VW Golf gets value- for-money upgrades
VOLKSWAGEN Malaysia has introduced the facelifted Golf and sweetens it with added features.
Available in two variants, the car is also priced lower.
The Golf Highline costs RM159,888 and the Golf Comfortline is sold at RM149,888.
The engine has been tweaked to produce 10hp more to 150hp and a maximum torque of 250Nm comes in as low as 1,500rpm.
The 1.4- litre TSI turbocharged direct petrol injection 4- cylinder petrol engine is paired with a 7- speed Direct Shift Gearbox ( DSG) enabling it to accelerate from 0 to 100kph in 8.2 seconds and reaching a top speed of 216kph.
Fuel consumption is rated at 5 litres/ 100km.
The upgraded Golf 1.4 Highline comes with Keyless Entry & Push Start ( KESSY) engine start- up technology, Park Assist and Rest Assist.
It also gets new 17- inch Madrid wheels, LED tail lights and new sport seats with “Mel Stripe” fabric for better grip and hold.
The Golf is available in Limestone Grey, Sunset Red, Pure White, Deep Black, Pacific Blue and Tungsten Silver.
The Golf was “World Car of the Year” in 2009 and 2013.
The Golf engine now gains 10hp more.