Volkswagen Golf 2012
This is what Graham Smith liked most about this particular version of the Volkswagen Golf: Roomy, functional cabin, Good road manners, Pleasant styling
The 2012 Volkswagen Golf carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1400 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.
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Volkswagen Golf 2012 Price and Specs
|Volkswagen Golf Model||Body Type||Specs||Price from||Price to|
|118 TSI||Convertible||1.4L PULP 7 SP AUTO||$11,950||$16,888|
|118 TSI||Convertible||1.4L PULP 6 SP MAN||$7,980||$13,990|
|103 TDI Comfortline||Hatchback||2.0L Diesel 6 SP||$7,635||$14,999|
|103 TDI Comfortline Bluemotion||Hatchback||2.0L Diesel 6 SP||$10,990||$13,888|
|118 TSI Comfortline||Hatchback||1.4L PULP 7 SP AUTO||$8,000||$14,990|
|118 TSI Comfortline||Hatchback||1.4L PULP 6 SP MAN||$6,188||$9,499|
|103 TDI Comfortline||Wagon||2.0L Diesel 6 SP||$7,635||$14,999|
|118 TSI Comfortline||Wagon||1.4L PULP 7 SP AUTO||$8,000||$14,990|
|77 TDI Trendline||Wagon||1.6L Diesel 7 SP AUTO||$5,890||$13,990|
|90 TSI Trendline||Wagon||1.4L PULP 7 SP AUTO||$6,990||$13,888|
Volkswagen Golf 2012 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Volkswagen Golf here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
Volkswagen Golf 2012: Repair costs
If it’s a dual-mass flywheel, then $2000 doesn’t sound excessive, but to be sure phone around a few VW dealers and get their process.
Volkswagen Golf 2012: Is it worth replacing the engine?
It’s unlikely to have any effect on the value at all. Some people could be scared off by a 2012 Golf, given its history of engine and transmission problems, while others might consider a new engine a bonus without wanting to pay any more for it.
Is there a wagon you would recommend under $10,000?
The VW dual-clutch automatic was troublesome in the period you are considering, so it’s probably best to avoid it, or buy one with a manual gearbox. Rather than a wagon perhaps consider a compact SUV.
Volkswagen Golf 2012: Engine failure
It is increasingly normal and many dealers are asking to be paid up front before doing any diagnostic work. I don't agree with the practice, I think they should do the work before charging for it. The diagnostic work has to be done to determine what has caused the engine problem, so there's no getting around it.
Volkswagen Golf 2012 Dimensions
Dimensions for the 2012 Volkswagen Golf are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1785mm x 1524mm and can vary on the basis of model.
|Volkswagen Golf Model||Body Type||Height x Width x Length||Ground Clearance|
|118 TSI||Convertible||1423x1782x4337 mm||139 mm|
|77 TSI||Hatchback||1479x1785x4199 mm||153 mm|
|90 TSI Trendline||Hatchback||1479x1785x4199 mm||153 mm|
|77 TDI Bluemotion||Hatchback||1479x1785x4199 mm||153 mm|
|118 TSI Comfortline||Hatchback||1479x1785x4199 mm||153 mm|
|90 TSI Trendline||Wagon||1524x1781x4631 mm||126 mm|
|77 TDI Trendline||Wagon||1479x1785x4199 mm||153 mm|
|118 TSI Comfortline||Wagon||1524x1781x4631 mm||126 mm|
|103 TDI Comfortline||Wagon||1524x1781x4631 mm||126 mm|