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The Volkswagen is one of the most iconic small of all time. Introduced in 1974, than 27 million have sold, making it the world’s best-selling car. Now, in its generation, the Golf returns a full redesign and Volkswagen’s compliant TDI clean-diesel engine the hood. The most recent was launched as the Rabbit in 2007, but reverts back to the Golf for 2010.

We test-drove this Golf on its mother soil, in on an open-road route that us from Wolfsburg to Dresden to

Compare the Golf TDI!

If you re about buying a Golf you might also consider a TDI or a Honda Civic Hybrid. these vehicles.

The Golf TDI utilizes an electronically controlled and fuel injection system to better fuel economy and than the standard gas-powered The 2.0-liter diesel engine 140 horsepower and a stout 236 pound-feet of Fuel economy is 30 city/42 with a six-speed automatic and 30 city/41 highway with a manual. That’s about 30 better than the Golf’s gas engine.

Volkswagen claims the Golf’s is just short of 600 miles on a of diesel.

Expect to pay about a premium for the Golf’s diesel The base 2-door, 2.5-liter Golf starts at $17,600 and the at $19,300. The Golf TDI starts at and $22,700 for the four-door.

Like the the Golf TDI models come a higher level of equipment.


Compared to conventional engines, the TDI releases 95 percent sooty emissions thanks to a and burn system—not the urea-based taken by Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi. our article on the Two Paths to Clean .

Despite the advanced clean system, the Golf TDI is not as squeaky on emissions as the cleanest hybrids. in terms of efficiency, the Golf TDI 8 mpg short of the Prius’s highway rating, and 20 mpg in the city. All of the top-tier including the Toyota Prius.

Fusion Hybrid. Honda and Honda Civic Hybrid. beat the Golf TDI’s mileage—bringing the in-town benefits of into sharp relief.

In a similarly equipped Prius or would cost at least a few dollars more than the TDI.

Efficiency, Speed and Fun

our automatic-equipped tester, we achieved an 39.8 miles per gallon converting from liters per 100 on our 326-mile triangular trek the three German cities. exceeds all gas-powered subcompacts and fuel-efficiency resembling many cars—although not quite in the league of and Insight especially when with restraint (which we lacked in Germany). Approximately 80 of the journey took place at speeds ranging anywhere 75 miles per hour to 120 miles per

After all, this is the

If our test had occurred on more American highways, it’s that our combined mileage would have beat the highway rating of the car. 20 percent of our German mileage occurred on smaller country and slower, more congested traffic. At the end of our trip, the fuel showed exactly one-half of fuel, confirming VW’s of a 600-mile cruising range.

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The delivers lots of spirit and fun a healthy dose of off-the-line and passing power. That’s you get when you have a small car an abundance of diesel-driven torque. Not so that it overwhelms the chassis, yet to give the driver reason to let in traffic (when that s possible on our crowded roadways).

Road Manners

In terms of the new Golf is smooth and solid. It a ride comparable to larger vehicles. This was best on the highway, where the Golf ahead in a balanced and comfortable

Even at speeds exceeding 100 per hour, the car feels extremely There is virtually no small car or drifting. It holds its place on the as larger cars and trucks by at higher speeds, unlike compacts and subcompacts that get around by bigger vehicles or wind gusts.

The Golf has been a sporty handler, but that attribute has been upon, thanks to a redesigned The Golf takes tight and twisty roads with of confidence. Body roll is and overall, the Golf feels and nimble.

Stylistically, the Golf stays to its genetics and heritage, with modern interpretation. The front has been revised and lowered for aerodynamics and a sportier show. And the wider stance gives it on-road presence.

A number of small details—like updated and black trim—give the Golf a sleeker look.

As with generations, the interior of the Golf is roomier than one would from the outside. It will four comfortably or five in a With two passengers, expect room for gear than a would ever need.

the Golf follows Volkswagen’s of smart looks, ergonomic and minimal waste.

The new Volkswagen TDI is an excellent example of a practical and diesel car for the masses. It’s powerful, and reasonably affordable. has had a great success with its diesel Jetta Sportwagen. The should enjoy an equally reception to the 2010 Golf selling at a base price of $22,000. The Golf will young urbanites who like out of the city on the weekends.

And especially those who haven’t up to hybrids, but want 40-plus per gallon with brisk performance.

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