2000 Volkswagen Golf Consumer Review: Good, Affordable Pocket Rocket

2000 Volkswagen Golf - Consumer Review

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GLS 1.8T 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4-cyl. Turbo 5-speed Manual)

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Good, Affordable Pocket Rocket
By Mauricio Gomez Weiss on


2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.8T Turbo 4dr Hatchback


I purchase my 1.8 turbo in June, until now I had to change the gasket (vw dealers in Canada kind of expensive),excellent power, handles incredibly, good acceleration. Downside part as all the comments,plastic glove box and central arm rest cover breaks easily and are expensive to replace unless you get used ones, rubbery cover on the armrest front door drivers side peels like when you are sunburned. Fuel consumption around 9.1 lt/100km could be better. Cargo space amazing (fit a 40" Sony LCD and 2 passengers plus the driver all comfortable). It's an affordable car with good power and decent fuel consumption (could be better though)

Best Features

Dashboard blue lights, handling, acceleration and looks, moonroof, heated mirrors, seat comfort, cargo space

Worst Features

Better quality in the plastics, front cup holders location blocks the radio controls
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