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Volkswagen Golf
2021 Volkswagen Golf
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2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI
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$28,695
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Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
2019 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
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Overview

Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 37 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
53.7 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
53.7 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
147 hp @ 5000 rpm
228 hp @ 4700 rpm
147 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,945 lbs
3,133 lbs
3,053 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
33 MPG
26 MPG
32 MPG
City
29 MPG
23 MPG
29 MPG
Highway
39 MPG
30 MPG
37 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.4 Tons/yr
6.9 Tons/yr
5.5 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
13.2 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
382.8 miles
303.6 miles
382.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
514.8 miles
396 miles
488.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
167.6 in
168 in
179.8 in
Height
58.2 in
57.8 in
58.3 in
Max Width
70.8 in
70.8 in
70.8 in
Front Width
61 in
60.6 in
61 in
Rear Width
59.8 in
59.7 in
59.9 in
Wheelbase
103.8 in
103.6 in
103.5 in
Ground Clearance
5.4 in
5.1 in
5.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.2 in
41.2 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.4 in
38.4 in
38.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
55.9 in
55.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.6 in
35.6 in
35.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.1 in
38.1 in
38.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.9 in
53.9 in
53.9 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
17.4 ft³
17.4 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
53.7 ft³
53.7 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
N/A
N/A
66.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
N/A
N/A
30.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
N/A
30.4 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
35.8 ft
35.8 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
18" x 7.5"
15" x 6"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
18" x 7.5"
15" x 6"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P205/55HR16
P225/40HR18
P195/65HR15
Rear Tire
P205/55HR16
P225/40HR18
P195/65HR15
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic
  • Dark Iron Blue Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Pure White
  • Tornado Red
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Night Blue Metallic, Available: 04/08/2019
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • White Silver Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Beige, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black w/Clark Plaid, Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Beige, Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
Corrosion
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
Maintenance
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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