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2003 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9 TDIReview
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Another Great Golf Mk Iv — Compfy and sporty to drive, precise yet forgiving. Powerfull and economical. Plenty of space for all what you want to put in your car.

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Simply Amazing. — The vw is a 2.0 which is somewhat sluggish, but it makes up for it in handling and comfort.

Pros: Great handling, comfort, reliability, and fun

Cons: Slow

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2003 Volkswagen GolfReview
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Germans Know How To Make 'em Cars — Overall quality feel impressed, especially interior (imho better than latest golf), felt nimble and secure. Not as sharp as eg. Focus, but very enthusiastic ride

Pros: Nice ride, quality stuff

Cons: Chassis not the ultimate driver's choice, GTI much sharper

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The Car Enthusiast's Choice, Albeit Bieder Appearance. — Nice ride, a bit soft, GTI much sexier, but sacrifices ride quality.

Pros: Gorgeous interior, overall drive quality

Cons: Girlie looks

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2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9 TDIReview
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1000 Km Per Tank — Can get 1000KM / tank if you know how to fill the tank. There is a small vent releace in the tank that must be presed when filling. No were will you find info about that vent in any owners manuel.

Pros: I run on used french fry oil in the summer

Cons: cost of repairs is kinda high

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2003 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9 TDIReview
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Perfect Combination Of Performance And Fuel Efficiency... — I loved this car, in fact I loved it so much I had hard time letting it go even though I was trading it for a Mercedes. Diesel engines are my weakness. The TDI engines sold in Canada and USA between '99 and '04 were only 90HP, but after installing larger and optimized BOSIO injectors and later an Upsolute performance chip, the car became a little "rocket" at least when we're talking about Diesel vehicles. The power went up to 145HP, my 0-60mph time was around 8.2sec. At the same time this amazing engine maintained 5.5L to 6.5L/100km fuel consumption. Now on the other hand quality and reliability is not VW's strong point, I would love it if Honda brings any of their great diesel models in North America, I'd be first on the line...

Pros: Great engine, great performance with a little help from after-market manufacturers. VW feel all over when you drive it... Great looking car with large cargo capacity when rear seats are down. My whole family loved it.

Cons: Not the most reliable car on the market, actually it's not at all what one would expect from German engineers,... or may be the car was designed well, but not built so well. Engine light comes on often, I constantly had to replace struts, bushings, strut mounts, even front wheel bearings had to be replaced with less than 100K km on the car. Differential gave out at 93K km and luckily was covered under warranty, so VW replaced the whole transmission. I don't remember any problems with VWs when they were built in Germany...

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2003 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9 TDIReview
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A Brute In Performance And A Fairy On Fuel! — A car that has everything with really exceptional fuel economy without killing yourself in performance at times...

Pros: The looks, feel and build of the car...

Cons: Not much...if anything!

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2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9 TDIReview
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Review — Even though it's a three door compact car, the Golf V amazed me with its superb stability, handling and cornering. Corners I could barely do at 50kph with really good cars (406, Daewoo Leganza, 206 and 306 sedan etc.) I could skim at 120kph easily. At first it's a bit scary seeing how the car gives you no sense at all of what is going on outside, but once you push it you get to see how far the limit is. My Canadian model was moderately equipped (air conditioning, although it never worked, power steering, ABS, ESP, daylight running lights, alloys, but no electric window lifts, no fog lamps and no sunroof. The car's only drawback is its fifth gear (I wonder why they put it in there at all - just so that they don't produce a 4 gear car? Pffft). In fourth, you can play at 180 all you want, and the car won't even go over the red line, ie. you're slightly over 4000rpm when you hit 160 at fourth, and 180 will be slightly around 4600. The Engine has pulled 6500rpm at fourth to reach way over 180.

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2003 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9 TDIReview
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Average — Its a diesel which means fuel efficiency! which means money saved. Its got some torque! and amazing to driving on the motorway

Pros: Looks, reliablity

Cons: Diesel, average interior

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2003 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9 TDIReview
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Have Mine 3 Months And I Love It! — 2003 mark 4 130 bhp gt tdi quick little car, gorgeous in black, hold their value, excellent on diesel, parts can be expensive!very scary in the bends if you take them fast, turbos are a bit iffy but other than that the car is great!!!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: fuel economy, fast and very cheap to make them faster!

Cons: turbos turbos turbos...............

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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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