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LOVE my Golf!!
I have had my Golf for about six months now and I love it! Its attractive, drives beautifully, and is super comfortable. I had originally driven a work GTi but could only afford the base TSI for my personal purchase, but I haven't been disappointed. It lacks a bit of a the grunt of the GTi, but for someone like me who is mostly doing the commute in traffic, that doesn't matter at all.
The CarPlay can be a bit buggy, but I'm hoping this will fix with a future Apple iOS update down the track.
Can recommend the Golf!
Great little car
It goes like a bat outta hell, spacious, smooth ride. Reliable, and stylish. was a brilliant car to learn it, was very easy to drive and easy to control. Great electronics system through the car, air con system could be a bit better and a way to get it into the backseat is needed.
GTI an amazing car
1) stylish and modern. but still has the classic golf body
2) gti is uper fast and zippy on the road. very little turbo lag
2) interior is fantastic especially if you choose the leather option. gives it a real luxury feel.
1) boot space is a bit small. however enough for couples and young family.
2) later models only have leather option with sunroof. this is costly.
LOVE GOLF! Quality car
Recently purchased my first golf brand new and i absolutely love it! I was looking for a good quality nice European car that was reliable and this car is fantastic! Great price for an upper class car! Purchased in Sydney because i couldn't get one in Melbourne for the same price
BEST CAR IN THE WORLD
I purchased my brand new golf in Nov 2016! It’s the best car I have ever driven! I’m so inlove with it. It got the extra pack where it has lane assist which stops you from driving outside the lines on the highway. It can reverse parallel park itself!!!! It has sensors all around the car so you literally can’t run into anything, even if you tried the car will stop. It has a very good reverse camera, apple car play is amazing as well because Siri will read out your text messages and you can reply back just by talking back to Siri. The only down s...ide to my golf is the colour! Don’t get white, i have to wash it once a week and for someone that did have a charcoal coloured car before hand and never had to wash it! It sucks I wish I got charcoal again but other than that it’s the best and very smooth to drive.
- Mk7.5 Wagon 110TSI (2017-2020)
- Verified purchase
Best car for the money
Choosing between the Honda Civic, Hyundai i30, Toyota Corolla and the Golf based on price, we opted for a pair of golfs - one hatch and one wagon, so that we had a little more room when taking the kids away. What a fantastic car - plenty of welly with the DSG 7 speed transmission and 1.4l turbo, with virtually no gear change time perceptible, although a small amount of turbo lag, which is to be expected. I've recently discovered the Sport mode, activated by shifting down from Drive, which adjusts the gear changes to speed things up a little. Th...e automatic gears, windscreen wipers, parking break and lights make this the easiest car to drive - I'm just worried that I'll forget how to drive a normal car. Fuel economy is fantastic - I regularly get 5.3-5.5l/100km on my commute, which is 80% on the M1 and 20% urban, and can get below 5.0 if there is no traffic. The screen is set into the dash, so looks much sleeker than the other options at this price point. Terrific car.
Wouldnt buy anything else.
There is a sense of quality with this car . Just something about how the door thuds/closes , the brakes are sound, all the plastics are in the right place, the acceleration is great They've got a customer for life in us I reckon. A step above all the competitors besides maybe the mazda 3 but still our fav over that one.
Useless Apple CarPlay
Bought a new 2017 VW Trendline last June. Have had difficulty connecting Apple CarPlay from day one. Often comes on but there is no sound. Often won’t connect at all. Car has been in four times for this problem. At first I was told the problem was with iPhone 5. Have subsequently changed to iPhone 7 but this hasn’t solved the problem. VW have advised that the IOS 11.1 is too high for the Apple CarPlay. How can they sell a car that is supposed to be compatible with Apple CarPlay when it doesn’t function properly? Isn’t this misleading and deceptive conduct and/or false advertising?
Awesome drive - amazing technology
I never thought I'd buy a Volkswagen until I saw an offer of 1.7% interest. I like to change my cars every couple of years because I travel around 35000 kms per year. I decided to buy the Golf because of the low interest rate and because I knew it would be under warranty for the duration that I have it. The engine is brilliant. The turbo 1.4L takes off quickly from the lights and is very fuel efficient. On a recent trip from Sydney to Port Macquarie I was able to travel up and back on a single tank of fuel. This was just over 800 kms which...was VERY IMPRESSIVE and I'm not a light foot when I drive either. Unfortunately I had an accident on the way up. I was in heavy traffic and a car drove into the back of me. The force of the hit pushed me forward however the autonomous emergency breaking stopped me from hitting the car in front of me. When you're hit in the back your foot comes off the break because of the force you're being hit with. The car is almost finished being repaired and we weren't hurt. Other technology includes radar cruise control with breaking and acceleration. It is a weird feeling to let the car accelerate and break for you when the cruise control is one especially when the car in front comes to a complete stop. The large touch screen is easy to use and has many many features including a performance mode which tells you the power you are using in kilowatts and how much g-force you are experiencing. The satellite navigation works well. I didn't realise how popular Golfs are. I'm loving this one, have had it for 4 months and have travelled 8000 km's.
Rented this car and have decided to buy one
Rented a VW golf TSI for 8 days and drove very long distances through South Australia. Great little car. Very fuel efficient, performed really well on the road. I don’t think I could fault it.Had great leg room,everything you needed was on the dash from Sat. Nav to all the little extras you need.
