2000 Volkswagen Golf Consumer Review: Needs Improvements
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2000 Volkswagen Golf Hatchback - Consumer Review

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Needs Improvements
By Choisan on

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2000 Volkswagen Golf GL 2dr Hatchback

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This car was my first brand new car. Here is my grand list of bad behavior by my little golf; rear break pads and rotors replaced at 20k, radio replaced due to sticky buttons, mid console replacement due to damage during radio installation, rear break pads replaced again after another 15k miles! At 40k miles, water pump and timing belt went! Covered under warranty, but they also had to replace oxygen sensor and mass air flow sensor. Bottom line, the car is neat, but reliability sucks, VW service dept. sucks, and customer care folks suck too. So, I hope that my experience will help deter future suckers from buying a German engineering nightmare.

Favorite Features

Not much except the deceptive stylish look of the car and handling that only last until the next mechanical breakdown.

Suggested Improvements

Improved reliability of the car that includes extended warranty.
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