07 Jun 2016 Volkswagen Golf
2016 VW Golf
In this First Drives Segment we review the 2016 VW Golf.
The standard features of the Volkswagen Golf 1.8 TSI Trendline include 1.8L I-4 170hp engine intercooled turbo, 5-speed manual transmission with overdrive, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS), side seat mounted airbags, Side Curtain Protection curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags, Climatic air conditioning, 15″ aluminum wheels, ABS and driveline traction control, electronic stability, power mirrors, power windows.
ABOUT THE 2016 VW Golf
With available VW Car-Net® App-Connect 8, you can access select smartphone apps right from your dash using Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, or MirrorLink®. Maps, messaging, music, and more can show up on your touchscreen for easy display and use. App-Connect turns your Volkswagen into a personal extension of you.
Driving Television provides quick vehicle specification for reference only. Please check with your dealership for more accurate information.
Specifications are based on a 2016 VW Golf BASE, this is not necessarily the same model reviewed in our episode.
- ENGINE: 1.8L I-4, FWD
- MAX TORQUE: 200lb.-ft.
- ECONOMY HWY: 6.4L/100 km
- CURB WEIGHT: 1,316 kg
- TRANSMISSION: Manual
- MAX POWER: 170HP
- ECONOMY CITY: 9.3L/100 km
- ECONOMY COMBINED: 7.9L/100 km
- FUEL CAPACITY: 50.0L
- SEATING: 5