2000 Volkswagen Golf

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8 reviews
Available Price Range $1,259-$5,987 Trims5 Combined MPG 27-45 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2000 Volkswagen Golf

Our Take

The Golf and sporty GTI hatchbacks were redesigned during the 1999 model year, so this year's changes are minor. All models have a new theft-deterrent system that immobilizes the engine unles... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

If you're going to get a Volkswagen Golf with the nifty turbocharged engine, you'll be cheating yourself out of a lot of fun if you don't say no to the optional automatic transmission. This isn't the old knee-jerk, "Real men (and women) don't do slushboxes" thing you still see mindlessly chanted in car magazines. Over the last 10 years I've become more and more an ... Read Full Review

Consumer Reviews

3.5 out of 5

Based on 8 reviews

German engineering at a fraction of the cost

by Ellen from Hanover, NJ on November 30, 2011

Love it! It's tons of fun, has a nice amount of cargo room. Handles great compared to other cars of this class.

5 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 8 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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