This car has been superseded by a newer model, click here to go to the latest Volkswagen Golf Plus (09-13) review.

4 out of 5 4.0
Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
Volkswagen Golf Plus (05-08) - rated 4 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £12,845 - £21,920
Used price £405 - £3,610
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
View pre-2017 economy specs
Road tax cost £125 - £330
Insurance group 6 - 24 How much is it to insure?


More versatile and roomier than a standard Golf, excellent build quality, wide choice of engines


Not as practical as a true people carrier, dull looks

Volkswagen Golf Plus rivals

Written by David Ross on

The Golf Plus sits between the standard Golf hatchback and the Touran people carrier in the Volkswagen range, making it ideal for those who want a more useful alternative to a standard hatch. It's never proved as popular as the normal Golf, but this is good news if you're buying second hand as prices tend to be lower across the board. It's as good to drive and has plenty of boot space while long distance comfort is impressive.

There's a decent choice of engines too, including some frugal diesels along with a low-emissions Bluemotion version.

Volkswagen Golf Plus rivals

Other Volkswagen Golf (2004 - 2009) models: