The Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion was awarded Best Green Car of the Year 2010 by WhatCar? The Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion was praised for making the best of existing technology. Its strengths include stop-start technology, along with lowered suspension and aerodynamic bodykit. There’s also a particulate filter to help minimise other emissions. The latest model has combined economy of 74.3mpg and co2 emissions of 99g/km.
The Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion has all standard specification such as ABS with ESP, seven airbags, Climatic semi-automatic climate control and an RCD 210 radio / MP3 compatible CD player, there are some additional features which include start/stop system, regenerative braking, hill hold, longer gear ratios, low rolling resistance tyres, a multifunction computer showing recommended gear changes for maximum economy and sports suspension. This new Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion version is fitted with a sports styling kit to improve aerodynamics and boost efficiency as well as to distinguish this car from others in this range. The kit includes sports bumpers, side skirts and an enlarged rear roof spoiler and 15inch alloy wheels. At the rear there are cherry red lights and the Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion badge which is also featured at the front.
Prices start at £17,325 on the road for the Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion, this classy car isn’t the obvious choice for car buyers seeking to reduce costs but in Blue Motion guise it looks far more frugal with its low fuel consumption and emissions and just as important is that the thing that make the Volkswagen Golf special are still very much intact.