...Though pricier than the average economy car, the Golf offers far more amenities, and in TDI form, it's both frugal and fun.
...Split rear seatbacks fold for additional storage space, which creates a total of 41.8 cubic feet of cargo space. Standard equipment includes air conditioning, power locks, a cassette player and a manual tilt/telescoping steering column. Power windows and mirrors, cruise control and a premium CD stereo are standard on the GL model. A Cold Weather Package, which is optional for all models, includes heated front seats and heated windshield washer nozzles. Under the Hood A 115-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine is standard in the GL and GLS. Fans of diesel engines may choose a 100-hp...
...power windows, power door locks, front and side airbags for the driver and passenger, anti-lock brakes, a tilt/telescoping steering column, an anti-theft alarm system, a keyless entry system, cruise control, and a stereo system with a CD player. The GLS added a power sunroof, among other features. Stability control is optional across the line.For the 2004 model year, Volkswagen also offered a limited-edition Golf R32, which came with a 240-hp, 3.2-liter V6 engine, a six-speed manual transmission, a dual exhaust system, and a sport-tuned suspension.The Golf's acceleration, handling, braking...
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American consumers will need to wait until next year to buy a 2015 Golf or GTI at their Volkswagen dealer, but New York Auto Show attendees can see the Mark VII models in the... read more March 27, 2013 by Kurt Ernst
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