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2019 (19) Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 184 GTD 5dr DSG

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

'Lights On' warning buzzerACC - Adaptive cruise control with front assist, distance monitoring, city emergency brake and speed limiter
Bluetooth telephone and audio connection for compatible devicesBrake pad wear indicator warning light
Driver alert systemDriver profile selection
Driving Mode Selection with four preset modes - Eco, normal, sport or individual modesInstrument cluster in white
Lane assist with dynamic light assist and traffic sign recognitionMisfuelling protection device
Multifunction computer with visual gear change recommendation for fuel consumptionProgressive power assisted steering
Push tank flapRear view camera
Speedo, rev counter, electronic odometer, trip, service interval display, exterior temperature and fuel gaugeStop/start system
Warning buzzer and light for front seatbelts unfastened 

Entertainment

Composition media systemDAB Digital radio receiver
MP3/WMA compatabilityMulti device interface (MDI) with USB connection
Premium USB cable in choice of either Apple or Android smartphone compatibilitySD card slot
SMS FunctionalityUSB and SD card connectivity
Volkswagen media control 

Exterior Features

3D-LED tinted rear light clusters with indicator sweep functionBlack rear diffuser
Body colour door handlesBody colour door mirrors with integrated indicators
Body colour rear roof spoilerBody colour sports bumpers
Dusk sensor + automatic driving lightsElectric front windows
Electric rear windowsElectrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
Fully galvanised bodyHeated rear windscreen
High level 3rd brake light incorporating LED TechnologyHoneycomb radiator grille - black
LED daytime running lightsLED front fog lights with static cornering light function
Rear fog lampRear window aerial
Rear window wash/wipe with intermittent wipeReflectors in all doors
Shiny black aerofoil downsideSill extensions
Twin exhaust tailpipeUnique GTD badging
Uniquely shaped front/rear bumpersWindscreen wipers/ intermittent wipe + 4 position delay

Interior Features

12V socket in luggage compartment3 rear headrests
4 load lashing points in luggage compartment60/40 split folding rear seat backrest
Bag hook in luggage compartment x 2Black headlining
Climate control - 2 zone electronic air conditioning with automatic air recirculation and allergy filterCooled glovebox
Dust/pollen filterFront + rear carpet mats
Front centre armrest with storage compartment and two rear air ventsFront seat back storage pockets
Grab handles front x 2, rear x 2 with integrated coat hooksHeight and reach adjustable steering wheel
Illuminated door sillsIlluminated vanity mirrors
Instrument lighting white adjustable panel illuminationInterior light delay
Isofix preparation for 2 rear child seatsLeather gear knob and handbrake grip
Load through provision with rear centre armrest and cupholders x2Luggage compartment lighting
Multifunction leather steering wheel with GTE logo and selector lever boot grip with grey stitching including paddle shiftOverhead storage box
Stainless steel pedalsStorage box in luggage compartment
Storage compartment in roof console with coverStorage compartments in front doors
Storage compartments in rear doorsStowable luggage compartment cover
Sun visorsVariable boot floor, height adjustable and removable

Packs

Ambient lighting pack - GolfConvenience Pack - Golf
Light and Sight pack - GolfMirror pack - Golf

Safety

3 rear three point seatbeltsAirbags - Driver's and front passenger's, curtain airbag, Driver's knee, front side impact and passenger's airbag deactivation switch
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Hydraulic Brake Assist (HBA)Automatic post collision braking system
Child locks on rear doorsDriver/Passenger optimised head restraints
Electronic parking brake with auto holdElectronic stability control (ESC) including Electronic differential lock (EDL) and ASR (Traction control) with deactivation via infotainment system
Front ventilated disc brakes and rear disc brakesPre crash preventive occupant protection
Three point height adjustable front seatbelts with tensionersTyre pressure loss indicator

Security

Alarm with interior protection and deactivation via infotainment systemElectronic engine immobiliser
Keyless entry with start/stop button on centre consoleRemote central locking with 2 remote folding keys

Technical

Anti-tramp functionBattery regeneration during braking
Diesel particulate filterLowered sports suspension
XDS plus electronic differential lock 

Trim

Chrome plated air vent surroundChrome plated electric mirror adjustment light switch surround
Honeycomb black decorative insertsPiano black centre console

