Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TSI 245 Review

Manufacturer price from:£32,330
What Car? Target Price:£29,580

242bhp is enough to match the pace of the entry-level Hyundai i30N, but what’s important is that the GTI Performance feels strong, even from low revs, making it jolly flexible in everyday use. That said, it hasn't the firepower of rivals such as the 316bhp Honda Civic Type R. The 286bhp TCR model is faster and perkier at high revs, but very pricey.

Engine size (cc)
Engine Power (bhp)
Engine Torque (lb ft)
Driven wheels
Gearbox
0-62mph
Top speed
Official MPG
Kerb weight
Insurance group
1984
245
273
F
SEMI-AUTO
6.2
154
44.8
1340
33E