(4.2) 10 reviews
MSRP: $1,509$5,965
Body Style: Hatchback
Combined MPG: 27-45
Engine: 115-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2003 Volkswagen Golf


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Perfect Car for 16 year old's first car

by WillieVR6 from Columbus OH on January 2, 2012

Excellent first car for my 16 year old daughter. It's not to big and not to small in the 4 door model to get her and my son back and forth to school safely. Love the ergonomics of the car for the driv... Read Full Review

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