Insurance groups range from 1 to 50 and dictates the cost of the vehicles insurance. The higher the group, the higher the insurance will be for the vehicle.
BHP rates the engine performance of vehicles and stands for the brake horsepower.
CO2 is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the vehicle in grams per kilometre travelled, the lower the CO2 emissions the cleaner the vehicle is for the environment.
The total number of seats in the vehicle.
Number Of Seats
Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of £40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional £310 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.
"++ 12TH TO 30TH APRIL ++ THE BIG USED CAR EVENT AT VW NOTTINGHAM NORTH ++ 2 YEARS WARRANTY ++ 2 YEARS BREAKDOWN ++ 2 YRS MOT COVER ++ 2 YEARS FREE SERVICING ++ 6.9% APR PCP ++ ON ALL DAS WELT AUTO APPROVED USED CARS ++ THIS IS A FULLY DAS WELT AUTO APPROVED USED VEHICLE. THIS CAR WILL BE SOLD WITH A MINIMUM OF 12 MONTHS WARRANTY, 12 MONTHS ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE, FULL 142 MULTI POINT CHECK, INDEPENDENT VEHICLE HISTORY, MILEAGE CHECK, 5 DAYS VOLKSWAGEN INSURANCE, SERVICE HISTORY CHECK, 30 DAY NO QUIBBLE EXCHANGE !, FULLY VALETED AND WE HAVE A RANGE OF FLEXIBLE FINANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE"
Mark Dale, General Manager
Volkswagen Nottingham North
- Air Conditioning
- Metallic Paint
- Cruise Control
- Satellite Navigation
- Alloy Wheels
- Heated Seats
- DAB Radio
- Panoramic Roof
- Parking Sensors
- Stop Start
- Low Mileage
- 1 Owner
- Full Service History
- CD Player
|Electric front windows|
|Electric rear windows|
|Heated rear windscreen|
|Rear window wash/wipe with intermittent delay|
|Heat insulated tinted glass 65% light absorbing from B pillar back|
|ESP with EDL + ASR|
|Electronic parking brake with auto hold|
|Automatic Post collision braking|
|Front assist including city emergency braking|
|Lowered sports suspension|
|Bluetooth hands free telephone connection|
|PAS - speed related|
|Ultrasonic front and rear optical and audible parking sensors|
|Driver alert system|
|Driver profile selection|
|Adaptive Cruise Control with pedestrian detection and speed limiter|
|'Lights On' warning buzzer|
|Exterior temperature gauge|
|Trip and service interval display|
|Warning buzzer and light for front seatbelts unfastened|
|Brake pad wear indicator warning light|
|8" touch screen|
|Instrument cluster in white|
|Body colour door mirrors|
|Auto dimming rear view mirror|
|Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors|
|Chrome-plated light switch surround|
|Piano black centre console|
|Tumbler decorative inserts|
|Diesel particulate filter|
|DAB Digital radio|
|CD/MP3/WMA, USB and SD card reader, aux-in|
|Composition media system|
|Exterior Body Features|
|Chrome grille surround|
|Body colour door handles|
|Body colour bumpers|
|Rear roof spoiler|
|Black rear diffuser|
|Black front air intake and radiator grille with chrome insert|
|Silver roof rails|
|Automatic coming/leaving home lighting function|
|Cornering front fog lights|
|LED daytime running lights|
|LED rear lights|
|LED front fog lights with static cornering light function|
|Front passenger drawer stowage|
|Height/reach adjust steering wheel|
|Overhead storage box|
|3 spoke steering wheel|
|Storage compartments in doors|
|Storage box in luggage compartment|
|Luggage compartment cover|
|Boot lashing points|
|Bag hook in luggage compartment|
|12V socket in luggage compartment|
|Lockable, illuminated, cooled glovebox|
|Storage box in centre console with cover|
|Front centre armrest with storage box and rear air vents|
|Variable boot floor, height adjustable and removable|
|Multifunction leather steering wheel with leather gear knob/handbrake grip|
|Load through provision with rear centre armrest and cupholders x2|
|Pearl grey headlining|
|Luggage compartment lighting|
|Front reading lights|
|Courtesy light delay|
|Mirror pack - Golf|
|Ambient lighting pack - Golf|
|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|
|Pre crash system|
|Tyre pressure monitor|
|Driver/Passenger whiplash optimised head restraints|
|3 rear headrests|
|Front passenger seat height adjust|
|Isofix preparation for 2 rear child seats|
|60/40 split folding rear seat|
|Front seat back storage pockets|
|Electronic engine immobiliser|
|Alarm with interior protection|
|Remote central locking with 2 remote folding keys|
|Locking wheel bolts|
|XDS electronic differential lock|
|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.
Ten Second Review
Compact estate cars never put much of a dent in the public consciousness and as neatly finished as this improved seventh-generation Golf Estate is, one suspects it's always going to remain a minority interest item. Still, it's good value in mid-range 'Match Edition' guise and, as you'd expect from Volkswagen, it's very well designed. No hurriedly cobbled together conversion, this estate is properly practical with up to 1,620-litres of load space available.
