Review: Volkswagen Golf R32 (2005 – 2009)


Quick, surefooted and well equipped.

The Audi S3 is more satisfying to drive really quickly. Less efficient than the Golf GTI, Skoda Octavia vRS and SEAT Leon Cupra.

Volkswagen Golf R32 (2005 – 2009): At A Glance

What does a Volkswagen Golf R32 (2005 – 2009) cost?

List Price from £22,325
Buy new from £20,071
Contract hire from £169.20 per month

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What do I do about the ESP failure on my 2005 Volkswagen Golf?

My 55 reg Volkswagen Golf has ESP failure. What am I best advised to do about it?
After the initial scandal when VW dealers were asking £1,800 - £2,000 to fix this on cars just out of the 3 year warranty, VW was eventually shamed into applying a fix developed by but stopped doing this FoC in August 2015. For a 55 reg, now more than 10 years old, best to get your VW specialist to send the module to ECU testing to get it fixed. Cost you a total of about £500.
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