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Knowing the Volkswagen Golf
 by: Terry Brown

Made available in three trim levels that ranges from the GL 2.0 Sedan to the GLS 1.9 TDI, the Volkswagen Golf is yet another vehicle that would provide its customers and patrons the chance to go over a list of choices that would suit not only their needs but their wants as well. This vehicle is actually a family sedan that holds four doors and has the capacity to take in a maximum of five passengers in its spacious cabin and interior.

Upon introduction, the GL 2.0 Sedan trim level comes with a standard 2.0 liter I4 engine that has the capacity to produce some 115 units of horsepower. This engine can actually achieve some 24 mpg for city driving and some 31 mpg if it is driving on the highway. Made standard for this trim level is a speed manual transmission system with overdrive. As per the GLS 1.9 TDI trim level, this comes equipped with the standard 1.9 liter I4 engine. It can make some 100 units of horsepower. And it is a turbo and diesel engine. This power source provides the trim level a chance to achieve some 37 mpg for city driving and 44 mpg for highway travails. Made standard for this vehicle is a five speed manual transmission system with overdrive, while a five speed automatic transmission system with overdrive has been given as an option.

Be not surprised if other people call this vehicle Volkswagen Rabbit, Volkswagen Caribe, Volkswagen Cabrio, or Volkswagen Cabriolet because these names still refer to the same vehicle. The Volkswagen Golf is actually related to the Volkswagen Jetta, Vento, and Bora as well as to the Audi A3 and the Audi TT. It also has been considered to be a competitor to the Mazda Mazda 3, the Ford Focus, the Hyundai Elantra, the Peugeot 307, the Kia Spectra5, the Toyota Matrix, the Chrysler PT Cruiser, and the Toyota Prius. Also, the Volkswagen Golf has been created to have a couple of color choices for its exterior. The colors included in the list includes Mojave Beige, Indigo Blue, Reflex Silver, Black, Candy White, and Blue Anthracite.

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About The Author

Terry Brown is a 32 year old from Houston Texas, and an enthusiast for anything auto-related. He currently writes auto-related articles for several publications.

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This article was posted on March 27, 2006


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