Volkswagen

Volkswagen Golf

Price $19,595 – $43,465
Fuel consumption < 10.9 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 82%(view ratings)
There’s a Volkswagen Golf for every need. Want space? There’s the Golf SportWagen and Golf Alltrack, winner of the 2017 AJAC Canadian Car of the Year award. If performance is your priority, the Golf GTI or even the Golf R with 4MOTION all-wheel drive are for you. Otherwise, the Golf comes in three- or five-door body styles with a 170-horsepower engine. There’s even the fully electric e-Golf with approximately 200 kilometres of range.

Volkswagen Golf

Pricing
MSRP CA$34,345
Fees CA$1,645
Green tax CA$0
Monthly payments CA$646/month
Powertrain
Transmission 6-speed automatic
Drivetrain AWD
CO₂ emissions 4,400 kg/year
Engine I-4 1,8 l
Power 170 hp @ 4,560 rpm (127 kW)
Torque 199 lb·ft @ 1,600 – 4,440 rpm (270 N·m)
Induction Turbocharged
Bore 82 mm
Stroke 84 mm
Fuel type Regular
Vehicle type / Category
Vehicle type Wagon
Category Wagon under $50,000
Assembly Puebla, MX
Generation 7
Fuel efficiency / Autonomy
City 10.6 L/100km
Highway 8.0 L/100km
Combined 9.4 L/100km
Autonomy 531 km
Infotainment / Connectivity
Apple CarPlay compatible yes
Android Auto compatible yes
Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Safety
Steering rack and pinion, electrical variable assist
Traction control yes
Stability control yes
Seat belts 5
Airbags 6
Front suspension independent, Macpherson strut
Rear suspension independent, multi-link
Front brakes disc (ABS)
Rear brakes disc (ABS)
Front tires P225/45R18
Rear tires P225/45R18
Dimensions / Weight
Length 4,578 mm (180″)
Width 1,799 mm (71″)
Height 1,510 mm (59″)
Wheelbase 2,630 mm (104″)
Front track 1,546 mm (61″)
Rear track 1,517 mm (60″)
Weight 1,552 kg (3,422 lb)
Weight distribution (front-rear) N/A
Capacities
Passengers 5
Fuel tank 50 l (11 gal)
Trunk between 861 l and 1,883 l (30 to 66 cu ft)
Towing capacity N/A
Performance
Power to weight ratio 81.6 W/kg
0-100 km/h 8.5 s
80-120 km/h 5.8 s
Top speed 210 km/h (130 mph) (estimated)
Braking distance 44 m
Warranty
Base warranty 4 years/80,000 km
Powertrain warranty 5 years/100,000 km
Insurance
Insurability 4/10
The Car Guide rating
Fuel economy 6/10
Reliability 4/10
Safety 8/10
Infotainment 7/10
Driving 9/10
Overall 9/10
Average 82%(view ratings)