Car reviews - Volkswagen - Golf - 103 TSI Highline

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Top^The Basics

Body Type: Hatchback
Seats: 5
Series: 7
Warranty (kms): Unlimited
Warranty (years): Three years


Aspiration: Direct Injection Turbo
Bore: 74.5mm
Capacity: 1395cc
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
Cylinders: 4
Engine number: CHPA
Engine type: Inline
Fuel type: Premium Unleaded 95
Litre: 1.4
Location: Front
Orientation: Transverse
Valve desc.: DOHC
Valves: 16


Drive train: Front-wheel drive
Shift position: floor
Transmission: 7-speed automatic

Top^Weight and Capacities

Fuel tank size: 50 litres
Towing capacity (with brakes): 1400
Towing capacity (without brakes): 620


CO2 Emissions: 121 g/km
EURO rating: 5
Fuel usage: 5.2 l/100km
Fuel usage (City): 6.3 l/100km
Fuel usage (Highway): 4.6 l/100km
Greenhouse rating: 8
Kerb to kerb: 10.9m
Power (kW): 103
Power (RPM): 4500-6000
Stroke: 80.0
Torque (Nm): 250
Torque (rpm): 1500-3500
Weight (kgs): 1265

Top^Wheels and Tyres

Front tyres: 225/45
Front wheels: 7/17
Rear tyres: 225/45
Rear wheels: 7/17
Spare: Space saver
Type: Alloy

Top^Dimensions (Exterior)

Boost type: Turbocharged
Doors: 5
Ground clearance: 142mm
Height: 1491mm
Length: 4349mm
Track front: 1550
Track rear: 1522
Wheelbase: 2620
Width (without mirrors): 1799mm

Top^Dimensions (Interior)

Luggage volume: 380
Luggage volume seats down: 1270
Tow Ball: 80

Top^Basic Features

- Anti-lock Brakes
- Electronic Brake Force Distribution
- Power Mirrors
- Power Steering
- Traction Control
- Vehicle Stability Control


- 12volt Socket In Centre Console
3spoke Leather Steering Wheel:
- flat bottomed
- height & reach adjustable
- multi-function controls
- 60/40 Split Fold Rear Seatback
- Air-conditioning
- Any
Auxiliary Input & USB Audio Sockets:
- in front centre console
- Bluetooth Audio Streaming
- Bluetooth Phone Connectivity
Brushed Chrome Trim:
- gear shift lever surround
- instrument cluster
- vent surrounds
- CD Player
- Centre Console Storage Under Armrest
Chillable Lockable Glovebox:
- with illumination
- Cloth Seat Upholstery
- Coin Tray
- Combined Headlight & Fog Light Switch
- Compartment In Roof Console
Composition Media Audio System:
- 5.8 colour touch screen display
- 8 speakers
- AM/FM radio/CD player
- convenience menu & settings
- MP3/WMA/AAC compatible
- proximity sensor
- SD card slot
- smartphone style HMI
- steering wheel audio controls
- Cruise Control
Dark Silver Decorative Inlays:
- centre console
- doors
- instrument surround
- passenger side dashboard
Driver & Passenger Vanity Mirrors:
- in sunvisor with ticket holder
- Driver Side Dash Compartment
- Dust & Pollen Filter
- ECO Tip Function
Electric Windows Front & Rear:
- one touch up/down
- remote open & close
- roll back function
- Electro-mechanical Parking Brake
Front Centre Armrest:
- adjustable with storage box
- two rear air outlets
Front Door Pockets:
- with bottle holders
Front Seat Belts Warning:
- visual & acoustic
- Gearshift Recommendation Indicator
- Headlight Range Adjustment
- Height Adjustable Front Seats
- brake pad wear indicator
- electronic odometer & trip meter
- fuel & coolant gauges
- low fuel warning light
- service interval display
- speedometer & tachometer
- white adjustable illumination
- Interior Lighting With Time Delay
- Leather Gearshift Knob
- Load Restraining Hooks
- Low Tyre Pressure Indicator
- Luggage Compartment Light
- Manual Control Air Conditioning
Multi Function Display Plus:
- audio & convenience menus
- average & current fuel economy
- average & current speed
- digital clock
- distance till empty
- outside temperature
- trip length
- trip time
- vehicle status
- Power Windows
- Remote Central Locking
- Removable Luggage Cover
- Shopping Bag Hooks
Soft Fold Away Grab Handles:
- front & rear
- Speed Limiter
Three Rear Head Restraints:
- height adjustable & removable
- Trip Computer
- Two Front Cupholders
- Two Front Reading Lights
- Two Rear Reading Lights
- Variable Luggage Area Floor Level


