Completely new Golf engines with up to 23 per cent better fuel economy
All engines expect one equipped with BlueMotion Technology 2.0 TDI 81 kW consumes an average of 4.5 litres of diesel per 100km
Volkswagen has developed a new range of petrol and diesel engines for the seventh generation Golf. All engines except the 2.0 TDI with 81 kW are equipped with BlueMotion Technology which has Stop/Start system and a battery regeneration mode.
Petrol engines. The TSI four-cylinder petrol engines are part of the EA211 engine series. The three engines are the1.2 TSI with 77 kW, 1.4 TSI with 90 kW and the new range topper, 1.4 TSI with 103 kW.
Diesel engines. The new two diesel engines are from the EA 288 series. They are: 2.0 TDI with 81 kW and 2.0 TDI with 110 kW.
1.2 TSI with 77 kW. The base engine is the1.2 TSI with 77 kW which replaces the 1.6 MPI 75 kW engine. It has a combined fuel consumption value of 4.9 l/100 km (equivalent to 114 g/km CO2 ). This represents a savings of 2.2 l/100 km compared to the previous model. Its maximum power is available over engine speed of 5,600 rpm. It reaches its maximum torque of 175 Nm between 1,550 and 4,100 rpm. The 1.2 TSI engine has a top speed of 192 km/h and it accelerates to 100 km/h in 10.2 seconds. It is mated to 6-speed manual gearbox.
1.4 TSI with 90 kW. At the next power level, is the 1.4 TSI with 90 kW (5,000 rpm). With an impressive maximum torque of 200Nm (available from 1,400rpm), this turbocharged engine can sprint from 0-100 km/h in 9.3 seconds. It has a top speed of 203 km/h. The Golf 1.4 TSI with 90 kW consumes just over 5.2 l/100 km (equivalent to 120 g/km CO2), which is 1.0 l/100 km less than in the previous model. A 7-speed DSG is available as an option here; it reduces fuel consumption by an additional 0.2 litre to 5.0 l/100 km (116 g/km CO2).
1.4 TSI with 103 kW. The 1.4 TSI with 103 kW engine replaces the 1.4 TSI with 118 kW engine from the sixth generation Golf. This agile four-cylinder twin charged engine develops its maximum power between 4,500 and 6,000 rpm. It has a combined fuel consumption of 5.3 l/100 km (121 g/km CO2). The new Golf with the 103 kW engine has a top speed of 212 km/h. The TSI offers a maximum torque of 250 Nm in the lower engine speed range from 1,500 rpm to 3,500 rpm and accelerates to 100 km/h in just 8.4 seconds.
2.0 TDI with 81 kW. The 2.0 TDI with 81 kW engine achieves a combined fuel consumption of 4.5l/100 km (equivalent to 119 g/km CO2). Its maximum torque of 250 Nm is available from 1,500 to 2,500 rpm. It has a top speed of 189 km/h and can accelerate to 100 km/h in 11.3 seconds. The Golf with 81 kW engine is offered with a 5-speed manual gearbox.
2.0 TDI with 110 kW. The 2.0 TDI with 110 kW has combined fuel consumption of just 4.5 l/100 km (119 g/km CO2). It develops its maximum power between 3,500 and 4,000 rpm; from a low 1,750 rpm the TDI makes its maximum torque of 320 Nm available (up to 3,000 rpm). The Golf 2.0 TDI has a top speed of 212 km/h and accelerates to 100 km/h in 8.6 seconds. This engine is available with a 6-speed dual-clutch gearbox.
Retail Prices (VAT and Emissions Tax included)
1.2 TSI with BlueMotion Technology Trendline (77 kW) 6-speed Manual R233 800
1.4 TSI with BlueMotion Technology Trendline (90 kW) 6-speed Manual R246 700
1.4 TSI with BlueMotion Technology Comfortline (90 kW) 6-speed Manual R264 900
1.4 TSI with BlueMotion Technology Comfortline (90 kW) 7-speed DSG R279 400