Volkswagen Golf Specs & Dimensions

Technical data

External dimensions

Volkswagen Golf dimensions diagram 4,284 mm 1,789 mm 1,491 mm
Values shown are maximum dimensions
Number of doors
5
Turning circle
10.9 - 11.1 m
Wheelbase
2.62 - 2.63 m

Internal dimensions

Number of seats
5
Boot (seats up)
273 - 381 L
Boot (seats down)
1,270 L

Transmission and fuel

Transmission
Manual/Automatic
Battery capacity
25.7 kWh

Trims and engines

Golf

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Golf Life

RRP £27,035

Carwow price from

£25,220

The entry-level Golf Life is pretty well equipped, as it gets 16-inch alloy wheels, adaptive cruise control and a smart infotainment system and digital driver's display.

Life standard equipment

  • Anti-lock brake system
  • Rear disc brakes
  • Two tone horn
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3 point height adj front seatbelts + pretensioners
  • Child locks on rear doors
  • Electronic parking brake with auto hold
  • Extended pedestrian protection measures
  • Driver and front passenger airbag with front passenger airbag deactivation
  • 3 rear three point seatbelts
  • ESC (Electronic Stability Control)
  • Volkswagen roadside assistance
  • Autonomous emergency braking front assist with pedestrian and cyclist monitoring
  • Front centre armrest
  • Luggage compartment lighting
  • Front head restraints
  • 12V socket in luggage compartment
  • 3 rear head restraints
  • 3 seat bench in 2nd row
  • 12V socket in front centre console
  • Standard pedal cluster
  • Split folding backrest with centre armrest and unsplit rear seat bench
  • Storm grey roof lining
  • Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Front passenger seat
  • 2 USB C ports in front, 2 USB charging sockets on the centre console in the rear charging capacity upto 45W
  • Soul black instrument panel
  • Rear cupholder and loadthough
  • ISOFIX anchors for child seats on outer rear bench seats and on front passanger seat compatible for i-Size
  • Navigation system
  • Driver alert system
  • Voice Control with voice enhancement
  • Power assisted speed sensitive steering
  • Speedo, rev counter, electronic odometer, trip, service interval display, exterior temperature and fuel gauge
  • eCall emergency call system
  • Wireless app connect
  • Dynamic road sign display
  • Adaptive cruise control (ACC) with speed limiter and front assist (reacting to vehicles pedestrians and cyclists)
  • Oncoming vehicle braking when turning including swerve support
  • Multifunction camera for distance control
  • We connect plus preparation
  • We connect preparation
  • Warning signal and warning light for front and rear seatbelts not fastened
  • E-Sim card for online connectivity
  • Advanced driver attention and drowsiness monitor
  • Preparation for light assist system
  • Activated carbon canister
  • Multi-color Digital cockpit pro, selection of different info profile possible
  • Body colour door mirrors
  • Body colour door handles
  • Front and rear electric windows
  • Rear windscreen washer and wiper with interval delay
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Standard bumpers
  • Auto headlights
  • Heat insulating windshield made of laminated glass
  • Rear fog light on one side and reversing lights on both sides
  • Automatic headlamp activation with Coming home and Leaving home feature
  • Chrome plated radiator grille inserts and light switch surrounds
  • Rear exhaust tailpipe
  • Remote electrically foldable door mirrors, puddle lights and reverse activated passenger's door mirror
  • 3rd brake light
  • Rear side wing doors
  • Exterior mirrors convex on the left and aspherical on the right
  • Welcome light with surround lighting
  • Petrol Particulate Filter
  • XDS electronic differential lock for improved traction and handling
  • Start-stop system with battery regeneration (recuperation - energy recovery during braking)
  • Anti theft wheel bolts
  • Preparation for alcohol interlock
  • Comfort telephony + wireless charging, without wireless aerial connection
  • Diversity antenna for FM reception
  • Digital radio reception (DAB)
  • Infotainment system with 12.9" display
  • Nature cross brushed decorative inserts for dashboard and front door panels and side trim

3 engines available with the Life trim

Golf

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Golf Match

RRP £27,210

Carwow price from

£25,383

The Match trim comes with a modest premium over the entry-level Life spec, and for that extra outlay you get a handful of convenience features. For instance, the Match trim comes as standard with keyless entry, auto-dip headlights and a reversing camera. Also on Match models are 17-inch alloys, which replace the 16-inch wheels on Life-spec VW Golfs.

