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The Golf.

It's not just the next Golf.

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Volkswagen Golf
The golf has come a long way

The Golf has come a long way

The Volkswagen Golf history shows how this extraordinary car has evolved since the MK1 was launched in 1974. TheGolf MK7 brings improved levels of comfort, practicality, safety and efficiency to the class while its design is unmistakably that of the legendary Golf.

Explore our VW Golf timeline below.

  • 1974 Mk I Golf
  • 1993 Mk III Golf
  • 2013 Mk VII Golf
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Top Features of the new Golf

The new Volkswagen Golf MK7 has a wide array of new features and accessories as shown in the gallery on the right.

TheGolf MK7 builds on its predecessors' already exemplary safety and comfort. A list of some of the new features are below.

The Volkswagen Golf

Driver Selection

Driver Selection

Four different driver modes are available in the Golf MK7: Eco, Sport, Normal and Individual. Each of these different modes alter the performance and efficiency depending on which mode is selected.

For example, the engine management, ancillary systems and air conditioning are controlled precisely to achieve optimum fuel consumption when in Eco mode, delivering optimal levels of output.

Driver Selection

Infotainment System

Infotainment System

The Golf VII now comes with a touchscreen as standard, ranging from a 5.8 inch colour display to the premium 8 inch satellite navigation system. Built-in features include Bluetooth, DAB digital radio with USB and aux input.

Infotainment System

Phone Compatibility

Universal Phone Holder with Inductive Aerial

Intermittent phone signal when your mobile is in the armrest is no longer a problem as the new Golf MK7 now has an optional universal phone holder with an inductive aerial. This increases the signal strength and reduces the drain on the phone's battery.

Phone Compatiblity

Accident Prevention

  • Pre-Crash System

    This feature ensures the best possible protection in the event of an accident. If the system detects the possibility of an accident, it pre-tensions the seatbelts and closes the windows and sunroof to optimize the performance of the airbags.

    Available in the SE trim and above.

    Multi-Collision Brake System
  • Multi-Collision Brake System

    Multi-Collision Brake System

    This system reduces the chance of a second impact by automatically braking after the initial collision.

  • City Emergency Braking

    This feature operates at up to 19mph and independently applies the brake if a collision is imminent, therefore decreasing or averting the likelihood of an accident.

    City Emergency Braking
  • Front Assist

    Uses radar sensors to monitor the car driving in front, always maintaining a set distance and issues a warning to the driver of an impending front-end collision.

    Front Assist

Electronic Aids

  • Adaptive Cruise Control

    Uses radar sensors to maintain a set distance from the vehicle in front (standard from SE models).

    Front Assist
  • Driver Alert System

    A Driver Alert System

    Monitors the driver's inputs to detect any signs of tiredness.

  • Lane Assist

    Lane Assist

    Monitors the lane markings and if the driver inadvertently crosses them it will warn the driver by vibrating the steering wheel.

  • Dynamic Light Assist System

    Dynamic Light Assist System

    Optionally masks the vehicle's high beam lighting, making for brilliant illumination without dazzling on-coming traffic.

  • Park Assist

    The new Golf can even park itself in a space just 80cm longer than itself.

    Park Assist
  • Black Black
  • Deep Black Deep Black
  • Urano Grey Urano Grey
  • Tungsten Silver Tungsten Silver
  • Tornado Red Tornado Red
  • Sunset Red Sunset Red
  • Reflex Silver Reflex Silver
  • Pure White Pure White
  • Pacific Blue Pacific Blue
  • Night Blue Night Blue
  • Limestone Grey Limestone Grey

Colour Options

Choose from 11 different colour options to suit your style. Hover the thumbnails below to see your colour of choice.

  • Black
  • Deep Black
  • Urano Grey
  • Tungsten Silver
  • Tornado Red
  • Sunset Red
  • Reflex Silver
  • Pure White
  • Pacific Blue
  • Night Blue
  • Limestone Grey

Trim Levels

The new Golf MK7 is available in five trim levels: S, SE, GT, GTD and GTI.

Golf S

  • bluetooth
  • body coloured mouldings
  • galvanised body
  • tailgate with integrated rear spoiler
  • twin exhaust tailpipe
  • 60/40 split folding seats
  • height adjustable steering wheel
  • white instrument lighting
  • air conditioning
  • electric windows
  • electric parking brake
  • heated rear windscreen
  • remote central locking
  • exterior temperature gauge
  • trip computer
  • battery regeneration
  • start/stop technology
  • curtain airbag system
  • halogen headlights
  • electric heated door mirrors

Golf SE

As S plus:

  • chrome trimmed radiator grill
  • 16" alloys
  • front comfort seats
  • leather steering wheel
  • driver profile selection
  • automatic distance control
  • driver alert system
  • automatic light sensor
  • coming home lights
  • rain sensing wipers

Golf GT

As SE plus:

  • chrome surrounds
  • 17" alloys
  • front sports seats
  • sat nav
  • parking sensors
  • front fog lights
  • electric foldable door mirrors
  • heat insulating tinted glass


As GT plus:

  • sports suspension
  • 18" alloys
  • led lights
  • styling pack
New Golf

The Golf MK7 is now available at our Volkswagen dealerships across Scotland, in Glasgow (North), Glasgow (South), Wishaw, Linwood, Rutherglen, and Greenock.

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