Well I must say I only owned this car for a few months and I enjoy it a lot especially that I'm only 20 years old. Its pretty much for Young guys who enjoy whipping it hard shifting gears blasting down the freeway. The engine of the vr6 is not only a strong engine but a engine that sounds like a g35 on those lines, quite unique and impressive for a stock car with no modifications on the engine.
the favorite features on MY GTI VR6 would be the bilstein suspension, neuspeed springs for an amazing fast turns that hold you to the ground incredibly.
Well I will admit to problems with Volkswagen. My head gasket is gone so unfortunately I can't drive my car. I will change my engine for a new vr6 24v by spring time, but until then ill realize on how many other great cars I couldve bought that are reliable. But my golf gti vr6 still gives me chills.
My VR6 172 HP 2-door has been a load of fun. The torquey 6 cylinder moves the car at low rpm easily and without the need to rev (Japanese) the motor but still tops-out @ 130 mph. Highway driving is FUN. I have been the original owner of my GTI. Maintenance costs have been about $3000 over the 198,000 miles I've driven the car. Items replaced: (2) wheel bearings $300 ea., (1set) shocks $200 I replaced, (2) water pumps $350 ea., (2) sets of breaks $150 ea. I replaced (easy job), (1) muffler $375 I replaced, (1) fuel pump $180 I replaced (super easy job), (3) emission devices $275 I replaced, and a variety of other small items $300. Bottom line, I would buy another VW GTI VR6.
Driving pleasure, roominess, ergonomics, cost of operation, over-all reliability, low profile appearance (stealthiness to cops).
I bought this car real cheep for $2800.00 It needs some work done to it. i guess its a common thing for VW to lose the function of their Window Motor, I had this problem. The engine is super strong and very fast. It get great gas milage for the power it has. One reason why i picked the GTI is becasue I mountain bike and if you fold down the rear seats you can easilly fit 2 mountian bikes in the rear. There is Plenty of room in this car. and comes with a MPG gauge as well as a outside Temp. and many other fetures. thanks JAKE
I bought this car with 98000 miles
onit.It now has over 165000 on it has
only broken down once.I drive the hell
out of this car,some would say it
borders on abuse,but it just keeps
kicking ass.It doesn't take a lot of
money to turn this quick car into a
downright fast car.Reliable,fast and
fun..what more could you ask for in a
Enough power equip to comfort you,not
spoil you(the more toys,more weight)
excellent build quality,unbeatable
Where the hells the glovebox in my '95?
They actually already took care of this
gripe.stiffen the handling a little and
ask Honda how they get the shift
linkage so silky.