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1997 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr GL Hatchback Review
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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

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1997 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr GL Hatchback Review
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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

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1997 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr GL Hatchback Review
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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!)

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1997 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr Trek Hatchback Review
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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.

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1997 Volkswagen Golf 2 Dr GL Hatchback Review
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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!

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1997 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr K2 Hatchback Review
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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

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1997 Volkswagen Golf Review
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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

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1997 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr Trek Hatchback Review
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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.

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1997 Volkswagen Golf Review
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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

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1997 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr K2 Hatchback Review
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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.

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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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