1999 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX

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Rank: #18

Class: Spirited Cars

0-60 Time: 6.8 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars are lined up from fastest to slowest by their 0 to 60 times. We bring you this list of Spirited Cars based on the best estimates from trusted sources, including Car & Driver, Motor Trend, Road & Track and more.

Ranked at #18, the 1999 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX races 0-60 mph in 6.8 seconds. Sports cars that fall within this range of acceleration are categorized as Spirited Cars.

It falls behind the #17 ranked 2002 Volkswagen Passat W8 by just hundredths of a second and pulls ahead of the #19 ranked 2012 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Autobahn by 0.1 seconds.

Before getting in the driver's seat of one of these cars and punching the gas, you should know where you stand. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1999 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX vs. 2012 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Autobahn, you would WIN by 0.1 seconds!

If you are thinking about going head to head with another Volkswagen, make sure you know your competition. Find out where your car ranks against the top 10 fastest cars from 1999.

Vehicle information

Year: 1999

Make: Volkswagen

Model: Golf GTI GLX

Engine: V-6

Horsepower: 174

Torque: 181

Transmission: 5M

Curb Weight: 2880

City MPG: 20

Highway MPG: 28

MSRP: $22,675

Performance statistics

Tags: FWD

Class: Spirited Cars

Rank: #302

Best 0-60 Time: 6.8 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 15.3 seconds

@ speed: 92.7 mph

Best Top Speed: 0.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.8 G

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