The 2019 vw golf may look unassuming, with its jellybean body and small stature, but its one of our very favorite cars to drive. A frequent recipient of our 10best cars award, it expertly blends practicality, affordability, and real driving chops for a delightful package that demands almost no compromises from its owner.
Being that this is my first diesel, i have had to adjust to the powerband which is very different than my last car (an rx8).
The 2011 volkswagen golf has an upscale feel thats a notch above competitors the tdi diesel gets exceptional, hybrid-like fuel economy.
Despite replacing the older cars multilink rear suspension with a cheaper torsion-beam axle and the electric power steering with a hydraulic system, the new jetta is still pleasing to drive, although we cant help thinking that wed prefer to be behind the wheel of a mazda 3 or vws own golf.
The diesel-powered 2012 vw passat tdi delivers better-then-promised fuel economy, something we have yet to experience in a hybrid. Read the full review along with test numbers and a photo gallery at car and driver.
I can see how this would have been a great commuter car if it werent for diesel gate.
The volkswagen golf has never been just another hatchback or an econobox rather the golf can be considered a premium hatch thanks to its german engineering.
Nowadays, vw is out of the cheap-car business and the punched-out, buffed-up, brushed-metal-trimmed 2015 golf is a mercedes-benz with the trunk hacked off. 0-liter ea288 tdi diesel , just becoming available next month, and you can revel in this hatchbacks epicurean comforts for more than 450 miles between pit stops.
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