1999 Volkswagen Golf

Available Price Range Get Value Trims7 Combined MPG 22-45 Seats 5

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In all the excitement over the New Beetle, it's easy to overlook German automaker Volkswagen AG's other new offering, the redesigned 1999 Golf. Built in Mexico, the Golf is the latest incarnation of the company's long-lived, front-wheel-drive hatchback, which debuted in the mid-1970s. We drove a Golf GLS TDI, which is shorthand for saying it's an upscale version with a turbo... Read Full Review

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7 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

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. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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