The 2001 Volkswagen Golf is available in five hatchback models: GL, GL TDI, GLS, GLS TDI, and GLS 1.8T. The GL TDI and GLS TDI are powered... Read More
The 2001 Volkswagen Golf is available in five hatchback models: GL, GL TDI, GLS, GLS TDI, and GLS 1.8T. The GL TDI and GLS TDI are powered by a 1.9L 90-hp turbocharged diesel engine. When equipped with the five-speed manual transmission and TDI diesel engine, the Golf achieves an efficient 42 mpg city and 49 mpg highway. A four-speed automatic transmission is optional on all models. Safety features include front and side air bags and four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes. Additional options include a Cold Weather Package, a Luxury Package, and a Monsoon sound system package. Volkswagen provides free regularly scheduled maintenance for the first 2 years/24,000 miles, and also offers a powertrain warranty for 10 years/100,000 miles. Minimize
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Product Review Summary
33 Reviews from Epinions.com
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Oct 29, 2002
2001 VW Golf GLS TDi - this diesel engine rocks!
Pros: Cool Euro styling, outstanding fuel mileage, well-built German car
Cons: no major complaints - I love this car!
Nov 15, 2000
vw Golf 2001: uberautodesign
Pros: Great handling, safety features and design
Cons: None Read More at Epinions.com
Dec 22, 2001
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.8 Turbo (4 Year)
Pros: Fun to drive, Great ride, Turbo really moves, Well built
Cons: Could not find car with all the options I wanted, Plastic parts breaking off
Nov 24, 2004
2001 Golf GLS TDi (fully loaded, 5 speed manual)
Pros: Fuel efficiency, size, style, Monsoon Sound System, cup holders (easy access), space
Cons: A bit noisier than most gas cars, but still much quieter than older diesels
Dec 14, 2003
4 Wheel Drive Turbo Diesel Golf - stunning!
Pros: Build quality, engine, four wheel drive, extras, power.
Cons: Some plastic facings, basic model lacks refinement.
Aug 29, 2003
I'm living the dream!
Pros: Handling, acceleration, interior, comfort, space
Cons: Linty seats, my old car still haunting me...
Sep 18, 2005
2001 VW Golf
Pros: Solid, decent gas mileage, fun to drive
Cons: No complaints worth mentioning here
Aug 22, 2001
The best compact hatchback on the market. Period.
Pros: Safety features, quality of construction, awesome warranty, great body design
Cons: Just a few nitpicky things...
Jun 28, 2001
2001 VW GOLF: the mastery of the hatchback model
Pros: side airbags, great sound system
Cons: trunk width is very small
Feb 19, 2001
Great Design Features With Dual Side Air Bags
Pros: Exterior and power; Excellent engineering
Cons: A bit expensive