2speed Aero Front Wipers:
- vehicle speed sensitive
- Any
- Body Colour Bumpers
- Body Colour Door Handles
- Exposed Exhaust Tailpipes
Halogen Twin Headlights:
- clear polycarbonate lens
- daytime driving lights
- Heat Insulating Tinted Glass
Heated Electric Door Mirrors:
- body colour
- integrated LED turn indicators
- Radiator Grille Highlight In Chrome
- Rear Bumper Black Diffuser
- Rear Fog Light
- Rear Intermittent Wiper/washer


- 3point Seat Belts For All Seats
- Any
Automatic Flashing Brake Lights:
- in emergency braking situation
- Brake Assist
- Child Safety Locks On Rear Doors
- Curtain Airbags Front & Rear
- Door Side Impact Protection
- Driver & Front Passenger Front Airbags
- Driver & Front Passenger Side Airbags
- Driver Fatique Detection System
- Driver Knee Airbag
- Dual Front Airbags
Entry/warning Reflectors:
- in front & rear doors
Front Safety Head Restraints:
- height adjustable
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts:
- pre-tensioners & force limiters
Rigid Safety Cell:
- front & rear crumple zones
- Side Airbags
- Side Front Airbags
Three Child Seat Anchors:
- on back of rear seat
- Window Airbags


- Auto Locking After Take-off
- Electronic Engine Immobiliser
- One Touch Lock/unlock For Driver
- Remote Central Locking
- Remote Fuel Filler Flap Lock/unlock
- Security Coded Radio
- Two Stage Unlocking


09wheel Disc Brakes:
- front ventilated
- ABS With EBD
- Anti-slip Regulation
- Any
- Auto Hold Function
- BlueMotion Technology
- Brake Assist
- Brake Energy Recuperation
Electro-mechanical Power Steering:
- rack & pinion
- turning circle 10.9 metres
- vehicle speed sensitive
- Electronic Differential Lock
- Electronic Stabilisation Program
- Extended Electronic Differential Lock
- Fully Galvanised Body
Independent Front Suspension:
- anti-roll bar
- lower A-arms
- MacPherson struts
Independent Rear Suspension:
- anti-roll bar
- four-link with coil springs
- Multi-collision Brake
- Start/Stop System

Top^Extra Features

- 1.4litre 103kW Petrol Engine
- 12volt Socket In Luggage Area
- 17x 7 Dijon Alloy Wheels
- 225/45R17 Tyres
Air Quality & Humidity Sensor:
- with automatic air recirculation
- Anti-theft Wheel Bolts
- Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror
Auto Kerb Function When Reversing:
- passenger side door mirror
Chrome Highlight Trim:
- door mirror switch
- headlight switch
- on electric window switches
- Comfort Cloth Seat Upholstery
Comfort Front Seats:
- with lumbar adjustment
Coming/leaving Home:
- headlight function
Dark Silver Brushed Decor Inlays:
- centre console
- doors
- instrument surround
- passenger side dashboard
- Darkened Tail Light Clusters
Discover Media:
- 2D & 2.5D map views
- 5.8 colour touch screen display
- AM/FM radio/CD player
- audio & satellite navigation system
- convenience & setting menus
- MP3/WMA/AAC compatible
- proximity sensor
- security coded
- smartphone style HMI
- two SD caqrd slots
- voice control for radio & sat nav
- Drawers Under Front Seats
- Dual Zone Automatic Climate Control
- Front & Rear Carpet Floor Mats
Front Fog Lights:
- mounted in lower bumper
- with static cornering lights
- Front Seatback Pockets
- Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
LED Ambient Lighting:
- door openers & handles
- front door decorative inlays
- front footwells
Low Light Sensor:
- with automatic headlight function
- Lower Air Intake With Chrome Highlight
Optical Parking System:
- in radio/navigation display
Parking Distance Sensors Front & Rear:
- audio volume level reduction
- with acoustic warning
Piano Black Decorative Inlays:
- centre console
- instrument surround
Piano Black Mesh:
- doors
- passenger side dashboard
- Rain Sensor Front Wipers
Rear Centre Armrest:
- load through provision
- two cup holders
Rear View Camera:
- with static guidance lines
- Space Saver Spare Wheel
- Sports Alcantara/cloth Seat Trim
- Sports Front Seats
Storage Box In Side Lining:
- luggage compartment
- Tare Weight 1265kg


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