First released in 1974 the VW Golf has become Volkswagen's best selling model and one of the world's bestselling cars
The Volkswagen Golf has become a classic compact family car over its 40-year history. The latest Volkswagen Golf is well built and refined while older models are still sought after by enthusiasts. Find a cheap car insurance quote for your Volkswagen Golf on uSwitch.
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Volkswagen Golf models
The Volkswagen Golf has been available in many different shapes, including saloon, estate and cabriolet. The current Volkswagen Golf is available as a 3-door or 5-door hatchback while the Volkswagen Golf GT offers good sports performance.
Volkswagen Golf engines and fuel consumption
The Volkswagen Golf offers various different balances of performance and economy. A sporty petrol engine may deliver 25 miles per gallon, while an economical diesel will deliver 50 miles per gallon,
- petrol engines: from 1.4 to 3.2L
- diesel engines: from 1.9 to 2.0L
Volkswagen Golf Euro NCAP and safety ratings
The current Volkswagen Golf scored highly in all tests and was commended for its pedestrian safety score.
- adult: 5/5
- child: 4/5
- pedestrian: 3/4
Volkswagen Golf facts
- Over 30 million Volkswagen Golfs have been built since the car was first released.