2006 Volkswagen Golf

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6 reviews
Available Price Range $1,478-$8,482 Trims3 Combined MPG 27-40 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2006 Volkswagen Golf

Our Take

Volkswagen's compact front-wheel-drive Golf is available only as a four-door hatchback for 2006; the two-door GL and four-door GL TDI (diesel) have been dropped. An all-new Golf is scheduled t... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Seat adjustments
  • Final year for this generation

Notable Features

  • Four-door hatchback
  • Gasoline or diesel engine
  • Manual or automatic
  • European heritage
  • Standard side-impact and side-curtain airbags


Consumer Reviews

3.5 out of 5

Based on 6 reviews

great little car

by das auto driver from Richmond, VA on April 28, 2011

I was looking for a small vehicle that was good on fuel, dependable and easy on my finances. The VW Golf fit the bill. The Golf is not just economical but it is really fun to drive. In a nutshell I no... Read Full Review

3 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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