2016 Volkswagen Golf is Efficient, Upscale, and Fun to Drive

The 2016 Volkswagen Golf is one of the few vehicles on the market that is fuel efficient and peppy with affordable pricing and an upscale interior. This VW gets excellent crash test ratings and offers the latest smartphone integration with a new touchscreen. The Golf is available with two or four doors and in four main trims, offering more than enough options for every Texas driver to find a version that meets their needs. Come into our dealership located in Austin, TX to view our inventory and see which trim with which features might be a good fit for you and your lifestyle!

Exterior Features of the 2016 VW Golf

As mentioned, you can configure your 2016 Golf to have two doors or four, and there will not be a big difference in space, just ease of getting to the rear seats. The base Golf sits on 15-inch alloy wheels, but you can also get 17- or 18-inch ones instead. All Golf models have heated mirrors and full power accessories for convenience, and most offer a sunroof, as well. Higher trims have automatic headlights, automatic wipers, and fog lights to help you drive in any weather. Keyless entry plus ignition is also available, and you can add a Lighting Package to the top two trims. This will give you xenon headlights, cornering lights, and LED daytime running lights. Together, these features greatly enhance your visibility while improving your Golf’s style so you can be safe and seen at the same time you turn heads wherever in Texas you go. Most trims offer a sunroof on your 2016 Golf so you can make the most of gorgeous weather whenever it appears or let your passengers stargaze while you drive at night.

2016 VW Golf Interior Features

The plastics on the base version of the 2016 VW Golf are well-grained and feel soft to the touch. The interior arrangement ensures that all switches, buttons, and other controls are within easy reach of the driver and intuitive to use. The driver and front-seat passenger will have plenty of support even on the longest of drives, and everyone gets more than enough legroom and shoulder room. The Golf is actually spacious enough to be a family vehicle, even if your kids are teens and fully grown. For more comfort, choose a model with 8-way power and power lumbar for the driver. The front seats can be heated, and you can enjoy V-Tex, Volkswagen’s premium vinyl upholstery, on the top trims levels. You should always be able to position the steering wheel in a comfortable manner since it tilts and telescopes. With all seats occupied, the Golf has 22.8 cubic feet for your cargo, and you get a class-leading 52.7 cubes by folding the rear 60/40 seats flat. The cooled glovebox is a unique touch that many drivers will appreciate, particularly those that like to keep parts of their lunch or a water bottle chilled. Also related to temperature, the standard air conditioning becomes dual-zone automatic climate control on the top VW Golf, letting everyone customize his or her ideal environment. This trim also has interior LED reading lights for efficiency.

Performance of the 2016 VW Golf

The Golf runs on a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine with a turbocharger that gives you 170 horsepower and 199 pound-feet of torque with the 6-speed automatic transmission. Opting for the 5-speed manual brings torque down to 184 pound-feet. Experts agree that the Golf feels more powerful than the competition when in action. The engine feels nice and punchy and will smoothly overtake other vehicles on the highway, merging with a breeze. Those who go with the 6-speed manual will find it easy to shift as the clutch pedal requires light effort and the shift gates are distinctive.

Available Technology Features

  • 5 or 6.5-Inch Touchscreen
  • Available Apple CarPlay, MirrorLink, and Android Auto via VW Car-Net App-Connect
  • USB Port
  • 8 Speakers
  • Available 9-Speaker Fender Audio System
  • CD Player
  • Auxiliary Input Jack
  • Bluetooth* Audio and Phone
  • Available HD Radio
  • Available SiriusXM Satellite Radio
  • Available Navigation

Available Safety Features

  • Hill Hold Assist
  • Rearview Camera on All but Base Trim
  • Driver Knee Airbag
  • Front Side Airbags
  • Side Curtain Airbags
  • Traction Control
  • Stability Control
  • Antilock Disc Brakes
  • Post-Collision Braking System
  • Available VW Car-Net Emergency Telematics
    • Stolen Vehicle Location
    • Geofencing
    • Remote Vehicle Access
    • Roadside Assistance
    • Automatic Crash Notification
  • Available Driver Assistance Package
    • Adaptive Cruise Control
    • Parking Sensors in Front and Rear
    • Forward Collision Warning with Mitigation
    • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
    • Automated Parallel Parking
    • Blind Spot Monitoring
    • Lane Departure Warning
  • Available Navigation

Buy or Lease the 2016 VW Golf at Onion Creek Volkswagen

Buy your 2016 Volkswagen Golf at Onion Creek Volkswagen to get the best selection of models and options. We have a range of genuine VW accessories, and our finance department makes it easy to apply for an auto loan or inquire about available leasing options. Visit Onion Creek Volkswagen today to take the Golf on a test drive around Austin, Texas, or learn more about this fun hatchback.

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