The Volkswagen Golf is a small car with a hatchback design. It is a nice looking car and one that many consumers seem to be content with. It offers plenty of storage capacity and it gets great fuel mileage. In the city it offers 24 mpg and on the highway it offers 31 mpg. The TDI model does even better with 30 mpg in the city and 42 mpg on the highway.
It features a diesel engine which can take some consumers by surprise when they look at it. They never expected such a small car to be so powerful and easy to handle. The base model features a 5 cylinder engine but there is also a turbo charged 4 cylinder that gets rave reviews.
All of the models of the Volkswagen Golf are comfortable to ride in and they drive very well. They have great steering and one of the best brake systems available. The hatchback design provides more cargo space than you would typically find with a small car.
The vehicle features an 8 speaker stereo system, satellite radio, and iPod jacks. There is the option of upgrading to a navigation package. All of the controls are simple to use and easy to reach. The car also has both front and side impact airbags.