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2016 Volkswagen Golf R Wagon review

Need to move a lot of gear in a hurry and hate SUVs? The Volkswagen Golf R Estate is your perfect car.

2016 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack review

The Volkswagen Golf goes off-road with the jacked-up Alltrack Estate all-wheel-drive variant.

2015 Volkswagen Golf Review : 90TSI Comfortline DSG

The Volkswagen Golf 90 TSI Comfortline hasn't changed, but its rivals have... is it still the benchmark?

2015 Volkswagen Golf R-Line Review: 103TSI

The Volkswagen Golf R-Line range includes a petrol model that pushes the warm hatch angle - and it does so convincingly.

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Volkswagen Golf GTI v Peugeot 308 GT v Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV : Five-door hot-hatch comparison

The term ‘hot-hatch’ is commonly used to describe a hatchback that straddles the line between performance and practicality. Some skew closer to performance than practicality, while others veer the other way. What happens when you have Volkswagen Golf GTI money, though, but don’t necessarily want to blend in with the tartan-clad German crowd? That’s where the French Peugeot 308 GT and Italian Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV step in...

Peugeot 308 Touring v Volkswagen Golf Wagon : Comparison review

Not everyone wants an SUV and even those who crave one may be better off with a traditional wagon – it is a line we’ve heard before, yet the sales charts scream that the people have spoken otherwise. Neither the Peugeot 308 Touring or Volkswagen Golf Wagon can provide the high driving position of a sports utility vehicle, and likewise they don’t sit high enough that you could slide a baby into a capsule without bending down into the car...

Audi S1 v Renault Megane RS275 Trophy v Volkswagen Golf R : Comparison review

The hot-hatch genre may be moving at exceptional pace across all price points, but circa-$50,000 fast hatchbacks are also defying stereotypes that used to be a given. Five years ago the Renault Sport Megane was crowned the undisputed king of a segment that stuffs an energetic engine under the bonnet of a relatively small car...

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Volkswagen Golf Owner Reviews

2015 Volkswagen Golf 103 TSI Highline Review

The exterior design is dated and bland but internally the car looks and feels quality (although you'll have to buy premium pack if you want leather upholstery and who wants a sunroof other than someone with a comb over?) Reviews often highlight good ergonomics but steering wheel controls are small and fiddly...

2013 Volkswagen Golf 90 TSI Comfortline Review

Great car - refined, balanced, economical - not as conservative as some say - would buy another one Manual great fun to drive - taught my daughter to drive in this car and she loves it Drove other cars but they did not have the finish that the golf has - I have driven bigger VWs and the golf parts are in the much more expensive cars so believe get a premium product Sometimes tricky with the electronic break on a hill start but get used to this My wife swears by car and wants a new one in three years - may Aldo look at the golf estate as this has good vfm against some of the bigger VWs I think the vw dealership could be better though they are very nice and professional they act as though they are just trying to get more money out of you which is a pity as they have good products to sell The dealerships need to lift their game as brand loyalty is important in purchasing cars and poor or misdirected service damages the brand - know people who have been put off by service not the product The golf is a great car and the comfortline is the best in the line for vfm - it'll be interesting whether any issues arise - at the moment nothing other than a bit if a sweaky clutch has been the issue - it's important that the gold holds it price and second ones are expensive Best small car on the market...

2008 Volkswagen Golf R32 Review

That sound! Guttural throb from the 3.2 V6 at idle, rising to a swarm of angry wasps, followed by a noise that can really only be described as a dog fart, as you hit the perfectly positioned (if a little small) paddle shifters and select the next cog. It's nothing short of addictive...and it sounds even better on the way back down! I've owned the MkV...

2012 Volkswagen Golf 118 TSI Comfortline Review

I've had this car since new and I definitely want to replace it when the warranty runs out in November. I can see down the track there will be transmission issues which are intermittent now and cannot be replicated for the technicians. Eg. total failure of gear engagement while negotiating turn at busy intersection...

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Volkswagen Golf Videos

Five-door hot-hatch comparison : Volkswagen Golf GTI v Peugeot 308 GT v Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV

Read the article here. The Volkswagen Golf GTI has long been the preeminent hot-hatch for keen drivers. But what if you’re after a European small car with a little extra spice, that isn’t the Volkswagen? What are some alternatives? And how close can they get to the benchmark GTI? Taking on the Volkswagen Golf GTI today, we have the Peugeot 308 GT and Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV...

VW Golf 90 TSI Comfortline Review - Read the article here. Volkswagen Golf 90 TSI Comfortline hatch review The Volkswagen Golf is a critical darling, and we’re often asked why. It’s a good question. Indeed, it’s rare to see a Golf of any stripe losing in a comparison test to one of its small-car rivals...

Volkswagen Golf GTI Comparison : Manual v DSG

Which transmission is best, stick or paddles? David Zalstein and Tony Crawford tackle the question using one of the world's best and most popular hot-hatches, the Volkswagen Golf GTI.

Audi S3 v Subaru WRX STI v Volkswagen Golf R: $60K all-wheel-drive shoot-out

Subaru's latest WRX STi is out to find a broader audience, while the new Golf R and S3 are faster and sportier than ever before - so, which has found the sweet spot?

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Volkswagen Golf News

Volkswagen makes sweeping MY16 updates : Reversing camera, Apple CarPlay, new touchscreens standard

Volkswagen Australia has announced a range of sweeping changes across most of its forthcoming MY16 passenger car and SUV range, which it has billed as the “biggest model year update in the local company’s history”. In what amounts to a significant value improvement, all Polo, Golf, Beetle, Scirocco, Jetta and Tiguan models will now get a standard reverse-view camera and a new App-Connect USB interface integrating Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink as standard...

Volkswagen Golf TSI BlueMotion becomes most efficient petrol version ever

The Volkswagen Golf TSI BlueMotion has become the most efficient petrol-powered version of the German brand's iconic small car ever. The new Volkswagen Golf TSI BlueMotion uses a tiny 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol TSI engine producing 85kW and 200Nm - which the brand claims is more grunt than the original Golf GTI model...

Volkswagen Golf update to bring gesture control technology - report

The facelifted Volkswagen Golf due in 2016 will reportedly feature segment-first gesture control technology that will replace many of the car’s physical buttons and dials with touch-sensitive surfaces. Speaking with Auto Express, Volkswagen head of powertrain development Dr Heinz-Jakob Neusser revealed some of the gesture control technology previewed earlier this year in the Volkswagen Golf R Touch concept would make its way into the popular small car within 18 months...

Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet gets cleaner engines and new media systems

The Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet has been updated overseas with a range of new, cleaner-emitting engines and a trio of the latest-generation infotainment systems. Three new Euro 6-compliant four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engines have joined the Golf Cabriolet range: a 77kW 1.2-litre, and 92kW and 110kW 1.4-litre units...

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