What awards has the 2016 Volkswagen Golf won?
Any compact car fan will have noticed that more and more automakers are offering turbocharged engines on these small vehicles. This new class of sporty compact has led to a string of new awards. So what awards has the 2016 Volkswagen Golf won? The Golf has just been named to KBB’s 2016 list of Coolest Cars under $18,000.
“Excellent fuel efficiency and hatchback practicality are icing on the German chocolate cake.” – KBB
2016 VW Golf Engine Performance
The Golf fits right into this turbocharged compact trend. The car comes equipped with a standard 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 170 horsepower and 199 pound-feet of torque. Fuel economy estimates on the engine check in at 25 city/36 highway miles per gallon.
2016 Golf Body Styles
Golf-shoppers can choose between both sedan and hatchback body types. Anyone looking to maximize storage capacity will find the hatchback’s 52.7 cubic feet of cargo space more than enough. Even with the rear seats up, the Golf hatchback is still able to offer an impressive 22.8 cubic feet of storage space.
Golf Interior and Features
The 2016 Golf spreads its features out over four trim levels: base, S, SE and SEL. Base trims offer features like Bluetooth, USB and auxiliary connectivity and a 5-inch infotainment touchscreen. The interior is comfortable and functional with cloth upholstery. Higher trims offer several additional features, including a leather-wrapped steering wheel, HD and satellite radio, a premium Fender audio system and premium vinyl upholstery.
Whether you choose the Golf sedan, or the hot hatchback, you are sure to get a great vehicle. If you would like to check out this cool compact for yourself, we have several at Karen Radley Volkswagen. Take a look at our inventory to learn more, or come in and take a test drive.