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2013 Volkswagen Golf 2.5L 4-Door

4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

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2013 Volkswagen Golf
(2013 Volkswagen Golf 4dr FWD Hatchback shown)
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MSRP $19,995
Destination Charge $795
Invoice Price $19,195
Total List Price $20,790
Available Engines 170-hp, 2.5-liter I-5 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 24 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 31 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data  
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
IIHS Crash Test Data  
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Marginal
Side, Driver Torso Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Acceptable
Side, Structure/safety cage Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good
Other, Roof Strength Good
Side, Overall Side Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good
Overview 2013 Volkswagen Golf 2.5L 4-Door
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 8, window grid diversity antenna
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder, theft deterrent
radio steering wheel controls
Interior 2013 Volkswagen Golf 2.5L 4-Door
Air conditioning, front manual
Air filter Standard
Underseat ducts Standard
Cargo concealed storage Standard
Cargo tie downs Standard
Clock in-dash
Compass Standard
Cruise control Standard
Cup holders front and rear
Gear shift knob trim Standard:
12V DC power outlet 2
Overhead console mini with storage
Floor console full
Floor mats Standard:
carpeted front & rear
rubber front & rear
Front windows power
Rear windows power
1-Touch Window Up front and rear
1-Touch Window Down front and rear
Instrumentation analog
Driver information center Standard
Tachometer Standard
Trip computer Standard
Water temp gauge Standard
Low fuel warning Standard
Service interval warning Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear
Lighting - dome light fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard
Rear window defogger Standard
Rearview mirror day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger
Retained accessory power Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard
Steering wheel material Standard:
Seats 2013 Volkswagen Golf 2.5L 4-Door
Front seat type sport
Seating capacity 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 2-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls 2-way power
Lumbar support driver and passenger
Front armrests center
Front head restraints adjustable
Heated front seats Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Rear seats 60-40 bench
Rear armrest with pass-thru
Rear head restraints 3 - adjustable
Seat trim cloth
Entertainment 2013 Volkswagen Golf 2.5L 4-Door
Radio Standard:
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player Standard:
in-dash mounted single
in-dash mounted 6-disc
MP3 capability Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Available
Speakers 8
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard
1st row LCD screen Available:
Bluetooth Compatibility Available
Safety and Security 2013 Volkswagen Golf 2.5L 4-Door
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front
Seatbelt pretensioners front
Headlights halogen
Daytime running lights Standard
Illuminated entry Standard
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard
Ignition disable Standard
First aid kit Available
Theft deterrent radio Available
Low tire pressure warning Standard
Warranty 2013 Volkswagen Golf 2.5L 4-Door
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/60,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 144/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 36/36,000
Warranty - Maintenance (mths/miles) 36/36,000
Exterior 2013 Volkswagen Golf 2.5L 4-Door
Antenna window grid
Body material fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone
Bodyside moldings Available:
Grille trim black
Door count 4 doors
Rear cargo door liftgate
Tinted windows light
Rear window type fixed
Mirrors dual power remote
Heated side mirrors Standard
Sunroof Available:
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler Available:
Tires Standard:
P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS
P225/45HR17.0 BSW AS
Wheels Standard:
15" steel
17" painted aluminum
17" silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel full-size steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent
Rear window wipers fixed interval
Mud flaps Available
Mechanical 2013 Volkswagen Golf 2.5L 4-Door
Engine 2.5L I-5
Engine - valvetrain DOHC
Brakes 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard
Drive type front-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard
Suspension tuning regular
Front suspension type strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized
Front springs coil
Rear suspension type multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil
Electronic stability system Standard
Tiptronic automatic Standard
Transmission 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 3.87
Specifications 2013 Volkswagen Golf 2.5L 4-Door
Exterior length 165.4 "
Exterior body width 70.3 "
Exterior height 58.2 "
Engine 2.5L I-5
Horsepower 170 @ 5,700 rpm
Torque 177 @ 4,250 rpm
Fuel economy - city 24 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 31 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.25 / 3.65 "
Curb weight 3,102 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4,278 lbs.
Payload 999 lbs.
Wheelbase 101.5 "
Front track 60.7 "
Rear track 59.6 "
Turning radius 17.9 '
Drag coefficient .32
Front legroom 41.2 "
Rear legroom 35.5 "
Front headroom 39.3 "
Rear headroom 38.5 "
Front shoulder room 54.7 "
Rear shoulder room 52.8 "
Luggage volume 15.2 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 46.0 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 93 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 14.5 gal.