Match standard equipment

  • Anti-lock brake system
  • Rear disc brakes
  • Two tone horn
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3 point height adj front seatbelts + pretensioners
  • Child locks on rear doors
  • Electronic parking brake with auto hold
  • Extended pedestrian protection measures
  • Driver and front passenger airbag with front passenger airbag deactivation
  • 3 rear three point seatbelts
  • ESC (Electronic Stability Control)
  • Volkswagen roadside assistance
  • Autonomous emergency braking front assist with pedestrian and cyclist monitoring
  • Front centre armrest
  • Luggage compartment lighting
  • Front head restraints
  • 12V socket in luggage compartment
  • 3 rear head restraints
  • 3 seat bench in 2nd row
  • 12V socket in front centre console
  • Standard pedal cluster
  • Split folding backrest with centre armrest and unsplit rear seat bench
  • Storm grey roof lining
  • Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Leather gearshift handle
  • Front passenger seat
  • 2 USB C ports in front, 2 USB charging sockets on the centre console in the rear charging capacity upto 45W
  • Soul black instrument panel
  • Rear cupholder and loadthough
  • ISOFIX anchors for child seats on outer rear bench seats and on front passanger seat compatible for i-Size
  • Navigation system
  • Driver alert system
  • Voice Control with voice enhancement
  • Power assisted speed sensitive steering
  • Speedo, rev counter, electronic odometer, trip, service interval display, exterior temperature and fuel gauge
  • eCall emergency call system
  • Wireless app connect
  • Dynamic road sign display
  • Adaptive cruise control (ACC) with speed limiter and front assist (reacting to vehicles pedestrians and cyclists)
  • Oncoming vehicle braking when turning including swerve support
  • Multifunction camera for distance control
  • We connect plus preparation
  • We connect preparation
  • Warning signal and warning light for front and rear seatbelts not fastened
  • E-Sim card for online connectivity
  • Advanced driver attention and drowsiness monitor
  • Preparation for light assist system
  • Activated carbon canister
  • Multi-color Digital cockpit pro, selection of different info profile possible
  • Body colour door mirrors
  • Body colour door handles
  • Front and rear electric windows
  • Rear windscreen washer and wiper with interval delay
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Standard bumpers
  • LED rear combination lights
  • Rear tinted glass 65% light absorbing from B pillar backwards
  • Auto headlights
  • Heat insulating windshield made of laminated glass
  • Dynamic headlight range control
  • Rear fog light on one side and reversing lights on both sides
  • Automatic headlamp activation with Coming home and Leaving home feature
  • Chrome plated radiator grille inserts and light switch surrounds
  • Rear exhaust tailpipe
  • Remote electrically foldable door mirrors, puddle lights and reverse activated passenger's door mirror
  • 3rd brake light
  • Rear side wing doors
  • Exterior mirrors convex on the left and aspherical on the right
  • Welcome light with surround lighting
  • Petrol Particulate Filter
  • XDS electronic differential lock for improved traction and handling
  • Start-stop system with battery regeneration (recuperation - energy recovery during braking)
  • Anti theft wheel bolts
  • Preparation for alcohol interlock
  • Comfort telephony + wireless charging, without wireless aerial connection
  • Diversity antenna for FM reception
  • Digital radio reception (DAB)
  • Infotainment system with 12.9" display
  • Nature cross brushed decorative inserts for dashboard and front door panels and side trim

4 engines available with the Match trim

Golf

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Golf Style

RRP £29,835

Carwow price from

£27,824

Over the kit you get in Life models, Style adds 17-inch alloy wheels, chrome trims on the exterior, door puddle lights and LED headlights that move as you turn corners. The front seats have lumbar adjustment and you also get three-zone climate control. It doesn't look quite as good as R Line, which is our favourite.

