(5.0) 5 reviews
MSRP: $1,454$10,106
Body Style: Hatchback
Combined MPG: 25-27
Engine: 180-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (premium)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2003 Volkswagen GTI


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Want a blast from the past? It's hard to believe it has been 20 years since Volkswagen first pulled the Rabbit GTI out of its hat. Back in 1983, there were no econo-hatchbacks that could burn up the road without burning too much unleaded. But what VW did was visionary, transforming its best-selling Rabbit into a hot hatchback, satisfying the needs of a nation in an oil crisis by crea... Read full review for the 2003 Volkswagen GTI

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Most fun You'll ever have in a car!

by Pugs from Chicago, il on May 12, 2011

I bought my GTI new and always did the routine maintenance. The coil went bad Around 40,000 miles VW replaced under warrantee. The drivers window came off the track but was easily fixed, a few other m... Read Full Review

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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.


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There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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