Other Volkswagen Golf (2004 - 2009) models:

  • Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Effective and practical across a range of activities.

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    Highly regarded, some family members are looking at buying some VW cars after having seen the quality of mine.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes, does what it says on the tin. Practical, solid and dependable.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Another Golf.

  • Buying experience

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    March 2008

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    I got good deal as I had a discount voucher from a family member who works for the VW group.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    What was the dealer like?

    Efficient and helpful.

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Easy to drive with a slick gearbox and plenty of pull from the turbo diesel engine.

    What's it like to park?

    No problems for me, but my wife finds the A pillars more of an issue and has to look around them.

  • Living with it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?


    What's most practical about your car?

    Its ability to do everything that I want, whether commuting, visiting family/friends or going on holiday in it.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Cruise Control.