Style standard equipment

  • Anti-lock brake system
  • Rear disc brakes
  • Two tone horn
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3 point height adj front seatbelts + pretensioners
  • Child locks on rear doors
  • Electronic parking brake with auto hold
  • Extended pedestrian protection measures
  • Driver and front passenger airbag with front passenger airbag deactivation
  • 3 rear three point seatbelts
  • ESC (Electronic Stability Control)
  • Volkswagen roadside assistance
  • Autonomous emergency braking front assist with pedestrian and cyclist monitoring
  • Front centre armrest
  • Luggage compartment lighting
  • 12V socket in luggage compartment
  • 3 rear head restraints
  • 3 seat bench in 2nd row
  • 12V socket in front centre console
  • Standard pedal cluster
  • Split folding backrest with centre armrest and unsplit rear seat bench
  • Storm grey roof lining
  • Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Leather gearshift handle
  • Front passenger seat
  • 2 USB C ports in front, 2 USB charging sockets on the centre console in the rear charging capacity upto 45W
  • Soul black instrument panel
  • Carpet mats, front and rear
  • Air care climatronic 3 Zone automatic climate control
  • Rear cupholder and loadthough
  • Ambient lighting with 30 colour incl. LED light unit in front footwell with selectable light colour
  • ISOFIX anchors for child seats on outer rear bench seats and on front passanger seat compatible for i-Size
  • Rain sensor
  • Body colour door mirrors
  • Body colour door handles
  • Body colour bumpers
  • Front and rear electric windows
  • Automatic dimming rear view mirror
  • Rear windscreen washer and wiper with interval delay
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Chrome trimmed front air intake surrounds
  • Auto headlights
  • Heat insulating windshield made of laminated glass
  • Rear fog light on one side and reversing lights on both sides
  • Automatic headlamp activation with Coming home and Leaving home feature
  • Chrome plated radiator grille inserts and light switch surrounds
  • Rear exhaust tailpipe
  • Remote electrically foldable door mirrors, puddle lights and reverse activated passenger's door mirror
  • Illuminated molding between headlights and illuminated door handle recesses
  • 3rd brake light
  • Rear side wing doors
  • Exterior mirrors convex on the left and aspherical on the right
  • Welcome light with surround lighting
  • Chrome trims on the side window bottom
  • Illumination Volkswagen logo
  • Navigation system
  • Driver alert system
  • Voice Control with voice enhancement
  • Power assisted speed sensitive steering
  • Speedo, rev counter, electronic odometer, trip, service interval display, exterior temperature and fuel gauge
  • eCall emergency call system
  • Wireless app connect
  • Dynamic road sign display
  • Adaptive cruise control (ACC) with speed limiter and front assist (reacting to vehicles pedestrians and cyclists)
  • Oncoming vehicle braking when turning including swerve support
  • Multifunction camera for distance control
  • We connect plus preparation
  • We connect preparation
  • Warning signal and warning light for front and rear seatbelts not fastened
  • E-Sim card for online connectivity
  • Advanced driver attention and drowsiness monitor
  • Preparation for light assist system
  • Activated carbon canister
  • Lane change system side assist, rear traffic alert and exit warning system
  • Multi-color Digital cockpit pro, selection of different info profile possible
  • Petrol Particulate Filter
  • XDS electronic differential lock for improved traction and handling
  • Start-stop system with battery regeneration (recuperation - energy recovery during braking)
  • Anti theft wheel bolts
  • Preparation for alcohol interlock
  • Comfort telephony + wireless charging, without wireless aerial connection
  • Diversity antenna for FM reception
  • Digital radio reception (DAB)
  • Infotainment system with 12.9" display
  • Driver assistance pack - Golf Estate/Hatchback
  • New brushed dark metal decorative inserts for dashboard

4 engines available with the Style trim

Golf

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Golf R Line

RRP £30,285

Carwow price from

£28,243

The R-Line gets 17-inch alloy wheels and R-Line specific front and rear bumpers. You get a leather sports steering wheel and sports seats too.

