The Volkswagen Golf continues to be one of our favourite family cars. It's practical, great to drive and gets plenty of equipment options - there's also an endless list of engines, trims and accessories to suit every drivers need. It can't quite live up to the perceived luxury of the BMW 1 Series or Audi A3, but its cheaper price justifies everything about this package.read the full model review
This sportier trim offers bigger 17in alloy wheels, sports suspension, sports seats and a performance monitor, which includes a lap timer and G-meter. Other additions over SE trim are privacy glass and interior ambient lighting.
Engine:1.5 TSI EVO 150
Available only in the more expensive GT and R-Line trims, this engine pulls hard from low revs and builds speed in a very progressive way. It remains near-silent at cruising speeds, too, and helped by its ability to shut down cylinders when they’re not needed, can top 50mpg in real-world conditions.