Change oil every 10,000 miles and these cars are good for 300,000, all in all a superb family hatchback, this is my 5th Golf and I love them.

Pros: Fuel economy, build quality, looks, reliability.

Cons: Good performance but could do with a bit more

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Is this helpful? Yes | No
1997 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr GL HatchbackReview
Azaduhi writes:
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:

The Best Car! — Solid, reliable, awesome on gas. Only the antenna is in the wrong place, but they fixed that in the later models. It's been pretty inexpensive to own this car. I've owned it for 4 years now. Acceleration and braking are great. It drives very well in the snow. I would absolutely recommend it to a friend!

Pros: Everything!

Cons: The antenna--very annoying when you're trying to wash it! (and so I don't!)

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Is this helpful? Yes | No
1997 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr Trek HatchbackReview
Nathan writes:
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:

Good Overall Car, Could Use Rear Disks And More Power But Its Sufficient. — Overall a good car, it's nice to drive and handles well. Doesn't sway too much while cornering at higher speeds. Some low-profile tires on 17" rims would greatly benefit the handling of the car.

Pros: Good layout of the interior, nice seats, decent power for the 2.0L, good on gas.

Cons: Lacking the power of the VR6 motor, and the rear disk brakes are non-existent.

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
1997 Volkswagen Golf 2 Dr GL HatchbackReview
Joyce writes:
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:

The Buggy That Saved My Life — drove this baby into a house at 90km/h. had it not been for the solid german craftmanship, sincerely doubt that i would still be here! just some bruising from the seat belt and 4 stitches in my head because it went through the sun roof. oops!!

Pros: solid and reliable

Cons: couldn't drive it after it hit the house and had to trash it!

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
1997 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr K2 HatchbackReview
Nathan writes:
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:

Little Past Her Prime Now....... — has +235k miles on and hasn't always had the easiest life. trans is on the way out, cv shafts clicking (not good), catylact converter is clogged, and has rust :( but looks ok from bout 10 feet away :)~

Pros: 4 doors, paid for, and little things to make it mine  

Cons: about to die  :(   and 2.slow

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
1997 Volkswagen GolfReview
James writes:
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:

Gti Colour Concept — Understated black on black, leather interior with heated recaros, ltd edition detailing... Rare enough to make it prime target for thievery. Had the car just 9 weeks before it was spirited away in the night and stripped to a shell. Exact same spec as my mum's old car, which I wrote off when rear ended by a 911!

Pros: Classy and quick

Cons: Too hot for SE23

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
1997 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr Trek HatchbackReview
Chris writes:
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:

My First Vee-dub -- The One Which Started It All. — Probably the most entertaining car I've ever owned. Not the fastest, most comfortable, most sophisticated, best braker or best handler but the most entertaining overall.

Pros: Ran like a scalded cat.  Took everything I gave it & gave back in spades.

Cons: No mod cons.

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
1997 Volkswagen GolfReview
Kay writes:
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:

Solid.....solid As A Rock — This was my third car. It was a VR6 but don't be fooled by it's name, all the speed it should have had was destroyed by the lump of an engine. It was great to drive and very reliable.

Pros: Well made of course... it's german!

Cons: MPG very poor

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
1997 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr K2 HatchbackReview
Jon writes:
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:

Vdub At Its Best — Volkswagen reliability is superb, I drove this car up to 360,000kms before I sold it and it still got 39mpg and not a drop of oil between oil changes (4000kms).

Pros: Very comfortable and fun to drive. Its a volkswagen... nuff said.

Cons: MK3 golfs bad for rusting around rear hatch at plate and windshield.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Is this helpful? Yes | No

Displaying 11 - 20 of 1997 Volkswagen Golf 20 reviews.

Reviews From Other Years

2020 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

Review By Guru99D4FG

Was very disappointed with the ride & comfort with the 2020 Golf. Have had Volkswagens for over 21 years & none of them hurt my back like this Golf. Ride for me was not comparable to any Volkswagen I ... Read More

Review By Yachen

The service of the Volkswagen store in this city has reached its limit. Super terrible customer service. I have been playing cars for more than ten years. The first time I saw sales acted like the bo... Read More

2019 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

Review By Nadine12345

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

Review By James

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

Review By Guru99HGNY

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

2016 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

Review By June

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

2015 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

Review By Guru9WHJ5K

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

Review By Guru2KDY

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

Golf

Looking for a Used Golf in your area?

CarGurus has 902 nationwide Golf listings starting at $2,700.

ZIP:
Have you driven a 1997 Volkswagen Golf?