Volkswagen Golf News

May 16, 2014
The latest updates on the What Car? long-term test fleet. We try to improve the Golf’s fuel economy, the Leon SC’s touch-screen divides opinion, and Bluetooth connectivity in our Suzuki frustrates.
May 8, 2014
  • Seat Leon has an infotainment stutter
  • Suzuki's economy is on the up
  • We muse on the Golf's electronic parking brake
May 7, 2014
  •  Replacement for Golf Plus is more spacious
  •  Seven engines; same trim grades at hatchback
  •  Available to order now; deliveries from late July
May 1, 2014
  • We finally get to use the Leon SC’s towbar for towing
  • Range Rover owners defend its city driving capabilities
  • Golf’s fuel economy isn’t as impressive as we’d hoped
May 1, 2014
We asked 100 dealers to estimate the real-world fuel economy on new cars they were selling. How many were prepared to deviate from the official mpg figures? We find out.
Apr 24, 2014
  •  The Range Rover simply feels too big for the city
  •  Our Suzuki S-Cross seats three kids in comfort
  •  We compare S and SE trims in the VW Golf
Apr 17, 2014
  • Golf’s spacious boot and easy access impress
  • Our MD reflects on the Range Rover’s cabin quality
  • We struggle to improve fuel economy in the Leon
Apr 16, 2014
  • Development of Golf R with 395bhp
  • Tuned 2.0 TFSI does 0-62mph in 3.9sec
  • Hints at potential limited-edition model
Apr 15, 2014
  • SV is the new name for the VW Golf Plus
  • Goes on sale in September, order books open in May
  • Expected to cost £1000 more than the hatch