Volkswagen Golf

1996 Volkswagen Golf

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  • (4.8) 4 reviews
  • MSRP: $4,995$4,995
  • Body Style: Hatchback
  • Combined MPG: 22-44
  • Engine: 115-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1996 Volkswagen Golf

1996 Volkswagen Golf Reviews Expert Reviews

If you liked the Bee Gees, disco and polyester pantsuits, you may feel right at home in the 1996 Volkswagen Golf GL. Its hatchback styling is reminiscent of the '70s, plus it doesn't skimp on that macho German driving experience. It's a noticeable change from all the rounded, generic Japanese subcompacts and their domestic clones and competitors. But be prepared to pay a pre... Read full review for the 1996 Volkswagen Golf

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Wonderful car. Very fast, reliable

by Moby from Dayton, ohio on November 29, 2012

Absolutely the best car that I've owned. Take it for a drive and you would never know that it was a 1996. Great gas mileage, and would be a great car for a commuter. Over all a great car, and I would ... Read Full Review

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1996 Volkswagen Golf Safety Ratings

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