Given that estates are designed to haul a hefty amount of gear around, the concept of a compact estate at first seems one destined to crash and burn. And so it has proved. No matter which hugely successful product line you choose - Volkswagen Golf, Ford Focus, Vauxhall Astra or Renault Megane - its estate variant has added but a nominal amount to the overall sales figures. Accept that this is the way it is - and is destined to stay - and it's easier to get to grips with this latest Golf Estate. Sold alongside the Golf three and five door hatches, the Golf Estate offers another alternative for those not quite prepared to step up to a Touran mini-MPV. And the car itself? Well, after six model generations, 38 years and 29 million cars, it would perhaps be a little surprising if Volkswagen didn't have the hang of building Golfs by now. This latest version offers a smarter look, an all-new 1.5-litre TSI engine option, more sophisticated media connectivity and a range of important detail changes.
Get under the skin of this Volkswagen Golf Estate and you'll find a platform that's very stiff and is almost infinitely customisable, being based on the modular MQB chassis that underpins everything from the Skoda Octavia to the Audi A3. All but the entry level versions get variable drive settings (Eco, Sport, Normal and Individual) and this results in a car that can entertain or cosset as required. There's also the option of Dynamic Chassis Control to consider. This features adaptive damping and a Sport setting to really give the car's ride a dual personality. Most of the engineware in this Golf is carried over from before, but there is an all-new petrol powerplant - Volkswagen is calling it the '1.5 TSI Evo', a four cylinder petrol turbo that uses 'Active Cylinder Management' to cut off two cylinders under light to medium throttle loads. This engine develops 150PS in its standard form, but there is also a 'BlueMotion' version developing 130PS. The other mechanical change made to the line-up is the replacement of the old 6-speed DSG auto gearbox with a more efficient 7-speed unit. Otherwise, things are much as before. At the foot of the range, there's the well-regarded 1.0-litre TSI petrol unit, a three cylinder powerplant developing 110PS. Most Golf Estate buyers though, tend to want a diesel - possibly the 115PS 1.6-litre TDI diesel, but more probably the 2.0-litre TDI, available with either 150 or 184PS. As before, only variants developing more than 120PS get multi-link rear suspension: below that level, your Golf will come with a less sophisticated torsion bean set-up. As before, there's a 2.0-litre turbocharged 4WD Golf R super estate model at the top of the range. And a 4WD Alltrack variant too.
Design and Build
The first thing you'll notice about this revised Golf Estate 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 more space inside than you might expect. There's 605-litres of cargo space if you load up to the parcel shelf. Flip the rear seats down and you get a full 1,620-litres. At 4,562mm, the Golf Estate is 307mm longer than the hatchback, so do bear this in mind if you're already tight for parking space with a hatchback model. And behind the thin leather-stitched 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 model. It's just that everything is of exactly 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.
Market and Model
The UK line-up retains a familiar feel, beginning in the hatchback range with S and rising through SE, SE Nav, GT, Alltrack, GTD and GTD BlueLine to, ultimately, the high performance R model. Prices range in the £20,500 to £35,000 bracket and represent a premium of around £1,000 over the Golf hatchback. All Golf Estate models come with seven airbags, including a driver's knee bag, five three-point seat belts, ABS with ESP, the XDS electronic differential lock and ISOFIX preparation for two rear child seats. 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. And we like the new 'Security & Service' package that can automatically alert the emergency services in the event of a breakdown or an accident, book servicing and even advise you if the car is driven beyond a certain area, should you lend it out.
Cost of Ownership
When this seventh generation Golf Estate was originally launched, its efficiency figures took a big step forward, thanks to the lighter MQB chassis. Those returns still look pretty good today: the 1.6-litre TDI engine is capable of returning 106g/km and around 70mpg on the combined cycle. Go for the 2.0 TDI 150PS variant and the figures are 65.7mpg and 111g/km. What about petrol power? Well the big news here is the replacement of a sophisticated '1.5 TSI Evo' powerplant using Volkswagen's frugal Cylinder-on-Demand technology. In its standard 150PS form, Volkswagen reckons that this unit will return close to 50mpg on the combined cycle and around 110g/km of CO2. In its 'BlueMotion' 130PS guise, this engine can manage 51.1mpg and 104g/km, figures not too far off what you'd get from some diesels.
Front + rear carpet mats, Electric front windows, ABS, Lowered sports suspension, Bluetooth hands free telephone connection, PAS - speed related, Rev counter, Body colour door mirrors, Chrome-plated light switch surround...
|0 to 60 mph (secs)|
|0 to 62 mph (secs)||10.7|
|Engine Power - BHP||115|
|Engine Power - KW||85|
|Engine Power - PS|
|Engine Power - RPM||3250|
|Engine Torque - LBS.FT||184|
|Engine Torque - MKG||25.5|
|Engine Torque - NM||250|
|Engine Torque - RPM||1500|
|Emissions - ICE|
|CO2 (g/km)||106 (g/km)|
|Noise Level dB(A)||70|
|Standard Euro Emissions||EURO 6|
|Fuel Consumption - ICE|
|EC Combined (mpg)||68.9|
|EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies|
|EC Extra Urban (mpg)||72.4|
|EC Urban (mpg)||65.7|
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