Saturday, 15 June 2013

Car of the Year 2013: VW Golf does it again

The Volkswagen Golf has wined Car of the Year 2013 award. It was a comprehensive victory for the VW with 414 points, well ahead of the Toyota GT86/Subaru BR-Z with 202 points and the Volvo V40 with 189 points. 

TECHNICAL DATA
Body: 3/5-door hatchback
Size: 4.26 X 1.80 X 1.45 m. Wheelbase: 2.64 m.
Transmission: Front/all-wheel drive. Manual/automatic gearbox
Petrol engines: 1.2TSI (85&105 hp), 1.4TSI (122&140 hp)
Diesel engines: 1.6TDi (105 hp), 2.0TDi (150 hp)



Maximum speed – 0-100 km/h acceleration: 
Petrol engines: 179 to 212 km/h – 11.9 to 8.4 s.
Diesel engines: 192 to 216 km/h – 10.7 to 8.6 s. 


Combined fuel consumption – CO2 emissions: 
Petrol engines: 4.8 to 5.2 l/100 km –112 to116 g/km
Diesel engines: 3.8 to 4.4 l/100 km – 99 to 117 g/km