1996 Volkswagen Golf Consumer Review: Bad Experience.
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1996 Volkswagen Golf Hatchback - Consumer Review

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Bad Experience.
By loppyshingers on

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1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 4dr Hatchback

Review

This is the first car I bought and, while it doesn't look bad from the outside, I have had an extensive list of mechanical problems with this piece of junk. In two years I have brought this thing to the shop for repair at least once every three months, with about an average bill of $80 per visit. Wheel bearings a few times a year, two water pumps, chronic bulb burn-outs, busted AC and cruise are too expensive to have fixed, airbag light is on, rapid rust corrosion, replaced trail arm bushing (almost killed us), NO GLOVE COMPARTMENT, 3 hour wheel alignment, chronic off-center steering, almost no heat in winter, broken window assembly, the list goes on... Good on fuel though.

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Good on fuel.

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