BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. Click past the jump to read more about the Volkswagen Golf Sportvan. Here are 15 modern-day giant killers… Development of a seventh-gen Volkswagen Golf race car is under way. Owners may contact Volkswagen at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi at 1-800-253-2834. The Verdict: 2015 Volkswagen Golf vs 2015 Volkswagen Jetta The Golf offers more space, more equipment and more of pretty much everything. It has a lower average price, and better fuel economy estimates with its base engine. The range was completed this spring by the e-Golf with an all-electric drive system.
Video by Adam Wood and Chris Blanchette. The hatchback version was launched there in the spring of 1998 and the estate some 12 months later around the same time as the Bora. Volkswagen scheduled a field testing program with 500 units to begin in 2011. Inside, all 2015 Golf models get comfortable seats, a tasteful interior with thoughtfully placed controls, a new standard touchscreen and plenty of space for people and cargo. Another recall fixed a suction pump that may allow fuel into the evaporative emission control system and cause the loss of power brakes due to a camshaft lobe fracture. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557737644605 ; listingsSearchManager. The front end is slightly lower and wider, with a shorter front overhang.
Available upgrades include navigation and a nine-speaker premium audio system. At this point, I contacted Volkswagen customer care. Over rougher road, a rear multi-link suspension helps to keep everything in check. On both models, the Golf's brakes work well. In plain English, it means the Golf has more modern, rigid and accommodating underpinnings.
TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. Yet another variation on the same 2. It shares its 328bhp turbocharged 2. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-822-8987. The all-electric e-Golf comes with a 115-horsepower powertrain. The most obvious of differences between the Golf and this Sportsvan is that it is taller than the standard Golf. The Jetta drives well, but the new Golf a blast — for a regular compact.
In the rear, the back end is flatter, framed by narrower, more angular tail lamps. The e-Golf variant represented 54. Volkswagen Golf 3-door Europe In May 1974, Volkswagen presented the first-generation Golf as a modern front-wheel-drive, long-range replacement for the. It was followed in 2004 by a new Golf Variant. Archived from on 20 March 2014.
A five-speed manual transmission is standard, while a six-speed manual transmission and a six-speed automatic are available. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Delightful to Drive The Golf and the Jetta are two of the more responsive and fun to drive cars in the compact segment. These vehicles are still used today and have popularity in mainland Europe with only a few present in Great Britain. How Much Does the 2015 Volkswagen Golf Cost to Own? If it is about the customer! Storage space is plentiful in the Golf, with twin cupholders in the center console, and wide, deep front door pockets that can hold giant water bottles and coffee mugs. We also felt caught between second and third gears at moderate speeds through winding uphill roads: the engine whirred along at the top of its limits in second, but failed to provide enough oomph in third.
A wagon variant called the Golf SportWagen will go on sale in sometime in 2015, replacing the Jetta SportWagen. Not serious but took some time. Additional benefits like towing and roadside assistance may be available, so read the carefully. Each model gets its own bumper graphics and cockpit treatment, and options including 20in wheels, larger-diameter cross-drilled sports brakes, lowered sports suspension with adaptive dampers, an Akrapovic exhaust and a blacked-out bodykit. It isn't fazed by bumpy roads, even during cornering.
With luck, the European Performance Pack upgrade that adds another 10 ponies to the corral also will make it to America at some point. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Four door models get partial power seats. New on the Golf is the optional Volkswagen Adaptive Chassis Control not available in the North American market , which allows the driver to select between 'normal', 'comfort' and 'sports' modes, which will vary the suspension, steering and accelerator behavior accordingly. Additional driver assistance features are also standard, including rear cross traffic alert and blind spot monitoring. There is also an electric e-Golf model, which is a good option for shoppers who want to ditch the gas pump.
Safety equipment on all models includes dual front airbags, front seat-mounted side impact airbags, side air curtain airbags, antilock brakes, electronic brakeforce distribution, brake assist, electronic stability control and hill-hold assist. Car of the Year award. There are a few that fall within the 2015 Golf's price range. Volkswagen is recalling certain 2015-2018 Volkswagen Golf and Golf Sportwagen vehicles. Four-door Golf S models are available with a power sunroof.
Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. On a second visit , the dealer reprogrammed all remotes. Main article: September 1983 saw the introduction of the second-generation Golf Mk2 that grew slightly in terms of wheelbase, exterior and interior dimensions, while retaining, in a more rounded form, the Mk1's overall look. Is It Better to Buy a Used or New Golf? With a relatively small footprint and excellent overall visibility, it's an easy car to drive and park in tight spaces. In January 2015, the e-Golf started to show up at dealerships throughout the Northeast. The recall began March 2016. Archived from on 10 August 2014.