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No Complaints; Love it
By Robert on
Vehicle1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 4dr Hatchback
ReviewI bought this baby new in '96, have 105,000 miles on it. No major, unexpected repairs, except mufflers (3 times); and the usual tune-ups, tires. The paint still looks great, I waxed yearly for first few years. It's built solidly, the interior is spartan but very functional (ingenious use of texturized plastics). It has never had a squeak or rattle, and still looks great in and out. I'll drive it until it dies, which might be a long time - as I see other reviews with much more than 100,000 miles. This is an uncomplicated, reliable - (Knock on Wood) - fun to drive, solid car, and I love it.
Best FeaturesGreat four-speed automatic transmission. Revs stay low at highway speeds. Great road manners. Highway driving is solid, steady. Premium sound system is great, 8 speakers. Great steering.
Worst FeaturesNone really, this is not a BMW M3 after all. I've gotten what I paid for and I can deal with it's very short list of limitations. It would have been nice to have rear headrests.
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