The Volkswagen Golf is a small family car the original of which dates back over 25 years and is now in its sixth generation the latest model of which was launched in 2011, so whatever price you are willing to pay for a used model there will certainly be one for you.
The most up to date standard hatchback was launched in 2009 and it replaced the previous model which dates from 2004. Which ever of these models you choose you can be assured that you will be buying one of the best small hatchbacks on the market.
Other variants of the Gold include the Estate, the Cabriolet, the Golf GTI, the Golf R and the, Golf Plus which is a more spacious version of the estate and a kind of mini people carrier. All models are excellent to drive and there is a good choice of both petrol and diesel engines.
The Golf has a huge appeal to a broad range of the population including families and the younger driver; it is the hatch by which all other hatches are judged and it has oodles of street credibility. If you enjoy driving, then you will enjoy driving a VW Golf whatever the format.
A huge number of Volkswagen Golf have been sold and you will find many thousands of them for sale throughout the UK from approved Volkswagen dealers, independent traders and private sellers. No matter where you are in the UK, Motors.co.uk could find a deal on a used Volkswagen Golf near you.
Everybody knows about the superb performance of the Golf GTI, but even this is eclipsed by the Golf R (previously the R32). The original R32 had a 3.2 litre engine and the R has a turbocharged 2.0 litre unit that develops 271 bhp and has a 0 to 62 mph acceleration time of just 5.7 seconds (compared to the 6.7 seconds of the GTI). It has a six speed paddle shift gearbox too.
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