Road Test - Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (A)

We've tried and tested the Volkswagen Golf Sport, and like it very much. But what about the entry-level Golf? We took out this lesser known variant to learn mo...

6 Aug 2009
eugn86 I prefer the look of the previous Golf.
308 turbo has a smoother engine i suppose, because i think it's really creamy smooth when revving it.
6 Aug 2009
ismailbakar I've just sold my golf 1.6Fsi (the previous model). It was a good car until I had a problem and deal with the after sales. Had to indent my door lock and my wife had to sit behind for 2 weeks...
7 Aug 2009
kkchai Weird?! Why VW market with same 1.4 TSI and 1.4 Twin Charger yet different for 10k? Any spec different between two? I still can't different it...
7 Aug 2009
Jarvis even thought the acronym "TSI" is shared and both are 1.4 litre engine
block, the two engine are different.

the base TSI only comes with a turbocharger while the 1.4 twincharger TSI comes with ...
8 Aug 2009
eugn86 Ya, turbocharged 1.4 produces 122bhp, twin-charged 1.4 produces 160bhp. Anyway, i still think the new Golf is ugly.
13 Aug 2009
pass09

hvnt been to VW showroom for a long long time,,will pop by tomorow and check out this Golf. Any good saleperson whom i can approach?
13 Aug 2009
azfar oh, just say oneshift.com introduced you. hahaha!
=D
13 Aug 2009
Lets have an open discussion on this topic. Recently that is good mix of import in our local land , is the jap car going downhill where it used to dominate the market a decade ago

12 May 2009
neutral The Yen has gone up very high to be attractive and Pound/Euro has been stable. Hence as compared to Conti cars, the Japanese cars are loosing ground due to Forex exchange.
12 May 2009
ismailbakar I've owned Japanese, Korean and Continental cars. Japanese cars are easier and cheaper to maintain as compared to continental makes.

Continental makes are good for cruising, generally offers a bett...
24 May 2009
domino88 Everyday car? Go for Japanese lah. If you are single and in urgent need for a 'Babe magnet'? Get a flashy Conti with sport trimmings, shinny chorme hot wheels (but no no no big spoiler).
24 May 2009
ifconfig perhaps the title needs to change to reflect better the differences. East vs West.

let's not forget those korean-made and china-made. they are getting better (if not better than japanese-made) and ...
24 May 2009
vinceyeo


Quote:
"Formerly posted by ifconfig: perhaps the title needs to change to reflect better the differences. East vs West.

let's not forget those korean-made and china-made. they are getting bett...
25 May 2009
ifconfig i will wait for hyundai genesis coupe
25 May 2009
JRC
This is an open discussion for the news UK: ‘Drivers’ race to try out new SEAT Ibiza Cupra

"Fancy a spin behind the wheel of the all-new, mould-breaking Ibiza Cupra? Well, it's virtually possible...

8 Apr 2009
ismailbakar any dealer for this car in singapore?
9 Apr 2009
LMLP640 Theres no dealer here in Singapore for this car if im not wrong
10 Apr 2009
JRC
This is an open discussion for the news Volkswagen Centre Singapore completes showroom expansion

"The Volkswagen Centre Singapore now sports a global corporate design.

After a two-month, S$5 mill...

3 Apr 2009
WD45 VW is getting serious in the game. $5 million make over, how many more cars to sell to cover that investment?
3 Apr 2009
LMLP640 They really know how to spent the money to go head on with its rival
3 Apr 2009
ismailbakar This will give serious competition for the local Japanese car dealers for Honda and Toyota. Volkswagen advance technology and luxury with competitive pricing.
3 Apr 2009

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