VW Golf (Generation 7) at a glance
Construction time: 2012 to 2019
Engines: 85 hp (1.0 TSI) to 360 hp (R360S)
Price: from 7000 euros
Occupant safety (Euro NCAP crash test 2012): Five stars
That’s him: How good and mature the gulf 7 is shown by his successor of all people. While the Generation 8 presented in 2019 had to struggle with teething problems at the beginning, the glorious one presents itself sevens as a – largely – safe bank. The range of engines is wide, gas, diesel, petrol or electric drive – everything is possible.
The Golf 7 is good at that
It doesn’t matter which version golf convinces with good seats and a comfortable chassis, even without the damper setting called DCC. It also offers enough space for four adults.
That causes trouble with the Golf 7
VW Golf (Generation 6) at a glance
Construction time: 2008 to 2012
Engines: 80 HP (1.4) up to 270 HP (Golf R)
Price: from 3500 euros
Occupant safety (Euro NCAP crash test 2009): Five stars
The Golf 6 does that well
as golf for all cases, the 1.4 TSI with 122 hp is recommended, preferably with the seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. the diesel there are now cheap used ones, apart from driving bans they are still a tip.