Volkswagen Golf Reviews

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VW GolfThe importance of researching and reading in-depth reviews about the cars you’re interested in buying isn’t lost on us here at Faulkner Volkswagen, that’s why we’re happy to provide an extensive catalog of Volkswagen reviews and comparisons. We’re dedicated to giving you a fun and educational car-buying experience, so you can feel confident in your next big purchase. We want to keep you travelling around Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, and Harrisburg, PA, in style.

Volkswagen Golf Review

The Volkswagen Golf has been a tried and trusted compact hatchback since the early 1970s. The Volkswagen Golf effortlessly transitions from city to country terrain so you can take your car wherever your desires want to go.

One quality the VW Golf Family prides itself on is being highly versatile and giving you a range of options when it comes to interior and exterior size, interior and exterior color, cargo space, and door count. Whether you want a sporty 2-door VW Golf GTI or a roomy 4-door Volkswagen Golf Sportswagen, we have a model that will meet your wants and your needs.

Gas Mileage and Transmission Details

  • Gas Mileage
    • 25 city/35 highway MPG1
  • Torque
    • 199 lb-ft of torque
  • Horsepower
    • 170 horsepower
  • Engine
    • 1.8L lightweight and turbocharged
  • Tiptronic® with Sport mode
    • Available 6-speed automatic transmission
    • Smooth gear changes
    • Available Triptonic® mode is automated manual, offers more control
    • Available Sport mode keeps the transmission in gear for longer to provide a sportier feel

Volkswagen Golf vs Volkswagen Jetta

VW GolfWhile the Volkswagen Golf and the Volkswagen Jetta do have some similar qualities, there’s also a number of differences between the two which are worth noting. Here at Faulkner Volkswagen we understand the importance of comparing and contrasting vehicles while car shopping.

First and foremost, the Volkswagen Golf and Volkswagen Jetta are different types of compact cars, the VW Golf is a hatchback while the VW Jetta is a sedan. The Volkswagen Jetta has a sportier look, but less cargo space than the VW Golf. The VW Golf has a rounder shape due to its hatchback design, but that shape allows your more interior space.

When it comes to gas mileage and horsepower, the differences between the two models begins to shine through. The VW Jetta offers 30 city/20 highway MPG2, while as we know from above, the VW Golf offers 25 city/35 highway MPG.1 The VW Jetta comes in at 147 horsepower, while the VW Golf provides 170 horsepower.

Maintenance

Whether you’re looking to purchase a new Volkswagen or simply looking to maintain your current model, the trusted team of technicians at our service center here at Faulkner Volkswagen can assist you in any way you need. We’re dedicating to serving the car buyers and car owners of Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, and Harrisburg, PA.

1 25 city/34 highway MPG (2018 Golf 1.8L, 5-speed manual transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.
2 30 city/40 highway MPG (2019 Jetta 1.4L, 6-speed manual transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.

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