Practical VW Golf SV lands here

2015-04-30 14:29
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The 2015 Golf SV.

PHOTO: sourced The 2015 Golf SV.

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THE new Golf SV has just gone on sale in South Africa and while it doesn’t replace the regular Golf in any way, it does provide a more practical alternative.

It’s built on the same MQB platform but has a more practical body that makes it 83mm longer, with 48mm of that being within the wheelbase. It’s also 8mm wider and 126mm taller, which all adds up to a roomier cabin and boot space is up by 120 litres to 500 with the back seats in their rearmost position.

Three engines are on the menu, these being 81kW/175Nm 1.2 TSI and 92kW/200Nm 1.4 TSI turbopetrol options and an 81kW/250Nm 2-litre TDI turbodiesel.

Both petrol engines feature idle stop and battery regeneration and are fitted with a six-speed manual gearbox, while a seven-speed DSG dual-clutch ‘box is optionally available with the 1.4.

The diesel can be had with either a five-speed manual or DSG.

The 1.2 TSI model comes with the Trendline specification grade, which brings standard amenities like 15-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, leather-trimmed multi-function steering wheel, a sound system linked to a five-inch touch-screen, seven airbags, ESC stability control and VW’s Automatic Post-Collision Braking System.

The Comfortline grade, which comes with 1.4 TSI and 2.0 TDI versions, adds 16-inch alloys, automatic headlights and wipers, ambient interior lighting and other aesthetic additions.

- Sourced.



1.2 TSI Trendline - R292 500

1.4 TSI Comfortline - R325 200

1.4 TSI Comfortline DSG - R340 700

2.0 TDI Comfortline - R343 700

2.0 TDI Comfortline DSG - R359 200

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