2017VolkswagenGolf

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…


2017 Volkswagen Golf - 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback (TSI S 4-Door)
4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback (TSI S 4-Door)
MSRP:
$19,895
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
25 City / 36 HWY
2017 Volkswagen Golf - 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback (TSI Wolfsburg Edition 4-Door)
4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback (TSI Wolfsburg Edition 4-Door)
MSRP:
$21,595
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
25 City / 36 HWY
2017 Volkswagen Golf - 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback (TSI SE 4-Door)
4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback (TSI SE 4-Door)
MSRP:
$25,445
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
25 City / 35 HWY
2017 Volkswagen Golf - 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback (TSI SEL 4-Door)
4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback (TSI SEL 4-Door)
MSRP:
$27,995
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
25 City / 35 HWY
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