Are VW Golf Estates reliable?
So yes – it’s very good, and of high quality. But it’s just a touch anonymous. In isolation, though, it’s rather impressive against the likes of the Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake, Ford Focus Estate and Hyundai i30 Tourer. A safe, advanced choice that won’t let you down or lose much money when it’s time to trade in.
How much longer is a golf estate?
Key to the new Golf Estate’s practical appeal is an increase in size: at 4.63m long, it’s 66mm longer than the Mk7 Golf wagon, although rivals such as the Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer are longer still.
What is golf estate called?
Volkswagen Golf Estate
The Volkswagen Golf Estate is a spacious family car that is well made and very sensible. Its main rivals are the Ford Focus Estate, Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer and the Peugeot 308 SW. A more up-market rival is the Audi A3 Sportback.
What is the difference between a Golf estate and a Passat?
The Golf is a more nimble car. The Golf is actually more comfortable than the Passat. Cheaper models – both 1.2 petrols and the 1.6 diesel – come with less sophisticated suspension and so fidget a bit more over small bumps and creases in the road, but all Golf models are settled and pliant.
Is Passat bigger than Golf?
What are the Passat and Golf like inside? It’s no surprise that, as the bigger car, the Passat is more spacious, but there’s actually less difference in the overall usability than you might expect. Still, the Passat does offer more space with a broad, 565-litre boot next to the Golf’s 380 litres.
Will there be a new golf estate?
The new Golf R Estate: Coming soon! Whether you are driving to the office or going on a more adventurous trip, the most powerful Golf Estate in our range with 235 kW (320 PS) and maximum torque of 420 Nm performs at the highest level and exudes power that you can feel every time you get behind the wheel.
What is the difference between a golf estate and a Passat?
Is the golf a good family car?
Volkswagen Golf The new Volkswagen Golf is an excellent family car that’s easy to drive, spacious and well equipped. Its looks won’t appeal to everyone, though, and some features are tricky to use.
What to know about the Volkswagen Golf Estate?
Stick with this review if you want to know what the regular Volkswagen Golf Estate is like to drive, how practical it is (beyond swallowing golf clubs) and how much it costs to run. We’ll also tell you what the best engine and trim combination is, as well as how it compares to other estate cars. And that’s a broad church.
When did the Volkswagen Golf Mk3 estate come out?
The Volkswagen Golf Mk3 Estate were introduced in September 1993, and were succeeded in March 1999 by the Volkswagen Golf Mk4 Estate and Bora Estate. There was no estate model based on the Mk1 and Mk2 Golfs. The engines used are the same as for many other Volkswagen Group cars:  Also available as Syncro with four-wheel drive.
Is the Volkswagen Golf 1.6 TDI estate 4 cylinder?
It has been restyled, fitted with new interior appointments, given a new range of four-cylinder engines as well as mildly reworked underpinnings – all aimed at enhancing its appeal against a backdrop of increased small estate competition, and an ever expanding group of van-based rivals.
What kind of engine does a golf estate have?
There’s a wide range of engines available across the Golf Estate range. The 1.6 TDI diesel has been given a 5bhp boost, to 113bhp, but torque remains unchanged at a decent 250Nm. Peak torque arrives at just 1,500rpm, so the engine copes well with the widely spaced ratios of its five-speed gearbox.