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At its heart is an uprated version of the 2.0-litre, ultra-responsive four-cylinder T-FSI engine fitted to the standard GTI . The result is 230 hp – a rise of 30 PS over the standard car. Joining the dynamic tweaks is a fresh new look for the GTI Edition 30 .
There’s no inherently bad Volkswagen Golf model, but there are particular versions in the range that represent the best used buy. As with the Mk5 Golf we’d go for the 1.4-litre TSI petrol engine in SE or Match trim. This is because the 1.4-litre petrol is generally cheaper to buy and more reliable than the diesels.
This Golf 1.4 TSI can’t match the cleanest diesels for emissions, but it’s not far off. Smooth power delivery and strong mid-range punch make the most of the Golf’s talented chassis, while the DSG box is intuitive and fast.
Although GTI stands for Gran Turismo Iniezione on some Italian models, Volkswagen uses GTI as shorthand for Grand Touring Injection.
Five Best Used Volkswagens You Can Buy Cheap Passat . The Passat’s been in production since 1973, so Volkswagen must have done something right with this car in order to keep producing it and to have it be one of the most popular sedans on the road today. Jetta . The Jetta is one Volkswagen that you can buy pretty cheap. Golf. Beetle . Touareg .
Recommended Volkswagen GTI model years The early 2006.5 and 2007 cars seem to be less reliable than the later ones, r/GolfGTI sub-Reddit users claim, which is why we recommend a 2008 or 2009 example. 2010 brought the Mk6 Volkswagen GTI , which was essentially a facelifted Mk5, Car and Driver reports.
The Volkswagen Golf Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 25th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $630 which means it has average ownership costs. Repairs are less severe than average, and the frequency of these issues is average, so major repairs are not common for the Golf.
There are lots of 1.4 TSi engines running quite happily as well . Sure they have a turbo and are direct injection but so will most of the petrol engines of tomorrow cus that’s the way the technology is going. If you buy a new Golf 1.4 TSi you’ll have a 3 year warranty so if you get any problems you should be covered ok.
The VW Golf 1.4 TSI GT gets the 158bhp version of the 1.4 -litre TSI engine. This is a tiny 16-valve petrol turbo unit with continuously variable inlet valve timing. Its headline feature is a crank-driven supercharger, which is on hand to augment the more usual turbocharger when extra torque is needed.
The 2019 Volkswagen Golf SE , available for a starting price of $24,145, gives drivers even more features to look forward to using. The SE trim adds heated seats in the front row, automatic high beams, lane keeping assistance, a CD player, satellite radio support, keyless entry and push-button ignition.