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1998 Volkswagen GTI BaseReview
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Was Great Now Its "caca" Or Is It "ka Ka' — Bought it in 2000 with 14000 miles at 90,000 tranny went!! went to European motors in Los Angeles and it lasted exactly the 12,000 miles warranty yes the 2nd tranny went out as well, RIGHT!!! I have been driving a stick for almost 30 years so what can i say to this,. The first time i went to the dealer and they offered me $2500.00 as a trade in on a new one, I laughed. Never again will i buy this German car made in Mexico, What a freaking JOKE. Buy all the extended warranties you can!!!

Owner for 7 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:14,000

Pros: NONE

Cons: ALL

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1998 Volkswagen GTI VR6Review
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Teutonic Wonder! — I owned this car for a while after first getting my license. Even with the standard 12V 2.8L V6 the performance was impressive, but after adding some Neuspeed Components, including a 8PSI Supercharger, the performance went to sports car territory. This was probably my most favorite car of all time. I would LOVE to have another one today!

Pros: Fast, reliable, teutonic build quality and ride

Cons: None!

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1998 Volkswagen GTIReview
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Fastish, Cheap To Run And Reliable. — As a standard Golf GTi, it handles like shxt and too heavy for the stock 150BHP engine. Since I had it I've changed the whole suspension system to a coilover kit, chipped it to 200 bhp and with a sport cat conversion. Now the car handles like a dream which you can feel when it starts to slide and can be easily corrected instead of ending in a ditch. Also with the Sport Cat (+10 bhp) & 200 bhp Revo Chip it can now pull this heavy lump with great respond time. All in all, I'm still keeping it until I'm totally bored of it and it's still in my good books.

Pros: Handling and fairly cheap to run compare to what's been done to it.

Cons: No traction control on this particular year of make.  Some say it’s a bad thing but I see it as a good thing, as it feels raw!

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The Best Little Red Devil Speedster I Ever Had. — i love this car since they first came out, i could not afford it then so when i got a little older i was able to purchase it. i taught myself to drive manual, and loved it ever since.

Owner for 1 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:14,000

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1998 Volkswagen GTI VR6Review
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I Love This Car, Couldnt Of Had A Better First Car. — This is my First car and its perfect for me. I recommend this car to almost anyone who is looking for a fun and practical first car. Or if you looking for a fun every day driver, that gets mpg. But if you really like this car and the way it handles but you want a little more luxury I would recommend you to purchase a Mk4 gti Vr6.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great car to learn how to drive a manual in.

Cons: The interior could of had more luxurious features.

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Wolf In Sheeps Clothing — what a classic.build quality well before its time.wiked on performance without all the bumf.easy to repair no special tools or computer "£80 to plug in then tell you a load of bull that is required when new plugs will fix it.superb on motorway at 100mph,fast accelerating round town.good fun to drive

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: quality and performance

Cons: had to let my old friend go to a good home,needed a newer replacement,golf gti,got a beauty 1.8 20valve turbo in black,one owner from new,wicked!!!!!!!

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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

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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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