2016VolkswagenGolf

For the past few years I've enjoyed a simple automotive tradition: When planning a European vacation, I request a relatively attainable loaner car that's unavailable in the States. These slices of can't-get-it-at-home automotive exotica have tended to be clean diesels, and experiencing them in…


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
VW may pay $7,000 per diesel scandal car in $10B US deal

VW's official plan to US regulators will be submitted June 28.

Early rumors of the deal VW has struck with US regulators would see it pay diesel owners up to $7,000 per vehicle in a plan that could cost $10 billion.
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Blame Dieselgate, but look forward to a lighter Golf R in the future.

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Top Gear finds out how three very different performance cars finish in a drag race by challenging a VW Golf R, Porsche 911 Carrera GTS, and McLaren 675LT.Top Gear finds out how three very different performance cars finish in a drag race by challenging a VW Golf R, Porsche 911 Carrera GTS, and McLaren 675LT.

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Top Gear drag races VW Golf R against McLaren 675LT and Porsche 911

Top Gear finds out how three very different performance cars finish in a drag race by challenging a VW Golf R, Porsche 911 Carrera GTS, and McLaren 675LT.Top Gear finds out how three very different performance cars finish in a drag race by challenging a VW Golf R, Porsche 911 Carrera GTS, and McLaren 675LT.
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VW recalls 92k models from 2015-2016 for camshaft failure

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