(4.7) 6 reviews
MSRP: $2,535$4,247
Body Style: Hatchback
Combined MPG: 22-27
Engine: 115-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1998 Volkswagen Golf


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One of the best cars I've had.

by ProjectFastVW from Norfolk, VA :( on July 28, 2008

I have a Tornado Red GTI VR6, I absolutely love this car. Not only is it a fairly quick car, but the door panels, hood, grill, headlights, and pretty much everything else is interchangeable with other... Read Full Review

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When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

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