Wheels

Steel space saver spare wheel
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

CO2 (g/km)118Noise Level dB(A)68
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1968Cylinder LayoutIN-LINE
Cylinders4Engine CodeDGCA
Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSEFuel DeliveryCOMMON RAIL
Gears7 SPEEDNumber of Valves16
TransmissionSEMI-AUTO 

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg)62.8EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)70.6EC Urban (mpg)53.3

General

AdBlueTrueBadge Engine CC2.0
Badge Power184Coin DescriptionTDI 184
Coin SeriesGTDInsurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0727E
Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3
NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %94NCAP Child Occupant Protection %89
NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095NCAP Pedestrian Protection %65
NCAP Safety Assist %71Service Interval Frequency - Months24
Service Interval Mileage10000Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3Timing Belt Interval Frequency - Months60
Timing Belt Interval Mileage75000Vehicle Homologation ClassM1

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)7.4Engine Power - BHP184
Engine Power - KW135Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM3500Engine Torque - LBS.FT280
Engine Torque - MKG38.7Engine Torque - NM380
Engine Torque - RPM1750Top Speed143

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleNEDC Correlated 

Tyres

Alloys?TrueSpace Saver?True
Tyre Size Front225/40 R18Tyre Size Rear225/40 R18
Tyre Size SpareSPACE SAVERWheel StyleSEVILLE
Wheel Type18" ALLOY 

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1492Length4258
Wheelbase2620Width1799
Width (including mirrors)2027 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)50Gross Vehicle Weight1890
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1270Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)380
Max. Loading Weight570Max. Roof Load75
Max. Towing Weight - Braked1600Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked690
Minimum Kerbweight1320No. of Seats5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb10.9
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Volkswagen Golf GTD

The improved Volkswagen Golf GTD might well be an even more complete car than the legendary Golf GTI. Jonathan Crouch takes a look.

Ten Second Review

There's something wholly satisfying about a powerful diesel engine in a smallish car and nothing really does that formula a whole lot better than Volkswagen's Golf GTD. It features GTI-type styling, tidy handling and a gutsy 184PS diesel engine under the bonnet. Yet it can still average nearly 65mpg. Here's the lightly restyled improved version.

Background

With the Golf Mk 7, Volkswagen has really upped its game when it comes to sporty diesels. Take this one, the 184PS Golf GTD. Is it really a better buy than the iconic Golf GTI hot hatch? The appeal of that legendary variant is certainly under threat from this black pump derivative. Yes, we know that the GTI has a whole welter of history on its side but let's shelve that for a minute. If asked to choose between a GTI and a GTD to run for a year, we'd be willing to place money on the fact that most people would plump for the diesel car. It's a vehicle that seems better attuned to the times - even more so now that Volkswagen has given it a slightly sharper look, both inside and out, and added in some extra media connectivity to bring the technology up to date. Think of this as a GTI for those who want more torque and lower fuel bills. It comes as a three or five-door hatch - or as a spacious estate.

Driving Experience

The engine's a bit of a star here. Volkswagen diesels haven't always been at the top of the tree when it comes to flexibility and refinement. Yes, they've always made decent power and torque but the 184PS engine fitted to the Golf GTD really lifts it into the top league of diesel engine technology. It's refined at idle and makes a pleasant thrum under load. It doesn't feature the clever Active Cylinder Technology of some of the other diesel engines in Volkswagen's line up but that's about the only complaint you could level at it. It doesn't want for torque, that's for certain. The MK6 generation GTD's 350Nm of torque wasn't bad, but this model's engine puts out 380Nm at just 1,750rpm, and when deployed it'll get the Golf to 62mph from stationary in just 7.5 seconds. With a top speed of 143mph, it's not about to be found wanting on anything but the most ruthless section of derestricted autobahn either.

