Is there anything interesting about its design?
The light makeover for the 2017 Golf range means you'll struggle to pick the difference from 20 paces away, but the revised front bar and headlight combo do flow nicely into the tweaked front guards, while new 17-inch alloys also tidies things up.
It's not the most avant garde styling in the market, sure, but it works in an understated way.
Inside, the big star is the flush-mounted multimedia screen in the centre of the dash, as well as the optional Active Info Display dash. The new digital screen helps to lift the cabin of the Comfortline another notch, and while I'm still a fan of the standard instrument cluster fitted to our tester, the digital dashboard is a pretty amazing thing to look at.
The Mk VII's interior has always been sharp. Sure, there are still hard plastics hidden away out of your eyeline, but its contemporary design and ease of use has always stood it in good stead.