Measured owner satisfaction with 2016 Volkswagen Golf after 90-days of ownership.
Vehicle's handling on curves
Owners Don't Like
The problems experienced by owners of the 2016 Volkswagen Golf during the first 90-days of ownership.
The vehicle's heating and air conditioning
Amount of trunk/hatch space
Comfort of the 2nd row seats
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5 speed, Manual w/OD, 6 speed, Automatic w/OD
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Front Wheel Drive
2016 Volkswagen Golf Review
The versatile and fun-to-drive 2016 Volkswagen Golf is the hatch of all trades. It has hustle and all sorts of technological advancements that make it convenient and so safe… it’s been named a Top Safety Pick plus by IIHS. Buckle up—your key to the city is here and it starts with the precision of German engineering. Choose from 6 different trims starting at $18 495 for the 2016 2-door TSI through the 2016 4-door SEL at $27 425 The Golf continues Volkswagen’s tradition of innovative thinking with advancements not usually found in a hatchback. You’ll enjoy the power and performance of its turbocharged engine as you negotiate twists turns and straightaways. It comes standard on all models. There’s plenty of room for you and all your daily cargo. Fold down the rear seats lower the cargo floor and you’ll get almost 53 cubic feet of space for work or play. Make this hatch-of-all-trades yours by choosing from the available 7 exterior and 5 interior options and a hatchback in two or four doors. Take a seat in the Golf and enjoy the ride.
The Golf’s thoughtfully designed interior is full of the kind of German engineering you’ve come to expect from Volkswagen. The 60/40 split folding rear seat allows easy access to all your gear. Take care of business with Bluetooth audio streaming. Connect your Smartphone or other compatible devices and talk away while keeping your eyes on the road. Rock on. Your CDs USB audio and playlists are all available through a composition color touchscreen sound system. Do it all in this efficient and lively Volkswagen Golf.
The Golf has your safety in mind with an advanced safety cage and an Intelligent Crash Response System that turns off the fuel unlocks the doors and activates the hazard lights in the event of a crash. All these safety innovations made it a 2015 IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus. Adaptive airbags and Side Curtain Protection airbags deploy in the event of a side impact crash. Take a seat in the Golf and enjoy the ride.
When it’s time to hit the highway the Golf’s standard 1.8 liter TSI turbocharged engine delivers 170 horsepower with 199 foot pounds of torque. And you’ll get all of this while enjoying an EPA-estimated 37 highway miles per gallon. This excellent balance of power and efficiency comes in a 5-speed manual or available automatic transmission. It’s fast. It’s fun. It’s a machine designed for today’s urban explorer.