• (5.0) 2 reviews
  • MSRP: $5,051$9,947
  • Body Style: Hatchback
  • Combined MPG: 24-27
  • Engine: 115-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2000 Volkswagen GTI

Our Take on the 2000 Volkswagen GTI

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 unless it recognizes an ignition key with the proper electronic code.Both the Golf and the GTI models use... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

My pumpkin remained a chariot long past midnight. It was the 2000 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS 1.8T, a bubble-backed hatchback with glowing "tropic orange" paint. Its color was so ugly, I was tempted to leave the car parked all week long. It was a spiked-hair, industrial rock automobile. I'm a curly-haired baby boomer who loves Gladys Knight. Resolution came via curiosity. Even when ... Read full review for the 2000 Volkswagen GTI

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Little rocket

by Sargeface! from Montreal on May 3, 2010

With a few relatively cheap modifications, attaining 200+ hp is easy. Quick acceleration and great handling make this car a blast to drive. Bought it used, but I knew the car was pampered. I've had to... Read Full Review

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There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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