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1998 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 2-Door FWDReview
Raul writes:
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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 Golf GTI VR6 2-Door FWDReview
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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 Golf GTI VR6 2-Door FWDReview
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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 Golf GTI 2.0L 2-Door FWDReview
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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 Golf GTI VR6 2-Door FWDReview
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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 Golf GTI VR6 2-Door FWDReview
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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 Golf GTI VR6 2-Door FWDReview
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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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1998 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 2-Door FWDReview
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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 Golf GTI 2.0L 2-Door FWDReview
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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 Golf GTI VR6 2-Door FWDReview
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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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