Despite our test car's bright yellow paint, this 3. 83 metre-long 3-door hathcback doesn't stand out from its closest rivals; but looks like a neat, nippy city vehicle. Nonetheless, think of it as the Polo's younger cousin, but without the presence it has far less character than the Lupo it changes. The dashboard is a various Matter␦.
The lack of a central back bench offers room for a small cargo space and a couple of cup holders. A worthy trade-off if you're a couple of drink-carrying passengers, but not if you're trying to fit a family inside. Overall there's a lot of of room, and the boot is generous for a vehicle of this size.
CD player, electric windows and ABS as traditional make this model a cut above its Non-urban counterpart. additionally the Volkswagen Fox boasts remote central-locking, speed-sensitive power-steering and a lot of of cup holders.
It may cost more than comparatively equipped competitors, but the 2012 Volkswagen Golf sweats the details and offers a level of refinement that few can possibly match. Volkswagen Golf Diesel offers the following pros: Impressive cab materials and construction; economical diesel engine; roomy hatchback body style; refined driving dynamics. Volkswagen Golf Diesel drawbacks are: Unrefined and inefficient gasoline engine; higher price tag than many competitors.
The 2012 Volkswagen Golf is a five-passenger hatchback available in two- and 4-door body styles. Every is broken into 2. 5L and TDI versions, which correspond to motor choice. The high-performance GTI is discussed in a separate review.
Traditional equipment on the base 2. 5L Volkswagen Golf contains 15-inch metal wheels, foglights, full performance accessories, keyless entry, heated mirrors, cruise control, air-conditioning, a tilt-and-telescoping helm, a height-adjustable driver bench, front bench adjustable lumbar, cloth upholstery, a compass, a trip computer and an eight-speaker audio system with a CD player and an optional stereo slot. The Comfort suite adds heated front seatings, a front center armrest and Bluetooth. The Comfort & Sunroof suite adds those aforementioned items plus a sunroof, a Six-cd changer, radio, an Ipod/usb stereo interface and a touchscreen stereo interface.
The Volkswagen Golf TDI contains all of the above equipment as traditional, minus the sunroof. Also included are 17-inch alloy wheels, a sport-tuned suspension, a lower ride height, heated windshield washer nozzles, floor mats and a multifunction leather-wrapped helm. The Sunroof & Navigation suite adds the sunroof and a navigator, but subtracts the compass and optional stereo slot. The Tech suite contains the Sunroof & Navigation items, plus bi-xenon headlights and a luxury Dynaudio audio system. .