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Volkswagen Golf 2008

The 2008 Volkswagen Golf range of configurations is currently priced from $5,999.

This is what Ewan Kennedy liked most about this particular version of the Volkswagen Golf: Euro appeal , Value used, Practical

The 2008 Volkswagen Golf carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1200 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

The Volkswagen Golf is also known as the Volkswagen Rabbit and the Volkswagen Caribe in markets outside Australia.

Volkswagen Golf 2008 Price and Specs

The Volkswagen Golf 2008 is currently available from $5,999 for the Golf 2.0 FSI Pacific up to $21,950 for the Golf GTI Pirelli.

Pricing guides

$9,999
Based on 80 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$5,999
Highest Price
$21,950
Volkswagen Golf Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
1.6 Comfortline Hatchback 1.6L PULP 6 SP $2,900 $4,950
1.6 Comfortline Hatchback 1.6L PULP 5 SP MAN $2,700 $4,620
1.6 Edition Hatchback 1.6L PULP 6 SP $2,700 $4,620
1.6 Edition Hatchback 1.6L PULP 5 SP MAN $2,500 $4,290
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Volkswagen Golf 2008 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Volkswagen Golf 2008 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Why is the gearbox clunking in my '08 Volkswagen Golf?

    It’s quite possibly caused by the clutches in the gearbox; they may need to be replaced.

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  • Problems with Golf automatic transmission

    The recall you refer to related to cars fitted with the 7-speed gearbox, not the 6-speed. You could attempt to negotiate with VW over your concerns on the basis of goodwill, but your car is six years old and has been worked on by so many different people that I don’t think you have much of a chance of success.

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  • Volkswagen Polo 2015: Suitable for elderly driver?

    The Polo will be a top choice but don't overlook the Honda Jazz. It's a different style of car, not feeling as solid as the VW, but lively with good outward vision.

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  • Ten clicks out

    THE speedo is allowed to read up to 10 per cent higher under the law, but cannot under-read. In that sense it is within the law. The best solution is to use a GPS to confirm the speed.

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Volkswagen Golf 2008 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2008 Volkswagen Golf are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1759mm x 1497mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Volkswagen Golf 2008 Dimensions  include 1485mm height, 1759mm width, 4204mm length.
Volkswagen Golf Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
1.6 Edition Hatchback 1485x1759x4204 mm 142 mm
1.6 Trendline Hatchback 1485x1759x4204 mm 142 mm
1.6 Comfortline Hatchback 1485x1759x4204 mm 142 mm
1.9 TDI Edition Hatchback 1485x1759x4204 mm 142 mm
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Volkswagen Golf 2008 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2008 Volkswagen Golf will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Volkswagen Golf vary from 15x6.5 inches to 18x7.5 inches.

Volkswagen Golf Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
1.6 Edition Hatchback 195x65 R15 15x6 inches 195x65 R15 15x6 inches
1.6 Trendline Hatchback 195x65 R15 15x6 inches 195x65 R15 15x6 inches
1.6 Comfortline Hatchback 195x65 R15 15x6.5 inches 195x65 R15 15x6.5 inches
1.9 TDI Edition Hatchback 195x65 R15 15x6.5 inches 195x65 R15 15x6.5 inches
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Volkswagen Golf 2008 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2008 Volkswagen Golf is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Volkswagen Golf currently offers fuel consumption from 5.5 to 10.8L/100km. The Volkswagen Golf is available with the following fuel types: PULP and Diesel.

Volkswagen Golf Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
1.6 Comfortline Hatchback 1.6L,PULP,5 SP MAN 8.2L/100km
1.6 Comfortline Hatchback 1.6L,PULP,6 SP 8.2L/100km
1.9 TDI Comfortline Hatchback 1.9L,Diesel,6 SP 5.8L/100km
1.9 TDI Comfortline Hatchback 1.9L,Diesel,6 SP MAN 5.8L/100km
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Volkswagen Golf 2008 Towing capacity

The Volkswagen Golf’s towing capacity ranges from 0kg to 1200kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Volkswagen Golf Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
1.6 Trendline Hatchback 1.6L,PULP,5 SP MAN 1200kg
1.6 Edition Hatchback 1.6L,PULP,5 SP MAN 1200kg
1.6 Comfortline Hatchback 1.6L,PULP,5 SP MAN 1200kg
1.6 Trendline Hatchback 1.6L,PULP,6 SP 1200kg
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