2021 Volkswagen Golfing worth and specifications

The eighth-generation Volkswagen Golfing is nearly right here.

Set to the touch down in Australia all through Might, the 2021 Golfing – Mk8 should you’re enjoying the generations sport – represents a vital departure from the method laid down via those who got here earlier than.

It’s dearer than the Mk7.5 style it replaces, ditches the DSG dual-clutch transmission within the mainstream vary, and is derived with extra usual apparatus than earlier than.

On the prime quality, the Golfing GTI helps to keep its DSG transmission and packs extra usual apparatus than the Mk7 style, pushing its checklist worth above $50,000 for the primary time.

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Inside of, the 2021 Golfing trades the buttons and switches of the present style for a suite of touchscreens and contact sliders, whilst analogue gauges were outed at even the ground finish of the variety.

The brand new Golfing’s higher-tech, higher-priced push comes as Volkswagen Australia prepares for the mid-sized Tiguan SUV to overhaul its mythical hatchback as its best-selling automobile in Australia.

2021 Volkswagen Golfing pricing

  • 2021 Volkswagen Golfing handbook: $29,350
  • 2021 Volkswagen Golfing: $31,950
  • 2021 Volkswagen Golfing Lifestyles: $34,250
  • 2021 Volkswagen Golfing R-Line: $37,450
  • 2021 Volkswagen Golfing GTI: $53,100

All costs exclude on-road prices.

To get a extra correct thought of pricing you’ll use the Volkswagen Golf configurator or the Golf GTI configurator to construct an worth one to your personal specs. Moreover you’ll use Volkswagen’s Finance Calculator to get an concept of repayments.


The mainstream Golfing vary will likely be powered via a 1.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine in Australia, making 110kW of energy and 250Nm of torque.

It’s front-wheel force and has an eight-speed torque converter automated or a six-speed handbook transmission.

The Golfing GTI is powered via a construction of the EA888 engine utilized in its predecessor, excellent for a 6.3-second dash to 100km/h.

You’ll to find additional technical specs at the quite a lot of engines presented throughout the respectable Volkswagen Golf brochure or the Volkswagen GTI brochure.

The 2.0-litre, four-cylinder turbo makes 180kW of energy and 370Nm of torque, despatched to the entrance wheels thru a seven-speed rainy dual-clutch transmission.

An digital locking entrance differential is usual to lend a hand put the facility down.

Gasoline Economic system

The 2021 Volkswagen Golfing with a 1.4-litre turbocharged engine consumes 5.8L/100km at the blended cycle when paired with the automated, or 6.0L/100km with the six-speed handbook.

The 2021 Volkswagen Golfing GTI beverages 7.0L/100km at the blended cycle.


The 2021 Volkswagen Golfing hatchback measures 4284mm lengthy, 1789mm broad and 1456mm tall, with a 2636mm wheelbase.

That makes it 26mm longer, 10mm narrower and 4mm taller, with a 16mm longer wheelbase.

Boot area is a claimed 381L within the 2021 Golfing.

Further size main points will also be discovered throughout the specs phase of the respectable Volkswagen Golf brochure or the Volkswagen GTI brochure.

Servicing and Guaranty

The 2021 Volkswagen Golfing is sponsored via a five-year, unlimited-kilometre guaranty.

Repairs is needed each and every three hundred and sixty five days or 15,000km and Volkswagen gives three- and five-year pay as you go provider applications for $1100 or $1900 respectively.

The Golfing GTI is dearer to provider; a three-year plan prices $1450 and a five-year plan will set you again $2300.


The 2021 Volkswagen Golfing has a five-star ANCAP ranking in accordance with checking out performed via Euro NCAP in 2019.

It scored 95 in step with cent for grownup occupant coverage, 89 in step with cent for kid occupant coverage, 76 in step with cent for prone avenue consumer coverage, and 80 in step with cent for protection help.

Same old protection apparatus in Australia comprises:

  • Self reliant emergency braking with pedestrian and bike owner tracking
  • Multi-collision brake
  • Lane-keeping help
  • Entrance cross-traffic help
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Blind-spot tracking
  • Parking sensors
  • Reversing digicam

Choosing the Lifestyles or R-Line brings Emergency Help and Volkswagen’s go out caution device.

All fashions characteristic 8 airbags as usual.

You’ll to find additional knowledge on those protection methods at the respectable Volkswagen Golf or the Volkswagen Golf GTI web page.

Same old Apparatus

Same old apparatus within the Volkswagen Golfing comprises:

  • IQ Force freeway riding assistant
  • LED headlights
  • Virtual Cockpit (10.25-inch virtual tools)
  • 8.25-inch infotainment display with wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Material seating
  • 16-inch alloy wheels

Shifting to the Volkswagen Golfing Lifestyles brings:

  • Virtual Cockpit Professional (configurable virtual tools)
  • 10-inch infotainment device with wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Manufacturing unit satellite tv for pc navigation
  • Microfleece fabric seating with brushed inlays
  • 17-inch alloy wheels

Leaping to the Volkswagen Golfing R-Line provides:

  • Recreation seats with leather-based trim
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Decreased (15mm) R-Line suspension
  • R-Line external trim

Atop the variety sits the Volkswagen Golfing GTI, which options:

  • Tartan-trimmed game seats
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Dual exhaust pipes
  • GTI external trim and highlights
  • Adaptive Chassis Regulate

Steel or pearlescent paint is $600 ($300 on R-Line), and top class metal paint is $900.

A trio of choices applications will likely be presented. The primary is the Sound and Imaginative and prescient Package deal ($1500, GTI, R-Line, Lifestyles). It brings:

  • Head-up show
  • Harman/Kardon 480W top class sound device

The Convenience and Taste Package deal ($2000, Lifestyles) provides:

  • Microfleece-trimmed game seats
  • 30-colour ambient inner lights
  • Panoramic glass sunroof

The R-Line will also be optioned with a panoramic glass roof for $1800.

The GTI is to be had with a singular Luxurious Package deal ($3800) that provides:

  • Vienna leather-based trim
  • Heated and ventilated entrance seats
  • Powered motive force’s seat with reminiscence
  • Heated steerage wheel
  • Panoramic glass sunroof

To look a side-by-side comparability of the entire usual options and choices presented between each and every of the variants obtain the respectable Volkswagen Golf brochure or the Volkswagen GTI brochure.

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