2012 Volkswagen Golf

Base FWD 2-Dr Hatchback I5 man trans

Base FWD 2-Dr Hatchback I5 man trans

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2012 Volkswagen Golf/GTI
2012 Volkswagen Golf/GTI
Don't let the Golf's conservative styling fool you; anyone who sits behind the wheel is having lots of fun. Volkswagen offers four different models making between 140 hp and 265 hp, each of which is available with two or four doors. All Golfs feature a dynamic chassis and responsive steering that make them a joy to drive. Other common traits include exceptional visibility and a spacious, high-quality interior that compares well with cars costing twice as much. The base five-cylinder engine is sufficiently powerful but can't come close to the 40 mpg achieved by other compacts. Efficiency-minded buyers will want the diesel-powered TDI, a peppy and refined engine that is rated at 30 mpg in the city and 42 on the highway. It is pricey, though. The top performer is the Golf R, a $34,000 all-wheel-drive turbocharged Golf that produces 256 hp and 243 lb-ft of torque. It's quick and planted, but we prefer the less powerful front-wheel-drive GTI. The GTI is the only car ever to win our top honor, Automobile of the Year, twice. Both the Golf R and the GTI use the same 2.0-liter turbo, but the GTI is tuned to be smoother with a more linear response and minimal turbo lag. Buyers have a choice of two six-speed transmissions: a light and quick manual or Volkswagen's acclaimed dual-clutch automatic. Sophisticated computer programming mimics the function of a limited-slip differential without adding any torque steer--and the GTI's steering is as good it gets with front-wheel-drive cars.
2014 Volkswagen Golf Front Three Quarter 2
The seventh-generation, 2014 Volkswagen Golf sticks to the car's basic formula of practical and stylish design, but a new chassis helps reduce curb weight and improve fuel economy. On top of that, the Golf scores a range of clever active-safety features that were previously unavailable in the compact-car segment. Although the new Golf won't debut in the U.S. until early 2014, the updates and specifications announced for the European model closely predict the changes in store for our version of the Volkswagen hatch.
Volkswagen MQB Platform 1
Much has already been leaked about the next-generation Volkswagen Golf, which goes into production this month in Germany. But a new report from Autocar has elucidated two more details: the new Golf GTI will be shown in concept form at the Paris Motor Show, and the seventh-generation Golf will be much larger and roomier than the current car.
Volkswagen MQB Platform 3
The next version of the Volkswagen Golf will go into production in Germany this August, according to Automotive News. But what exactly is in store for the new, seventh-generation Volkswagen hatchback? Here's what we know so far about the 2013 VW Golf.
VW Golf R Vs Rubiks Cube
Volkswagen has released four amusing new commercials to remind customers that though it may sell high-mileage diesel sedans, it also offers cars to those who prefer to drive less economically: the GTI, Golf R, and Jetta GLI.
Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet Front Three Quarter Leak
Now that Volkswagen has a full Golf stable, it appears as if the automaker is working to flesh out its new Golf Cabriolet lineup. According to leaked patent rendering obtained by China Car Times, the next drop-top variant will be a hot Golf R Cabriolet. Hold onto your hats!

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2012 Volkswagen Golf Specifications

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2.5L I5Engine
Fuel economy City:
23 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
33 MPG
170 hp @ 5700rpm
177 ft lb of torque @ 4250rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer RearABS
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential (optional)
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)

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