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
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