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Volkswagen Golf 2.0 Tdi R-Line 5Dr Diesel Hatchback

Overview:

Mileage: 1,589
Trans: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Year: 17/17
Colour: Tornado Red
Fuel Type: Diesel

Quote Reference Number: 0W1-505768

OUR PRICE: £21,500

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Specification

Specification
Body Glass
Rear window wash/wipe with intermittent delay
Heat insulated tinted glass 65% light absorbing from B pillar back
Electric front windows
Electric rear windows
Rain sensor
Heated rear windscreen
Brakes
Automatic Post collision braking
ESP with EDL + ASR
Electronic parking brake with auto hold
ABS
Chassis/Suspension
Lowered sports suspension
Communication
Bluetooth hands free telephone connection
Car-Net App-Connect
Driver Aids
Driver alert system
Driver profile selection
Adaptive Cruise Control with pedestrian detection and speed limiter
Ultrasonic front and rear optical and audible parking sensors
PAS - speed related
Drive Mode Selector
Driver Information
8" touch screen
Instrument cluster in white
Warning buzzer and light for front seatbelts unfastened
Brake pad wear indicator warning light
Rev counter
'Lights On' warning buzzer
Exterior temperature gauge
Multifunction computer
Trip and service interval display
Driving Mirrors
Body colour door mirrors
Auto dimming rear view mirror
Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
Embellishment Trims
Dark diamond decorative inserts
Piano black centre console with aluminium inlay
Chrome-plated light switch surround
Engine
Diesel particulate filter
Entertainment
CD/MP3/WMA, USB and SD card reader, aux-in
Composition media system
DAB Digital radio
Exterior Body Features
Black front air intake and radiator grille with chrome insert
Black sports rear diffuser
Trapezoid exhaust tailpipes
Body colour rear roof spoiler
Stainless steel door sill protection
Body colour door handles
Body colour bumpers
Chrome grille surround
Side skirts
Exterior Lights
LED rear lights
Automatic coming/leaving home lighting function
Cornering front fog lights
LED daytime running lights
Automatic headlights
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
Dust/pollen filter
Interior Features
Variable boot floor, height adjustable and removable
Load through provision with rear centre armrest and cupholders x2
Multifunction leather steering wheel with grey stitching
Bag hook in luggage compartment
12V socket in luggage compartment
Leather gear knob and handbrake grip
Lockable, illuminated, cooled glovebox
Storage box in centre console with cover
Front centre armrest with storage box and rear air vents
Height/reach adjust steering wheel
Overhead storage box
3 spoke steering wheel
Grab handles
Storage compartments in doors
Storage box in luggage compartment
Sun visors
Luggage compartment cover
Front passenger drawer stowage
Black headlining
Rear centre armrest with 2 cupholders
Boot lashing points
Stainless steel pedals
Cooled glovebox
Interior Lights
Luggage compartment lighting
Front reading lights
Courtesy light delay
Packs
Convenience Pack - Golf
Mirror pack - Golf
Ambient lighting pack - Golf
Safety
Pre crash system
Tyre pressure monitor
Driver/Passenger whiplash optimised head restraints
Front side airbags
Front and rear curtain airbags
Driver/Front Passenger airbags
3 point height adj front seatbelts + pretensioners
3 rear 3 point seatbelts
Drivers knee airbag
Child locks on rear doors
Front passenger airbag deactivation
Seats
Isofix preparation for 2 rear child seats
60/40 split folding rear seat
Front seat back storage pockets
3 rear headrests
Front passenger seat height adjust
Security
Electronic engine immobiliser
Alarm with interior protection
Remote central locking with 2 remote folding keys
Transmission
XDS electronic differential lock
Vanity Mirrors
Illuminated vanity mirrors
Wheels - Spare
Steel space saver spare wheel

The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.

Features

Manager Pic Colin Barker, Head of Business
Key Features
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Key Features
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Alloy Wheels
  • DAB Radio
  • Bluetooth
  • Parking Sensors
  • Stop Start

Ten Second Review

If you're looking for an economical family hatch and you've a reasonably-sized budget to work with, start with the improved Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI and then consider other options. Chances are you'll come back to this model. With 150PS of grunt, 67.3mpg fuel economy and a chassis that delivers real fun, it's about as good as hatchbacks get.

Background

"Just buy a Golf." It's a bit of advice usually doled out by motoring journalists who don't want to listen to another protracted 'What car should I buy?' diatribe over dinner. Yet there's a reason for it. Volkswagen Golfs have tended to be so reliably excellent that it's hard to go wrong following this line of reasoning. Yes, some have been a little dull, but in choosing Volkswagen's hardy perennial, you always knew you weren't going to be saddled with a lemon. Still, times change and in order to make sure that I was still doing a sterling service for dinner party guests before ushering them onto more stimulating topics of conversation, I decided to get behind the wheel of what might be the pick of the recently improved Golf range, the 2.0-litre TDI 150.

