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Used Volkswagen Golf Plus MPV 2005 - 2009 review

(2005 - 2009)
Volkswagen Golf Plus MPV (05 - 09)
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What used Volkswagen Golf Plus hatchback will I get for my budget?

How much does it cost to run a Volkswagen Golf Plus hatchback?

VWs hold on to their value better than most rivals. A three-year-old Golf Plus will still be worth 60% of the original asking price, which makes it easily 20% more expensive than most cars in its class.

Over a three-year period, service costs will be marginally more on the Golf Plus than a Ford Focus estate, but the VW will work out cheaper to maintain than a Vauxhall Zafira.

Insurance costs, starting in group 5, are hardly harsh, and all, except the group 12-rated 2.0 TDI Sport and 1.4 TSI, come in below group 8.

Finally, the extra weight of the Plus takes a slight toll on fuel economy, but the Plus is only marginally down on the Golf's impressive mpg figures.