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Clean Lines Inside and Out
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By Justin
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2003 Volkswagen GTI VR6 2dr Hatchback (2.8L 6cyl 6M)


Review

I just bought my GTI two months ago. This is my first VW. The GTI is a pretty fun car to drive, it accelerates and shifts very smoothly. I love the design of the car's interior and the exterior. The lines are very clean and simple. It is a little too heavy and its handling is a bit iffy. It's not as fast as I thought it was going to be. It has a bad placement for the cup holder.


Best Features

I love the climate control.


Worst Features

It needs a stronger motor or to shed some weight.


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Volkswagen GTI 20th Anniversary Edition
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By c67302
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2003 Volkswagen GTI 20th Anniversary Edition 2dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6M)


Review

The 20th Anniversary GTI is a pleasure to drive on long trips. The seats are very adjustable. I don't get tired of driving it on short trips either. The only thing I wished it had is a center arm rest. The performance is fantastic in every way. It handles like it's on rails. It can easily out accelerate most cars on the road today. All this, and it still gets 30 mpg on the highway.


Best Features

The engine and 6 speed transmision work very well together. You would be hard pressed to find a nice match like this elsewhere.


Worst Features

Like I said earlier, the only thing that is missing is a center arm rest. I found that people have installed an arm rest from a different model. It still looks stock with these pieces installed also.


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Fun All Around Car
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By yellowrabbit
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2003 Volkswagen GTI 20th Anniversary Edition 2dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6M)


Review

The 2003 Volkswagen GTI is a great little car. I've had it for two years now and I still love it. The power is amazing for such a small car and the attention it draws is great.


Best Features

I like the appearance, power, and speed.


Worst Features

Impvove the drivability in the snow.


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Fun Volkswagen
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By ellis
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2003 Volkswagen GTI 20th Anniversary Edition 2dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6M)


Review

My 2003 Volkswagen GTI is very fun to drive. I enjoy the vehicle very much. It handles great. I love the 6-speed transmission.


Best Features

Body style


Worst Features

A little more power.


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2003 Volkswagen GTI
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By TMullen
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2003 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T 2dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


Review

The 2003 Volkswagen GTI is a very quick, very peppy car. It is absolutly a blast to drive and also a very reliable car. After I'm done with this one, I plan on buying another.


Best Features

The heated leather seats are a major plus in cold weather.


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