Other Volkswagen Golf (1997 - 2005) models:

Available new from: October 1997  -  June 1999

Volkswagen Golf Hatchback (97-04)

Performance

Power125 bhp
Top Speed125 mph
0-60 mph9.6 secs
Torque170 Nm, 125 ft-lb
CO2 Emissions204 g/km
Euro Emissions Standard2
Miles Per Tank411 miles

Costs

Fuel consumption
Pre-2017 test standard Explanation
Official fuel economy tests explained
An improved official test for car fuel economy was introduced in September 2017.
The new WLTP test gives figures closer to a car's "true mpg" than the pre-2017 NEDC test, which tended to overstate mpg compared to what real-world drivers would get.
When looking at mpg for two cars, always check the figures were measured under the same test system. Comparing one car's WLTP figure with another's NEDC figure will not tell you which has the better mpg.
Close
34 mpg
Insurance group21
Annual road tax£270
Monthly company car tax cost (Basic Rate)£101 - £101
Monthly company car tax cost (Higher Rate)£202 - £202

Dimensions

Fuel Capacity55 litres
Weight1311kg
Length4149mm
Width2018mm
Height1439mm
Wheelbase2511mm
Turning Circle10m

Equipment list & trim options

Cabin & Luggage

Doors5
Seats5
Luggage Capacity330 litres
Unbraked Towing Weight650kg
Braked Towing Weight1500kg

Engine

Engine Size1781cc
Cylinders4
Valves20
Fuel TypePetrol
TransmissionManual
Gearbox5 Speed
DrivetrainFront wheel drive