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3/4 Front Glamour 1999 Volkswagen Golf

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1999 Volkswagen Golf specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1999 Volkswagen Golf warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$14,900$16,195$16,350
    Invoice *$13,753$14,937$15,078
    Engine2.0L I-4 115 HP1.9L I-4 90 HP2.0L I-4 115 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City24.0 mpg42.0 mpg24.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy31.0 mpg49.0 mpg31.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles24/24,00024/24,00024/24,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.0L I-4 115 HP1.9L I-4 90 HP2.0L I-4 115 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator90 amp90 amp90 amp
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadeddieselregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank14.6 gal.14.6 gal.14.6 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Suspensiontorsion beam beamtorsion beam beamtorsion beam beam
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels15.0 " steel15.0 " steel15.0 " steel
    Front TiresP195/65HR15.0BSW ASP195/65HR15.0BSW ASP195/65HR15.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsadjustable w/tiltadjustable w/tiltadjustable w/tilt
    Front ArmrestsN/AN/Acenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way6-way
    Easy Entryrear seat easy entryrear seat easy entryN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way6-way
    Rear Seats60-40 bench60-40 bench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Seat Trimclothclothcloth
    Door Trimclothclothcloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminateddual illuminated
    Auxiliary Visorsdriver sidedriver sidedriver side
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rearfront & rear
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Seatback StorageN/AN/A1
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimplasticplasticplastic
    Cargo Coverrigidrigidrigid
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    Radiopremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scanpremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scanpremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    CDcompatiblecompatiblecompatible
    Speakers888
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennaintegrated roofintegrated roofintegrated roof
    Cruise ControlN/Acruise controlcruise control
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepowerpowerpower
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasepowerpowerpower
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/AN/Arear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets222
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Clockin-dashin-dashin-dash
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilttelescopic tilttelescopic tilt
    Front Windowsmanualmanualpower
    Rear Windowsfixedfixedpower
    1-Touch OpenN/AN/Afront and rear
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield Wiperfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors4 doors
    Exterior Length163.3 "163.3 "163.3 "
    Exterior Width68.3 "68.3 "68.3 "
    Exterior Height56.7 "56.7 "56.7 "
    Wheelbase99 "99 "99 "
    Front Tread60 "60 "60 "
    Rear Tread59 "59 "59 "
    Turning Radius17.5 '17.5 '17.5 '
    Curb Weight2,723 lbs.2,820 lbs.2,791 lbs.
    Payload944 lbs.928 lbs.952 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.31.31.31
    Front Legroom41.3 "41.3 "41.3 "
    Rear Legroom33.3 "33.3 "33.3 "
    Front Headroom38.5 "38.5 "38.5 "
    Rear Headroom37.7 "37.7 "37.7 "
    Front Shoulder Room53.7 "53.7 "53.7 "
    Rear Shoulder Room51.7 "51.7 "51.7 "
    Passenger Volume88 cu.ft.87 cu.ft.88 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume18.0 cu.ft.18.0 cu.ft.18.0 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside Moldingsbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Grille Moldingsbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Paintmonotonemonotonemonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manual remote heateddual manual remote heateddual power remote heated
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles24/24,00024/24,00024/24,000
    Major Components Months/Miles120/100,000120/100,000120/100,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles144/unlimited144/unlimited144/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles24/unlimited24/unlimited24/unlimited
    Maintenance Months/Miles24/24,00024/24,00024/24,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1999 Volkswagen Golf safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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