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1998 Volkswagen GTI VR6Review
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I Miss It A Lot — Good Car, quite problematic with some sensor stuff and gear box if you force it, but really good driving and engine sound. The sound is just incredible, it can make a ferrari let you pass in a freeway just hearing your engine. With a K&N high air flow filter is better.

Pros: CRUUUUP CRUUUUUP

Cons: The gear box in my case, bad luck, everybody says

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1998 Volkswagen GTI VR6Review
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1998 Vw Gti — Don't have a picture of mine up yet but I love it! The inside is in like new condition. The sound system is amazing! It cost close to $4000, the sound system I mean. Many upgrades, very quick. Fun car to drive as a stick. Designed beautifully. I love this car.

Pros: Very roomy for being so small, quick, sounds good with stock exuast, great styling.

Cons: None that I can see

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1998 Volkswagen GTI VR6Review
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Gti Vr6 — the gas milage of the VR6 is not very good but otherwise its an amazing car pushing over 200 hp. it sticks to the road and corners like a dream. its geared low being that its a euro spec model so it drives at a high rpm but in the end it is an amazing car and i recomend it to everyone

Pros: handling and spritliness

Cons: gas milage

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1998 Volkswagen GTI BaseReview
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A Driving Pleasure — Best VW out there. Exhilerating to drive, hugs curves, can stop on a dime. To me its a gorgeous vehicle, but its an acquired taste. Only issue is the typical VW rust spots. Bought it used expecting to have a few of the usual issues with it; over 10,000 miles later it hasn't let me down once.

Pros: Fun, Quirky, Efficient, Dependable

Cons: Nothing paint can't fix.

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1998 Volkswagen GTI VR6Review
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Best Gti I Owned! — This one was a real sleeper. Traded it for the Passat. Big mistake - should have kept it!

Pros: handling, amazing sound

Cons: went through 4 coil packs in 50K miles

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1998 Volkswagen GTI VR6Review
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This Is My Other Baby — currently under construction.... getting some go-fast-goodies installed ;)

Pros: the 12v vr6 is one of the sexiest sounding engines ever.

Cons: vw reliability on a college budget

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1998 Volkswagen GTI VR6Review
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98 Gti 2.8 Vr6 (12v) With 5-speed Manual — I LOVE this car. Mine needs a little work, but it drives great, gets decent fuel economy for a 6 cylinder and is very fun to drive. My cold air intake makes it sound mean as hell, but it could use a little help in the handling department for the power it makes.

Pros: Decent power for a stock hatchback...somewhat easy to make more.  Easy to park...especially in Seattle.  It's YELLOW.  Smells like apples HAHA

Cons: Hatchback...not so practical.  That yellow paint comes with no true clear coat finish

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Great Second Car — When I puchased the car in 2006, I was looking for a replacement for the 1995 Honda Civic EX that I had been driving until the engine blew. Minus both electirc windows going out due to a fraying wire (a problem common on MkIIIs and IVs), the car has held up really well. Some abuse from me in the snow caused the main coolant pipe to let go, and a series airborne expeditions saw the bearings go, but nothing really caused by anything other than good old teenage abuse. It handles better than my previous car (which had 17" AA tires), and loads more torque and power. While it definately isn't the fastest car I've driven, the cost of operating it is enough to off-set those set-backs. It takes a little searching to find some reputable aftermarket companies with parts for it, but when you do, there are loads of things to get for it.

Pros: Inexpensive Performance
Good Functionality

Cons: Poor Class Gas Milage

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1998 Volkswagen GTI BaseReview
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Good Car Little Under Powered — nice car, sweet euro styling to it, deep sound for a 4 cylinder and not real ricy. i enjoy driving this car. it is fun to drive yet needs more power

Pros: Very reliable, no problems, nice sound for a 4 cylinder, not ricy for the most part

Cons: under powered, i think VW could work on an I4 engine with a little more to it.  quite a few blind spots

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1998 Volkswagen GTI VR6Review
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Quick As — brought this when i turned 30 to make me feel better and it did until i get the garage bills

Pros: speed, handling

Cons: garage bills

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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 Damon

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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