1992 Volkswagen Golf GTi 1.8 petrol from UK and Ireland
The hottest of the hot hatchbacks
Centralised door locking malfunctioned at 58,000 miles.
Tyres needed replacing at 64,000 miles and again at 89,000 miles.
Tailgate catch broke at 72,000 miles.
Rear brake light failed at 79,000 miles.
Engine started to leak oil at 84,000 miles.
Despite the five mentioned problems, the Golf GTI withstood its high mileage very well and gave excellent reliability.
Engine performance and handling were both brilliant.
Comfort and space were also good.
Fuel bills were a bit on the high side.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 25th May, 2006