Statistics revealed from a used car website show that the Volkswagen Golf is the UK’s most sought after car. It tops the category of the most searched for car followed closely by the Fiat 500. The Volkswagen Golf seems to be a car that can be easily sold second hand at a competitive price. Pricing for a new Volkswagen Golf starts at £14,850 (RRP on the road) with standard equipment including air conditioning, a CD stereo system and body-coloured exterior trim. The Volkswagen Golf also features class-leading levels of safety with ABS, ESP (Electronic Stabilisation Programme) and seven airbags, including for the first time a knee airbag, all as standard.
The Volkswagen Golf attained the coveted five star rating with the top score of 103 points earning the title of “Safest Car of 2009”. Thirty three cars were tested last year under stricter and more extensive EuroNCAP crash testing procedure.
The Volkswagen Golf was also recently awarded Business Car of the Year at this years Business Car Awards. The Volkswagen Golf has won a number of accolades including World Car of the Year at the New York Auto Show and was most recently awarded Small Family Car by What Car magazine for the second consecutive year.