1997 Volkswagen Golf User Reviews

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1997 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr GL HatchbackReview

Keeps On Ticking — 116000+ miles and is now starting to have mechanical issues. Sun roof track bracket break easy.

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1997 Volkswagen GolfReview

1997 Golf — My 1997 Golf, when running right is a joy to drive. Lots of power, handles great, never gets hot even in the middle of summer with the AC on and the car loaded with people. However, this is the 2nd one I've had that had the 4 speed automatic transmission that shifted hard. This one shifts hard from 1st into 2nd, and I mean hard enough to jerk your head back. The other one downshifted hard from 2nd into 1st to where you'd spill your coffee. Both had low miles (under 100K). So, I love it and I hate it. I'm gunshy about the automatic transmission and if I buy another it will definately not be an automatic. The rest of the car is worderful.

Owner for 2 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:25,000

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1997 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr GL HatchbackReview

Sweetest Car — It´s a nice car, as fast as you press the gas, you can feel secure inside car and once you go speed you dont want to slow down, it sticks to the asphalt. It´s very comfortable. You want it!

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

Pros: Stability

Cons: weight

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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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