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||$11,200||$16,500|
|118 TSI||Convertible||1.4L PULP 6 SP MAN||$10,600||$15,510|
|103 TDI Comfortline||Hatchback||2.0L Diesel 6 SP||$7,800||$12,100|
|103 TDI Comfortline Bluemotion||Hatchback||2.0L Diesel 6 SP||$7,800||$12,100|
|118 TSI Comfortline||Hatchback||1.4L PULP 7 SP AUTO||$7,200||$11,220|
|118 TSI Comfortline||Hatchback||1.4L PULP 6 SP MAN||$6,700||$10,340|
|103 TDI Comfortline||Wagon||2.0L Diesel 6 SP||$8,200||$12,760|
|118 TSI Comfortline||Wagon||1.4L PULP 7 SP AUTO||$7,700||$11,880|
|77 TDI Trendline||Wagon||1.6L Diesel 7 SP AUTO||$7,200||$11,220|
|90 TSI Trendline||Wagon||1.4L PULP 7 SP AUTO||$6,700||$10,340|
Volkswagen Golf 2012 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Volkswagen Golf 2012 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.Show more
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.Show more
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.Show more
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.Show more