The Volkswagen Golf has won the ‘Small Family Car’ category at the inaugural Honest John Awards. Results were based on the popularity of the ‘most searched for’ models on the HonestJohn website. The Honest John award adds to the titles of Best Small Family Car by What Car? and Best Compact Family Car from Auto Express, as well as a number of fleet accolades claimed in the past year.
The Volkswagen Golf was awarded ‘Safest Car of the Year 2009’ and offers maximum safety with standard safety features that include ESP with counter-steer assist, ABS with braking assistance, anti-slip regulation (ASR), electronic differential lock (EDS), engine drag torque control (MSR), trailer stabilisation, Isofix mounting brackets for two child seats on the rear bench as well as airbags for driver and front passenger with passenger-side deactivation, including knee airbag for the driver and a head airbag system for front and rear passengers with side airbags.
The new entry level Volkswagen Golf model the Volkswagen Golf Twist is available in a three or five door, it is fitted with a 1.4 litre engine and is capable of 0-62mph in 13.9 seconds and has a top speed of 107mph. Prices start at £12,995.