Performed really well on the open roads got it up to speeds of 150 Ks overtaking trucks. Had two heavy suitcases in there and two people and car did really well even with air-con. On the whole time.
I love my 92TSI Comfortline
The VW Golf 92TSI Comfortline is a brilliant car, it runs super smooth and quiet. The performance is really good, has a good kick when you need it and does wonderfully when braking. The interior is neat and tidy, with plenty of spots for storage. The infotainment system is fantastic, I can’t live without Apple CarPlay! The microphone is particularly good and picks up well what you’re saying easily. This is not the same for my Hyundai i30 which also has Apple CarPlay. The car is reliable, and is pretty cost effective. Costs between $60-9...0 to fill up depending on fuel pricing, of course it requires Premium fuel which is a fair bit more expensive per litre. I use 98, which generally provides 700-800kms. Fantastic! Cannot recommend this car more :D
- Mk7.5 Hatchback (2017-2020)
- Verified purchase
Very happy so far...
We bought this car in December after much research and settled on a Treadline manual in white which I consider the value pick of the range. The car drives beautifully whether on country roads or the M1 and feels reassuringly safe and solid. Highlights for me are the fuel consumption (best so far was 4.2 L/per100), refinement, practicality and the auto hill hold assist (we live on a mountain) Also the clarity and font of the gauges and info panel are top notch.
Lowlights are nit picking but worthy of mention....the placement of CD player in th...
Love my VW
I love my car!
I purchased the highline with extra rline & drivers assist package.
Brought my first golf last year in August 2017 & am so happy with my purchase.
I love how it’s comfortable to drive, nice leather interior & it’s so smooth on the roads.
My husband also loves it & drives it in the sports mode while I always like to drive it in the economic mode.
My favourite thing is that it’s small & roomy.
I think for the price it’s amazing with all the extra features. I really like the app play too as I do around 2 hours a day commuti...
Perfect for city driving
Zippy second car with enough room to seat the family (2 + 2) comfortably and get around town. We added the Driver Assist pack (auto reverse parking, adaptive cruise control, lane assist) which we find really useful, particularly the adaptive cruise control in peak hour traffic. Love the media system with its large touch screen and apple carplay.
- Mk7.5 Hatchback 110TSI (2017-2020)
- Verified purchase
Great car for the price
Great of the mark from a standstill, fantastic fuel economy actually exceeds the quoted figure. Surprisingly roomy for a small car can fit medium sized adults in the back comfortably. Minor negatives no lumbar adjustment in seats and no where to put sunglasses. Cant complain for $24990 for base model.
A great zippy little car
The Volkswagen Golf is a great little car that's very responsive to handling and is quick to accelerate and brake when needed. The engine is fairly quiet and powerful for its size. The interior is well thought-out, with plenty of space for your things. However, I wish the buttons controlling the all the windows were located in the central panel rather than on the driver's side, and that the seat adjustments were operated with a lever rather than with a wheel. The car otherwise runs surprisingly far on a full tank and is fairly inexpensive to use.
Perfect family car combined with a sporty look
- German engineering is very much felt behind the steering wheel
-Lane assist, Adaptive cruise control and parking pilot is amazing and very useful when driving long distance
-Handling is good while driving in the city
-You can turn on the adaptive cruise control and relax behind the wheels even
-Leather wrapped steering wheel is great while driving
Never have I been so impressed with a small car
Wow, that just about summarises my feeling of my new Golf 7.5 110TSI Comfortline!
I am big into safety and having selected the drivers assistance package ($1500 well spent) I can say this car is one of the best on the market for it. Not only does it have your standard nice to have features (blind spot montitoring, adaptive cruise control, emergency braking) it also has a technology called lane assist which blows my mind, it literally keeps the car within the lanes should you drift out.
This car also has plenty of performance and using only 5.4 litres per 100km of fuel it has saved me stupid amounts on fuel.
I could go on and on but there is simply to much to list! Suffice to say golf is the only car for me from here on out!
"New Golf" - epic car!
We have recently purchase the "new" golf and wow, why have we not purchased a VW before!!!?? This car drives like a treat, lots of gusto but pretty quiet and so easy to steer around. Feels like you're in a race car. The interior is first class and the large iPad like touch screen is very luxurious with lots of features and controls. The ability to personalise drivers in this car is fantastic and when you get in with your key the car just automatically adjusts everything to you. We've also fit a couple of carseats easily into the back which is fantastic. Will continue to recommend this car to others and am looking forward to a future VW purchase.
Incredible value for money
Quick, quiet, smooth, economical and drives like a car twice it's price. Quality build. Paint work is fantastic. Trendline has a few extras over the base model. Android auto works well. The car is roomy and the components feel like they will last. 7 speed DSG shifts smoothly and S mode provides a more spirited drive. Very happy with the car overall. I can't think of anything negative although it is early days.
Questions & Answers
I have recently bought a VW golf 2018 TSI. I was wondering if leaving on the park lights for over an hour or even overnight would considerably drain the battery?
wondering if anyone else has had oil leak issues? I bought a brand new 110TDi wagon late last year took in for a service and the noticed an oil leak from the main seal, took it back to get that fixed and while they had the transmission out they noticed another oil leak this time from the gear box seal....both covered under warranty however they couldn't get a new seal for the gear box so have to replace the whole gearbox instead.
This is not my first golf and i have never had an issue before but am now concerned at what else my be wrong???
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