Officially revealed to the public at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, the average weight of the Golf’s seventh generation loses 100kg for consumption reductions up to 23%.
The three most ecological / economic versions of the Golf VII are:
The Golf BlueMotion
offering a consumption of 3.2l/100km for emissions of 85g/km – price yet undisclosed
Then the classic diesel version of the 105hp 1.6l TDi which consumes 3.8l/100km for emissions of 99g/km, priced from € 22,550 in Trendline trim with a 5 speed mechanical gearbox.
As for the most frugal petrol version, it receives the 140hp 1.4l TSI with ACT technology
(Active Cylinder Management as in the Polo BlueGT
) which automatically cuts two cylinders when the power requirement is low, for a consumption of 4.8l/100km and 112g/km emissions. Price from € 24,690 with the 6-speed manual gearbox and Confortline trim.
As we announced in the previous article, start / stop and regenerative braking are standard in the car.
See our articles on the Golf 7