Driving Experience

The TDI diesel badge that adorns this car's sharply chamfered rump might lull you into thinking you're in for a soporific spell behind the wheel. That's far from the case. The common rail diesel sparks up with a bit of a chunter but settles down into a modest idle. It's not so smooth that you're going to forget which pump to pull up at but it's far better than the agricultural old VW Pump-Duse diesel engines. It's more flexible too, this latest 150PS unit offering its peak torque of 320Nm between 1750 and 3000rpm. It feels seriously muscular and it works really well with the DSG twin-clutch gearbox. Sport mode will plug you straight into the meat of the torque and will hold gears a little longer if you're coming into a corner. This improved Golf Mk 7 does corners really rather well. There's just enough movement in the body to signal clearly where the limits of grip are, but punt the car into a well-sighted bend and it feels like a decent hot hatch in its grip, steering response and body control. Its performance in a straight line is more warm than hot, making 62mph in 8.6 seconds on the way to a top speed of 134mph, but it's a car that's easy to flow along a decent road with. You rarely feel the weight of the diesel engine in the nose and the expensive multi-link rear suspension means that there's little bump and thump entering the cabin even on poorly-surfaced roads.

Design and Build

The first thing you'll notice about this revised Golf is probably its slightly sleeker front end. Many variants now get full-LED headlamps and the air intakes at either corner of the front bumper have been restyled too. Jewel-like LED tail lamps are now standard across the range and on top versions, there are smart animated flowing indicators too. Otherwise, things are much as before - which means that there's a choice between three or five-door hatch and estate bodystyles, both of which sit on the Volkswagen Group's light, stiff and very sophisticated MQB chassis. And behind the thinner multi-function steering wheel? Well, as ever, nobody does it better than this. It isn't that it feels especially plush, though the quality of materials used is excellent - and far better, incidentally, in this Wolfsburg-constructed Golf than Volkswagen's similarly priced but Mexican-built compact Jetta saloon. It's just that everything is of just the right quality and feels absolutely fit for purpose. In this revised model, the cabin has been given a lift by the addition of smarter decorative trim panels on the doors, the dash panel and the centre console, as well as classier seat covers. Out back, there's a 380-litre cargo bay in the hatch version that's much bigger than that provided by rival Focus and Astra models. It can be extended to 1,270-litres if you push forward the rear seats.

Market and Model

A Golf with the 2.0-litre TDI 150 engine is priced from just over £22,000 for a manual three-door in SE trim and tops out at just over £26,000 for a GT trim with five doors and a DSG gearbox. That might sound quite a lot for a diesel Golf but this is one car that grows on you, impressing you day by day with the way it combines entertainment and sheer practicality. There's a £655 premium to go from the three-door bodystyle to the five-door bodyshape that 90% of British buyers choose and from there, you get the option of finding a further £700 more for the estate bodystyle if you want it. A key change with this revised model lies with media connectivity. An 8-inch 'Composition Media' screen now comes as standard. Plus there's the option of a really sophisticated 'Discover Pro' monitor, this being the first Volkswagen infotainment system to offer both touch and voice-command operation, with gesture control in addition to proximity sensors. Your dealer will also want to tell you about the clever 'Media Control' app that can be used if your Golf's infotainment set-up incorporates a wi-fi hotspot. Passengers simply connect in their 'phones or tablets via the app, then the entertainment system can be operated from anywhere in the car. As you'd expect, there's full 'Apple CarPlay' and 'Android Auto' compatibility so you can link in your smartphone and use your favourite apps in-car.

Cost of Ownership

The Golf 2.0-litre TDI 150 in a typical five-door SE trim fitted with a manual gearbox makes an for an extremely affordable ownership experience. Even when put up against rivals from Vauxhall and Ford, the Golf works out markedly cheaper to own. Over a three year/36,000 mile ownership period, the Golf will cost 51 pence per mile to run, the Focus 2.0TDCi Zetec S will set you back 58 pence per mile while the Astra 2.0CDTi 165 stings you for 72 pence per mile. The Golf wins almost right across the board. It's cheaper to insure than these rivals, it gets much better fuel economy, residual values are way better and, believe it or not, it's even cheaper to service. Go for a manual car and it'll return 67.3mpg on the combined cycle, while a DSG-equipped model drops that to 62.8mpg. It's a similar story on emissions. A manual nets you 109g/km, while the twin-clutch version emits 117g/km. Stop/Start and battery regeneration systems help the Golf TDI 150 to these exemplary figures.

Front + rear carpet mats, Rear window wash/wipe with intermittent delay, Automatic Post collision braking, Lowered sports suspension, Bluetooth hands free telephone connection, Driver alert system, 8" touch screen...

Performance

Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)8.6
Engine Power - BHP150
Engine Power - KW110
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM3500
Engine Torque - LBS.FT251
Engine Torque - MKG34.7
Engine Torque - NM340
Engine Torque - RPM1750
Top Speed134

Go Green

Green Stats
Emissions
CO2 (g/km)111 (g/km)
HCN
Noise Level dB(A)73
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6
Fuel Consumption
EC Combined (mpg)65.7
EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies
EC Extra Urban (mpg)74.3
EC Urban (mpg)55.4

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