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Volkswagen Golf (2009 - 2013)

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49.7
Average

Comfortable and quiet on the move, enjoyable to drive. Nicely trimmed with great attention to detail. 1.4 TSI sweeter to drive than a diesel.

7-speed dry clutch DSG problems. EA189 diesel emissions problems. Chain cam 1.4 TSI problems, especially Twincharger. EGR problems with 1.6 TDI. Demoted to 3 stars due to huge number of reported faults.

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Engine Official MPG Real MPG Avg. Real MPG %  
1.2 TSI 49.6 mpg 45.0 mpg 91% Submit MPG
1.2 TSI 85 51.4 mpg 49.1 mpg 95% Submit MPG
1.2 TSI DSG 48.7 mpg 43.8 mpg 90% Submit MPG
1.4 44.1 mpg 45.1 mpg 102% Submit MPG
1.4 GT TSI 44.8 mpg 37.9 mpg 85% Submit MPG
1.4 GT TSI DSG 47.1 mpg 38.4 mpg 81% Submit MPG
1.4 TSI 45.6–47.1 mpg 42.3 mpg 91% Submit MPG
1.4 TSI DSG 47.1 mpg 41.1 mpg 87% Submit MPG
1.6 39.8 mpg 34.3 mpg 86% Submit MPG
1.6 TDI 60.1–62.8 mpg 56.0 mpg 91% Submit MPG
1.6 TDI 105 62.8 mpg 54.3 mpg 86% Submit MPG
1.6 TDI BlueMotion 68.9–74.3 mpg 55.5 mpg 77% Submit MPG
1.6 TDI BlueMotion Technology 67.3–68.9 mpg 55.9 mpg 82% Submit MPG
1.6 TDI DSG 60.1 mpg 50.5 mpg 84% Submit MPG
1.6 TDI DSG BlueMotion Technology 67.3 mpg 56.7 mpg 84% Submit MPG
2.0 GT TDI 58.9 mpg 52.2 mpg 89% Submit MPG
2.0 GT TDI BlueMotion Technology 65.7 mpg 57.5 mpg 88% Submit MPG
2.0 GT TDI DSG 53.3 mpg 47.1 mpg 88% Submit MPG
2.0 TDI 57.6 mpg 58.9 mpg 102% Submit MPG
2.0 TDI 140 53.3–58.9 mpg 54.8 mpg 98% Submit MPG
2.0 TDI 140 DSG 53.3 mpg 51.3 mpg 96% Submit MPG
2.0 TDI BlueMotion Technology 65.7 mpg 58.5 mpg 89% Submit MPG
GTD 55.4 mpg 49.7 mpg 90% Submit MPG
GTD DSG 52.3 mpg 46.1 mpg 88% Submit MPG
GTI 38.7 mpg 34.5 mpg 89% Submit MPG
GTI DSG 38.2 mpg 35.2 mpg 92% Submit MPG
GTI Edition 35 34.9 mpg 31.6 mpg 90% Submit MPG
GTI Edition 35 DSG 35.3 mpg 34.5 mpg 98% Submit MPG
R 33.2 mpg 29.3 mpg 88% Submit MPG
R DSG 33.6 mpg 27.8 mpg 83% Submit MPG

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  • Volkswagen Golf (2009 - 2013)
    Comfortable and quiet on the move, enjoyable to drive. Nicely trimmed with great attention to detail. 1.4 TSI sweeter to drive than a diesel.

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