The 2000 Volkswagen Golf is a five-passenger compact hatchback that is available with two doors or four. The Golf boasts excellent fuel economy in all three available engines. The base engine is a 2.0L four-cylinder which is rated at 115 hp and 31 mpg on the highway. The 1.9L turbodiesel engine produces great torque and has excellent fuel economy with an EPA estimated rating of 42 mpg in the city and 49 mpg on the highway. The third engine choice is a 1.8L turbocharged four-cylinder which produces a fun 150 hp, yet still earns over 30 mpg on the highway.