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Volkswagen Golf Estate 1.6 TDI 110 BlueMotion 5dr Review

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Volkswagen Golf Estate

What Car? says

4 out of 5 stars

What Car? readers say

5


Key facts

0–60mph
11 secs
Top speed
124 mph
Average mpg
85.6
Tank range
miles
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Size

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Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

Look no further if you’re after a compact family car with a big, practical boot. Most versions of the VW Golf Estate are excellent, too, although you still need to be mindful of a few things.

All models are comfortable and have good body control, but the 1.2-litre petrol and 1.6 diesels have less sophisticated rear suspension than the other versions, so they aren’t quite as good at smothering lumps and bumps in the road.

The 103bhp 1.6-litre diesel engine offers enough performance for most situations, and we’d also go for SE trim, which offers the best balance of equipment and price.

Two service intervals are available: Fixed Service, for cars that do fewer than 10,000 miles a year; and Flexible Service, which is designed for higher-mileage drivers. Cars on the Fixed Service interval need to be serviced every 10,000 miles or once a year, while those on the Flexible Service plan can go for up to 18,000 miles or two years before they need attention.

Reader test team says:

Volkswagen Golf Estate 1.4 TSI 122 SE 5dr

My car is actally a Danish spec highline model, its closest equivalent is the UK SE model. This car is unique in being the only C-Segment premium…

Ian Gibson

5 out of 5 stars
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