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If you like your VW service department... by Horribly Disappointed from NH on 05/09/2005. Trim: 1999 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0, Owned 6 years.
Pros: Love the looks-comfortable interior-decent mileage
Cons: Very tempermental car! At one point, I was convinced that it needed exorcising after changing the headlights and break lights twice in one month (this is an ongoing problem that is addressed every couple of months-in fact I am due for a trip to NAPA.) Check engine light comes on for no apparent reason. I have invested atleast $1000 for every year I have owned it on various repairs-too numerous to account for at this point.
Overall review: I will never ever ever buy another VW or even toy with the idea of purchasing an AUDI.
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worst car I have ever owned by An MSN Autos Consumer on 05/05/2004. Trim: 1999 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0, Owned 5 years.
Pros: Great look. Very comfortable, and fun to drive.
Cons: Horrible reliability. Expensive parts. unpleasant dealer and repair experiences Car has to be fixed every month, from electrical problems,to A/C compressor blowing out, rear window shattered while using defroster. Car almost caught fire because of unblown fuse.
Overall review: Except for the look and the fun to drive, I can't find any reason to buy this vehicle. For me it's been a money pit and a maintenance nightmare. I will never buy a VW again.
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silver bullet by silver bullet on 07/21/2002. Trim: 1999 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0, Owned 4 years.
Pros: Responsive, small and easy to maneuver and park. Great for around town.
Cons: Curved seat molding wears down. Cup holders are totally in the wrong place - you cannot put a decent size paper cup in them.
Overall review: Good little around town vehicle
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Good Investment by An MSN Autos Consumer on 07/27/2004. Trim: 1999 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI, Owned 1 year.
Pros: Fuel economy, strong torque, smooth automatic (4-speed), Above average sound system, smooth and quiet operation for size class. Very strong car that is ageing well.
Cons: Paint is beginning to bubble under front wheel well - could be from damage caused by previous owner, or a defect... I'm thinking damage. Acceleration from 60-100kph is less then stellar, as well as 0-120kph sprints, but around town, and initial acceleration, as well as 110-150kph highway passing is fantastic for engine size. Squeaks, rattles, noises from car... Suspension tiring after 100K Kms.
Overall review: It's a fine automobile, but you need to want to own one to appreciate it... Don't buy it if you need to cross shop other cars and read JD power/Consumers reports, then it won't be the car for you... If you are interested in cars, and know a little about them, then this car will reward.
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Sweeetb Car by An MSN Autos Consumer on 06/13/2004. Trim: 1999 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0, Owned 2 years.
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Overall review: Nice car for its class but high maintenance
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