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2016 Volkswagen Golf

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Volkswagen Golf highlights

Customer reviews

4.8 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

25 city, 36 highway, 29 combined

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New for 2016

  • The Golf is available in a variety of new trims, including the Base and Limited.
  • The Launch Edition, TDI, TDI S, TDI SE, and TDI SEL trims have been discontinued for 2016.
  • Golf trims have been upgraded with Memory Seat(s), Automated Cruise Control, Blind Spot Monitor, and Rear Spoiler as standard equipment this year.
  • Automated Parking, Lane Departure Warning, and Full Roof Rack features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The S trim now comes with Cloth Seats, Power Seat(s), and Rear View Camera as standard equipment.
  • The SE trim now comes with Power Seat(s) and Cloth Seats as standard equipment.
  • The R trim now comes with Manual Transmission as standard equipment.

Explore Volkswagen Golf details

S 2WD 2D Hatchback

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine

Optional Features

  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cloth Seats
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Rear Spoiler

Drive type

2WD

Engine size

1.8L

Horsepower

170

Torque (ft-lbs)

199

Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity

13.2

Wheelbase

103.8"

Overall length

167.5"

Width

70.5"

Height

57.2"

Leg room

F 41.2"/R 35.6"

Head room

F 38.4"/R 38.1"

Front tires

P195/65HR15

Rear tires

P195/65HR15

Seating capacity

5

Transmission

Automatic

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

4.8 out of 5

5 customer reviews

RepairPal reliability rating

4
Excellent

RepairPal gave the Volkswagen Golf an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Volkswagen Golf 21st out of 44 among Compact Cars.

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