Volkswagen Golf

The Golf has been produced by Volkswagen since 1974. Now in its eighth-generation, the Golf is sold worldwide. In 2019, Canadians bought nearly 20,000 Golfs, making the Volkswagen Golf one of the best-selling passenger cars in Canada. The Volkswagen Golf has won many awards throughout history, including winning World Car of the Year back in 2009.

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VW goes on with Golf intro despite Geneva show cancellation

Golf GTI, GTE (hybrid), GTD (diesel) models were schedule for reveal at the show Read More

Auto Shows New Cars
Feb 28, 2020, 2:00 PM

New Volkswagen Golf makes it easy to keep your cool or to get hot

Smart Climate controls make it easy to call for instant temperature satisfaction Read More

Auto Technology New Cars
Jan 16, 2020, 10:00 AM

Meet the new VW Golf for 2020. It's different but sort of the same

VW has enhanced the strengths that have made Golf a worldwide top-seller Read More

New Cars Auto Industry
Oct 16, 2019, 5:30 PM

Volkswagen exposes electronics in e-Golf

eGon is an e-Golf with exterior removed, to show complexity of electronics Read More

Green Cars Future Cars
May 5, 2019, 5:30 PM


Volkswagen takes autonomous driving to the street

Volkswagen tests Level 4 autonomous driving in public traffic situations Read More

The 15 most aerodynamic everyday cars

The lower the coefficient of drag, the better a car cuts through the air Read More

Auto Industry Fuel Economy
Sep 25, 2018, 10:30 PM

Over 340,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in July

Ram pickups accounted for bulk of the total to address tailgate unlatching Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Aug 4, 2018, 5:30 PM

About 145,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in June

Kia, VW and supercar makers among the affected, while Takata impacts more Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Jul 4, 2018, 9:30 PM


Nearly 570,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in May

490,000 Fiat Chrysler vehicles recalled for cruise control problem Read More

Car Safety Car Care
Jun 3, 2018, 10:30 PM

More than 158,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in March

Non-latching seats and loose steering wheels among the issues addressed Read More

Car Safety Used Cars
Apr 4, 2018, 8:30 PM

Control home functions from your Volkswagen

Company to offer SmartHome technology through infotainment touchscreen Read More

Auto Technology
Sep 2, 2017, 4:40 PM

Audi airbag, coolant recalls affects 583,000 vehicles

Q5 SUV most affected, but also A4, A5, A6, A7, Q7 and a couple VWs Read More

Car Safety
Jan 29, 2017, 4:30 PM


FIRST DRIVE - VW Golf Alltrack challenges the Subaru Outback

2017 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen Alltrack features AWD but no diesel Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews Off Roading
Oct 7, 2016, 4:40 PM

VW apprentices show off powerful concepts

GTI Heartbeat concept beats most powerful GTI Clubsport S by 90 hp Read More

Future Cars Auto Industry People
May 5, 2016, 4:30 PM

AJAC Car, Utility of the Year down to 3

Civic, Golfs up for Car award; Kia, Mazda, Volvo vie for SUV award Read More

Auto Awards Auto Industry
Jan 13, 2016, 10:45 PM

VW recalls 92,000 turbos for cam problems

Camshaft lobe breaks could result in deteriorating brake performance Read More

Car Safety Car Care
Nov 6, 2015, 8:00 AM


EPA alleges emissions fraud in VW, Audi cars

Independent testing uncovers defeat devices in diesel models Read More

Green Cars Auto Industry Auto Technology
Sep 21, 2015, 3:00 AM

Volkswagen recalls 7 models for airbag connections

Faulty steering wheel electric connection could result in airbag failure Read More

Car Safety
Aug 14, 2015, 6:00 PM

Edmunds, Parent offer Top-10 family car choices

Utility vehicles still hot but hatchbacks popular for budgetary reasons Read More

Car Buying New Cars
Jun 4, 2015, 2:00 PM

Volkswagen concepts get public unveiling in Austria

One off models and production cars make annual trek to Lake Wörthersee Read More

Future Cars New Cars Auto Industry People
May 17, 2015, 10:00 AM


World Car Awards finalists revealed in Geneva

'Top Three in the World' selected in each of five World Car Award categories Read More

Golf and F-150 win 2015 North American Car and Truck of the Year

Winning vehicles were selected by a jury of 57 American and Canadianautomotive journalists Read More

Auto Awards Auto Shows New Cars Auto Industry
Jan 12, 2015, 11:00 PM

Ten choice used car buys for under $15,000

Used vehicles outsell new ones by a ratio of almost two to one for good reasons Read More

Used Cars Car Buying
Oct 10, 2014, 7:25 AM

New Golf R for North America

Hot Volkswagen Golf R makes North American debut at the Detroit auto show Read More

New Cars Auto Enthusiasts Auto Shows
Jan 11, 2014, 7:45 AM


ROAD TEST: 2013 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW's 2.0 TDI diesel is arguably one the best engines in the world Read More

New Cars
Aug 21, 2013, 5:00 PM

Volkswagen to launch new diesel engine

The new diesel will be offered in the 2015 Volkswagen Golf, Beetle, Jetta and Passat Read More

Auto Technology Green Cars New Cars
Aug 6, 2013, 5:00 PM

Volkswagen Golf VII is the 2013 World Car of the Year

It won't go on sale here until 2014 as a 2015 model but the new Golf already has a world-wide rep Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Auto Shows
Mar 28, 2013, 6:00 PM

New VW Golf to make North-American debut in New York

But the seventh-generation Golf won't go on sale here until 2014, as a 2015 model Read More

New Cars Auto Shows Auto Industry
Mar 13, 2013, 11:00 AM


Finalists announced for World Car Awards

Four widely different entries vie for the overall World Car of the Year title Read More

2013 Golf R

VW's understated AWD performance compact is a true sleeper Read More

New Cars
Jan 30, 2013, 1:00 PM

More Golf R's coming to Canada for 2013

But only 250 of the AWD SuperGolfs will be available to Canadians Read More

Auto Enthusiasts New Cars
Oct 16, 2012, 8:00 AM

Details on 2014 VW Golf

Volkswagen unveiils newest Golf in Berlin Read More

New Cars
Sep 10, 2012, 8:00 AM