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Available new from: October 2001  -  January 2004

Volkswagen Golf Hatchback (97-04)

Performance

Power100 bhp
Top Speed117 mph
0-60 mph10.9 secs
Torque240 Nm
CO2 Emissions143 g/km
Euro Emissions Standard3
Miles Per Tank641 miles

Costs

Used price range£510 - £1,645
See 59 used Volkswagen Golf Hatchback (97-04)s for sale, starting at £499
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.
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53 mpg
Insurance group17
Annual road tax£165
Monthly company car tax cost (Basic Rate)£91 - £93
Monthly company car tax cost (Higher Rate)£182 - £185

Dimensions

Fuel Capacity55 litres
Weight1248kg
Length4149mm
Width1735mm
Height1444mm
Wheelbase2511mm
Turning Circle10m

Equipment list & trim options

Cabin & Luggage

Doors5
Seats5
Luggage Capacity-
Unbraked Towing Weight600kg
Braked Towing Weight1300kg

Engine

Engine Size1896cc
Cylinders4
Valves8
Fuel TypeDiesel
TransmissionManual
Gearbox5 Speed
DrivetrainFront wheel drive