1995 Volkswagen Golf Consumer Review: Attractive disaster

1995 Volkswagen Golf Hatchback - Consumer Review

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Attractive disaster
By Ponoco on


1995 Volkswagen Golf GL 4dr Hatchback


I have more problems with my Golf than
I could have imagined. In five years,
the exhaust system has failed four
times, the distributor twice, the
radiator once, the wheel bearings
once, the starter once, a crankshaft
bearing seal twice in a month (and now
possibly a third time), and the
cylinder head coolant flange once.
The front wheels tend to become
misaligned very easily, wearing out
tires like it's a Viper at a drag
strip, and the rear wheels are out of
alignment but are apparently not
alignable. The tailgate rusted
quickly, ruining the rear wiper motor
and the plate lights, and the silly
strips on the doors keep falling off.
Fun to drive, though.

Best Features

The car has no glovebox. It's my favorite feature because it is an oddity, and I like oddities.

Worst Features

A different car.
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