Design and Build

The Golf GTD is virtually identical to the GTI from the outside, coming as standard with smoked LED rear lights with LED licence plate illumination, LED daytime running lights, chrome dual tailpipes, 18-inch 'Nogaro' alloy wheels with 225/40 tyres, side skirts, a rear diffuser, sports suspension and a large roof spoiler. As for the changes made to this revised model, the first thing you'll notice is probably its slightly sleeker front end. There are full-LED headlamps and the air intakes at either corner of the front bumper have been restyled too. The jewel-like LED tail lamps have been revised too, with smart animated flowing indicators. Otherwise, things are much as before - which means that there's a choice between three or five-door hatch bodystyles or an estate, all of which sit on the Volkswagen Group's light, stiff and very sophisticated MQB chassis. There's no doubt that this is a seriously good looking car these days. Some of the detailing is quite exquisite, especially inside where the flat-bottomed steering wheel is a delight, with a circular hub and a deep dish with audio, telephone and cruise control buttons mounted on two of its three spokes. The boot measures a hefty 380-litres, is well shaped and features a low loading height. That's the same as you can expect from all Golf hatchbacks, even though this one has the more sophisticated multilink rear suspension that its cheaper stablemates lack. If you need more space, then there's also an estate version with a vast 605-litre boot.

Market and Model

Prices start at just over £27,500 for the three-door, six-speed manual model. There is a premium of around £600 premium for the five-door version or a premium of around £1,700 for the estate bodystyle. If you want DSG auto transmission, it'll be around £1,400 more. Buyers will be offered a more frugal 'Blueline' version of the 2.0 TDI engine at no extra cost. GTD customers get tartan sports seats, a black roof lining, a gorgeous sports steering wheel and a stainless steel pedal set. There's also a GTD-specific gear lever, trim strips and instrument cluster. Other features include progressive steering, white ambience lighting, 'Climatronic' climate control, front and rear parking sensors and a winter pack. A key change with this revised model lies with media connectivity. Previously, GTD customers had the choice of 6.5 or 8-inch screens, depending on the options chosen. Now, these have been replaced by more sophisticated 8 and 9.2-inch screens. As you'd expect, the biggest 'Discover Pro' monitor is the more sophisticated of the bunch, this being the first Volkswagen infotainment system to offer both touch and voice-command operation, with gesture control in addition to proximity sensors.

Cost of Ownership

This Golf is one of those cars that makes you scratch your head wondering how Volkswagen achieved that sort of economy with that sort of performance. Go for the 'Blueline' version of the 2.0 TDI 184PS engine and official figures suggest a return of 64.2mpg on the combined cycle and 116g/km of CO2 for the manual model and 61.4mpg and 122g/km for the DSG auto. For the standard engine, the figures are 61.4mpg and 122g/km for a manual model and 57.6mpg and 129g/km for a DSG auto. Those figures are for the three-door bodystyle. Go for the five-door or estate models and those returns will worsen fractionally. So how has VW gone about achieving these efficiency returns? Well a big contributor is the relatively light weight of this car's MQB platform. Then there are sleek aerodynamics, low levels of internal friction in the engines and optimised gearing on not only the manual gearboxes but also the DSG twin clutch units. All new Golf models - both diesel and petrol - come with a Stop/Start system as standard, along with battery regeneration.

Summary

I'll nail my colours to the mast and profess to being a massive Volkswagen Golf GTI fan, but it's becoming increasingly hard to justify buying the petrol car over the diesel, iconic status notwithstanding. The Golf GTD is a different car though, not merely a GTI with lower running costs. The torquier engine gives it a very different feel and you'll drive it in a different way. Plus, unique to the GTD, there's even the more versatile estate bodystyle as an option. Whatever bodyshape you prefer, it's refreshing to own a fast hatch or estate that can manage 60mpg on a good day yet which still has the chops to see off most other cars and can entertain on a cross country route. Plus the GTD is a car that just makes you feel good about your purchase. Just about the only demerit is its possibly rather anodyne personality, but that's probably a subjective thing. The Golf GTD represents a good heart/head balance. In fact it might be the best car that sensible money buys.

Performance
40%
Handling
50%
Comfort
70%
Space
70%
Styling
70%
Build
80%
Value
50%
Equipment
70%
Economy
90%
Depreciation
80%
Insurance
60%

* This vehicle is affected by the new 2017 road tax rules. Find out more

** MPG figures are obtained in laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles. Please be aware they're not intended to represent real world efficiency.

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Personal contract purchase

Monthly payment£434.14
Deposit£2750
Term (months)48
Fixed interest rate4.6%
Cash price£27,498
Credit amount£24,748
Completion fee£1
Guaranteed future value£10,500
Total amount payable£33,655.58
Annual mileage8000
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge8.0p per mile
Representative APR8.9%
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