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Volkswagen Golf
2021 Volkswagen Golf
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$23,195
Starting Price (MSRP)
9.0
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Volkswagen New Beetle
2010 Volkswagen New Beetle
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$18,690
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Overview

Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-5 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
12 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
2.5L Inline-5 Gas
Horsepower
147 hp @ 5000 rpm
150 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
170 lb-ft @ 3750 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,945 lbs
2,884 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
33 MPG
23 MPG
City
29 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
39 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.4 Tons/yr
8.1 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
382.8 miles
290 miles
Cruising Range Highway
514.8 miles
406 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
167.6 in
161.1 in
Height
58.2 in
59 in
Max Width
70.8 in
67.9 in
Front Width
61 in
59.4 in
Rear Width
59.8 in
58.8 in
Wheelbase
103.8 in
98.8 in
Ground Clearance
5.4 in
4.6 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.2 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.4 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
52.8 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.6 in
33.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.1 in
36.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.9 in
49.3 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
12 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
17.4 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
53.7 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
MacPherson strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P205/55HR16
P205/55HR16
Rear Tire
P205/55HR16
P205/55HR16
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Beige, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Black, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • Cream, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • White, V-Tex leatherette seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles