2003 Volkswagen Golf User Reviews

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Users ranked 2003 Volkswagen Golf against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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    2003 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9 TDI Review
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    55

    A Great, Reliable, Cost-efficient Daily Commuter. — I've got 221,000 miles on my TDI and it's running like it's got a quarter of the mileage on it. It's a great commuter and the gas mileage is what sells the car. It is a little under powered but for 45 mpg's the sacrifice is well worth it. This car saved me tons of money on gas and maintenance. I would definitely buy a VW Golf TDI diesel again.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Amazing MPG.

    Cons: Doesn't fit a family of 4 very well.

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    2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9 TDI Review
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    Fuel Sipper But Expensive To Maintain — This is an okay overall car. It can get up 750 miles on a single tank if you drive it right, but it has been expensive to maintain. The turbocharger stopped working and the price to repair it is so great that the car is essentially totalled. Great cargo space because it is a hatch with fold-down seats and a short wheel-base makes for easy parking in the city and a good turning radius.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great fuel economy

    Cons: Quite expensive to repair and not very quick

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    2003 Volkswagen Golf Review
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    The Perfect Young Adult Car — well off the line this baby is quite quick, braking is not to bad either. Well being a Golf, the clutch has been replaced only once. the exterior is eqipped with velociti rims, red line through the body and has tinted windows. Ofcourse this cars fun to drive... not only is it quick, it has a good sound system in it as well

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

    Pros: everything

    Cons: its a 1.4i only

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    4motion Is 4u — Stunning machine looks plain and simple but can be a beast when ever required. excellent handing and performance. Good all round car thats fun to drive. Maintenance costs are not too bad. Although can be quite costly if something was to go wrong.

    Pros: performance and handling

    Cons: fuel costs if you have your foot down.

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    2003 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0 Review
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    Very Reliable Everyday Commuting And Family Vehicle With Excellent Gas Mileage. — Check and change the oil/filter on a regular basis and do all regular maintainence to ensure this vehicle (and any other) extends its lifetime for you and your family.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Lots of pickup (standard transmission) for a little car.  Great handling and fuel economy.  Very reliable and easy to maintain.

    Cons: Heated (passenger) seat seems to be a problem as it stopped working.  The FL (driver side) headlight requires replacement at an unusually higher than normal rate (very cheap and easy to replace).

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    2003 Volkswagen Golf Review
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    I'm In Love — Well what can i say part from this car is so good nippy economical lush just words can't describe it is expensive with insurance but the fuel economy and cheapish tax makes up 4 it comfy no squeaky noises and unpleasant rattles so woth the £4500 i payed 4 it cos well its a GOLF!!!!!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: its just sooooo good

    Cons: none

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    2003 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9 TDI Review
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    Golf — its a car! What else do you want me to say? its great on fuel and the girlfriend likes it, never broken down , owned it for 6 months , done 30k in it, 10x better than my old Golf 1.8gti, a million times better than my old focus and astra, I wont even mention how it compares to my old corsa lol

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Build quality

    Cons: nothing

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    2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9 TDI Review
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    Excellent Good All Round Performing Car — I chose the golf 1.9 tdi because I wanted a good solid, reliable and fuel efficient car, and I got every one of the listed. Its downside is the lack of style and mod cons in the inside. But to me, the other is what is most important and so I chose it and have never regretted buying this car, I will miss it the day I choose to trade it in, but I will probably go for the same car again.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Its sits on the road beautifully

    Cons: Interior finishings, mods cons

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    2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0 Review
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    The Amazing Red Golf — LB - Labybug, my Red Golf is amazing, she knows how to drive by herself! I always feel secure driving in any weather she is very soild on the road and gets good fuel mileage, city or highway driving there is not a lot of difference.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Everything

    Cons: Nothing

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    2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9 TDI Review
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    My Golf — I love it because its from a very reputable company. Its of a solid build, and is very reliable. It sits firmly on the road and has good control and manouverability and takes bends well. It has a good breaking too, though my model lacks electronic stabilising which is of high importance to me. It also has reasonable space for passengers and luggage.I love the 1.9 tdi engine in it with great performance and value. I love the look of my particular model, though I not so convinced of the newer model, they don't give that impression of sturdiness and stability which was one the main selling point for me.The interior of mine could have been better, i.e. more comfortable and high-tech.I find it enjoyable to drive and feel proud to be its owner. Perhaps if it had more add ons e.g. alloys, tail wing, and a high quality interior I would enjoy it even more. In its price range,I rank this car best, though a little over priced..

    Pros: Diesel, good performing and has a good feel factor

    Cons: The inside lacks more sofistication in electronics and decor

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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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