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Bodykit looks still further economy and emissions performance handling better than car Little compromise required for economy


Stiffer may not suit all buyers Further of trim would be welcome weight saving from of spare wheel Long ratios require careful to maintain progress

Following the introduction of the sixth generation of Volkswagen is broadening the range by several variants, one of the most being the BlueMotion. Using fuel saving technologies, the brings even greater than the outgoing model and substantially reduces its carbon

Now something of an established sub-brand, the tag has been applied to most of the in the Volkswagen range, but the sixth Golf is the first car to be designed the outset with a BlueMotion in mind. As with other models, the Golf is based on the ‘S’ specification car, a number of technical and equipment

The BlueMotion uses a 1.6-litre TDI used elsewhere in the Golf and makes efficiency gains changes elsewhere. Longer ratios, lowered sports low rolling resistance tyres and aerodynamics (thanks to an attractive all play their part, as a weight saving by fitting a repair kit instead of a spare

Under the bonnet the BlueMotion has a function, stopping the engine when the car is stationary, the gearlever is in and the clutch is released. Pressing the restarts the engine immediately, no extra effort on the part of the but improving fuel consumption in city traffic. Regenerative also helps to reduce on the engine when under while a gearshift indicator the driver informed about to change up or down for maximum

Although the Golf BlueMotion a reasonable premium over the model, this is easily through road tax savings and reduced fuel consumption. It is exempt from the London Charge, which can represent a saving, especially as the Golf is the first Golf to slip the required 100g/km threshold.

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The BlueMotion is a perfect example of how saving technology can be implemented impacting on the car’s practicality, or fun factor. The BlueMotion is really an image of its own and, thanks to the suspension, it’s arguably fun to drive than the regular All this also comes at a price premium.


The advantages of buying into the BlueMotion soon outweigh the premium price over models. Driving as instructed by the indicator, or even in a hurried will still give of miles on the same tank having to stop for fuel. costs are low, residual good, insurance costs and there are significant savings to be had now and regarding future motoring

Space and practicality

Despite its credentials, the family sized remains just that family sized. There’s of room in the front, with seat occupants benefiting generous leg, head and room, while there’s space in the rear for two adults or children. The boot has reasonable but its usefulness is compromised as the 60/40 rear seats don’t completely flat.

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All boast a comprehensive list of safety equipment, including six ESP, anti-lock brakes hydraulic brake assist and ASR control. Active front restraints help to minimise in the event of a rear-end shunt and the lights are automatically activated emergency braking.

Driver appeal

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The Golf scores highly offering of driving appeal for cost and conscious motorists. The car drives is stable at speed and controlled cornering. The ride is a little over urban potholes but not plus there’s good and grip available. Delivering a and comfortable ride with a engine, there’s very to complain about.

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Quality and

Build quality is excellent, arguably the best materials in the The cabin feels solid and all the controls work with a precision. The Golf has always an image of being young and with excellent driving and, with the BlueMotion it’s now environmentally friendly


Sitting lower the standard Golf, the BlueMotion allows for even easier into the cabin. The doors wide both at the front and while the ‘suitcase’ door are convenient to use. The tailgate into a decent sized with the option of under-floor too.

Stereo and ICE (In car entertainment)

The comes with a radio/MP3 CD player with four and sound quality is good. An iPod preparation system is available and, if selected, is controlled via the car’s multifunction wheel. A DVD-based touch Europe-wide satellite navigation/radio with a clear screen is and also works well.

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Colours and trim

There’s a range of exterior colours to from but most are shades of silver or blue with no of bright or vivid hues. said, the Golf’s subtle but styling looks good in shade. The cabin is also sober, but all the better for it thanks to the design.

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