Other Volkswagen Golf (2004 - 2009) models:

  • Summary

    3 out of 5 3.0

    What does this car say about you?

    I like style with practicality.

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

    Don't know.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    No - we have done low mileage and the scheduled maintenance costs are expensive. Along with repairs it is expensive, independent garages were not much cheaper than dealership.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Thinking either back to Audi or may try Honda.

  • 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?

    April 2009

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Yes - price and spec. Other people were waiting to buy if we declined.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    What was the dealer like?

    Very good and helpful with no pressure.

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Very stable at all speeds, comfortable seating, engine and road noise can get high at times.

    What's it like to park?


  • Living with it

    3 out of 5 3.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Yes - replaced rear springs (1 snapped). Engine management sensor faults.

    What's most practical about your car?

    How compact and agile it is.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?