New Volkswagen Golf Ratings

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Volkswagen Golf All Years
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    2004 Volkswagen Golf

    Pros: Trunk is huge, great pick up and very dependable.

    Cons: The cloth on seats is not as durable as the rest of the car.

    This is my 4th Golf in 25 years and I still love the car. It still looks brand new after 6 years and 69000 miles. Never have had any problems.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 5 years
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    2010 Volkswagen Golf

    Best Bang for Buck...Ever!!!

    Pros: Interior finish/seats

    Cons: No 6 speed manual tranny.

    What a deal this little road warrior is! With incentives I got this little tiger for $16.5 K. It's quick at low or high speeds. With 18' wheels it's a snake on sandpaper. Seats are fabulous and finish is absolutely first rate. I love it!!!

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    2003 Volkswagen Golf

    golf

    Pros: very spacious

    Cons: 4 door car

    great car. love it

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    2010 Volkswagen Golf

    Golf TDI Amazing!!!

    Pros: Turbo Diesel

    Cons: had to wait for it to come in

    My 2010 Golf TDI is amazing! Go-kart handling, plenty of pep, great seats and the mpg is out of this world. The interior is quite roomy for a compact car and the list of standard features is impressive.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    2010 Volkswagen Golf

    Fahrvegnugen

    Pros: Fun to drive

    Cons: Gas milage

    Like the German engineering. Has a lot of nice features, and enough engine, and suspension to be a little fun to drive. Nice and solid. Feels well made.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    2010 Volkswagen Golf - 2-Door (M5) 2dr

    Pros: The quality is fantastic for the price.

    Cons: Limited storage areas in the cabin

    Advice: Buy one now!

    I just bought the Golf 3 days ago, and haven't actually driven it much, so these are my first impressions. It's a blast! The engine is powerful and quiet (but not broken in yet, so I've been sort of easy on it), the handling is very good (new tires, not taking it to the limit yet), considering it's fairly soft suspension, with nice feedback from the steering wheel. It doesn't have any numbness common to assisted systems. The shifter is sweet. Considering that this is an $18,000 car (including destination charge) I am beyond impressed. I could go on and on about the great features- quick and really solid, fantastic Recaro style seats that hug me perfectly (adjustable lumbar support on both sides) with very nice fabric, the smooth quiet ride with very good handling, the feeling of complete stability at 100+ speeds. It's got the interior of a much more expensive vehicle. And personally I think the exterior is very attractive, while the hatch makes it really versatile. Try it, you'll like it. Good job VW!

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    2003 Volkswagen Golf - 2.0L (M5) 2dr

    Pros: the get up and go

    Cons: where the cup holders are

    Advice: don't ever sell it, if you don't have to...I have an injury and have to switch to automatic.

    Handles great. Good get up and go when you have to get into traffic. Handles any types of weather...except ice. Great gas, about 23 mpg (reg). Not a beauty to look at, but power, it has lots! I bought my husband the 2004 VW GLS...........He loves his car, and they finally got it right on where the cup holders should be...down next to the emergency brake. Yea! but they dont make an all wheel drive golf...damn! ENJOY THE GREAT RIDE FROM THIS GREAT CAR!