The latest Volkswagen Golf car reviews, news and advice from our team

News 3 weeks ago

Coming soon: new VW Golf R

The fast Golf family already includes the iconic GTI, hybrid GTE and diesel GTD – with the arrival of the all-new, 320 horsepower Golf R the line-up is complete
News 2 months ago

Coming soon: Volkswagen Golf Estate

Eighth generation Golf gains new estate version and a convincing, practical alternative to that SUV or crossover for family buyers
Review 9 months ago

Volkswagen Golf Hatchback (2020 - ) review

The 2020 Volkswagen Golf is loaded with technology and wrapped in the understated style that’s made previous versions so successful. Read our review to find out whether it's a class leader.
Review 2 years ago

Volkswagen Golf Hatchback (2017 - 2020) review

Even on the cusp of retirement and with a new model waiting in the wings the Volkswagen Golf remains a benchmark hatchback, with a model to suit almost every taste and requirement
Feature 2 years ago

The REV Test: Hot hatches

This week, it’s the turn of the hot hatches. The Honda Civic Type R, VW Golf GTI and Seat Leon Cupra ST face the REV Test, but which is the best hot hatch – or hot estate – of them all?
Volkswagen Golf Best Of 3 years ago

Best long-distance cars

From family hatchbacks to estate cars, and luxury cars to grand tourers, there’s something here for everyone.
2017 Volkswagen Golf Estate Review 3 years ago

Volkswagen Golf Estate (2017 - ) review

For die-hards who still favour an estate car over a crossover or compact SUV the Golf is one of the best, with a winning combination of size and practicality.
2017 Volkswagen Golf First Drive 3 years ago

2017 Volkswagen Golf first drive review

The Volkswagen Golf is Europe’s best-selling family hatchback and this update is aimed at maintaining that situation and keeping rivals as diverse as the Vauxhall Astra and BMW 1 Series in their place
2017 facelifted Volkswagen Golf News 4 years ago

Volkswagen unveils 2017 facelifted Golf

This mid-range update is designed to help keep Europe’s best-selling car looking and feeling fresh until the all-new re-engineered Mk8 Golf is launched in 2019.