The 1996 Volkswagen Golf is offered in the following submodels: Hatchback, Diesel. Available styles include GL 4dr Hatchback, and TDi 4dr Hatchback. Golf models are available with a 2.0 l-liter gas engine or a 1.9 l-liter diesel engine, with output up to 115 hp, depending on engine type. The 1996 Golf comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 5-speed manual. The 1996 Golf comes with a basic warranty, a roadside warranty, and a powertrain warranty.
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Review I bought this car earlier this year, and I drive it extremely hard. I've had no problems with it as far as repairs and such, which for me is unusual. The car has a decent top speed, although the acceleration is really bad. Its handling is pretty good for FWD. It's good on gas, looks good, is very sturdy, and is a well made automobile for sure.
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