Archive for the ‘VW Golf’ Category

What’s the difference between a hatchback and a compact crossover?

Sunday, September 20th, 2020
2020 Golf GTI parked in front of mountain

Hatchback vs Subcompact SUV: What’s the difference and which should I get?

A couple years back, an article by Popular Mechanics stated that “cars, in case you haven’t heard, are dead. More specifically, cars are crossovers now.” And while that statement is hyperbolic, as they are still many cars on the market today, it does have a kernel of truth to it. As the article suggests, fewer hatchbacks are being produced, while an army of small, eerily similar subcompact crossovers are taking their place.

So, is a subcompact crossover essentially just a hatchback or is it just a similar vehicle that taps into the same part of the market? Let’s take a look at some of the differences between the two.

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Why is the Volkswagen Golf so popular?

Monday, October 28th, 2019
2019 VW Golf R parked in the middle of the road

Why the Volkswagen Golf is So Popular

Alongside the Volkswagen Beetle, the Golf is most of the popular cars ever, as iconic to younger generations as the Beetle was to their parents and grandparents. But why does the Golf retain such a loyal following and enthusiastic fan base?

Today, we’re going to figure out why the Volkswagen Golf is so popular. (more…)

Updates to the Newest VW Golf

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
2019 VW Golf exterior profile

What’s New in the 2019 Volkswagen Golf?

Every year Volkswagen makes at least a few changes to their lineup of cars and SUVs. The iconic Volkswagen Golf remains one of the longest-running nameplates on the road today, and there’s a reason for that. The utility combined with always-updated technology makes it a popular choice. Find out what’s new in the 2019 Volkswagen Golf here on our blog! (more…)

2018 VW Golf Cargo Capacity

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
2018 VW Golf on the road

Cargo Space in the 2018 Volkswagen Golf

Cargo space is an underrated aspect of vehicles. We tend to be concerned with things like performance features or interior technology, but when it comes time to pack for that long vacation, the extra space is much appreciated. Volkswagen has a variety of models to choose from, each with various amounts of cargo space. So what’s the cargo space in the 2018 Volkswagen Golf? (more…)

How Safe is the New Golf?

Thursday, June 28th, 2018
2018 VW Golf on the road

What is the Safety Rating for the 2018 Volkswagen Golf?

Are you looking for a vehicle that provides exceptional safety while still being fun to drive? Of course you are. Whether you’re aware of it or not, each vehicle on the road has some sort of engineering added to it to make it safer for consumers. Not all vehicles are created equal, though. The Volkswagen Golf has spent years on the road, giving its all and never failing to impress with its unique combination of utility and aesthetics. Did you know it’s super safe as well? Read on to learn the safety rating for the 2018 Volkswagen Golf! (more…)

What’s Inside the 2018 Golf?

Friday, June 15th, 2018
2018 VW Golf on the road

2018 Volkswagen Golf Technology Features

Ever since its introduction in 1974, the Volkswagen Golf has held up the reputation it was born to have: a convenient hatchback with exceptional utility. While the times have changed, Volkswagen hasn’t lost sight of its original intent with the Golf. One of the perks of the changing times is technology and they way it’s been incorporated in many modern vehicles – including the Golf. Check out the 2018 Volkswagen Golf technology features! (more…)

Which New VW Golf Gets you the Furthest?

Friday, October 6th, 2017
five volkswagen cars lined up by a body of water

Fuel Efficiency of VW Golf Trims 

The Golf is one of the most popular models of Volkswagen. The compact car, which has six variations of the base trim, has countless great uses, including its great fuel efficiency. But which Golf trim gets the best gas mileage? Here is the fuel efficiency of VW Golf trims.  (more…)

Volkswagen Introduces 2018 Golf Family

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
2018 volkswagen golf exterior white color

2018 VW Golf Updates and New Equipment

At the New York International Auto Show, Volkswagen introduced the entire 2018 Golf Family. Many of the models included various updates including now standard LED taillights and Daytime Running Lights on all Golf models for the 2018 model year. Also, all SE and SEL trims across the Golf lineup will feature a new 8-inch infotainment screen. Let’s take a look at the 2018 VW Golf’s updates and new equipment for the new model year.  (more…)

Volkswagen Earns Many 2017 Top Safety Pick Ratings from IIHS

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
2017 volkswagen jetta on the road

What 2017 Volkswagen Models are the Safest?

Volkswagen had not one, not two but six 2017 models earn the 2017 Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The 2017 Top Safety Pick award is issued to vehicles that have earned good ratings in IIHS tests evaluated in five categories: frontal impact moderate overlap, frontal impact small overlap, side impact, roof strength and head restraints. It must all offer an autonomous emergency braking system that earns at least an advanced rating for front crash prevention.   (more…)

What Safety Features Does the 2017 Golf Alltrack Have?

Monday, September 12th, 2016
2017 volkswagen golf alltrack

2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Driver Assistance Systems

The Volkswagen Golf Alltrack is the newest member of the Volkswagen family and is the derivative of the Golf SportWagen. It takes the practicality and fun-to-drive experience of the SportWagen and combines it with rugged exterior styling and all-wheel drive. The 2017 VW Golf Alltrack is due to begin arriving at dealerships this October and we are all patiently awaiting its arrival. Volkswagen is offering the Golf Alltrack S and SE with a Driver Assistance Package and the Alltrack SEL with the Driver Assistance and Lighting Package which includes numerous driver assistance systems. See the available 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack driver assistance systems below.  (more…)