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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33 Reviews from Epinions.com
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!
You can't beat the value for price, comfort, ride, and performance. The TDI engine speaks for itself. Test drive one and you'll be amazed at its torque and mileage. Read More at Epinions.com
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
I've enjoyed driving it for the past 4 years. It's been very dependable. I'm sorry VW has done away with the Turbo; it was the perfect car: economy and power. Read More at Epinions.com
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
If you are looking for a good small car, you can't beat the fuel efficiency, reliability and fun of the VW Golf. Will buy again in the future. Read More at Epinions.com
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.
A superb car in its class. Extras required. Read More at Epinions.com
Aug 29, 2003
I'm living the dream!
Pros: Handling, acceleration, interior, comfort, space
Cons: Linty seats, my old car still haunting me...
This is not a BMW. It's not designed as a BMW. But it's the absolute best fuel-efficient hatchback you'll find. Read More at Epinions.com
Sep 18, 2005
2001 VW Golf
Pros: Solid, decent gas mileage, fun to drive
Cons: No complaints worth mentioning here
There is nothing bad to say about this car. I love it. Read More at Epinions.com
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...
A quality small car with an exceptional warranty and many features. Definitely worth the extra money over a Saturn or a Honda. Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 28, 2001
2001 VW GOLF: the mastery of the hatchback model
Pros: side airbags, great sound system
Cons: trunk width is very small
The golf is a great value in features, performance, and safety. It should be considered by anyone looking for a hatchback. Read More at Epinions.com
Feb 19, 2001
Great Design Features With Dual Side Air Bags
Pros: Exterior and power; Excellent engineering
Cons: A bit expensive
It all comes to your and your loved ones' safety on the road. Nothing in its category can beat the package. Read More at Epinions.com
Feb 11, 2001
The Logical Choice
Pros: No car in it's class has the safety and quality.
Cons: Somewhat expensive, but who wants to compromise on safety?
Compare it to other cars under $18000. You'll prove to yourself that there is no comparison. Read More at Epinions.com