engine

  Standard
Size 2.5L V5 170HP
Torque 240 Nm
Fuel Type Regular unleaded
Fuel Capacity 55 L
City Fuel Economy 9.9 L/100 km
Highway Fuel Economy 6.2 L/100 km

drivetrain

Header Transmission Manual
Transmission Number of speeds 5
Drivetrain Driven Wheels Front-wheel
  Locking Hubs -

safety features

Lane Departure Lane Departure Warning -
Traction Control Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor Tire Pressure Monitoring System -
Stability Control Yes
Child Door Lock Child safety locks Yes
Parking Sensors Exterior Parking Camera -
Air Bags Driver Airbag Yes
  Head airbags Curtain 1st and 2nd row
  Knee Airbag -
  Passenger Airbag Yes

exterior

Fog Lights Front fog lights Front fog/driving lights
  Rear fog lights -
Speed Sensing / Variable Speed Wipers Intermittent -
  Rain sensing -
  Speed sensitive -
Spoiler Rear spoiler Lip
Sun / Moon / Panoramic Roof Sunroof Express open/close glass
  Rear sunroof -
  Extended sunroof -
  3rd Row Sunroof -
Running Boards Running Boards -
Heated Mirrors Heated driver mirror Heated
  Heated passenger mirror Heated
Remote / Auto Vehicle Entry Push bu-function remote -

INTERIOR

Telematics Navigation System -
Audio System Premium Brand -
  Radio SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite
  Memory Card Slot Yes
  Digital Audio Input Yes
Seats Upholstery Leather
Driver Seat Power adjustments 2
  Manual adjustments -
Passenger Seat Power adjustments -
  Manual adjustments -

comfort & convenience

Air Conditioning Front air conditioning Automatic
  Rear air conditioning -
Remote Starter Multi-function remote Trunk/hatch/door/tailgate
Auto Up / Down Windows Power windows Yes
  One-touch windows 4
Steering Steering wheel Tilt and telescopic
Keyless Ignition Keyless Ignition -
Cruise Control (Standard / Radar Controlled) Yes
Bluetooth wireless phone connectivity Bluetooth
Auto Dimming Rearview Mirrors Auto-dimming mirrors -

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Road trip: Volkswagen Golf

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Jil McIntosh by Jil McIntosh | May. 27th, 2014

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VW celebrates 50 years in Mexico with launch of new Golf

Peter Bleakney by Peter Bleakney | Feb. 5th, 2014

PUEBLA, MEXICO—While touring the Volkswagen Instituto, a relatively small portion of the massive VW plant in Puebla, Mexico dedicated to the education and training of apprentices, a young man stills his hacksaw and beams into my camera. He has much to smile about. Each year, about 110 youngsters from the region (out of 1,300 applicants) [...]

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CarBuzz by CarBuzz | Jan. 7th, 2014

Facebook CEO can have his pick of cars, and he picks a VW hatchback

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News Volkswagen’s Golf named Europe’s Car of the Year

Volkswagen’s Golf named Europe’s Car of the Year

The Associated Press by The Associated Press | Mar. 4th, 2013

GENEVA — The Volkswagen Golf has been named Europe’s Car of the Year by automotive journalists from more than 20 countries. Introduced in 1974 and recently redesigned, the hatchback is the company’s mass-market flagship — and a key element in its ambition to overtake Toyota as the world’s biggest carmaker. The car left the competition [...]

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Reviews Preview: 2014 Volkswagen Golf 7

Preview: 2014 Volkswagen Golf 7

Jim Kenzie by Jim Kenzie | Jan. 11th, 2013

OLBIA, ITALY—I have driven the new seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf. But unless you’re planning on moving to Europe, I can’t tell you much to help you decide if it’s worth considering. That’s because the Golf 7 won’t be coming to Canada until the spring of 2014, and the company has yet to decide what engines and [...]

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News VW may build Golf in Mexico

VW may build Golf in Mexico

Wheels by Wheels | Oct. 5th, 2012

Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn says the automaker favours using its factory in Puebla, Mexico, as another production site for the new Golf, Automotive News reports. The company will deal with the question of additional Golf production “in a matter of just a few weeks,” Winterkorn said. The seventh-generation Golf is expected to go on sale [...]

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News Notes from the Paris auto show: Greenpeace crashes VW’s party

Notes from the Paris auto show: Greenpeace crashes VW’s party

Wheels by Wheels | Sep. 27th, 2012

Wheels’ Jim Kenzie, Mark Richardson, Brian Early and Peter Bleakney file their thoughts from the show floor at the Paris Motor Show. VW Group Chairman Martin Winterkorn speaks to the media and is seen on monitors while a stray Greenpeace flag reading “Volkswagen – we smoke” hangs over the stage. Greenpeace crashes VW launch event [...]

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