Volkswagen Golf Estate 2.0 TDI 150 R-Line 5dr Review

Category: Estate car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £29,640What Car? Target Price£27,842
Review

The Volkswagen Golf Estate is a very practical family wagon. The boot is generously proportioned and it’s a comfortable car with a wide range of engines that all offer good performance and economy. However, we dislike its infotainment system and the fiddly dashboard buttons immensely, and a Skoda Octavia Estate offers more car for less cash.

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R-Line adds sportier styling inside and out, stiffer sports suspension, a heated steering wheel, privacy glass and a driver profile (drive mode) switch. We really don’t think it’s worth the extra.

We’re yet to try out this engine. Officially it averages over 50mpg and will hit 0-62mph in 9.4sec. It’s also RDE2 compliant.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.1 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

61.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

1062

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

122

g/km

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