VolkswagenGolf

Contrary to what you may have assumed, the Volkswagen Golf was not named after the sport. Rather, when the car was being developed as the successor to the Beetle, "Golf," which is German for "Gulf," was meant to pay homage to the Gulf Stream, a powerful and swift Atlantic Ocean current. Volkswagen…

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2016 Volkswagen Golf - 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback (TSI 2-Door)
2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback (TSI 2-Door)
MSRP:
$18,495
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
25 City / 37 HWY
2016 Volkswagen Golf - 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback (TSI S 2-Door)
2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback (TSI S 2-Door)
MSRP:
$19,575
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
25 City / 37 HWY
2016 Volkswagen Golf - 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback (TSI S 4-Door)
4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback (TSI S 4-Door)
MSRP:
$20,175
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
25 City / 37 HWY
2016 Volkswagen Golf - 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback (TSI SE 4-Door)
4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback (TSI SE 4-Door)
MSRP:
$25,225
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
25 City / 36 HWY
2016 Volkswagen Golf - 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback (TSI SEL 4-Door)
4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback (TSI SEL 4-Door)
MSRP:
$27,425
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
25 City / 36 HWY
2016 Volkswagen Golf TDI SportWagen Review

One Part Golf, One Part Cargo Van

Editor Brandon Turkus tests a 2016 Volkswagen Golf TDI SportWagen while moving into his first home. It might not be a proper moving van, but it's definitely up to the task.
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Volkswagen is recalling 420,000 vehicles in the US from several of its model lines because the wiring for the driver's side airbag can be torn. If this happens, then the safety device wouldn't work in a crash.
Volkswagen loses thousands of vehicles in Chinese explosion

Toyota, Land Rover and Renault also affected

Volkswagen lost thousands of cars and crossovers in the explosion that rocked the Chinese city of Tianjin yesterday, including over 1,000 Touaregs.

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