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3 out of 5 3.0
Parkers overall rating: 3 out of 5 3.0
Volkswagen Golf Hatchback (84-92) - rated 3 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £4,967 - £17,261
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
View pre-2017 economy specs
Road tax cost £170 - £280


Solid VW quality, good performance from GTi


So very Eighties, not so very practical

Written by Parkers on

The Golf MK2 is a popular used car choice – and rightly so – with plenty of good cars still around. Its reliability and build quality have won many fans, while the performance of the GTis has allowed many to get sports car performance for family car prices. As such demand remains high.