Compare 3 trims on the 2012 Volkswagen Golf

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, and aren’t overpaying for those you don’t want.


Our comparison will help you prioritize the trims that are right for you.

Style
2dr HB Man TDI 4dr HB Man TDI 2dr HB DSG TDI 4dr HB DSG TDI
Inventory price
Starting at $24,235 Starting at $24,935 Starting at $25,335 Starting at $26,035
MPG
34 combined MPG 34 combined MPG 34 combined MPG 34 combined MPG
Engine
140.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel) 140.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel) 140.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel) 140.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel)
Transmission
M/T M/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Color
7 exterior
7 exterior
7 exterior
7 exterior
Seating
5 5 5 5
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4dr HB Man TDI w/Sunroof & Nav 2dr HB Man TDI w/Sunroof & Nav 4dr HB DSG TDI w/Sunroof & Nav 2dr HB DSG TDI w/Sunroof & Nav
Inventory price
Starting at $26,655 Starting at $25,955 Starting at $27,755 Starting at $27,055
MPG
34 combined MPG 34 combined MPG 34 combined MPG 34 combined MPG
Engine
140.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel) 140.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel) 140.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel) 140.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel)
Transmission
M/T M/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Color
7 exterior
7 exterior
7 exterior
7 exterior
Seating
5 5 5 5
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4dr HB Man TDI w/Tech Pkg 4dr HB DSG TDI w/Tech Pkg 2dr HB Man TDI w/Tech Pkg 2dr HB DSG TDI w/Tech Pkg
Inventory price
Starting at $28,340 Starting at $29,440 Starting at $27,640 Starting at $28,740
MPG
34 combined MPG 34 combined MPG 34 combined MPG 34 combined MPG
Engine
140.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel) 140.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel) 140.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel) 140.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel)
Transmission
M/T 6-Speed A/T M/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Color
7 exterior
7 exterior
7 exterior
7 exterior
Seating
5 5 5 5
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Style
4dr HB Auto w/Conv PZEV 2dr HB Auto w/Conv PZEV 2dr HB Auto w/Conv 2dr HB Man w/Conv 4dr HB Auto w/Conv 2dr HB Man w/Conv PZEV
Inventory price
Starting at $20,640 Starting at $19,940 Starting at $19,940 Starting at $18,840 Starting at $20,640 Starting at $18,840
MPG
26 combined MPG 26 combined MPG 26 combined MPG 26 combined MPG 26 combined MPG 26 combined MPG
Engine
170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T M/T 6-Speed A/T M/T
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Color
7 exterior
7 exterior
7 exterior
7 exterior
7 exterior
7 exterior
Seating
5 5 5 5 5 5
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Style
2dr HB Auto w/Conv & Sunroof 2dr HB Man w/Conv & Sunroof 4dr HB Auto w/Conv & Sunroof 2dr HB Auto w/Conv & Sunroof PZEV 4dr HB Auto w/Conv & Sunroof PZEV 2dr HB Man w/Conv & Sunroof PZEV
Inventory price
Starting at $21,755 Starting at $20,655 Starting at $22,455 Starting at $21,755 Starting at $22,455 Starting at $20,655
MPG
26 combined MPG 26 combined MPG 26 combined MPG 26 combined MPG 26 combined MPG 26 combined MPG
Engine
170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T M/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T M/T
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Color
7 exterior
7 exterior
7 exterior
7 exterior
7 exterior
7 exterior
Seating
5 5 5 5 5 5
Full specs
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