2021 Volkswagen Golf 8 Price

2021 Volkswagen Golf 8 Price

The Volkswagen Golf is quite possibly the most popular hatchback ever produced. The car has been an icon of maneuverability, compact design and performance. For 7 generations, it has amazed drivers and admirers alike. The popular hot hatch is about to get a major upgrade with its new release. The 8th generation of this car is about to be released in form of the 2021 Volkswagen Golf 8. The new version will maintain the iconic shape and silhouette of the current model. However, the front fascia will receive a facelift inspired by the golf models from days gone by. With a wider body and major upgrades on the interior as well, this golf version will be immensely satisfying for drivers and occupants alike.


2021 Volkswagen Golf 8 Review, Rumors

Minimalism is emphasized in the exterior appearance of the 2021 Volkswagen Golf 8. The car features a slimmed down front bumper. It also has an air-intake scoop throughout the length of this section. A pair of fog lights are installed at both ends of the bumper. Chevrolet Tahoe 2019 is here…

They are separated from the rest of the feature by slim, stylized cutouts. The radiator grille is hardly visible thanks to the low, swooping hood. Moreover, the headlights are slimmed down and feature sculpted LED bulbs.

2021 Volkswagen Golf 8
Image source: caranddriver.com – 2021 Volkswagen Golf 8

The hood is characterized by some flowing aerodynamic lines that lead to the side mirrors. Slimmed down as well, they are perched on the A-pillar and grant a continuous line down the car’s body. The sides also have some sculpted lines that add character to the car.

The rear section is just as dramatic as the front. The taillights are wedge-shaped and styled to look futuristic. Moreover, the tail gate is smooth throughout. An attractive feature of this car is that the exhaust tips are nestled within chrome cutouts in the rear bumper. A pair of red reflectors are situated right above these cutouts and complete the colorful rear end of the car. VW Golf – Wikipedia 


Competitors

Ford Focus, Hyundai i30, Honda Civic, Chevrolet Cruze, Mazda 3, Subaru Impreza


Interior redesign

Also known as the Golf Mark 8, the 2021 Volkswagen Golf 8 has a charming interior. Comfort is maximized through the materials that are used within the car. Furthermore, the instrument panel is designed such that the steering wheel is close to the knobs and dials which are essential for controlling the various systems of the car.

In particular, the steering wheel has a 3-spoke design. It also has some controls upon it which the driver can use to manipulate the infotainment system, Air Conditioning (AC) and phone without taking their hands off the wheel.

2021 Volkswagen Golf 8
Image source: germancarforum.com – Volkswagen Golf 8

The interior can be upholstered in leather or fabric depending on the choice of the driver. Furthermore, an 8 inch screen sits at the top of the center stack. Situated right under some air-vents, it provides the occupants of the car with information about entertainment, navigation and the car’s AC settings.

This Volkswagen Golf can seat 5 people quite comfortably. In addition to that, it allows for multimedia connectivity because it is compatible with Bluetooth and MP3 players. Volkswagen Golf Official


Colors

Tungsten Silver Metallic, Platinum Gray Metallic, Tornado Red, Pure White, Night Blue Metallic


Engine, Specs

The 2021 Volkswagen Golf 8 will be available with both gasoline and diesel engines. The base trim of this car will have a 1.0 liter engine. The Premium trim will have a 2.0 liter, in-line four engine. The latter will most likely be used in the GTi version of the car.

For the Sports range of the Golf Mark 8, there will be a 3.0 liter V6 engine. The manufacturer has also indicated that there could be a hybrid engine in the works as well. In addition to this, the car will be available with both front and rear wheel drivetrains. Drivers will have the choice to pick from one of these.

2021 Volkswagen Golf 8
Image source: youtube – 2021 Volkswagen Golf 8

The new Volkswagen Golf will be available with two transmission variants. The first of these is a 6-speed manual transmission. The car will also be available with a 7-speed automatic transmission system.

The latter will have a dual clutch mechanism. This hot hatchback will be able to launch from 0 to 60 mph in only 7.3 seconds. Furthermore, it will have a mileage of approximately 24 mpg in the city, 33 on the highway and 28 combined.


Release date, Price

The new 2021 Volkswagen Golf 8 will be available in the international market in late 2019. In the USA, it will be launched in 2020. The base trim of this car will cost $20, 715 while the top trim known as the Golf R will cost $40, 195.


Comparison

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Crash test

Volkswagen VW Golf 7 – Car CRASH TEST Latin Ncap 2017

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