Volkswagen Golf

The Essentials

  • Price from £16,285
  • What Car? says: 5 star rating
  • Fuel economy: up to 74.3mpg
  • What is it? A genuinely great all-rounder, the Golf is classy, practical and a pleasure to drive
  • Your Reviews

    "Fuel economy is fab, well-built"

    5

    05-Apr-2013

    We have just bought the Golf Bluemotion and had it for a month now. It is well built, has a nice interior and we can fit car seats in for our 8MO and 4YO easily. It is nice to drive, but the best thing about this car is the fuel economy. We drive to Italy twice a year and can almost do it on one tank of fuel!

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    "I wish my partner was more like this car.."

    5

    01-Feb-2013

    Love this car after one year and 25 000 miles of driving. No fuss, looks good, fun when you are in the mood, reliable when you are not! Perfect!

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    1 person found this review helpful.

    ClareisMee

    6 reviews posted

    3 Mumsnetters found them helpful

    "Mk4 golf space issues"

    3

    17-Dec-2012

    We owned a 1.6 mk4 (2003) golf and while they are sturdy cars they are lacking in space. For a general run a round you can easily fit in 3 adults + a car seat and the boot will take a pushchair and some shopping. However for something like a holiday it just won't work. You will not have room for all the baby needs and your own luggage, and even with a roof box I think you'd be struggling.

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    "Great, reliable car"

    4

    14-Dec-2012

    We've had our golf for 12 years - and it's still going strong. WE've had very few problems with it, & those that have popped up have been easily sorted. Great build quality & nice to drive. Our kids are now 6 & 8, and we can JUST fit them, and camping kit for a two week holiday in (with a roof box, of course!). Need to upgrade for more space, but love our Golf so much we're putting it off.

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    1 person found this review helpful.

    funnypeculiar

    7 reviews posted

    4 Mumsnetters found them helpful