2004 Volkswagen GTI User Reviews

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    Displaying 11 - 18 of 18 2004 Volkswagen GTI reviews.

    2004 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T Review
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    04 Gti — Performance - For the price, this car is hard to best... lots of power. Build Quality - the interior is excellent, the seats are firm and fit like a glove. Apperance - Not the best looking car on the road, but it gets the job done. Cost of Ownership - Average gas mileage, and fairly reliable. Fun Factor - Extremely fun car to drive, the turbo gives it a nice boost.

    Pros: Turbo Torque

    Cons: none yet

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    2004 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T Review
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    Blah Blah Blah — I love my GTI, its fast sporty and gets pretty decent mileage. I would buy another one in a second, just not from a dealer, cause the stealership, is just that....VW dealers are crooks. I actually would like the new w12 gti with 650BHP, is that sick or what?

    Pros: quick

    Cons: can't fit my golf clubs in the hatch

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    2004 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T Review
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    Great Car — Great performance and fuel economy at a great price. Surprisingly well mannered in all conditions including snow. Drives well in the Alaskan snow and bitter cold. Has never left me stranded and nearly zero maintenance costs over the last four years. Recommend VW's to anyone.

    Pros: Sexy in a quirky way

    Cons: It's front wheel drive, no stock turbo gauge.

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    2004 Volkswagen GTI VR6 Review
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    Loves Me Some 24-valve Vr6! — Neat little pocket-rocket all growed up! :)

    Pros: Fast, nimble & can park it anywhere.

    Cons: Not the most comfortable car around...

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    2004 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T Review
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    Absolutely One Of The Best Volkswagen Models Built. — The VW GTI 1.8T is the turbo (non-diesel) model of the VW Golf, and the turbo does a lot for it. Not only does it make this car have a lot of pick up and great acceleration for such a small little thing, but the sound of that turbo winding up when you accelerating is exhilarating. By far one of the best Volkwagen vehicles made.

    Pros: Great pickup, Good gas mileage, Handling is perfect, braking is superb

    Cons: Size, Ride on the gas too much and that turbo will eat your mileage.

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    2004 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T Review
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    Cheap But Fun, Save Gas — I got it tuned to APR Stage I and gave it a cold air intake. Performance wise, I would say this car is average or a little above average with ECU tuned. The little turbo makes it a little exciting to drive, turbo sounds awesome with the cold air intake. Driving the car feels quick, but actually not that quick. Handling wise, this car has tremendous body roll and a little understeering. In my opinion, a rear sway bar is a must for this car. This car is old, so the interior is kinda worn out. Trims and surfaces feels cheap, interior always make noises, I won't say it's a pleasant atmosphere inside the car. I bought this car to save gas, and it's giving me pretty good mpg with 25 really bad city in miami and 30 highway. Overall, an okay car for me. I am happy about the mpg, and the turbo make it fun to drive when you need some power. Best of all, it's cheap and easy to mod and maintain.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: turbo, gas mileage, easy to cheap to mod, easy and cheap to maintain

    Cons: Body roll, interior noise, cheap interior, appearance

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    2004 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T Review
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    Awesomeness. — Awesomeness. One word to describe this amazing drive. From the solid, down to earth steering... To the twitchy, tight suspension. From the growl of the turboback exhaust, to the whistle of the forge diverter valve. No Honda can compare to the fun level. No Toyota can compare to the reliability. No import can match the build quality of this car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Quick. Loud. Fun.

    Cons: Not enough time to drive it in a lifetime.

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    2004 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T Review
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    Fast — 5 Speed A/T Sucks! Dealer refuse A/T Fluid replacement because said not needed on MK4 then Valve Body went wrong at 110,000 miles. VW A/T Fluid freak'n expensive! So many things often go bad even do proper routine maintenance.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Curiousity

    Cons: Break down easy

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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

    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 damonrlloyd

    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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