Used 1999 Volkswagen Golf Pricing


Consumer Rating
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1999 Volkswagen Golf

1999 Highlights

Volkswagen offers two generations of the Golf for sale in 1999. The third-generation Golf has been around since 1993, and it is a carryover for 1999. VW deletes the K2 model from the lineup and adds content to the upscale Wolfsburg, including cruise control, power windows (with one-touch operation) and heated power mirrors. Later in the model year, the company introduces a completely redesigned Golf with an improved version of the base inline four and an available turbodiesel four, which delivers up to 49 mpg on the highway. If you can hold out for a 2000 model, VW will offer a 150-hp 1.8-liter turbo for four-door hatchbacks.


Pros

  • Fun to drive, comfortable ride, hatchback utility, lots of standard features in fourth-generation Golf, generous 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty.

Cons

  • Some controls hard to decipher, CD player should be standard.

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Features & Specs

GL 4dr HatchbackGL 2dr Hatchback (midyear)Wolfsburg 4dr Hatchback
MPG242424
SeatingN/AN/AN/A
Transmission5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual
Fuelgasgasgas
Horsepower115 hp @ 5400 rpm115 hp @ 5200 rpm115 hp @ 5400 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    RolloverNot Rated
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    A
    Acceptable

Top Consumer Reviews

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Consumer Rating


1999 Volkswagen Golf
I love VW. The Golf / GTI are my favorite modelss. This 2.0L GL is decent at 115hp and zips me from place to place with great fuel economy. I bought it used from a dealership and got hosed by them. Within first week motor mount broke and they wouldn't pick up the bill. Oh well, after that it has been smooth sailing. I am very happy with this car's ride comfort and handling. I love to weave through traffic in my VW hatchbacks.
Nice Grocery Getter
We have had this car going on three years now and the problems seem to have leveled off. I have never seen a car with so many electrical failures and they keep happening, all of the power windows, power locks, brake light assemblies, window wipers selector switch just about any electrical assembly has failed in this car and when I tell VW about the problems they say "well it is 5 years old" I had a 16 year old accord with none of these problems. I have noticed now that people have similar problems with even the new ones. I have to say we are very disappointed and would not recommend buying one
A TRUE VOLKSWAGEN LOVER
You must be a true volkswagen lover to appreciate the smooth ride, great mileage, "too cool" exterior, and ample space this car provides! This was my 1st car and I still love it like as if I just brought it yesterday. It has never been in the shop for repairs! With the exception of a loose knob to adjust the passenger seat - my Golf is still delivering outstanding reliability and quality service.
Used 1999 Volkswagen Golf Overview

The Used 1999 Volkswagen Golf is offered in the following submodels: Diesel, Hatchback. Available styles include GL 4dr Hatchback, GL 2dr Hatchback (midyear), Wolfsburg 4dr Hatchback, GLS 4dr Hatchback (midyear), GL TDi 2dr Hatchback (midyear), and GLS TDi 4dr Hatchback (midyear). Pre-owned Volkswagen Golf models are available with a 2.0 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 115 hp, depending on engine type. The Used 1999 Volkswagen Golf comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 5-speed manual.

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