1998 Volkswagen GTI Consumer Review: Think twice before getting suc
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1998 Volkswagen GTI - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

19 Total Reviews

VR6 2dr Hatchback (2.8L V6 5-speed Manual)

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Think twice before getting sucked in!
By Beefy-T on

Vehicle

1998 Volkswagen GTI VR6 2dr Hatchback

Review

I purchased a GTI in 99' and it gave me nothing but problems. The car is fun to drive(needs stiffer suspension) and does have many features not available on similar priced cars; however, reliability is horrible and the cost of maintenance will make you want to kill yourself! The majority of the car is made in Brazil not Germany (shoddy workmanship)and the engine is expensive to maintain ($400+ for a tune-up and $40+ for an oil change). I spent over $6000 in two years, thank god for the extended warranty. (there's a reason Volks extended their warranty)

Best Features

Powerful engine Loads of features Stereo is excellent (Monsoon Package)

Worst Features

Expensive to maintain, needs stiffer suspension, serious reliability issues, poor workmanship.
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