Golf GL

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MSRP
GL 4dr Hatchback $13,470
JAZZ 4dr Hatchback $14,270
TREK 4dr Hatchback $14,350
GTI 2dr Hatchback $16,320
GTI-VR6 2dr Hatchback $19,710
GTI-VR6 Driver's Edition 2dr Hatchback $20,070

1997 Volkswagen

1997 Volkswagen Golf
Showing the GL
$1,364-$3,204 AVAILABLE PRICE RANGE

Overview

Seats 5
Door Count 4
Engine 115-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Transmission 5-speed manual w/OD
Drivetrain FWD
Combined MPG 27
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 24 mo/24,000 mi

Colors

Exterior (7)
Aluminum Silver Metallic
Candy White
Memory Red Metallic
Pearl Classic Green Metallic
Suede Silver Metallic
Tornado Red
Windsor Blue Metallic
Interior (6)
Anthracite
Beige
Biber Beige
Black
Black/Gray
Black/Multi

Specifications

S
STANDARD
O
OPTIONAL
115-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
5-speed manual w/OD
4-speed automatic w/OD
Engine 2.0L I-4 SOHC 115hp
Engine torque 122 lb.-ft. @ 3,200RPM
Transmission electronic control O
5 speed manual transmission S
Engine horsepower 115-hp @ 5,400RPM
Automatic transmission 4 speed
Engine bore x stroke 3.25" x 3.65"
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Sequential multi-point fuel injection S
Fuel tank capacity 15 gal.
Manual transmission 5 speed
Fuel economy city 24 mpg
# of valves 8
Engine oil cooler S
4 speed automatic transmission O
Engine liters 2.0
Cylinder configuration I-4
Overdrive S
Transmission lock-up torque converter O
Axle ratio 3.67
Fuel economy highway 31 mpg
Front seatbelt pretensioners S
Front disc/rear drum brakes S
Rear child safety locks S
ABS O
2-way head restraints driver and passenger
Locking fuel flap included with power door locks S
Adjustable front head restraints S
Daytime running lights S
Security system S
Height adjustable front seatbelts S
ABS brakes O
Immobilizer S
Power door locks S
Dual front impact airbags S
Wheelbase 97.4"
Front legroom 42.3"
Cruising RPM 1
Front headroom 39.2"
Maximum interior cargo volume 53.0 cu.ft.
Front hiproom 53.2"
Rear hiproom 52.3"
Engine horsepower 115hp @ 5,400RPM
Engine bore x stroke 82.5mm x 92.8mm (3.25" x 3.65")
Passenger volume 87.6 cu.ft.
Interior cargo volume 16.9 cu.ft.
Front tread 57.5"
Front shoulder room 53.8"
Rear headroom 37.4"
Engine torque 122 lb.-ft. @ 3,200RPM
Exterior body width 66.7"
Drag coefficient .32
Turning radius 16.4'
Rear shoulder room 52.8"
Rear legroom 31.5"
Curb weight 2,540 lbs.
Engine displacement 121 cu.in.
Exterior length 160.4"
Exterior height 56.2"
Rear tread 57.0"
Interior cargo volume seats folded 53.0 cu.ft.
Rack and pinion steering S
Front anti-roll bar S
Front tires 195/60HR14.0
Rear tires 195/60HR14.0
Power steering S
Four wheel independent suspension S
Roof rack O
Number of doors 4
Power door mirrors O
Rear cargo liftgate
Spoiler S
Bodyside moldings S
Manual folding door mirrors S
Body-colored bumpers S
Grille body-colored
Heated door mirrors O
Passenger vanity mirror S
Underseat ducts S
Front cupholder S
Driver's footrest S
Seatback storage pockets S
Passenger door bin S
Driver door bin S
12V DC power outlet 1
Power sunroof O
Locking glove box S
Driver vanity mirror S
Air conditioning O
Sliding and tilting sunroof O
Rear door bins S
Covered floor storage S
Glass sunroof O
Sunroof sunshade O
Day-night rearview mirror S
Rear cupholder S
Full floor console S
Passenger vanity mirror S
Seatback storage pockets S
Passenger manual folding mirror S
12V DC power outlet 1
Power glass tilting and sliding sunroof O
Driver vanity mirror S
Driver manual folding mirror S
Rear cupholders S
Air conditioning O
Rear door bins S
Manual sunshade O
Front cupholders S
Full floor console S
Passenger fore/aft adjustment S
Premium cloth upholstery O
Reclining passenger seat S
Cargo space floor carpet
Max seating capacity 5
Cargo cover S
Front seats bucket
Full headliner S
Height adjustable driver seat S
Cloth door panel trim S
Cloth upholstery S
Front bucket seats S
Floor mats O
Number of driver seat adjustments 6
Max. seating capacity of 5 S
Split folding rear seat S
Driver fore/aft adjustment S
Number of passenger seat adjustments 4
Rear bench seat S
Reclining driver seat S
Heated front seats O
Carpeted cargo space S
Full carpet floor covering S
Primary monitor touchscreen S
AM/FM radio O
Premium audio system O
Radio O
Speakers 8
Multi-disc CD changer O
8 speakers S
Seek-scan O
Cassette O
Audio theft deterrent O
6-disc CD changer O
CD player O
Battery warning S
Lights on warning S
Center high mounted stop light S
Front reading lights O
Front fog lights O
Water temp gauge S
Key warning S
Tinted windows S
Rear window wiper S
Trip odometer S
Aero-composite headlamps S
Rear window defroster S
Tachometer S
Light tinted windows S
Oil pressure warning S
Heated front windshield wiper jets O
Maintenance warranty (months/miles) 24/24,000
Corrosion perforation warranty (months/miles) 72/ unlimited
Basic warranty (months/miles) 24/24,000
Major components warranty (months/miles) 120/100,000
Accessories warranty (months/miles) 96/80,000
Roadside assistance warranty (months/miles) 24 / unlimited

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