A brief background, specifications, and standard and optional features for the 2006 Volkswagen Golf. Both trim levels-GL and GLS-are discussed.
Having been in existence since 1974, the Volkswagen Golf is no newcomer. In its 31 years of existence, the Golf has been through many variations in its design too. Some of its many faces are as follows: station wagon, sedan, and high-performance sport coupe. The 2006 Golf is a four-door hatchback with two trim levels: GL and GLS. Maximum cargo room (with rear seats folded flat) is 41.8 cubic feet.
There are two engine options for the Golf; both have a five speed manual transmission as standard, and a four-speed automatic transmission optional. The standard engine is a 2.0-liter, inline four-cylinder that produces 115 horsepower. The optional engine is a 1.9-liter, four-cylinder diesel engine that produces 100 horsepower. Fuel mileage estimates for the diesel engine are 37 mpg in the city and 44 mpg on the highway. Fuel mileage for the gasoline powered engine is 24 in the city and 30 mpg on the highway.
Base MSRP for the Golf starts at $16,645 and goes up to $21,270.
For more information concerning the 2006 Volkswagen Golf, visit these websites: www.edmunds.com, en.wikipedia.org, and www.vw.com.
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