by Seth Walsh on Apr 29, 2010 Vehicle: 1991 Volkswagen Golf
I bought the car new and have owned it for 19 years now. Besides servicing the brakes, belts once, muffler three times everything else still holds up. Commute three times a week, drive for pleasure occasionally. Buying this car was money well spent.
by tango cat 223 on Sep 21, 2004 Vehicle: 1991 Volkswagen Golf
We bought this car used last year for
our newly-driving daughter. Although 12
years old, this car had low mileage and
no body rust (great news when you live
near the salt water of the Atlantic
Ocean). After a year of hard-driving
fun, the whole family loves to tool
around in this indestructable machine.
If you come across one, consider
yourself lucky and drop the $500 to
experience one of your own!
I think it's all very simple. Honda puts slightly smaller displacement engines in their cars because they 're more fuel efficient and the Civics are much lighter than a Golf, in the neighborhood of 4...
Besides, I know from personal experience that with proper maintenance, VW powertrains will hold up much longer than Hyundais. Case in point, back in 1992, I was driving a 1987 VW Golf (that I purcha...