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2015 Volkswagen Golf Debut

The seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf is bigger and safer than its predecessor


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What's New

Lighter, bigger, and more fuel-efficient than its predecessor, the 2015 Volkswagen Golf is already making waves, even before its debut at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. Volkswagen has taken the Golf's safety up a notch, with added leg room and cargo space, the new multi-collision braking system, and a proactive passenger protection system. The automaker has also integrated a completely redesigned touchscreen infotainment system as standard equipment on every new model. With the redesign, the Golf has lost almost 220 pounds, which has significantly improved its fuel economy. Even the engines have been redesigned to produce the best fuel economy possible. On the European cycle, the 150-hp 2.0-liter diesel engine and the 1.4-liter 140 hp turbocharged gas engine consume one gallon every 62 miles, a 23-percent increase in fuel efficiency.

Who It's For

Drivers looking for a more personalized way of driving can end their search with the seventh-generation 2015 Volkswagen Golf. The Golf, with its great gas mileage and sleek new design stands out to buyers who are looking for a vehicle that has a high-quality look and feel, loaded with new technologies and safety features, and has the price tag to meet any budget. The new incarnation offers a driver profile selection system, where drivers can achieve a more efficient style of driving. The four driving modes available are Eco, Sport, Normal, Individual, and when combined will DCC, Comfort.

Key Features

The driver modes and fuel economy alone are enough for some to look at the new Golf and think that this is the right choice for them. Combined with top-of-the-line safety features, the new Volkswagen Golf stands apart from the crowd. Standout features include:
  • Collision avoidance and lane departure systems
  • Multi-collision brake system
  • Touchscreen with proximity sensor
  • Inductive antenna interface for smartphones

What We Think

What's not to like about the completely redesigned 2015 Volkswagen Golf? In Europe it boasts the same base price as its predecessor, but with a slew of new features. When the 2015 Volkswagen Golf makes it to the U.S., there's no doubt that it will be flying out of dealerships. The sleek new interior and exterior add to the luxury feel of the Golf, making it more desirable to almost any market.

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