According to Aol Autos, the Volkswagen Golf is a stylish and practical hatchback that provides European-level compact car handling and amenities in a safe and affordable package.
The Golf is available in either two-door or four-door bodystyles, and the trim levels include a GL on the two-door and GL or GLS on the four-door. Two different engines can be had, a 115-hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder gas engine, or a 100-hp 1.9-liter four-cylinder TDI diesel engine (four-door only). A five-speed manual is standard, the gas engine offers an optional four-speed automatic, and the TDI can be optioned with a five-speed automatic with Tiptronic. For 2004, the Golf receives three new paint colors, aero windshield wipers, new engine cover designs, and the new TDI-PD engine with a 10-hp improvement over the previous TDI engine.
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