While Buick is eliminating trim level badging by providing its consumers with an assortment of packages they may add to their vehicle, Volkswagen UK has decided to throw out the idea altogether and create a specific model to include the features provided in the SE trim level. The new version Volkswagen will be adding to itsGolf line-up is the Golf Match and it will replace the SE trim level and will add over £1,600 worth of extra equipment while costing £300 more than the outgoing model. Not a bad deal, mathematically speaking.

The standard equipment list will include: ABS, ESP, seven airbags, climatic air conditioning, alarm, cruise control, and iPod/MP3 player connectivity. It will also feature 16-inch alloy wheels, a leather multifunction steering wheel, DAB digital radio receiver, Bluetooth system, front and rear parking sensors, and an RCD 510 touchscreen stereo with six-disc CD changer.

Under the hood there will be the same choice of diesel and petrol engines as the outgoing SE trim level: a 122 HP 1.4-liter TSI petrol, a 105 HP 1.6-liter TDI 105HP, and a 140 HP 2.0-liter TDI. A BlueMotion Technology Match model will also be available with the 1.6-litre TDI 105 PS. It will get 68.9 mpg and will emit 107 g/km of carbon dioxide.

The new model will go on sale in June, but orders can be made starting today. The 1.4L TSI 3 door will be available starting at £17,730.


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  (256) posted on 12.13.2011

It looks so neat and glamorous on its body paint, and even though it didn’t look like the other vehicle that really has a stunning look, I still admire this for the fact that it is very practical to use in everyday transportation.

  (317) posted on 09.29.2011

I love the decency of this Volkswagen Golf despite of having only a simple design and platform. I’m just wondered if what will be the interior of it looks like, and I don’t think that the engine that it had can give a better performance of it.

  (701) posted on 06.9.2011

Well, the only consideration for this car is that, VW Golf is quite an affordable hatchback! However, I want to see this car to have a higher figure performance.

  (460) posted on 06.9.2011

hmm. IMO, the performance of the original production of Golf seems to be more interesting compare to this car! I think the power output under its hood is less powerful.

  (1211) posted on 05.9.2011

Easy people! They cannot jump into a high version in a snap. I know that they’re doing their best to provide great cars in the world but you must understand that everything must undergo testing before they release a higher version.

  (858) posted on 09.23.2010

I honestly don’t understand why VW doesn’t use their 2.0 or 2.0t gas engines as the base in the golf, its hard to sell a compact car that gets only 30hwy when its cross-shopped against the 35mpg focus, the corolla, etc... The TDI on the other hand is a thing of beauty, definitely my next car if I don’t choose the 2011 focus instead.

  (406) posted on 08.4.2010

There is more to a car than just how fast it goes in a straight line, unless all you plan to do with it is race on the track. I use my GTI in the real world, and don’t often open the throttle, but the power is there when I want it (e.g. merging onto a highway) but the refinement and good ergonomics are hugely important to me.

  (815) posted on 05.24.2010

lovely but like arvine said, I also wanted for the ABD to tweak it.

  (512) posted on 05.23.2010

It’s about time Volkswagen upgrade its cars, especially the ever popular beetle. Its been like 10 years before its complete overhaul. The only downside is that, the cars get overhauled so are its volkswagen autoparts prices.

  (858) posted on 05.20.2010

This is a versatile by nature, I like the 2010 Volkswagen Golf because it has a two- or four-door variants and retains its above-par driving dynamics and high level of overall refinement.

  (1022) posted on 05.20.2010

Well a good set of turbo kits are barely needed for the Golf match.

  (367) posted on 05.19.2010

Lovely! I wonder what would it look like if the ABD street tuner get their hands on the Golf. It’s very exciting to watch a street tuner challenge.

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