Sales of the all-new Volkswagen Golf Mk8 have started in the brand’s homeland. German dealer showrooms began presenting the first vehicles from Friday, December 6, 2019. The base price is €27,510.
The 8th-generation model is the most advanced Gold ever, with intuitive controls, fine connectivity, a digital cockpit, LED lighting, a set of newest driver assist systems.
It offers four new equipment lines, four sustainable 4-cylinder TSI (petrol) and TDI (diesel) engines at start, with fuel consumption reduced by up to 17%.
The ‘Life’ line configurations are offered during the launch phase. The versions above ‘Life’ to be available from next year are ‘Style’ and ‘R-Line’.
A modification available now is the Golf Life with a 1.5-liter 95-kW (130.5 hp) TSI engine priced from €27,510. The entry-level version will go on sale in early 2020 priced under €20,000.
The rest engines in the Golf’s lineup are 2.0-liter TDIs with 85 kW/115 hp and 110 kW/150 hp and a 1.5-liter 150-hp (110 kW) TSI. They come either with a new 6-speed manual gearbox or a 7-speed dual clutch gearbox (DSG), depending on a configuration.
With the launch of the Golf 8, Volkswagen introduces a new maintenance concept for its cars. Over the course of 2020, they will extend the concept to all the models of the brand.
The inspection service interval in Europe will be 24 months instead of current 12 months, thanks to VW’s vehicles good quality.