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VW Golf SV SE 1.6-litre TDI 110 PS road test report and review

VW Golf SV SE 1.6-litre TDI 110 PS road test report and review

VW Golf SV SE 1.6-litre TDI 110 PS road test report and review: The Golf SV has replaced the Golf Plus. It has more room and more kit. DAVID HOOPER has a look at one of the new models. THE VW Golf SV is a smart looking mini-MPV with seats for five, plus a good sized […]

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VW Golf GTE front road test report review

VW Golf GTE plug-in hybrid review, road test report

IN a remote area of Northumberland, not far from Hadrian’s Roman Wall, the car park of our recent overnight hostelry offered the surprise of a very 21st century facility – a charging point for electric vehicles.

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VW Polo SE 1.2 TSI road test report review (1)

VW Polo SE 1.2 TSI road test report review

MORE than ever the latest Polo resembles a downsized Golf. And on the road it shows similar virtues to its larger sibling – a sureness in handling, solidity in feel and a spring in the step from even the smallest engines. Both models are established top 10 sellers in the UK and keep their value well.

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Golf SV GT 1.4 TSI Compact MPV five-door

Golf SV GT 1.4 TSI Compact MPV five-door road test report review

No one can argue that VW’s Golf isn’t popular… after all it’s sold more than 30-million… but how does the MPV variant measure up? Read what we thought of Volkswagen’s small people carrier.

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VW Golf Estate SE 1.6 TDI BlueMotion road test report and review

VW Golf Estate SE 1.6 TDI BlueMotion road test report and review

THIS estate version of the latest Mk VII Golf, handy for Christmas shopping, is longer, wider and lower than its predecessor and its changed profile gives it a slightly sportier look while its practical virtues remain.

The boot, expandable to 1,620 litres, is 125 litres bigger than before and larger than average for a class which includes the Focus and Astra. The variable floor can be set at two levels above a basement – itself giving extra storage around the skinny spare wheel as well as a space for the canvas luggage cover when it’s not in use.

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newq Polo

Revamped, but unmistakeably a Polo

At first glance, the latest VW Polo doesn’t look radically different. Motoring writer Keith Ward finds out if the Polo is still cool. NOT much looks different at first sight of the new VW Polo, which arrived in UK showrooms this July. Revised headlights and bigger lower air intake at the front, redesigned rear lights and […]

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Leon

Leon adds touch of Spanish flair to estate market

SEAT claims its new Leon is cheaper and meaner than its rivals. But is it built down to a price? Motoring writer Keith Ward finds out. SEAT have sold a total 600,000 vehicles in the UK after a hesitant start nearly 30 years ago, in a build-up peaking here last year at more than 45,000, all […]

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Golf birthday

Happy birthday VW Golf — a legend

VOLKSWAGEN’S Golf has past a landmark birthday — its 40th!

It merits a celebration. Global sales exceed 30-million. Now in its seventh generation, it is currently Europe’s best selling car of any make, and easily the most popular VW model sold in the UK, well ahead of the Polo and occupying a comfortable fifth place in this country’s top 10, finding a cool 65,000 customers a year.

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