(4.7) 7 reviews
MSRP: $2,442$6,854
Body Style: Hatchback
Combined MPG: 24-28
Engine: 150-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (premium)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD


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It could be said that, for a period when the 1970s bled into the 1980s, the engineers and designers and honchos at Volkswagen boxed themselves in. After the last German-built Beetle rolled off the assembly line in 1978, its rounded shape gave way to a sharper-edged rig that Volkswagen hoped could be the next "peoples' car." Unfortunately, the boxy Rabbit, plagued by valve sleeve problem... Read full review for the 2001 Volkswagen GTI

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by Mk4 from Northern VA on November 2, 2009

Does the 2001 1.8T only really have 150hp?? I find that hard to believe. My car takes off like a rocket. I have driven several sports cars and this is by far my favorite. It is very quick, handles gre... Read Full Review