R Line standard equipment

  • Anti-lock brake system
  • Rear disc brakes
  • Two tone horn
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3 point height adj front seatbelts + pretensioners
  • Child locks on rear doors
  • Electronic parking brake with auto hold
  • Extended pedestrian protection measures
  • Driver and front passenger airbag with front passenger airbag deactivation
  • 3 rear three point seatbelts
  • ESC (Electronic Stability Control)
  • Volkswagen roadside assistance
  • Autonomous emergency braking front assist with pedestrian and cyclist monitoring
  • Front centre armrest
  • Front sports seats
  • Luggage compartment lighting
  • 12V socket in luggage compartment
  • 3 rear head restraints
  • 3 seat bench in 2nd row
  • 12V socket in front centre console
  • Brushed stainless steel pedals
  • Split folding backrest with centre armrest and unsplit rear seat bench
  • Storm grey roof lining
  • Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Front passenger seat
  • 2 USB C ports in front, 2 USB charging sockets on the centre console in the rear charging capacity upto 45W
  • Soul black instrument panel
  • Carpet mats, front and rear
  • Rear cupholder and loadthough
  • Ambient lighting with 30 colour incl. LED light unit in front footwell with selectable light colour
  • ISOFIX anchors for child seats on outer rear bench seats and on front passanger seat compatible for i-Size
  • Navigation system
  • Dynamic steering
  • Driver alert system
  • Voice Control with voice enhancement
  • Power assisted speed sensitive steering
  • Speedo, rev counter, electronic odometer, trip, service interval display, exterior temperature and fuel gauge
  • eCall emergency call system
  • Wireless app connect
  • Dynamic road sign display
  • Adaptive cruise control (ACC) with speed limiter and front assist (reacting to vehicles pedestrians and cyclists)
  • Oncoming vehicle braking when turning including swerve support
  • Multifunction camera for distance control
  • We connect plus preparation
  • We connect preparation
  • Warning signal and warning light for front and rear seatbelts not fastened
  • E-Sim card for online connectivity
  • Advanced driver attention and drowsiness monitor
  • Preparation for light assist system
  • Activated carbon canister
  • Multi-color Digital cockpit pro, selection of different info profile possible
  • Body colour door handles
  • Front and rear electric windows
  • Rear windscreen washer and wiper with interval delay
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Auto headlights
  • Heat insulating windshield made of laminated glass
  • Rear fog light on one side and reversing lights on both sides
  • Automatic headlamp activation with Coming home and Leaving home feature
  • Chrome plated radiator grille inserts and light switch surrounds
  • Rear exhaust tailpipe
  • Remote electrically foldable door mirrors, puddle lights and reverse activated passenger's door mirror
  • 3rd brake light
  • Rear side wing doors
  • Body colored bumpers in R-Line style
  • Exterior mirrors convex on the left and aspherical on the right
  • Welcome light with surround lighting
  • Petrol Particulate Filter
  • XDS electronic differential lock for improved traction and handling
  • Start-stop system with battery regeneration (recuperation - energy recovery during braking)
  • Anti theft wheel bolts
  • Preparation for alcohol interlock
  • Comfort telephony + wireless charging, without wireless aerial connection
  • Diversity antenna for FM reception
  • Digital radio reception (DAB)
  • Infotainment system with 12.9" display
  • Decorative inserts carbon grey for dashboard and front door trim panels

3 engines available with the R Line trim